Feniton Over-60s B team continue to enjoy good start to new bowls campaign

PUBLISHED: 09:28 13 May 2015 | UPDATED: 09:28 13 May 2015


Feniton Over-60s B team continued their good start to the season with a maximum points win over local rivals Ottery St Mary B by 31-25, writes Roger Smith.

The winning rinks were G Phillips, D. Sanders and R Clarke (19-14), and C Maynard, L Crook and D Conbeer (12-11).

Meanwhile, the A team defeated St Thomas A 37-34 and the winning rink comprised of R North, J Skinner and A Evans (23-16).

In the Two Counties match against Seaton they lost on all four rinks by 45-71. There was disappointment also for the ladies as they lost their first NBTL match away against Crediton, going down 37-32 with one of the rinks being tied.

The mixed team had a good 104-80 win against tourists Westlecot. The winning rinks were L Crook, R Cooke and A Smith (20-8), V Jones, A Evans and I Veitch (18-9), T Cox, B Bowden and R Veitch (17-10) and F Jones, D Bowden and G Phillips (16-11).

This was followed by another win over tourists West Midlands Police, by 78-64. The winning rinks were F Brooks, A Pritchard, Ru Clarke and A Evans (20-6), M Evans, J Skinner, J Smith and A Kury (16-9) and T Young, M Mitchell, A Coyne and R Veitch (15-9).

However later in the week they lost 62-50 to Belmont with the only winning rink being the one of C Maynard, T Young and G. North (22-6).

Finally, they lost a really close and thrilling match away at Bridport by just three shots at 117-114.

The winning rinks were G Blackmore, J Livings, J Smith and M Sellick (24-14), S Crawford, B Whetter, D Phillips and I Veitch (18-11) and T Cox, R Lovering, Ru Clarke and R Veitch (23-18).

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