Feniton Over-60s team finds lighting does strike twice!
PUBLISHED: 17:37 14 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:37 14 May 2018
The men's Over-60s A team managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat again at home against Exeter St Thomas A, writes Roger Smith.
The Feniton men eventually secured a 32-31 victory with the result hinging on the very last wood of the match! The winning rink was D Sanders, G Phillips and J Skinner 19-16.
The mixed team had two matches against West Midlands Police. In the first match they won by 103-84.
The winning rinks were P Figg, J Wheatley, A Coyne and J Livings, 24-12, A Murdoch, T Crawford, R Veitch and K Lovering, 28-18, V Murdoch A Pritchard, D Phillips and R Cooke, 21-14 and L Crook, D Bowden, A Kury and I Veitch, 20-19.
In the second match they lost narrowly by 64-67. The winning rink was L Crook, J Skinner. T Cox and J Livings, 16-13 with one rink tied.
Feniton also defeated regular visiting tourists Westlecott by 116-83. The winning rinks were L Crook, A Coyne, J Livings, 23-6, J Navarro, C Maynard and J Smith, 23-11, J Skinner, T Cox and D Conbeer, 19-15, R Smith, S Kury and A Kury, 18-16,and J Wheatley, D Bowden and D Coyne, 18-17.
The weekend was given over to the men’s and ladies’ two-wood competition.
The men’s final went to an extra end before D Sanders eventually saw off the challenge of A Smith while, in the ladies’ final, J Smith eventually got the better of D Phillips, again on an extra end, to secure a 16-14 success.