Friends reunited at Honiton Bowling Club

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Friends were reunited when Cheltenham tourists visited Honiton last week as, in 2015, Honiton tourists had played at Cheltenham, writes Julie Grant.

A very enjoyable afternoon of bowling and a Devonshire cream tea, what more could you want?

Well Honiton won over the 7 rinks by 148 to 97; best winners were Wally Heard, Gill Munslow, Paul Clarke and Ann Hillyear 35-11.

Mixed friendly success continued with victory away over Belmont 66 to 53, top rink Rod Issac, John Munslow and Heather Chambers 20-11.

Again away Honiton beat Chardstock 70 to 50, best rink Alan Fuller, John Munslow and Ken Clarke 21-11. The ladies friendly was less successful but still enjoyable; Honiton 37 Madeira 48, top rink Joan Mackintosh, Rita Barwick and Brenda Harris 18-9.


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Honiton won overall against Tiverton Borough 65 to 56 in the East of Exe mixed league, top rink Wally Heard, Daphne Courtney, Jimmy Smith and Scott Eeleigh 27-9.

Only the A team played in the mens Over 60 league last week and they had a great win over St Thomas 34 to 27,both rinks won, Peter Robinson, David Lindley and Owen Cleverdon 17-11, Bob Mackintosh Ron Rogers and Dick Summers 17-16.

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Later in the week Dick managed another win 21-10 with Paul Clarke and David Lindley against Okehampton, a welcome 10 points for their week’s efforts.

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