Golden anniversary fun at Feniton bowls

FBC at Bowls England match

FBC at Bowls England match - Credit: Roger Smith

The 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Feniton Bowls Club continued with a match against the Bowls Devon President’s team.  
In a closely contended yet friendly match, Feniton were narrowly victorious by 113-110. The winning rinks were P Bright, D Conbeer, C Jacob and D Phillips 27-12 and D Bowden, R North, J Skinner and D Coyne 26-17 
In the men’s over 60s league, the Hawks won at home to Exonia by 39-25, the winning rinks were J Skinner, P Eels and M Whitcombe 21-11 and R North, R Smith and A Smith18-14., then won against Culm Vale by 32-24, the winning rink was M Whitcombe, J Skinner and P Eels 20-8.  
The Falcons maintained their position at the top of their league with convincing wins against Exeter St Thomas by 44-29. The winning rinks were C Tyler, G O’Hara and R Lovering 20-10 and T Cox, J Holmes and K Lovering 24-19, and Uffculme by 41-26, the winning rink was J Quentin- Navarro, F Brooks and G Phillips 31-9. The Eagles lost on both rinks to Chardstock by 26-39. 
The mixed team had an excellent win away at Wellington, winning on all five rinks by 119-51. The winning rinks were F Brooks, P Eels and G Osborne 31-4, G O’Hara, S Kury and A Kury, 26-13, D Bowden, A Murdoch and B Cann, Jan Holmes, R Cooke and K Lovering 22- 11 and V Murdoch, C Jacob and D Coyne 17-15. 
They followed this up with a win away to Brixham St Mary by 81-51. The winning rinks were F Brooks, M Whitcombe and C Jacob 23-10, G Phillips, B Cann and K Lovering 25-12 and R Lovering, S Kury and R Cooke 20-9. 
The club entertained teams from Phear Park, Ottery St Mary, Budleigh Salterton and Chardstock in their Annual Foundation Shield Competition. The winning rink was A Kury, A Coyne, D Sanders and J Holmes from Feniton with +16 was. The runners up were R Pratt, J Pratt, E Rolph and J Rolph from Chardstock with +6. 

Bowls England at FBC

Bowls England at FBC - Credit: Roger Smith

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter