Golden anniversary fun at Feniton bowls
- 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.