Honiton bowlers continue to keep run going

PUBLISHED: 13:23 12 November 2015 | UPDATED: 13:23 12 November 2015

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There were two more wins for Honiton bowlers in recent mixed friendlies as the 100 per cent run in such matches continues, writes Julie Grant.

First up they beat the Nomads 81-67 with a top rink, scoring 25-13, of Eileen Dommett, Brian Braund, Brian Long and Margaret Bright.

The second victory came against ISCA, 74-69, with a top rink of Ron Taylor, Yvonne Williams, Barrie Singleton, and Tilly Tillier (22-14).

In the ladies national team competitions, Honiton lost to Torbay in the VIvienne triples 56-92, but both home rinks won. Phyllis Millner, Marian Vessey and Di Morley won 20-15, and Myra Singleton, Margaret Bright and Carol Armitage won 20-17.

In the Yetton Trophy, Honiton triumphed over Torquay United with a splendid win 79-68.

Three rinks won, one lost, the top rink playing away were Rosemary Hirons, Berry Maynard, Yvonne Rayner and Carole Binmore 28-15.

The ladies go on to play ISCA in the next round of the Trophy having won the plate version last year.

Honiton men also celebrated success last week, in their case in the Interclub match versus Budleigh. Honiton won on all rinks to claim the match 112-56. The top rink was the one of Ken Clarke, Tony Tooley, Gareth Mettam and Trevor Pipe, who won 37-5.

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