Honiton C net promotion to top flight in the Over-60s Triples League


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The game of bowls maybe played on a level green, but it still has its ups and downs, writes Julie Grant.

Honiton C Over-60 men’s team have been promoted to the Exeter and District league Division 1 for next season, whilst Honiton A are demoted and Honiton B miss promotion from their Division by one place!

In the mixed friendlies there were also wins and losses. Against a touring side from Bush Bowls Honiton lost 100 shots to 135, the only winning rink being that of Yvonne Williams, Daphne Courtney, P Robinson and Gerry Stafrace.

In a four-triples match against Crewkerne, Honiton won 61 to 42, top triple were Bob Mackintosh, June Lee and Mike Critchley 18-8.

Local rivals Feniton claimed victory 81 to Honiton’s 70 our top rink were Yvonne Williams, Rod Issac, Carole Pidgeon and Bill Nicholls 18-17.

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A win came when Honiton played Phear Park 72 shots to 64, top rink once again Yvonne Williams, Daphne Courtney with Jimmy smith 25-9.

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