Honiton four bag Foundation Shield success at Feniton

PUBLISHED: 10:43 20 July 2015 | UPDATED: 10:43 20 July 2015

Honiton bowlers Peter Goodwin, Joan Mackintosh, Bob Macintosh and Bill Nicholls with the Foundation Shield that they won at Feniton

Honiton bowlers Peter Goodwin, Joan Mackintosh, Bob Macintosh and Bill Nicholls with the Foundation Shield that they won at Feniton

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A Honiton team enjoyed terrific success in a competition at Feniton, writes Julie Grant.

Played against eleven other teams for the Foundation Shield at Feniton, the Honiton foursome of Peter Goodwin, Joan Mackintosh, Bob Macintosh and Bill Nicholls played six games of four ends and came out victors with a great shot difference of 21, well done you four.

Meanwhile, at Leamington, Sue Evans helped Devon ladies win through in the county double rink Walker Cup when, in pouring rain, they beat Worcestershire 43-35 and Somerset 38-33.

There was some disappointment though, as Devon lost their John’s run to Somerset and Honiton ladies lost their Interclub quarter-final to Tiverton West End.

In the mixed friendlies Honiton have won a couple and lost one.

Against Belmont there was a 71-59 win with the top rink the one of Joan Mackintosh, Heather Chambers, Ken Clarke.

Against Paignton Torbay Honiton won 79-49 despite heavy rain reducing the game to 14 ends. Here the top rink was; Eileen Dommett, Fred Dart, Keith Parsons.

However, there was a 78-71 defeat to Exonia with the best Honiton rink comprising Di Hawkins, David Lindley, Carol Armitage, Ken Clarke.

A return to winnings way arrived with a 76-50 success against Axminster with the top rink being the one of Maureen Willcocks, David Downs, Gerry Stafrace (24-9).

The ladies enjoyed a 56-42 home win Sidmouth with the top rink being; Joan Mackintosh, Heather Chambers, Ann Hillyear (22-10).

The Honiton men’s Over-60s A team were disappointed to lose to a team they had previously beaten, going down 42-27 to Cullompton.

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