Honiton trio land success in Madeira triples competition

PUBLISHED: 16:48 05 March 2013

Madeira Bowls Club staged their annual Triples competition during February for the Fred and Alice Palmer memorial trophy with the kind support of The Manor Hotel in Exmouth. Sixteen triples from local Clubs and Madeira contested the event and the eventual winners were Honiton represented by George Selvey, Tony Tooley and Malcolm Seaborne who narrowly beat Seaton in the final on the extra end after scores were level at 18 ends.

Madeira Bowls Club staged their annual Triples competition during February for the Fred and Alice Palmer memorial trophy with the kind support of The Manor Hotel in Exmouth. Sixteen triples from local Clubs and Madeira contested the event and the eventual winners were Honiton represented by George Selvey, Tony Tooley and Malcolm Seaborne who narrowly beat Seaton in the final on the extra end after scores were level at 18 ends.

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Honiton trio Tony Tooley, Malcombe Seabourne and George Selvey were victorious in a tournament at Madeira, writes Roger Binmore.

After seeing off a home team in the semi-final they got the better of a strong Seaton side comprising of Ray Macdonald, Les Tooze and Roger Woolland in the final.

In a friendly against Taunton Vivary there were three rink victories with M Critchely (40-6), R Barwick (19-14) and B Harris (20-6) the winning skips.

In a meeting with Exeter & District Over-60s the rink led by D Roberts won 29-10 and there was a 21-16 victory for the A Fuller rink whilst the rink led T Cox lost 28-14.

A friendly with Bovey Tracey resulted I four rink wins. T Broughton led a 2-18 success, M Critchely saw a 25-16 victory, K Morfey was an 18-12 winner and the rink led by D Broughton won 21-10.


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