Lyme, Feniton, Charstock bowls

PUBLISHED: 11:05 28 April 2010 | UPDATED: 01:11 16 June 2010

LYME - Another competitive season is now under way and true to form, after nearly three weeks without a drop of rain, the weather managed to bring the game on Sunday to a premature end.

LYME - Another competitive season is now under way and true to form, after nearly three weeks without a drop of rain, the weather managed to bring the game on Sunday to a premature end. Three friendlies are now in the bag and, so far, Lyme have managed to come out on top on all three occasions.

The trials for the three league sides will take place this week for the men, whilst the ladies start their encounters in the Edna Paisley League this Monday.

Results

Lyme 96, Yeovil 90: Y Moody, B Turpin, D Wood, R Edwards 18-25; K Faragher, H Dowling, P Stephens, John Wells 15-18; C Clissold, T Poyner, J Beadsley, P Moffitt 19-11; A Lole, K Smith, C Bell, G Cozens 18-21; T Coldrick, S Wood, R Moody, K Clissold 26-15.

Lyme 105, Island Bohemians 79: Y Moody, A Brown, D Wood, Chas Barber 13-17; J Moffitt, S Eaton, R Moody, K Clissold 28-4; S Wood, S Applebee, J Eaton, N Stephens 10-23; B Downes, D Courtenay-Smith, G Cozens, Chris Barber 24-14; D Read, P Stephens, B Smith, K Hickman 14-12; K Smith, S Dowling, J Beadsley, P Moffitt 16-9.

The friendly triples against Charmouth on Saturday saw Lyme come out in front.

CHARDSTOCK - The season has begun with two away fixtures, gaining a win and suffering a defeat.

Chardstock men travelled to Yeovil for a four rink match on Thursday and won on one rink, losing on three rinks with an overall score of 47-102.

T Bird, A Byers, P Freeman, P Compton lost 6 -32; A Callaghan, B Clarke, P Bowden, K Wakelin lost 6-31; J Clarke, J Marks, M Rogers, M Toms lost 13-25; R Wines, G Bodily, N Denslow won 22-14.

On Saturday, April 24, a mixed team visited Honiton for a four rink match, winning on three rinks and losing on one, with an overall winning score of 85-73.

M Clifford, R Blackmore, K Warren, B Sluman won 20-16; P Potter, P Baldwin, P Compton, K Wakelin won 20-18, A Callaghan, D Emery, J Rolph, N Denslow lost 10-28, B Howard, R Wines, J Tucker, S Jeffery won 35-11.

FENITON - On Sunday, the club held its opening drive and the local vicar, the Reverend Cate Edmonds started the season with a blessing for the green and the coming season.

This was followed by the president, Glenys North bowling the opening wood. The match that followed was won by the lady captain's team over the men's captain's team with a score of +15. The top rink was I Veitch, G North and T Pyle who won with a score of +19.

The event was the first time that new club clock had been on display. The clock was given by Christine Granger in memory of her late husband Michael Granger.

Michael was a former club captain and chairman of the bowling club. He was a much liked, loyal and stalwart member of the club for more than 15 years. Michael was actively involved in all aspects of club life, serving on the committee for many years and also with the organisation Bowling Tours.


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