Lyme Regis bowlers get a soaking, but win well against Bridport

PUBLISHED: 09:28 13 May 2015 | UPDATED: 09:28 13 May 2015


The weather took its toll on the Lyme Regis league games this week, writes Paul Moffitt.

Both Lyme One and the ladies’ saw their games reduced to 15 ends whilst Lyme Two had their game at Wellworthy reduced to 18.

Lyme One had another convincing win against Bridport A, taking eight points off the visitors, getting soaked to the skin in the process!

Lyme Two came away with six points, despite only winning on one rink, a good result away to Wellworthy nonetheless. The ladies made easy work of visitors Gillingham, despite extremely windy conditions, they claimed all 10 points.

The men took on the might of Wellwothy’s best in their Top Club confrontation this Saturday and lost in four of the five disciplines. A fine effort from Paul Pomeroy to come from behind to win the four wood singles was the highlight for Lyme but, there were some extremely close games in the other disciplines giving Wellworthy a good run for their money.

Just two friendlies were played in the past week. A trip to Wells was cancelled because of insufficient support. The old enemy, Bridport, came to Lyme and ended with a reasonably comfortable win against the men, something we shall have to remedy when we play them at home.


West Dorset Men Div 1: Lyme One 55, Bridport A 29.

D Meylan, G Clode, A Weech, B Rattenbury 13-15; C Barber, P Eagles, K Hickman, P Moffitt 18-9; T Allman, S Pomeroy, S Chant, P Pomeroy 24-5.

Dorset Ladies Div 1: Lyme 55, Gillingham 29.

H Dowling, A Rattenbury, J Parsons, C barber 17-9; J Moffitt, M Gillett, L Broom, N Stephens 22-10; A Allman, M Bartlett, S Rowe, P Weech 55-25.

Top Club:

2 Wood Singles: G Clode 6-16; 4 Wood Singles; P Pomeroy 21-19; Pairs: C Barber & P Moffitt 14-20; Triples: T Allman, S Pomeroy, B Rattenbury 19-22; 4’s: M Heneghan, A Preece, A Weech, D Meylan 18-22.


Lyme Men 92, Bridport Men 107.

B Downes, B Smith, E Skeemer, A Preece 21-19; P Ward, J Owen, J Beadsley, P Moffitt 18-22; K Faragher, R Hobbs, B Rattenbury 23-115; D Read, B Parsons, N Solomon, C Barber 12-25; A Foster, R McLennan, R Legg, D Meylan 18-26.

Lyme 118, South Petherton 105.

B Smith, A Rattenbury, M Knight, E Skeemer 19-21; J Irwin, B Downes, J Parsons, A Weech 11-24; A Foster, N Solomon, J Kesterton, P Weech 24-18; P Ward, M Bartlett, B Parsons, A Preece 19-20; D Read, C Clissold, R Hobbs, C Barber 24-14; K Faragher, D Courtenay-Smith; J Beadsley, B Rattenbury 21-8.

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