Seaton A find the number 13 is certainly not unlucky for them!

PUBLISHED: 16:29 06 August 2013 | UPDATED: 16:29 06 August 2013

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The men of Feniton bowls club visited Seaton on the final Monday of July, writes Linda Stone.

Seaton went down by a margin of ten shot with the top home rink being G Thomas, E Talbot, J Bellamy and E Backhouse.

The section area final for the men’s Over-60s was held at Madeira bowls club last Tuesday.

Roger Woolland of Seaton played M Orchard, winning 21-10 and he now takes his place in the County quarter-finals.

There was a close fought game against Barnstaple on Tuesday with Barum taking victory by the smallest of margins, one shot!

Seaton’s top rink was I Manchester, A Carter, J Bellamy and J Miles who won by 13 shots.

Number 13 did not prove unlucky for Seaton A last Wednesday when they extended their unbeaten run to thirteen games in the Over-60s Triples League.

Against local rivals Honiton B the contest turned out to be a classic ‘nail-biter’.

Seaton eventually emerged victorious with a 40-35 success. The top triple was that of Peter Newton, Ron Rowley and Les Tooze.

Seaton Over-60s B team enjoyed double delight on the road!

First up they claimed a 37-28 win at Honiton A and then they were 36-29 victors at Culm Vale B.

In both matches the top Seaton rink comprised of; E Backhouse, B Scull and D Yardley).

The ladies Over-50s team travelled to Topsham last Friday where they played an extremely hard fought game.

The final margin of victory was a single shot in Seaton’s favour and the team banked four of the six points on offer.

The final fixture if the week was at Ottery St Mary where four rinks were engaged in a match played in rather overcast conditions. The last few ends were played out in drizzle and Seaton were beaten by six shots.

The top Seaton rink was that of S Pike, R Pluck, N Stone and T Hurley-Smith who won 32-14.

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