Seaton B win Over-60s Triples League match at Madeira

PUBLISHED: 07:04 08 May 2018 | UPDATED: 07:04 08 May 2018

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9104. Picture: Simon Horn.

Bowls. Ref exsp 25-16SH 9104. Picture: Simon Horn.


Seaton bolwers were busy over the past week with action for all sections, writes Alan Nicholas.

The second day of May saw the ladies Over-50s Triples League Blue team in home action against Crediton Green.

The two games were shared between the teams, with Seaton taking the match by 36 shots against 33, scoring four points. The winning triple for Seaton was the one of Linda Stone, Maria Johnson and Marion Vessey.

On the same day, Seaton A were in action in the Over-60s Triples League with a trip into Exeter to meet Heavitree A where Seaton lost both triples.

However, the Seaton B team, who were also away, in their case at Madeira in Exmouth, won both triples by seven shots, to take the match by 38 shots against 24 and scoring the full eight points.

Friday saw a friendly match, away against Madeira, played over four rinks. Seaton took the match by 79 shots against 46, with the top rink being, Barbara Sluman, Reg Pluck, Lilian Hurley-Smith and Di Morley, scoring 22 shots against 10.

On Saturday, the action was a friendly match at home to Honiton, contested over four rinks. Seaton lost on two and drew on the other leaving the final overall score one of 72 shots to Seaton and 54 to Honiton.

The top Seaton rink was the one of Pierre Anton, Lin Vieth, Sue Banwell-Moore and Dave Yardley, scoring 19 shots against eight.

Completing a busy run of games there was a Sunday meeting with a touring team from Swindon. The match was contested over six rinks of triples beneath glorious cloudless skies,

Seaton were successful on five of the rinks and Westlecot took the other with the total shots score being 94-88 in favour of the hosts.

It proved to be a wonderful social and friendly day andit weas all rounded off by an excellent Devonshire cream tea provided by the catering team.

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