Seaton bowlers make Grace Matthews Top Club progress with win over Madeira

PUBLISHED: 10:36 21 May 2019

Madeira bowls. Ref exsp 6936-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Madeira bowls. Ref exsp 6936-21-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

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In the Grace Matthews Top Club, Seaton came out on top with by four disciplines to one away at Madeira, writes Glyn Elliott.

The team were undoubtedly inspired by a very determined performance by Angie Mayhew in the two-wood singles, a contest she won 16-8.

Meanwhile, in the men's triples league, the C team once again gain banked maximum points with a 43-23 win at home to Uffculme.

In this match the top rink was the one of P Newton, R Puck, and Marvellous Malcolm!

The B team, who were also in home action, lost to Budleigh by a margin of just six shots. In this meeting the too rink was the one of D Yardley, B Scull and N Stone.

The A team were in away action and they returned from a visit to Uffculme with all the points following a 30-25 success. In Mid Devon, the top rink was the one of A Wood, P Barradell and T Hurley-Smith.

There was action last week also for the ladies with Seaton Blue 54-24 home winners over Honiton with the top Seaton rink the one of C Barradell, L Stone, and Dynamic Di Morley.

The first friendly defeat of the season befell the team on their visit to Topsham where the match was played out on what was a magnificent green. It was also a contest played in a very sociable spirit. As for the bowls, Seaton lost on two rinks, won on one and drew on the other with the match honours ended 79-70 in favour of the home side. The top Seaton rink was the one of C Anton, R Hudson, E Keller and L Tooze.


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