Seaton Over-60s A brush aside challenge from Morchard Bishop

PUBLISHED: 22:28 02 June 2015 | UPDATED: 22:28 02 June 2015


Seaton met Honiton in the first County Trophy match of the season and were decisively beaten 94-67, managing only one drawn rink, whilst losing on the other three, writes Linda Stone.

Following a defeat at home to Exonia B and then a narrow loss away to Dunkeswell, Seaton over 60s B team bounced back with a determined eight point win at home to North Tawton A.

Trailing for almost half the match, both rinks fought back to win 39-21. The top rink, enjoying a 22-10 success, was the one of Ed Backhouse, Richard Whitworth and Dave Yardley.

Meanwhile, the Seaton Over-60s A team played Morchard Bishop winning convincingly by 53 shots to 27. Here the top rink was the one of David Ford, Ken Shean and Roger Woolland, who won 30-12.

Seaton ladies travelled to Axminster to play a friendly game, consisting of three triples. Seaton won on all three rinks and by eight shots overall. The top triple was Esdre Keller, Liz Wilde and Mavis Swallow.

Last weekend saw matches played in the opening rounds of the clubs Championship matches. These were well attended and enjoyed by all, particularly the bacon sandwiches provided by the catering committee!

This coming Friday (June 5) from 6pm and again on Saturday (June 6), from 10am to 12.30pm, time has been set aside at the club for all comers to attend to try the noble sport of bowls.

If you have stood and watched through the railings and wondered just what is going on, take the opportunity to come along and find out exactly what bowls is all about. A great game, suitable for all abilities and ages. Everyone will be welcome and on Friday evening the bar will be open too!

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