Seaton pair edged out after marathon match in the Grater Pairs competition

Ted Talbot getting in some practice at Seaton bowls club before a match on Saturday. Photo by Terry

Ted Talbot getting in some practice at Seaton bowls club before a match on Saturday. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhsp 3283-22-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24 - Credit: Archant

Seaton Over-60s men’s triples B team travelled to Sidmouth to play, writes Linda Stone.

They sealed a 35-24 victory to bank six points.

The top triple was George Mabon, Dave Yardley and Ed Backhouse. On the same evening the ladies went to Crediton to play Holsworthy in the second round of the Interclub Competition.

It ended with a win for each team on the two rinks, but Seaton won overall 45-39 and now progress to the next round.

The top rink was Lilian Hurley-Smith, Ann Joyner, Angie Mayhew and Joan Miles, winning 33-12 shots.


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There was a friendly match last Thursday at Starcross and Seaton won a close contest by four shots.

The top triple was Ann Joyner, Ray Thompson and George Mabon who won 23-10 Last Friday evening saw the Green Final of the Grater Pairs competition.

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This went the distance, ending after a marathon session at 9.40 in rain and wind, with the Seaton pairing of Norman Stone and Terry Hurley-Smith, losing on the last end having held the lead throughout.

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