Seaton win East of Exe League match at Chardstock

PUBLISHED: 14:37 19 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:37 19 June 2018

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

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


The Seaton bowling week opened on Monday with an East of Exe Mixed League match away against Chardstock, which provided a win of three rinks against one and an overall total shots score of 76 against 57, writes Alan Nicholas.

The top rink for Seaton was the one of Lilian Hurley-Smith, Kevin McCarthy, Peter Barradell and Don Yaxley, with a magnificent score of 30 shots against five.

This was followed on Tuesday with a County Trophy match against Madeira, with two rinks at home and two rinks played away.

The away rinks, against very strong opponents, were both lost, but one rink at home, made up of, Pierre Anton, Kevin McCarthy, Peter Barradell and Roger Woolland, had a good win by 25 shots to 11.

The other rink being lost, overall it gave Madeira a win of three to one in terms of the disciplines and a total shots score of 82 against Seaton’s 72.

Also, on Tuesday, the Ladies Over-50s Triples League Red team took on Shaldon, at home, winning one triple and losing the other.

However, Shaldon took the match by 37 shots against 32. Top Seaton triple was Ann Joyner, Chris Barradell and Sue Banwell-Moore.

On Wednesday, the ladies’ Blue team faced Sidmouth Blue on the Seaton green, taking both triples and scoring 33 shots against 26, with the top triple being that of Angie Mayhew, Maria Johnson and Pat Whitworth.

Also, on Wednesday, the men’s Over-60s Triples League B team played at home, against North Tawton C team.

Seaton took the match on total shots scored of 41 to 26 with the top triple being the one of Ed Backhouse, Peter Grigg and Dave Yardley.

Finally, on Friday, a friendly match away against Sidmouth saw a good win of three rinks to one and a total shots score of 91 against 71.

Seaton’s top rink was the one of Ann Joyner, Alan Nicholas, Ruby Grigg and Terry Hurley-Smith, who won by 23 shots to 13.

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