Tour matches underway for the Honiton bowlers

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

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

Bowlers from Bath Post Office started their tour with a Mixed Friendly match at Honiton and, before starting the game, they enjoyed lunch prepared by M Sheen and D Courtney.   

Honiton won the match (98 - 55). Top rink J Mackintosh / T Tooley, H Chambers, T Schofield, G Stafrace (31-7). 

The other visitors to Honiton were Members of Taunton Vivary Bowling Club, who won the Mixed Friendly match (67 - 55). Top rink for Honiton was B Maynard, J Mackintosh, M Sheen, J Smith (22 - 15). 

Honiton members travelled to Crediton to play their first Mixed Triples match of the season. On a lovely sunny afternoon, Honiton put up a good fight but Crediton proved too strong, winning the match (95 - 55).  There were two joint top teams T Lambert, C Keep, J Sherwood (12 - 11) and M Bright, D Courtney, J Willcox (15 - 14).