Vice-captains rule the roost at Seaton BC

PUBLISHED: 10:00 02 September 2009 | UPDATED: 00:05 16 June 2010

Ladies Captain s day at Seaton was marked by a Captain v Vice Captain match played over four rinks

Ladies' Captain's day at Seaton was marked by a Captain v Vice Captain match played over four rinks.

After an enjoyable afternoon's bowling, the captain's team was defeated by 23-46.

After the match the teams were joined by 15 non-playing members, and 47 ladies sat down to a superb buffet laid on by the Catering Committee. Angie has asked me to thank these ladies, on her behalf, for all the hard work that went into making her day a very special occasion.

She also thanks the six gents who waited on the ladies and served the drinks.

The following day four rinks of men playing at home, met Culm Vale BC in a Two Counties League match. Seaton won on three rinks 92-61.

Top rink J Allison, R Thompson, R Carnell and R McDonald 27-6. On the other two rinks the ladies of the two clubs played a friendly game, resulting in a win for Seaton 45-35. Top rink: O Blunden, B Steer, O Real and A Mayhew 29-14.

The Over-60s, playing away, lost to a very strong Topsham side 28-43.

This defeat wipes out any hope of promotion this year, but all who have taken part in these matches have enjoyed both the competitive bowling and the friendly atmosphere in which these games are played.

Last Monday, the DCBA President visited Seaton with four rinks of men drawn from various clubs and, after close results on all rinks, Seaton ran out winners 80-72.

Top rink: J Derbyshire, A Green, K Miles and P Greenwood 25-19.

Three other friendly results: Against Heavitree at home, three triples of ladies won 50-45.

Top rink was A Wright, B Steer and A Mayhew 22-12. At the same time three triples of men lost 45-52. Top rink was E Backhouse, J Derbyshire and R Thompson 24-18.

Four mixed rinks played at Phear Park losing heavily 52-89.

The only winning rink for Seaton was Alan Cook, Anne Messeder, Gerald Knott and Rhonda Follenfant 20-16.

At home to Madeira four ladies' rinks lost a close match 71-76.

Top Seaton rink was B Powell, G Brazendale, J Russell and B Thompson 23-14.

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