Bowls


OTTERY St Mary Bowls Club’s A team were in good form at St Thomas A in the men’s Over 60s league winning convincingly on both rinks and by 54-16 with Steve Hall, Dave Brown and skip John Pethick having a resounding 33-4 win. They were less fortunate in a rearranged match at home to Culm …

THE CHARDSTOCK Bowls Club’s B team continued their impressive start to the season in the Exeter & District Over 60s Triples League with a 50-28 away win against Belmont C. Having won six of their nine games the team are currently third in their division. Recent results: Exeter & District Over 60s Triples League 27th …

THERE was a big day at Ilminster Bowls Club last weekend with the visit of the Friends Of English Bowling team in a match which included Bowls England President Bill Smith and Junior Vice President Paul Robson and included players from eight counties. The match staged was to celebrate Ilminster coming runner-up in the Bowls …

ROGER Woolland of Seaton Bowls Club was the main beneficiary of the Lyme Regis Bowls Club’s annual Tournament week, winning both the men’s singles and, with his partner, Shirley Fewtrell, the pairs title. Results: Men’s Singles: Roger Woolland (Seaton) 21 Steve Pomeroy (Lyme Regis) 12. This was a close game to begin with, but Roger …

THE Fortescue Trophy Shield is presented each year at the Annual Charity Bowling Match at Honiton. This trophy was presented to the club 20 years ago by Mr and Mrs Fortescue in memory of his Grandfather, a founder member of the English Bowling Association and friend of the cricketer W.G.Grace who was the first elected …

BRIDPORT Bowls Club were beaten 63-58 in the friendly triples match against the South Dorset Bowls Association where the top triple was  S.Jenkins, C.Robins & P. Tibble. But Wells were defeated 120-87 in the next friendly with M.Craddock, S.Strange & M.Soloman the top trio. Bridport 1 team had a good 69-51 win over Portland BO …

THE Dorchester Bowls Club’s Championship side continued their improved form as they travelled to Lyme Regis and came away with useful points against very tough opposition in a 46-65 (4-6) reversal. The 7-30 defeat inflicted on Mike Lay, Peter Stevenson, John Dyer & skip Ged Costello by Lyme’s T Allman, S Pommeroy, S Chant & …

THE FENITON Bowls Club’s men’s team had a good 75-65 win against Ottery St Mary in the County Trophy Competition. The winning rinks were; D Sanders, R Smith, R Clarke & A Smith 28-10 and A Morgan, D Downs, J Skinner & I Veitch 19-12.They followed this up with a 41-29 win against Budleigh Salterton …