14:49 09 November 2012
Sidmouth bowls. Tony Constable in action. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref shs 8265-30-12AW. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24
The ladies began the week well, winning their match in the Lane competition against Isca by 74-68, the most successful rink being Jan Jameson-Bates, Adelina Constable, Elaine Reed and skip Eileen Stribling.
However, in the Yetton Trophy against Exonia, they lost and now enter the Plate competition against Torquay United
The men had a disappointing week. In a County Trophy Over-60s game against Plymouth they lost on all four rinks, and in the Denny Plate competition versus Dawlish they won one rink, drew another but lost on the other two. The winning rink was Maurice Watson, John Chew, Mike Reader and skip Peter Clements.
Against Exonia, away, Sidmouth Mixed won a close game 58-54 with the best rink being Betty Farmer, Christa Turner, Ron Denning and skip Michael Hunt. Home against Chudleigh saw another win, 83-48 with two rinks having the same winning margin; Ray Tallent, Anne Tredget, John Chew and skip Dreda Taylor and Pat Hague, Wilf Radburn, Edward Backhouse and skip Eileen Hewett.
Other Sport Stories
Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.
This coming weekend (March 8), will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot, writes Donna Harris.
South West Angels of Terror (SWAT) B took to the indoor hall for the first time when they faced Plymouth City Roller Girls B in Barnstaple.
With Friday, forecast to be the best gliding day of the week, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club members used social media to get together on a non-club day - the second so far this year, writes Jill Harmer.
King’s College, Taunton, has just launched a multi-sport BTEC qualification that will potentially involve a number of the major professional sporting clubs across the south-west of England, providing opportunities in a variety of sports.
Beer Reserves completed the double over close rivals Seaton Town, winning 2-0 at Colyford Road, writes Richard Honnor.