Sidmouth Bowls Club latest - Brown lifts the Turner Cup

09:44 25 April 2014

The Sidmouth ladies who were so succesful in the Foxlands Trophy

The Sidmouth ladies who were so succesful in the Foxlands Trophy


The Budleigh League held it’s annual end-of-season presentation evening earlier this month, writes Sue and Peter Mison.

The Budleigh League is an evening triples league which runs weekly throughout the season.

Sidmouth have a representative squad of players, run by Peter Bates, and during this evening much like our Sidmouth League has a consolation competition for those teams who have not won any of the major honours.

On this occasion we are delighted to say that the team from Sidmouth won the consolation competition beating teams from Madeira and Exonia on the way.

Well done to Wilf Radburn, Mike Reader and skip Ron Cook.

The last of the in-house Sidmouth finals was played and it saw a thoroughly engaging final of the Turner Cup.

Entrants in to the Turner Cup are the last eight ladies and the last eight men left in their respective singles competition.

This year’s final saw Jill Bishop take on Tony Brown. The game started off quite level before Brown started to pull away and to lead by more than ten shots.

However, Bishop started to fight back and very nearly drew level before Brown edged home to land the trophy by a margin of two shots.

It was an occasion most worthy of the final; two excellent players and the spectators were kept on the edge of their seats for the whole match.

Also played was the Mixed Pairs final and this saw the duo of Ray Tallent and Doreen Pound playing Sue Mison and John Davies.

This game was fairly level up to the last few ends when Mison and Davies began to pull away and eventually secured a nine shot success.

The re-arranged first session of the Closing Drive was played on two rinks. A good morning was had by all with Mary Smith, Doreen Pound, Mary Turner and skip Brian Smith winning on one rink by 21 shots to 15 and Jan Jameson Bates, Sue Mison, Jim Brown and skip Zena Johnson winning on the other by 30 shots to 17.

The final sessions of the Closing Drive for the indoor season were then played the following day.

Two rinks played at 2pm with the best rink for this session being Harry Carpenter, Dorothy Jones, David Fairclough and skip David Ingyon with a score of 18 shots to 11.

Three rinks played in the 4.30pm session with the best rink for this session being the triples rink of Ken Bridgman, Anita Mason and skip David Fairclough who won by 24 shots to 6.

Now that the Indoor Season has closed we wish outdoor captain’s Val Newnham and John Greenaway a successful, enjoyable and dry campaign.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sidmouth Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sidmouth Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sidmouth Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 09:30
Sidmouth RFC Under-8s

Sidmouth Under-8s travelled to South Devon to take on hosts Teignmouth for their latest action.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:29
ssp week 48 sailing Lisa Craig wins most improved female.

Saturday evening saw the members of Sidmouth Sailing Club gather together with friends and family for their annual Trophy Night held at the Port Royal.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Sidmouth Bowls Clubs Ann England organised a celebration presentation evening for the 27 members who played in the Sunset Umbrella during the Outdoor season.

Sidmouth Bowling Club was honoured to receive a visit from the president of the Devon County Ladies Indoor Bowling Association (DCLIBA) and her team, write Jenny Fricker and Ron Cook.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Sidbury Utd suffered a home defeat by two goals to nil by Chard 2nds. Ref shsp 5571-44-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Followers of Sidbury United would have been forgiven for a rendition of: “Crisis, what crisis?”, after their teams 2-0 win at high-flying Honiton Town in last weekend’s Fresha League meeting.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Sidmouth Chiefs at home to Wadebridge Camels. Ref shsp 4627-48-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Chiefs were 15-10 victors when they entertained Wadebridge Camels.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Seaton Town played against Sidmouth Town at the weekend. Ref shsp 4589-48-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Town exited the Graddon Vending Devon Premier Cup, beaten 2-1 at Fresha League Seaton Town.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:27
Sidmouth Town 3rds at home to Sandford. Ref shsp 6863-47-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Town Reserves came back from two goals down to win 5-2 when they met Witheridge Reserves in a Fresha League Division One game.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:27
Football flag. Ref exsp 7256-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Under-9 Warriors had very mixed results in their latest matches in the Exeter and District Youth League.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:27
Sidmouth Under-7s action

Sidmouth Under-7s were engaged in a series of terrific matches at a chilly Teignmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:26
Football generic picture

Sidmouth Raiders Under-13s produced an excellent fight-back to recover from a two goal deficit and eventually defeat Moors Youth 5-3.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Find a job in Sidmouth

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications