December 22 2014 Latest news:

Sidmouth bowlers ease into new outdoor season

The first wood is sent away by the vice chaiorman of the Sidmouth Town council, Mr Geoff Turner. The first wood is sent away by the vice chaiorman of the Sidmouth Town council, Mr Geoff Turner.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
11:23 AM

The Sidmouth Bowling Club 2014 outdoor season got under way last Wednesday, writes Ron Cook.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

The traditional first wood of the season was bowled this year by the vice chairman of Sidmouth Town council, Mr Geoff Turner.

Welcomed by lady captain Val Newnham and men’s captain John Greenaway, Geoff demonstrated an aptitude for bowling with a skilful draw to the jack!

Blessed with fine weather, there followed a spider, in which all players cast a bowl to a jack in the middle of the green. The owner of the bowl nearest the jack and so winning a bottle of champagne was Brian Lamb.

A total of 60 players then played a drive of three games each of six ends with a winning team from each of the two greens in play being Zena Johnson, Tony Holland Peter Bloomfield and John Greenaway, Eileen Hewett Rob Hargraves.

Our first visitors of the year Chardstock brought four rinks of triples the following day providing strong opposition running out winners by three shots overall. The winning team for Sidmouth were Ron Denning, Ed Backhouse and Brian Smith.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

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

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.

Forgotten your password?

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

Five-day weather forecast

Weather for the next five days - EX10

Today

Overcast

Max temp
12
Min temp
11
Wind
WSW
Speed
20

Tomorrow

Overcast

Max temp
11
Min temp
7
Wind
SW
Speed
20

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

Max temp
9
Min temp
5
Wind
WNW
Speed
11

Thursday

Sunny

Max temp
8
Min temp
4
Wind
NNW
Speed
9

Friday

Partly Cloudy

Max temp
9
Min temp
9
Wind
SSW
Speed
13

Get the weather for wherever you want

Most read

Photo Orders
Competitions
Subscriptions
Facebook
Family notices
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition
Devon�s trusted business finder

Join our newsletter