Ottery bowl to victory at Bradninch

Woolston BC from Southampton were the latest touring side to visit Ottery, and with an all male side they certainly came to enjoy themselves, writes Michael Smith.

In a close contest the rinks were shared at three each, but Ottery just prevailed overall to the tune of a 112-106 score line.

The best Ottery rink was the one of Tony Delahay, John Westwood, Jamie Taylor and skip Eric Saunders who claimed a 25-10 success.

In the final Two Counties League match of the campaign Ottery took on Culm Vale.

The Mid Devon side came into the contest sitting joint top of the table, but, in the gathering gloom, Ottery managed to hold on to gain a share of the rinks and a narrow two shot victory, 63-61.


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The best performing Otters rink was the one of Kevin Vernon, Dot Luff, Peter Jones and skip Mike Smith winning 23-12.

Ottery travelled to Mid Devon to take on Bradninch and claimed a splendid 83-67 victory.

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Three of the four rinks went to Ottery with the highest scoring rink being the one of Richard Chapple,Tony Delahay, George Kille and skip Maureen Phillips who were 29-14 winners.

With just a couple of weeks to go before the end of the season there is still the chance to try your hand at bowls before the rink is closed for the winter.

Anyone who feels they would like to get a taste of the noble sport can attend the free Friday evening sessions.

All that is required are flat shoes or trainers, with the club providing all the necessary equipment and coaching.

For more information contact Mike Smith on 01404 811195.

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