Sidmouth A marching on in Over-60s Triples League

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Sidmouth enjoyed a closely fought match against a mixed team of four rinks from Heavitree on Monday, writes Ron Cook.

Once again the match was contested in splendid weather.

The rink scores ended two-all, but Heavitree edged the overall result, winning 79-72.

The best Sidmouth rink was the one that included club captain John Greenway who, together with Rob Wheaton, Bert Hague and Paddy Wrench landed a 26-17 win.

On Tuesday there was a visit from touring side Melyn United Bowls Club, Neath, near Port Talbot for a match consisting of six mixed-rinks.


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Sidmouth lady captain Val Newnham led the way for she linked up with Jean green, Gordon Brown and Ray Tallent to secure a 28-16 win.

Sidmouth played very well overall and emerged victorious to the tune of a 137-106 success.

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In the Exeter and District Over-60s League the Sidmouth A squad made sure their wonderful run continued as they chalked up another win and six more points.

Playing at Honiton, Bob Seldon, Bob Daniels and John Mason scored one shot on the last end to pip Honiton 26-25.

The C squad were also in action, they secured a single point in their match against Dawlish Marina whilst the B squad lost on both rinks against Topsham B.

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