Sidmouth duo edged out in Devon County Over-70s pairs final

Sidmouth Bowls Club were very proud to have two of their top ladies get through to the final of the Devon County Over-70s Ladies Pairs, writes Susie Bonnell.

The final was held at Newton Abbott last Saturday (September 6).

Jean Brimson and Eileen Hewett had battled through the various heats to secure their place in the final where they took on a pairing from Barnstaple.

Up until the 15th end the Sidmouth ladies had controlled proceedings and looked to be on course to a memorable success.

However, the six-shot lead was reduced to one on the 15th end as the Barum duo claimed five shots on the one end!


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they held was whittled down as the Barum duo began a comeback

Now in the driving seat, the North Devon pairing did not look back and went on to win the next three ends to land the title.

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So the runners-up berth the for Jean and Eileen who should be rightly proud of their efforts in the competition this season.

It was no mean feat I getting all the way through to the final – well done, ladies.

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