Sidmouth ladies’ defeat neighbours Ottery St Mary

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Sidmouth Bowls Club Yellows team hosted their friends from Ottery St. Mary in a round of the Exeter and District Ladies over 50’s Triples League on Wednesday, writes Susie Bonnell.

It was certainly a stamina test, with howling gales blowing across the greens, squally showers and yes – even some sunshine.

It was very difficult to get a good line when mid-delivery the wind pushed the bowls sideways.

Sidmouth managed to secure four of the six available points – one rink winning, one rink losing, but with the aggregate score of 35-33 giving Sidmouth the advantage.

The winning rink was played by skip, Susie Bonnell, and her team, Mary Turner and Anita Mason.


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All the ladies were more than ready for their post-match cup of tea.

Sidmouth will meet Ottery in a few weeks’ time on their home ground, so no doubt they will be looking to reverse the score!

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