Welsh tourists beaten on five of six rinks, but they sing well post match!

Islwyn, from Caerphilly went down on five of the six rinks they played at Sidmouth. However, post ma

Islwyn, from Caerphilly went down on five of the six rinks they played at Sidmouth. However, post match the tourists sang wonderfully for the home bowlers, - Credit: Archant

The Sidmouth outdoor season is moving on at a pace, writes Bert Hague.

Already members are booking their places in the semi-finals of various competitions.

Ken Bridgeman, Bill Sheerman and Bob Seldon secured their place in the semi-final of the Centenary triples where they will go head-to-head with David Butler, Mike Cox and Roger Stewart. We’ll bring you news of the contest as and when it is played.

In the Exeter and District Over-60s League the A team travelled to Seaton where the two rinks went down 26-15 and 26-8.

The B team stayed at home and shared the spoils with Uffculme.


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The C team made the short tip to Ottery St Mary where they enjoyed success on both rinks.

The D team, a new venture this season, journeyed to Wellington where they were beaten 26-14 and 21-11.

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This team is still looking to find their length, so to speak!

In other news, the club took four rinks across to Feniton for a friendly that produced an 81-73 Sidmouth success.

The best performing rink consisted of John Greenaway, Jean Green, Derek Mountford and Frank Adlam who won 28-10.

Islwyn, from Caerphilly, brought six rinks on their tour of the west country and the Welsh side were beaten on five of the rinks!

The best performing home rink was the one of Wendy Cox, Jean Green, Margaret King, and Bob Daniels who won 32-16.

Post match the touring side entertained everyone with some splendid singing that was enjoyed – and appreciated – by all present.

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