Woolland takes top Seaton outdoor title

Seaton played Hemyock in the Two Counties League but lost 68-78. Top rink was Don Yaxley, George Mabon, Alan Wood and Les Tooze, writes Ted Harden.

The men’s A and B teams played in the O60s triples league. The A team lost to Crediton C by 35 shots to 38. The top triple was David Ford, Keith Miles and Alan Wood. The B team lost to Madeira D 23-29. Top triple was Richard Whitworth, Bob Scull and David Yardley. Crediton C team are certain to be the top team in division six with Seaton A as runners-up, both teams winning promotion to division five.

The ladies played Madeira ladies in a three rink away game winning by 73-39. Top rink was Angie Mayhew, Gillian Sykes, Shirley Fewtrell and Barbara Harden. On the same day the men played Madeira at home but lost by 66-75. Top rink was Roy Sykes, Frank Merrington, Peter Newton and George Mabon.

The club competition finals were played on Saturday and Sunday. On both days the catering committee and their helpers provided excellent refreshments. Although it was on the cold side the weather stayed fine on both days.

On Saturday the ladies’ three wood was won by Chris MacDonald with Marion Vessey runner-up. Shirley Fewtrell won the ladies’ two wood. Joan Miles was runner-up. Barbara Harden was given a walk-over in the open three wood.

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Bob Benfield beat Les Tooze in the handicap and Ken Shean beat Bob Scull in the Jubilee Cup. Tooze was given a walk-over in the men’s three wood and he and Sue Rutter beat Edward Harden and Barbara Harden in the Ladies’ Invitation pairs.

On Sunday, Chris MacDonald beat Shirley Fewtrell in the ladies’ handicap and beat Barbara Harden in the ladies’ championship.

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Alf Wilson and Alan Wood beat Malcolm Carvell and Ray MacDonald by a single shot in a thrilling pairs final. Les Tooze beat Don Yaxley in the Saward Trophy but lost to Roger Woolland in the two wood. Ray Macdonald lost to Roger Woolland in the men’s championship.

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