Win double in opening indoor friendlies for Honiton

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THE Honiton Bowls Club’s indoor season began with the two captains Tony and Yvonne Williams playing on winning rinks.

Unfortunately for Tony his mens’ team lost heavily 94-61 in the friendly against the ladies. Yvonne was on the top rink with Gloria Randall, Tracy Lambert & Julie Grant 34-6. Tony, with Ian McKenzie, Mike Critchley & Peter Baker did win 23-17 and then, later in the week, the men had a star baker as Peter Baker was, once again top rinker in the selected ladies versus men match.

The men got their revenge in this competitive game and won easily 100-52, winning on three rinks and drawing on one. Men’s top rink was Alan Fuller, Malcolm Seaborne, Terry House & Peter Baker 30 -9, the best of the ladies (16-16) were Ann Brown, Ann Hillyear, Heather Chambers & Julie Grant.

Honiton started the season well in the two mixed friendlies winning at home and away. Against Ottery St Mary Honiton won 101-57, top rink Di Hawkins, Tony Williams, Jimmy Smith & Rita Barwick 31-10.

Honiton won 53-51 away at Exonia, top rinks were Myra Singleton, Bob Mackintosh, Judith Broom & Heather Chambers 25-17 and Yvonne Williams, Richard Bland, Tony Williams & Margaret Bright 21-13.

Sports Editor | Covering the whole of the Pulman’s/View From group of titles.
Howard has been covering sport in the East Devon, South Somerset and West Dorset region since 2007.

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