Win double in opening indoor friendlies for Honiton


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.