Budleigh defeat Sidmouth as indoor season gathers pace

15:02 14 November 2012

The indoor season is well under way now and we are all managing to keep the bowls on the rink, writes Pat Pearson.

This week, a visit from Sidmouth to play a friendly ended with a good result for Budleigh.

Dianzee Lowe (skip) with Pat Pearson, Yvonne Smith and Dorothy MacConville started well and were one shot ahead at seven ends at 9-8, but then in the next six ends they scored 16 shots which made the total 25-8 at 13 ends. The team held on to their lead to win 29-12.

On the other rink, Sylvia Roberts, Lilian Grainger, Marilyn Jackson and skip Dawn Graham, from being 1-7 down at seven ends, played well and pulled the score back to a 17-17 draw at the end of the match.

A 46-29 win overall for the home side.

Another good game for Budleigh was when they visited Madeira, a fixture which always produces a close match.

On this occasion it was another victory for skip Dianzee Howe, with Margaret Avery, Josie Martin and Marilyn Jackson.

The team took an early lead and went on to a 21-14 win.

Jean Coates skipped Lilian Grainger, Dorothy MacConville and Diane Dixon in what proved to be a very close game, so a draw 18-18 was a fair result, with Budleigh winning by seven shots in total.

The Wednesday morning Ladies Triple League is going well with the high standard of play of the visiting teams keeping the two home teams on their toes. Just as well, as another Foxlands match is coming up.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

19:24
Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3541-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth coach Jon Hill spoke the day after his team’s heart-breaking play-off extra-time defeat to Barnes.

Read more
19:14
Devon and Somerset Gliding Club provide airtime for Volunteer Gliding Squadrons and this is the latest group to be looked after.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club has been selected by the British Gliding Association to provide continuation training in the South West region as part of a nationwide grant scheme provided by Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, writes Jill Harmer.

Read more
18:46
Exmouth Town took a 2-0 victory over St Blazey at Southern Road on Saturday. Ref exsp 3583-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth Town completed their South West Peninsula League (SWPL) season with a 2-2 draw at Godolphin Atlantic, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
12:29
Football generic picture

Another Exeter and District League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

Read more
Yesterday, 20:35
Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3556-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth suffered play-off despair as they went down to visiting Barnes 27-22 in a match that swung both ways during a compelling first 80 minutes and then extra-time.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:21

After the long winter wait the opening drive of a new Madeira Bowls Club season was played out on a lovely sunny day, writes Matt Marriott.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:31
Budleigh Salterton members out in force for the start of a new outdoor season

The Budleigh Salterton Bowls Club outdoor season is underway.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:29
A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

Read more
Fri, 07:59
Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3576-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The Cockles go head-to-head with Barnes tomorrow (April 25) with the winners stepping up into National Two (S). Here we take a look at the visitor’s to the Imperial Ground where kick-off is 2.30pm.

Read more
Fri, 07:26
skittles generic picture

There were some good scores in the latest round of matches in the East Devon Hunt Skittles League.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder