Honiton ladies win Spears Trophy at Sidmouth

12:32 25 June 2014

Honion bowlers

Honion bowlers

Archant

There’s been plenty of action for Honiton bowlers in the past week, writes Tony Broughton.

In a Saturday friendly five mixed triples just managed to beat Tiverton Park Bowling Club by 86-83 thanks to good wins by David Tooley, Thelma Flynn and Tony Broughton (22-14). Tony Williams, Jimmy Smith and Dulcie Broughton (32-12) and Di Hawkins, Rosemary Hirons and Gerry Scafrace (15-12).

The following day, Watford and District tourists, in their centenary year, proved a much tougher lot with Honiton losing the match by 19 shots.

Yvonne Williams, Barrie Singleton, Carol Smith and Tony Broughton were the only winning rink, and they claimed victory courtesy of the single shot gained by Tony on the last end.

Margaret Tawes, Brian Long, Keith Parsons and Eddie Sharman had a tough match but managed to draw after picking up a three on the last end.

The Honiton men started well on their Foxlands Trophy campaign winning both rinks against Axminster. At home Tony Broughton, Mike Dart, Kieran Daniels and Ken Large were 25 -14 victors whilst away, Peter Goodwin, Tony Tooley, Malcolm Seaborne and Trevor Pipe bagged a 26-11 win.

Unfortunately they came up against Madeira in the next round. Tony Broughton, being away, was replaced by Ken Clarke who this time were the away leg and won, but the other team at home lost heavily losing the match. Better luck next year.

In their County Trophy match against Feniton they faired better winning all four rinks and they also had a 4-1 victory over Axminster in the National Top Club. They now face Madeira again in the next round!

Honiton ladies continued their good fortune when beating Crediton in the National Top Club competition winning three of the four disciplines. They now meet Hemyock at Honiton.

In that match with Crediton Carole Binkore had a 21-4 win in the singles whilst there was a 24-17 defeat in the pair’s for Yonne Rayner and Shirley Hiscocks. Joan Heard, Lynda Dommett and Sue Evans were 20-16 in the triples and there was a 23-22 success in the fours for Dulcie Broughton, Ann Hillyear, Brenda Harris and Carol Smith 23-22.

Honiton Ladies won their Interclub match against Teignmouth Den by 54-27.

Lynda Dommett,Brenda Harris, Carol Smith and Shirley Hiscocks lost 18-17, but Yvonne Rayner, Dulcie Broughton, Carole Binmore and Sue Evans won 37-9.

Further good news from the ladies is that Carole Binmore and Sue Evans are through to last 16 of the county in the pairs and also both are through in the Two Wood Singles. Sue is also through in the Four Wood singles.

Finally, Carol Armitage, Anne Newman, Lynda Dommett and Carol Smith won the Spears Trophy, the Sidmouth Ladies Invitation competition by a staggering plus 30 shots.

Second were the Sidmouth captain’s team with plus 17. The Honiton Ladies played really well and gained a hotshot on their way to lifting the trophy.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

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
Thu, 21:30

Last Wednesday the fog cleared but so did the wind, and dinghy sailing was abandoned early at Exe SC, writes Rex Frost.

Read more
Thu, 10:24

The first of a new season of City Runs Exeter 5k Series saw a number of Exmouth Harriers runners taking part, writes Dave Eveleigh.

Read more
Wed, 19:18
Chris Bentley in action for Exeter Chiefs

My much publicised return to front line action with the Mighty Muff lasted all of a splendid five minutes.

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