Dill and Graham crowned Budleigh Indoor Champions

PUBLISHED: 11:11 06 May 2009 | UPDATED: 10:53 10 June 2010

BUDLEIGH rounded off their indoor season with a round-robin outdoor competition followed by a prize-giving lunch held in the club's pavilion, writes Paul Griffin.

BUDLEIGH rounded off their indoor season with a round-robin outdoor competition followed by a prize-giving lunch held in the club's pavilion, writes Paul Griffin.Prizes were presented to all the winners of the men's leagues and competitions by the retiring Ladies Captain Ann Cottle. Richard Cooper, the Men's Captain, presented the ladies prizes.Men's prize winners were; Singles Champion - John Dill, Men's Pairs - David Evans and Tony Lim, Triples League - Ron Tyler and his team of Peter Norman, Bernard Brace, Tony Lim, David Evans and Paul Griffin.Ladies prize winners were; Singles Champion - Dawn Graham, Rene French Pairs - Janet Mitchell and Joan Shaw, Mixed Pairs - Jean Coates and Richard Cooper, Mixed Triples League - the team of Dawn Graham, Joan Evans, David Evans, Marilyn Jackson, Clive Marwood and Derek Stanley.The winners of the round-robin outdoor competition were Don Huish, Marguerita deSelincourt and skip Ron Tyler. An outdoor Charity "Spider" was also held and the winner, Archie Autton, auctioned his prize of a bottle of wine to the same charity, Budleigh Hospicecare.Members who attended were treated to a superb hot luncheon prepared and served by the Ladies Committee, after which both the Men's and Ladies Captains made speeches, thanking everyone for their support through what had been a very enjoyable indoor season. They wished the Outdoor Captains a happy and successful season.On Sunday, Budleigh received a visit from touring side Westlecot who were certainly in good form and they led from the early stages to eventually run out winners 208-175.The best performing Budleigh rink was Alf Wallen, Ken Hudson, Tony Dealler and skip Di Lowe who won 27-14.


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