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This coming Saturday (September 21) sees Madeira Bowls Club host another of their popular Open Day events, writes Jenny Smith.

We're into the last week of term at Madeira, but still have been busy with several home friendlies and, given the weather, bowling at the end of this outdoor season is an absolute pleasure, writes Jenny Smith.

Exmouth ABC held their annual presentation at the Ocean Suite, Exmouth.

Budleigh's regular contributor is currently indisposed, writes Don Huish.

It's a busy weekend for all at Wiscombe Park this weekend (September 14 and 15), writes Geoffrey Pickett

This weekend sees the Budleigh club's finals weekend spread over Friday, Saturday, Sunday and into Tuesday and members need to check at the club by the end of the week to ensure that they don't miss some great matches on offer.

Madeira had a busy past week playing a number of friendly fixtures, writes Jenny Smith.

It's a Summers summer at Phear Park bowls, as Brian Summers concludes what has certainly been a great personal season, writes Kay and Paul Beresford.

There's a big triathlon taking part in Exmouth this Sunday (September 15).

The past week was another busy one at Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.

Budleigh bowlers went down 109-90 when they entertained Abington, writes David Roberts.

Madeira men win the coveted Jubilee Cup

Thursday, September 5, 2019

The outdoor season is drawing to a close and the past week saw the staging of a number of things that take place towards the end of a campaign, in particular the annual men versus ladies encounter for the coveted Jubilee Cup and Lady Captain's Day, writes Jenny Smith.

Phear Park A team have been crowned champions of the Exeter & District Over-60s Triples League Division Four, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Exe Equestrian Club staged what, for the club, was a new event when they held a 'Mixed Discipline' meeting.

The 2019 Madeira Bowls Club outdoor season's Finals Weekend served up a real treat of excellent bowls, writes Jenny Smith.

To achieve survival in the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League this season against all the odds has been an amazing feat for the Budleigh Men and three consecutive wins against top teams to finish the season has made it a remarkable achievement, writes David Roberts.

An impressive away win against Sidmouth last week was followed this week with another overall win, this time over promotion-chasing Honiton in the Exeter and District Over-60s for the Budleigh men, giving them an excellent chance to hold on to their Division Two status, writes David Roberts.

The men's A team have sealed promotion from Division Four of the Exeter & District Over-60s League, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Touring outfit Begbrook Green were the Tuesday opposition over nine rinks, writes Jenny Smith.

Budleigh bowlers journeyed to Belmont for a mixed friendly match that went the way of the hosts to the tune of a 64-53 score line, writes David Roberts.

Phear Park played host to the second playing of what is now an annual competition, The Carder Cup, writes Kay Beresford.

Visits from touring teams are always a big event for the Budleigh bowlers and, apart from being a great social occasion, there is always an opportunity to measure the talent in the club against some very good players, writes David Roberts.

Two days of bowling at Madeira last week were wiped out by the storms and all agree that, while the rain was needed, enough is enough, writes Jenny Smith.

Phear Park welcomed touring side Devon Masonics to play the first friendly following the club's annual tournament, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Budleigh bowlers have continued to be busy as their respective league campaigns draw to a close, writes David Roberts.

Madeira Men have reached the finals of the Top Club competition following an excellent three disciplines to two win at Torquay Kings, writes Jenny Smith.

The Madeira Bowls Club indoor section, The Frank Walker Memorial Trophy, was contested by Anita Johnson and Peter Routledge.

Madeira teams were in action at the national finals held at Leamington Spa, writes Jenny Smith.

A week of mostly fine weather and some excellent bowling saw that the 40th anniversary of the Phear Park Open Tournament was a great success, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

With only two league fixtures for the club in the past week, and with league matches running out, there is sharp focus on the potential for promotion for the Budleigh Ladies from Division 2 of the Exeter and District Triples League and survival for the men in Division 2 of their respective Triples League, writes David Roberts.

Madeira men were in Sunday action playing New Plymouth in the quarter-finals of the County Trophy which involved teams of four rinks playing against each other, writs Jenny Smith.

The past week was a quiet one for the Budleigh Salterton bowlers, writes David Roberts.

The past week for Phear Park Bowls Club was dominated by the men's Exeter & District Over-60s Triples League action, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Exeter-born racer Harry Tincknell said he had tears in his eyes following his team's victory at the International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) Road Race Showcase.

Madeira men continue their successful run in their representative competitions and leagues, writes Jenny Smith.

After a heavy downpour cut short last year's Open Show, it was with fingers tightly crossed that it wasn't repeated this year. The Open Show, the largest competitive event of Exe Equestrian Club's season, took place at Nutwell Court, courtesy of Nigel and Paula Lee.

Last weekend saw Ottery Bowls Club host their annual 'Redfern Trophy', writes Michael Smith.

The Nora Goldsmith Trophy was played at Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.

Picturesque Wiscombe Park hosted Rounds 23 and 24 of the Avon Tyres / Wynn Developments UK British Hillclimb Championship over the final weekend of July, writes Nigel Cole.

Bowls Devon president, Madeira's Tony Howle, brought six rinks to Madeira last week, writes Jenny Smith.

There have been a few friendly fixtures for Madeira of late, writes Jenny Smith.

Madeira men continue to do well in representative county leagues and competitions, writes Jenny Smith.

With an away game at Exeter St Thomas cancelled, there are four mixed triple friendly matches to report on this week, with a 50 per cent success rate for Phear Park, writes Paul and Kay Beresford.

Exmouth's judo ace, John Goldman, has just returned from completing a challenge off the judo mat; seven days trekking in the Pyrenees.

Great Western came out on top in the three-way regional match staged at the Isca Centre, Exeter, and was a continuation of their dominance in this annual event, writes Chris Bigmore.

Madeira ladies hosted the annual invitation competition, the Pomeroy Trophy, writes Jenny Smith.

The annual Victory Cup was contested at Cricket Field Lane on Saturday, writes David Roberts.

Exmouth claimed a sixth win of the Tolchards Devon League season, defeating hosts Plymouth by five wickets.

Newton Poppleford drag racing ace Mark 'Wolfie' Smith was back in action last week competing in round three of the Straightliners South West Championship.

Amongst the wide variety of cars on show at the English Riviera Car Show this coming Sunday (July 28) on Paignton Green will be selection of competition and classic cars that compete in a wide range of motorsport and classic tour events, writes Rupert Barker.

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