The on-going Covid-19 crisis has led to a very disappointing, but necessary abrupt end to the indoor season for the Budleigh Bowlers as all indoor play was suspended last week and, with the beginning of the outdoor season scheduled for mid-April being inevitably delayed, the club has made a decision to cancel all fixtures until the end of June, writes David Roberts.
Nobody knew as they enjoyed eight competitive races at Buckfastleigh on Sunday (March 15), that the Dart Vale and Haldon Harriers would be staging the final point-to-point meeting of the 2020 season, writes Granville Taylor.
Exmouth badminton ace Ben Lane lamented his and men’s doubles partner Sean Vendy’s slow start after they crashed out of the Yonex All England Badminton Championships at the first hurdle, writes Will Jennings.
The East Cornwall managed to hold their point-to-point at Great Trethew after a two weeks postponement due to waterlogging, but it was touch and go as overnight rain again threatened proceedings, writes Granville Taylor.
In a friendly match against three men’s triples from Axminster there was only one winning rink when Leighton Burston, Graham Cottey, Vic Doidge, stayed ahead to win 16-10, but the losses in the other two rinks gave an overall win to the visitors.
In the Ashbury Dental Care Evening League, Maderia Robins moved back to the top of the league with a convincing win over the Budleigh Falcons and have now set up a title decider against the Budleigh Buzzhawks to be played out next week, writes David Roberts.
With the recent deluge of rain and the postponement of the East Cornwall fixture at Great Trethew, the Western Hunt have been able to stage their meeting this coming Sunday (February 23) at The Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Donna Harris.
Next Sunday (February 9) will be the third and final point-to-point horse racing meeting to be held at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge this season, and another action packed quality race day will be on offer, writes Donna Harris.
The latest Exonia Evening League fixture, versus the Chiefs, was closely fought throughout and after 17 ends, skip Paul Griffin, Richard Cooper and Don Huish were on level terms at 13-all, writes Don Huish.
At the weekend 29 Madeira members and three non-players went to the TLH Toorak Hotel in Torquay for a superb weekend of frosty sunshine for daily indoor bowling, much good food and good company amongst friends, writes Jean Healey.
As so many matches have been cancelled this season, usually by default of visiting clubs finding it difficult to field enough players, the selection panel of captains and vice-captains decided to have an extra internal triples match for members to enjoy and to hone their bowling skills, writes Jean Healey.
The North Cornwall point-to-point that was held on the second Sunday of the year featured riding doubles for Darren Andrews and Darren Edwards on testing going at the Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Granville Taylor.