Feniton Bowls Club FInals - picture special
PUBLISHED: 08:05 11 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:05 11 September 2017
Feniton ladies had a mighty close encounter with Seaton Reds in an Over-50s League meeting, writes Roger Smith.
Feniton Bowls Club 2017 Finals
Feniton Husband and Wife competition finalists Roger and Judy Smith tiogether with Sue and Tony Kury
Feniton Plate finalists Patt Figg and Kate Wise
Feniton Bowls Club and the Sir John Acland Shield finalists Dave Faulkes and Di Bowden
Feniton club pairs finalists Les Ley, Roy Lovering, John Livings and Graham Phillips
Feniton club singles finalists Roy Lovering and Dave Downs
Feniton ladies single finalists Tracey Crawford and Ruby Veitch
Feniton men's handicap finalists Alan Smith and Dave Sanders
Feniton men's singles finalists Tony Kury and Dave Downes
The match ended in a 34 shots each tie and the winning Seaton rink was C Sanders, A Pritchard and D Phillips, 28-9.
The ladies also saw action in an NBTL fixture against Topsham that saw them lose 53-24.
The Feniton mixed team had an enjoyable match away at Bitton Park where they were beaten 75-66. The successful Feniton rinks being; D Bowden, G Skinner, Ru Clarke and I Veitch, 22-13; B Bowden, D Downs, S Kury and A Kury, 23-18, and G Phillips, A Pritchard, L Ley and Ro Clarke, 16-14.
The club finals weekend saw lots of excellent play. In the men’s singles final there was a 22-16 success for Tony Kury over Dave Downes while the ladies singles final resulted in a 21-9 win for Tracy Crawford over Ruby Veitch.
The club singles final was won by Roy Lovering, defeating Dave Downes 21-13 and the postponed men’s handicap was won by Alan Smith, who beat Dave Sanders 24-8. The ladies plate final saw Kate Wise defeat Pat Figg 21-11, and the club pairs was won by Graham Phillips and John Livings, who defeated Les Ley and Roy Lovering 21-15.
The husband and wife competition was won by Roger and Judy Smith, winning a close encounter with Tony and Sue Kury, 22-18.
In the Sir John Acland Trophy, Di Bowden defeated Dave Faulkes in what was a very close, and exciting contest that produced scores of 2-7, 7-2, 2-7, 8-3, 7-3.
In the mixed pairs competition Dave Sanders and Pat Figg overcame Graham Phillips and Di Bowden 24-17.
This coming Sunday (September 17), Feniton will be hosting the final of the Western Morning News men’s pairs competition and the finals of the Burmah Star mixed triples competition. This is a chance to see some of Devon’s top bowlers in action and visitors will be made most welcome.