Seaton bowlers in good form during Chardstock success

PUBLISHED: 08:33 12 August 2017 | UPDATED: 08:33 12 August 2017


Seaton bowlers took on visiting Chardstock in a four-rink friendly winning the contest by three rinks to one, and overall by 80 shots to 47, writes Alan Nicholas.

Seaton’s top rink was the one of Hilary Sunderland, Reg Pluck, Dennis Ridd and Joan Miles, who won by 24 shots against seven.

The President’s Cup competition was played on the first Saturday of the month. This is a four wood drawn singles competition, played to 21 shots, and the protagonists are the top eight players in the current years men’s and ladies’ championships (the quarter-finalists).

This event usually attracts a good number of spectators and this year was no exception.

The competition is played to semi-finals on the one day, with the semi-finals and final played on Club Finals weekend.

This year it will take place on the second weekend of September (9 and 10) and the four who will now contest the semi-finals are Angie Mayhew, Maria Johnson, Roger Woolland and Dave Yardley.

A four rink friendly at Bridport was the Sunday action, but, unfortunately, Seaton lost on three rinks – winning just the one with that being the rink of Kevin McCarthy, Alan Nicholas, Liz Wilde and Peter Grigg, scoring 23 shots against 14.

The latest East of Exe Mixed League match was away against Uffculme where the home team took the match by three rinsk to one and by an overall shots score of 71-57.

The top Seaton rink was the one of Angie Mayhew, Peter Grigg, Terry Hurley-Smith and Les Tooze, who won 20-13.

The friendly match, away against Feniton, on Tuesday, was called off after just three ends due to heavy rain.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

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

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Devon 24 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 East Devon 24 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 East Devon 24 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


Honiton Sea Angling Club (HSAC) held a presentation evening at which they handed over cheques to local charities.

Read more

The Grizzly run, organised by Axe Valley Runners, is a special event, writes Cathy Newman.

Read more

What a fantastic, bizarre, surreal and humbling experience the 2018 Grizzly was, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more

Honiton were inactive for the fourth successive Saturday when their Tribute Cornwall and Devon match at Lanner was called off.

Read more

Exmouth suffered another disappointing away day defeat when they went down at Weston-super-Mare, beaten 29-21 in Somerset.

Read more

Honiton Netball League saw a return to a regular schedule of play-off fixtures after the rain that had seen all but a couple of matches postponed the week before, writes Steph Upson.

Read more

The Honiton Skittle League Division Three title and promotion race has run its course to the very last round of matches with three teams battling it out for the honours.

Read more

There were two great results for Honiton bowlers to warm their hearts before the snow caused chaos at the weekend, writes Julie Grant.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:04

Honiton Town Reserves moved their game from a rain-affected Mountbatten Park to the dryer surface of opponents Newton Poppleford to ensure they chalked off one of their many remaining Macron League Division Two games.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:50

Mid-table opponents Beer Albion and Newton St Cyres shared the spoils in a tight Macron Devon and Exeter Premier Division contest at a bitterly cold and windy Furzebrake, writes Richard Honnor.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 0°C

Most Read Sport

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications