Chardstock Bowls Club Open Day proves to be a great success

PUBLISHED: 13:48 12 May 2019 | UPDATED: 13:48 12 May 2019

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3932. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth bowls mixed pairs competition. Ref shsp 23-17TI 3932. Picture: Terry Ife

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Chardstock Bowls Club held it's annual Open Day on April 28 and welcomed a dozen new people from the village and surrounding area who were keen to find out what the club has to offer, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

Hopefully they will have enjoyed the afternoon and will be joining us soon.

The outdoor season is now well underway and the club, which had an average start last year, has had an excellent start winning four, drawing one and losing two of the friendly games.

In the Exeter and District Over-60s Triples League, the A team have started well winning both of their opening matches.

We are all looking forward to the rest of the season and hope that the future matches will be as enjoyable as those to date.

Recent results:

Exeter & District Over-60s Triples League

Madeira C 30, Chardstock A 40

V Fletcher, J Rolph & J Porter (24-12); M Copp, M Toms & N Denslow (16-18)

Chardstock A 51, Okehampton 31

M Copp, J Rolph & J Porter(18-20); K Wakelin, M Toms & N Denslow (33-11)

Friendly matches

Chardstock 56, Yeovil 83 (men's match)

A Badley, E Vander Meulen, D Hislop & J Porter (13-23); J Currie, A Callagan, D Eldridge & T Dredge (14-20); B Fifield, K Warren, J Keats & G Bodily (18-13); M Rogers, J Townsend, V Fletcher & W Kerr (11-27)

Honiton 48, Chardstock 61

A Badley, A Callagan, V Fletcher & A Dredge (13-9); J Currie, M Davenport & T Dredge (10-18); J Townsend, A Bosence & N Denslow (21-7); Jeanette Porter, B Fifield, G Bodily & John Porter (17-14)

Chardstock 73, Sidmouth 54 (men's match)

J Marks, D Hislop & J Porter (12-17); A Callagan, M Copp & N Denslow (19-15); J Keats, N Barron & J Rolph (23-8); A Dredge, W Kerr & T Dredge (19-14)

Chardstock 70, Madeira 51 (men's match)

A Callagan, J Keats & W Kerr (20-14); V Fletcher, M Copp & N Denslow (20-10); J Milford, N Barron & J Rolph (12-23); G Bodily, S Hatcliffe & J Porter (18-4)

Chard 88, Chardstock 50

P Baldwin, D Hatcliffe & N Denslow (24-10); J Townsend, A Seabright & Ann Dredge (12-18); N Mugridge, J Currie & J Rolph (19-8); E Van der Meulen, S Hatcliffe & G Campbell (18-6); A Bosence, Adam Dredge & T Dredge (15-8)

Ilminster 104, Chardstock 51

D Ellis, A Bosence, V Fletcher & J Rolph (19-11); N Mugridge, E Van der Meulen, C Bradford & M Copp (9-43); Jeanette Porter, P Baldwin, A Callagan & John Porter (16-19); B Fifield, J Marks, A Seabright & G Campbell (7-31)

Chardstock 69, Feniton 69

B Fifield, P Baldwin, A Callagan & G Campbell (20-15); J Marks, A Bosence, M Copp & N Denslow (18-19); D Ellis, N Mugridge, V Fletcher & J Rolph (19-13); C Bradford, E Van der Meulen, D Hatcliffe & S Hatcliffe (12-22)

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