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Honiton is gearing up to host the Disability Bowls England competition for the South West. Honiton Indoor Bowling Club will hold the event on Saturday, Match 14, from 10am until 5pm, and is inviting all to come along and watch. On the day there will be eight teams competing, with players of any age and ability. Joan Mackintosh, Honiton Indoor Bowling Club spokeswoman, said Disability Bowls England – a newly-established charity set up in August 2015, formed to fill the void for disabled bowlers – has arranged an Inter Club Triples Indoor Bowls Competition at five different venues throughout England.…

This week Honiton Bowling Club Ladies had a mixed bag of results when they took on teams at national and county levels. Last week Honiton was on ‘top form’, winning all five of its matches. Joan Mackintosh gives you the match reports from the last fortnight of competitions and friendly games. February 9-February 15, 2020. This week Honiton Ladies played two County matches and a National match. In the County Ladies Lane match Honiton played Isca this week Honiton won (76-63) so gaining 6 points with Isca 4 points.   Top rink J Richardson, V Kille, C Armitage (32-12) The County…

Honiton bowlers Marian Baxter and Kevin Vernon won the Nomads Disability Bowls Inter Competition, winning all three of their games, at Taunton Deane, writes Joan Mackintosh. They are pictured here at the official winners’ presentation. In the County Foxlands match Honiton ladies won their match against South Hams (120-52). Top rink C Barradell, S Hiscocks, M Vessey, D Morley (37-6) Honiton Ladies travelled to Maderia to play a Friendly match, winning (60-27). Top rink C Armitage, B Maynard, P Whitworth (24-11) There were two Mixed Friendly matches played last week.  In the first match Newton Abbott travelled to Honiton. The…

Honiton Bowling Club’s latest match report The Honiton Bowlers have had good results in the Mixed Friendly matches played at home Bowlers from Ottery visited Honiton with Honiton winning (73-65) Top rink  – J Mackintosh, B Cann, J Broom, D Hawkins (20-15) The match between Honiton and Isca proved to be a close one with Honiton just beating Isca by one point (60-59). Top rink  – M Tyne, B Cann, G Osborne (30-9) Honiton bowlers had a good win when the Nomads visited Honiton with a score of (113-48) Top rink,   who also scored a hot shot during the match…

The Honiton Ladies made a good start to the New Year.  In the  Ladies’ County Foxlands match this week, they played Mid Devon winning (84 – 57) gaining 7 points.  Top rink: R Hirons, J Broom, R Barwick and G Hawke (27 – 12). Ladies from Exonia travelled to Honiton to play a Ladies Friendly match.  Honiton won (61 – 35). Top rink: Y Williams. G Hawke, R Barwick (23 – 9) A team from Honiton visited Budleigh to play a Mixed Friendly match with Honiton losing (28 – 37).  Top rink: D Young, J Mackintosh, Y Williams and R Vincent …

Winning on both rinks, the ladies of Honiton Bowling Club had a fantastic win in the Mason National Competition against Isca A  with the final score Honiton A 42  – Isca A 28.   Y Williams, C Armitage, C Barradell, D Morley (23 – 12) ( at Isca ). L Carless, J Mitchell, D Hawkins, H Chambers  ( 19 – 16) ( at Honiton ) In the County Ladies’ Lane match, Honiton played Madeira this week.  Honiton lost ( 61 – 85 ). Top rink for Honiton: B Hallowes, D Courtney, S Kenny (24 – 12). The Ladies’ County Foxlands…

The Men’s Inter Club League match that Honiton played against Mid Devon last week was exciting. The final score Honiton 91 Mid Devon 90.  Honiton won three out of the four rinks, collecting 12 out of the possible 14. Honiton is currently lying third in the league with a game in hand over the leaders. Top rink: P Barradell, T Williams, C Jacob, I Veitch (26 – 20). This week’s Men’s Inter Club League match saw Honiton win again against Sidmouth (80 – 54), gaining 12 out of the 14 points. Top rink:  G Richards, G Osborne, K Vernon, S…

In a close Mixed Friendly match played against Madeira, Honiton lost (60 – 66). Two rinks tied for top rink:  D Luff, J Broom, M Bright, J Smith (22 – 16). The other top rink: D Tooley, J Richardson, R Vincent and T Luff (24 – 18) and in this match the Honiton team gained a hot shot, which is when all their 8 bowls count. The second Mixed Friendly match played at Honiton was against Chardstock. Honiton won (59 – 50). Top rink:  D Tooley, L Fielding, M Parsons, J Smith (19 – 7). In the Ladies’ County Lanes…

This week Honiton played two Mixed Friendly matches at home. The first  was against Ottery St Mary with Honiton winning (86 – 81). Top  rink: T Linsdell, B Cann, D Hawkins, G Osborne (24 – 17).   The second match was against a team from Wellington. Honiton was successful again winning (99 – 47).  Top rink: J Granger, B Cann, D Hawkins (36 – 12). In the Ladies’ County Lanes match this week Honiton played Axminster with Honiton winning (57 – 37). Top rink: D Luff, B Hallowes and S Kenny (24 – 5). The other Ladies’ County match proved to be…

Honiton Ladies played two County competitions this week. In the Ladies’ Foxlands County match Honiton gained 8 points against Kingsley, 94 – 66. The competition is played on a two weekly basis and get points out of 10. Two rink play at home and two away, and are awarded  2 points for every rink won and 2 points for an overall win.  The 94 – 66 is the total of all the bowls that count on each end. Top rink: B Maymard, A Hillyear, J Sherwood, Y Rayner (29 – 7). And in the Ladies’ County Lanes match Honiton and…

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