Browsing: Honiton sport

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…

Supported by members of Honiton Bowling Club, new adult bowlers took to the club’s indoor green for their first match. They have been coached by Sue Evans. After the match, the members enjoyed chatting over some food and drinks. Sidmouth travelled to Honiton to play a Mixed Friendly match, with Honiton winning (81 – 72). Top rink: E Richardson, T Linsdel, L Carless, G Stafrace (25 – 11). Honiton visited Isca to play a Mixed Friendly Triples match. Honiton lost the match (52 – 75). Top rink: S Goodenough, D Hawkins, G Osborne (20 – 13). Want to learn to…

Honiton Bowling Club made a good start in the Men’s Inter Club League, winning against Kingsley A (85 – 70) and gaining 10 points out of a possible 14. Top rink: T Tooley, K Clarke, M Seabourne and T Pipe (33 – 8). The Honiton ladies travelled to Exonia to play a Triples Friendly match which proved to be very close with Honiton winning (52 – 50). Top Rink: Y Williams, J Broom, R Barwick (21 – 10). The ladies who played in the Lanes this week were not so lucky, losing against a very strong team from Torbay (54…

Last weekend saw the lady members of Honiton Bowling Club play a friendly match against the gents. The Gents won (76 – 69). Top Ladies’ rink – M Singleton, J Mackintosh, b Maynard an M Bright (20 – 15). Top Gents’ rink – D Tooley, C Jacob, P Baker, T Pipe ( 23 – 16 ). The Honiton men hosted a team from the Devon Vice Presidents Association, winning ( 86 – 74 ). Top rink – F Cowley, J Smith, B Singleton, D Hillyear ( 29 – 14 ). In the Foxlands match this week, Honiton Ladies played Dawlish.…

A donation from Wales and West Utilities has kickstarted a Honiton club’s fundraising campaign as it bids to take many of its members to an international martial arts competition later this year. Say Yes to Life Karate Club (SYTL), based at Honiton Leisure Centre, is fundraising to take members to the Seiwakai Open International Championships in Essex on 10 November. We competed in the championships last year and it was such a positive and fantastic experience for our members that we wanted to compete again – Clair Freemantle The donation comes after Wales and West Utilities gas engineer Colin Freemantle…

Members of Bovey Tracey Bowling Club visited Honiton this week to play a Mixed Friendly match. It was a close match, with Bovey Tracey just getting the edge with a winning score of 75 – 72. Top rink: T Williams, M Granger, D Hawkins and M Bright (21 – 13) Honiton visited Axminster to play the second Mixed Friendly match of the week with Axminster winning (68 – 50). Top rink: S Goodenough, G Osborne, B Maynard and H Chambers (21 – 18) In the Ladies’ and Gents’ Selected Match, the Gents won overall (95 – 64). The Top rink…

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