Weekly Report w/e 22nd May


Winning with a differential of 83 shots Wedmore men won all of the six rinks in their Over 60s Triple League match.  The final score of 148 to 65 was one of the largest ever victories!!  Amongst all the good scores Keith Pettit and his team had the lead win with a 33-4 success.  Team scores:  P.Smith, I. Faulkner, D. Nicholls 21-13,  T. Collingwood, S.Fisher, R. Newell 20-9, B. Back, C.Panchaud, T. Brown 18-13,  T. Hamblin, M.Grosvenor, K. Pettit 33-4, A.Birch, B. Aston, K. Burt 20-15,  J. White, R. Norris, R. Barron 36-11.

The winning run for Wedmore men had started earlier in the week with a win by 106 shots to 86 against Clevedon Prom in the the Clevedon & Dist. Over 60s. In this match each team won three rinks but a strong result from Roy Thurkettle and his team who won 26-7 swung the match in Wedmore’s favour. Rink scores:  C. Wheller, R. Norris, R.Barron 15-17, A. Birch, C.Panchaud, R.Thurkettle 26-7, B. Aston, J. Harvey, K.Pettit 11-13,  V.Matthews, D.Collins, C. Moss 15-23,  T. Simpson, S.Fisher, D. Nicholls 21-13,  J.Runciman, I. Faulkner, R. Newell 18-13.

The ladies visited Fosseway for a Mendip League Triples match and enjoyed a close match, winning one rink, drawing another and losing the third. The match was won by Fosseway by just two shots!  Rink scores:  A.Birch, M.Perry, E.Deverill 17-20,  A.Hughes, P. Beard, M. Hordle 19-18,  J. Collins, C. Pettit, L. Hamblin 14-14.

In another away match, this time at Prattens playing a friendly game the ladies struggled and lost the match by 29 shots to 61. None of the three rinks was won but Gill Harvey and her team came the closest losing by just two shots.

In the local Derby , the Mark Moor Cup,  Wedmore’s mixed team played away and won this first leg by just three shots 107-104. Ray Newell and his team had the best win of the day 23-14.

Another annual event is the visit from Avon & Somerset Constabulary for a friendly game and this year Wedmore’s mixed team were the winners 80-64. Both Maureen Hordle and Gill Harvey’s teams won by 26 shots to 11!