Weekly Report w/e 5th June ’16

Wedmore men played Frome Selwood in the National Top Club competition and won in all five disciplines, ensuring progress to the next round. Rink scores: G Anniiuk 18-8; C Moss 21-12; K Pettit, R Barron 30-8; D Collins, R Newell, D Nicholls 22-16; A Birch, J Runciman, I Gallop, E Payne 21-9.

They also played two Over-60 league games. Against Burnham-on-Sea in the Weston & District league, Wedmore won only two rinks, going down by 88-108. Rink scores: B Back, I Faulkner, K Pettit 8-25; T Collingwood, K Davey, C Moss 17-10; T Counsell, D Stansfield, R Barron 15-19; J Clark, C Wheller, K Burt 18-10; S Wilkinson, R Norris, E Payne 16-23; B Aston, I Gallop, R Hughes 14-21. However, they had better fortune in the Clevedon & District league match at Congresbury, where they won on all six rinks. Rink scores: T Collingwood, V Matthews, C Moss 21-16;  P Bean, R Thurkettle, R Hughes 24-16; G Dodd, I Gallop, K Burt 15-14; A Birch, R Norris, K Pettit 25-16; R Hunt, J Harvey, D Stansfield 22-11; M Green, C Panchaud, R Barron 24-12. Total, 131-85.

In the County league, both A & B teams played at home.  Wedmore A played against Williton, winning overall by 59-54, thanks largely to a 7 gained at the second end on R Hughes’ rink, a score which they clung on to and allowed them win by 2 shots. Rink scores: K Pettit, I Gallop, G Anniuk, E Payne 13-21; A Birch, K Phillimore, R Newell, R Hughes 22-20; D Collins, K Burt, R Barron, D Nicholls 24-13. Meanwhile, Wedmore B lost on all rinks to a strong Clarence A team. Rink scores: R Bull, I Faulkner, K Davy, R Thurkettle 14-22; T Collingwood, J Runciman, C Panchaud, C Moss 21-28; V Matthews, C Wheller, M Green, D Stansfield 12-18.

Wedmore ladies had three league games. In the Weston & District league, they played away at Victoria, winning one rink but losing two, to give a final score of 33-57. Rink scores: A Birch, T Newell, L Hamblin 15-13; B Disbrey, C Pettit, P Beard 6-19; P Jenkins, M Perry, J Masters 12-25. At West Backwell, our ladies won two rinks but lost overall by 44-59. Rink scores: B Clark, J Collingwood, C Pettit 19-11, M Barron, J Collins, E Deverill 19-16; A-M Wilkinson, M Stansfield, M Hordle 6-32. In the Mendip Ladies Triples league, Wedmore ladies played at home against Congresbury. Two very unequal rinks almost cancelled themselves out but eventually resulted in a close win by just 3 shots. Rink scores: A Birch, J Hunt, L Hamblin 5-19; J Collins, M Perry, E Deverill 19-19; J Collingwood, A hughes, M Hordle 22-5.