Wedmore men continued their successful season in the Clevedon & Dist. Over 60’s with a home win against Nailsea 126 shots to 74. Eddie Payne led his team to the best win of the day 26 to 10. Rink scores: T.Hamblin, J. Harris, R. Hughes 19-12, T.Counsell, R.Norris, K. Pettit 11-14, J. Runciman, M. Grosvenor, R. Newell 23-13, A. Birch, D. Trow, E. Payne 26-10, R.Hunt, D. Collins, C. Moss 26-11, B. Aston, S. Fisher , T. Brown 21-14.
Visitors Clarence Blues beat Wedmore men by 93 to 113 in the Weston Dist. Over 60’s triples. Keith Pettit and his team had the best win of the day 22-13. Rink scores: R. Bull, M.Green, D.Stansfield 17-12, J. Clark, T. Hamblin, K. Burt 18-17, R. Dearden, I.Faulkner, R. Barron 11-23, R. Hunt, A.Birch, C.Panchaud 16-9, T. Counsell, D. Collins, K.Pettit 22-13, P.Bean, S.Newdick, S.Fisher 9-30.
A ladies team from Wedmore came second in the Clevedon Prom. Ladies Open Triples. Ann Hughes , Pam Beard, and Maureen Hordle were one of twenty teams playing and were each delighted to come away £30 richer!!
Wedmore ladies visited Victoria for a Ladies Triples match winning two out of three rinks but losing overall by 42 shots to 48. Maureen Hordle and her team had the best of the day winning by 18 shots to 12. Rink scores: J. Collins, J. Hunt, J. Wheller 10-24, B. Disbrey, M. Fisher, M. Trow 14-12, M. Barron, D. Gallop, M. Hordle 18-12.
In a WDL match played away at Burnham Wedmore ladies won just one of the three rinks and lost overall 40 shots to 53. Joan Hunt and her team were the only successful team with a win 18-14. Rink scores: J. Collins, M. Fisher, J. Hunt 18-14, M. Barron, J. Wheller, C.Pettit 13-16, P.Jenkins, B. Disbrey, M. Trow 9-23.
Wedmore welcomed Paulton for a mixed friendly match with the visitors winning by 79 shots to Wedmore’s 59. Clive Wheller and his team had the only win of the day 18 -15.
Finally , the week ended with the President’s Day competition which was played in glorious sunshine! The Captains team led by Alan Birch beat the Presidents team led by Ron Barron. Ron was representing President Brendon Cottrell who was unable to be present and greatly missed. The event was fully subscribed and ended with a traditional cream tea – a thoroughly enjoyable day!