Weekly Report: w/e 14th August ’16

The British Wheelchair Bowlers Association were hosted by  Wedmore again this week for the Wedmore Pairs Competition.  After two days play the winning pair were, Mike Diston from Truro on the left and Richard Brown from Wiltshire, right , pictured with sponsor, Maureen Hordle.   Ian Blackmore , President of BWBA thanked the members for their help with catering,setting up and during the competition , making this event a great success.

Wedmore men continued to do well in the Clevedon & Dist. Over 60s with a win away against Portishead where the final score was a pleasing 110 shots to 84. Ron Barron and his team had the best win of the day 21-11.  Rink scores:  C.Wheller, I.Gallop, R.Barron 21-11,  J.Runciman, R.Norris, K.Pettit 17-16,  V.Matthews, D.Collins, C.Moss 22-14,  B.Aston, J.Harris, D.Stansfield 11-18,  D.Barnett, R.Bull, E.Payne 22-15,   A.Birch, D.Trow, R.Hughes 17-10.

Wedmore ladies played at home against Mark Moor for the Fear Plate and won by 59 shots to 50 after a close game. Gill Harvey and her team sealed the win with a score of 23 -12 on their rink. Rink scores:  J.Colline, J.Hunt, M.Trow, E.Wederell  19-22, A.Hughes, P.Beard, M.Hordle, E.Deverill 17-16, J.Collingwood, C.Pettit, T.Newell, G. Harvey 23-12.

Nailsea came to Wedmore for a Ladies Triples League match  Wedmore won just one rink and the visitors won overall by 58 to Wedmore’s 45.  Rink scores:  B.Clark, L. Hamblin, S.Wederell 13-30,  M.Green, D.Gallop, E.Deverill 17-12,  M.Barron, J.Hunt, M.Hordle 15-16.

A mixed Wedmore team visited Wellington for a friendly match which Wedmore won handsomely scoring 83 shots to Wellington’s 61. Mike Green and his team had the best of the day winning by 25 shots to 9.

With the approaching end of the outdoor season thoughts are turning to the indoor winter competitions.  Once again Wedmore is offering a series of Taster Days on 17, 24 and 25th September from 9.30 until 4pm. These  sessions offer a great opportunity for beginners to try indoor bowling, or for other bowlers looking for a winter venue to visit the club and see the facilities. All sessions are free of charge and equipment is provided.