Weekly Report: w/e 18th September ’16

Two great results for Wedmore this week!

The ladies battled their way to win the Fear Plate after a nail-biting finish against Prattens. The teams were all square after 21 ends and had to play an extra end which Wedmore won by just two shots!  Shirley Wederell and Ladies Captain Julie Collins proudly display the plate!


Wedmore men had the second great success of the week winning the Clevedon & Dist. Knock Out Cup in great style with a 118 shot to 85 victory over Portishead RBL! In this match, played at Congresbury Wedmore won five out of six rinks!

This ends an outstanding season for the men in the Clevedon Over 60s – they played 18 matches and won every one of them!  They also won the league’s Charity Cup!

After a difficult season in the Weston and District Over 60s the men won their last match played away at St. Andrews by 102 shots to 92.  Mike Grosvenor and his team scored five on the last end to win their rink by just one shot!

Wedmore men played host to West Backwell for the last of the Clevedon & Dist. Over 60s games and the hosts won by 114 shots to 89. Dave Nicholls and his team had the best win of the day 27-6.

The final ladies match was played at home against Prattens but , sadly, torrential rain forced the match to be abandoned after 11 ends.

Now the players’ attention moves to the indoor season with Taster Days for new potential  bowlers , or experienced bowlers who would like to play indoors, being held on the 24th and 25th of September from 0930 until 1600.  And a new season begins….