PRESS REPORT 15th January 2018

The men played in the County Two Rink Cup – home and away – against Clevedon and lost on both rinks with the overall score 26 shots to 48.  Colin Moss skippered the home side who were never in front and simply couldn’t contain the opposition.  Eddie Payne’s away rink managed to keep the damage down to five shots, losing 14 shots to 19.

Wedmore won two Mixed Friendlies, away to Woodspring and at home to Long Ashton.  At Woodspring the score was 2-0 on rinks and 39-19 on overall shots.  Alan Birch’s side took the lead on end four and steadily pulled away with a strong finish of nine shots on the last four ends, sealing the victory on 25 shots to eight.  Julie Master’s team started well but lost the lead on end 11, after which it was a close game with the scores level on end 17.  A three score on the last end clinched a win by 14 shots to 11.

At Woodspring, Weston-super-Mare, it was one all on rinks and 41 shots to 31 overall for Wedmore.  Denis Stansfield’s group took over on end two and, propelled by a six on end eight, cantered to victory, scoring 26-14.  Julie Masters’ and co. started very well with an 11 shot lead at end 10.  Long Ashton then began to claw their way back, winning six of the remaining eight ends, including a six score, to squeeze out a winning score of 15-17.


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