Lyme bowlers’ bid to avoid relegation

bowlsBy Paul Moffitt

LYME Regis Bowling Club’s  championship side played a postponed game against Dorchester.

A really tremendous effort gave the Lyme bowlers an 8-2 win and, thereby, also an outside chance of avoiding relegation if they can secure some points against Greenhill in the last game of the season.

In the three friendlies, Lyme were well beaten by both Severalls and Crewkerne, whilst the game against Merriott was abandoned after four ends.

Results:
Dorset Men’s Championship.
Lyme 55; Dorchester 50.
P Stephens, P Eagles, P Moffitt, P Pomeroy 15-19; M Heneghan, R Cridge, A Weech, B Rattenbury 19-18; B Driscoll, G Clode, S Pomeroy, S Chant 21-13.

Friendlies:
Lyme 56; Severalls 78.
E Sarson, T Young, P Stephens, P Knight 12-21; B Smith, D Sarson, A Sherring, P Weech 10-12; J Moon, J Sherring, A Darvill, A Weech 12-28; M Knight, L Young, A Rattenbury, A Nabarro 22-17.

Lyme 52; Crewkerne 92.
D Mayo, L Young, B Driscoll, B Rattenbury 10-20; J Moon, J Hare, B Parsons, J Moseley 14-24; B Smith, R Turpin, A Darvill, R Legg 18-23; V Henson, T Young, A Nabarro, W Payne 10-25.

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Veteran journalist and newspaper manager Philip Evans has worked in the publishing industry for more than half a century. He started out as a reporter for Pulman’s Weekly News as a young man and went on to work for an international publishing company in the UK, South Africa and Australia before returning to Lyme Regis where he is still reporting on local events as he has done for more than 53 years.

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