Top teams compete in the Cornish Cup

skittlesTWO of the leading teams in the Men’s Division One of the Lyme Regis Skittles League will compete in the final of one of the organisation’s oldest cup competitions.

The Cornish Cup was donated by Lionel Cornish, the popular landlord of the old New Inn in Broad Street, now part of the Royal Lion Hotel.

In the semi-finals played last week, Division One champions No Hopers beat Tornadoes 363-301 and third placed Roadrunners booked their final place with a 368-348 victory over Rousdon Rebels from Division Two.

In the Dave Smith Mixed Pairs competition, named after a former long-serving secretary, Elaine and Nigel Bearpark beat Angela and Barry Rattenbury.

Other results (week ending May 12); Men’s League Division One -Clueless 345 v Young Guns 348 (+BL). High scores: P. Bright 75, I. Lock 71, M. Denning 67,bK. Trott 67, P. Liston 64.

Forthcoming fixtures:

Monday, May 14 – Ladies Singles Finals at the Ship Inn, Sharon Churchill, Tracy Chapman,Sarah Churchill, Lisa Talor, Di Rickard,, Joyce White, Elaine Bearpark, Sam Churchill.

Tuesday, May 15 -Cawston Cup All semi-final, Rousdon Revels v Wreckers (at Rousdon Club).

Wednesday, May 16 – Cawston All Cup semi-final, Alleywtits vTornadoes (at theRock Point).

Friday, May 18 – Men’s Bob Sweetland Cup semi-final, No Hopers v Anthill Mob (at The George); Tornadoes v Wreckers (at The Rock Point).

Monday, May 21 – Ladies Bob Sweetland Cup final, Wootton Wobblers v Hit Gossips (at The George).

Wednesday, May 23 – George Nomination Cup final at The George, No Hopers v Marksmen. Men’s Division Two Curtis Nomination Cup final at The Ship, Alleytwits v Anthill Mob.

Friday, May 25 – Men’s Division One, Marksmen v Young Guns (at The George).

Wednesday, May 30 – Men’s Palmer Cup final, No Hopers v Young Guns (venue tbc).

Friday, June 1 – Men’s Pairs final at The George, S. She and G. Kent, D. Welsh and A. Churchill, P. Liston and P. Rattenbury, P. Bright and R. Chappel, P. Grinter and L. Dare, D. Currell and J. Bennett, R. Beviss and G. Gibbs, N. Bearpark and S. Beal.

Monday, June 4 – Ladies George Nomination Cup final at The George, Smashers v Hot Gossips.

Woodmead Halls
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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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