Victory over top-of-the-league for Lyme bowlers

bowlsBy Paul Moffitt

ANOTHER week of league action at Lyme Regis Bowls Club saw the ladies and Lyme 2 go down 4-6 against Sherborne & Melcombe Regis respectively.

Lyme 1 were fortunate to come away 6-4 winners, against top of the league Branksome Park, thanks to a superb last wood from Paul Pomeroy, drawing the shot, and ensuring a drawn game overall.

The clubs friendly woes continue with a played three, lost three this week against Honiton, Sidmouth and Merriott.

RESULTS
Dorset Men’s Championship:
Lyme 59; Branksome Park 59.
T Allman, S Pomeroy, S Chant, P Pomeroy 18-16; M Heneghan, G Clode, A Weech, B Rattenbury 25-22; M McAlpine, K Hickman, R Cridge, P Moffitt 16-21.

West Dorset Men Division 1.
Lyme 55; Melcombe Regis 57.
B Driscoll, P Stephens, B Parsons, D Meylan 22-17; S Dowling, R Hobbs, A Nabarro, R Legg 19-16; D Sarson, N Solomon, J Moseley, C Barber 14-24.

Dorset Ladies Division 1:
Lyme 61; Sherborne 64.
A Allman, V Henson, J Moffitt, S Rowe 12-31; H Dowling, C Pomeroy, L Broom, C Barber 22-16; J Parsons, N Stephens, A Rattenbury, P Weech 27-17.

Friendlies:
Lyme 55; Merriott 61.
M Knight, R McLennan, L Young, B Moon 15-15; J Moon, A Sherring, D Sarson, R Legg 15-15; E Sarson, D Mayo, R Hobbs, A Weech 16-15; J Sherring, B Smith, P Stephens, P Knight 9-16.

Lyme 84; Honiton 93.
A Darvill, E Sarson, A Henson, Chris Barber 15-17; J Moon, J Bishop, B Parsons, P Weech 17-23; B Smith, D Mayo, A Rattenbury, A Weech 15-18; V Henson, D Sarson, B Moon, H Dowling 23-19; R Bishop, S Dowling, N Benson, Chas Barber 14-16.

Lyme 90; Sidmouth 120.
B Driscoll, J Moffitt P Knight 19-15; J Kesterton, J Moseley, Chris Barber 13-18; V Henson, A Rattenbury, H Dowling 13-30; A Sherring, A Nabarro, B Rattenbury 10-23; N Driscoll, C Bell, L Broom 28-8; A Darvill, D Courtenay-Smith, P Moffitt 7-26.

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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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