CLUB NEWS FOR 2021

Because of the latest Covid restrictions matches for the Ladies SDL and Gents MDL were  cancelled.
At the beginning of the season a number of Friendly Matches were also cancelled.
A mini league called Buckfastleigh Centenary League was set up for the Men and they finished 3rd

The touring team, Bude and Stratton made their second visit after a few years, to Chudleigh on their last leg of their tour of South Devon. Their visit was the third touring team this year to choose Chudleigh for a repeat visit. The match concluded with a close result, the score being 97-105 in favour of the visitors.
It could have been anyone’s game, each team winning and losing three rinks, finishing with the overall result of only eight shots difference. The match was played in the popular triples format.

The scores were Ian Ramsay team won 19-12;
Graham Smith team lost 14-23;
Pat Edmonds-Brown team won 21-14;
Tina Sharpe team lost 12-22;
Richard Partridge team lost 14-21
and Kevin Addey team won by 18-13

Chudleigh later visited Kingsteignton’s Abbrook Park club, for a regular local; derby fixture which has taken place for many years. This was a comprehensive win for the home club, who won 57-87 shots, although the rink scores were not wildly apart.

Graham Smith, Margie Wilson, Steve Watkin, John Chilcott lost 10-24.
Paul Davidson, Ron Funnel, Hazel Addey, Andy Sinden lost 18-21
Ian Ramsey, Len Wilson, Gill Sinden, Steve Edwards lost 15-18
Richard Partridge, Pat Smith, Kevin Addey, Jill Glazer lost 14-24.

Once again, three completely new bowlers were in this team which illustrates that Chudleigh is keen to promote and encourage new bowler.

Sunday 19th September saw the club close for the season, this is slightly earlier than normal to allow extensive work to be carried out on the green. The closing match on Sunday was between ladies and gentlemen, the winners being the gentlemen with a score of 109-85