Clevedon bowlers forced indoors by the weather

PUBLISHED: 17:38 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:38 25 September 2018

Captain's Day at Clevedon Bowls Club.

Captain's Day at Clevedon Bowls Club.


Clevedon Bowl’s Club last outdoor match of the season was forced indoors by the weather.

While the weather this season has been kind, it was all change on Saturday, Clevedon’s captain’s day was the annual Jack and Jill competition-ladies versus men.

Due to the terrible conditions what was to have been the last outdoor match of the season actually turned into the first of the indoor season.

This was played in a lighthearted way and was supported by some interesting attire displayed by some of the ladies.

Clevedon Ladies 42, North Petherton 58 (Wessex League): J Henderson, V Fletcher, T Nicholson, J Branfield 14-25; G Townsend, S George, S Short 13-12; D Brown, L Wills, M Davis, M Foster 15-21.

Clevedon 87, Kings Langley 118 (mixed friendly): S Thorne, M Davis, B Davis, C Seward 14-18; D Brown, R Gaunt, R Day, M Foster 8-37; S Lewis, C Bethune, T Townsend, R Conybeare 20-18; T Nicholson, J Clarke, J Drewitt, J Brommage 15-9; A Chambers, L Wills, S Short, M Payne 16-16; J Henderson, V Fletcher, P Stevens, K Bristow 14-20.

Portishead 88, St Andrews 129 (Weston Over-60s League): D Brewer, R Taylor, K Smith 16-22; J Lewis, G Norris, T Hounslow 13-20; L Tassell, D Taylor, M Berryman 18-15; C Skinner, A Reader, J Franklin 13-18; E Ormston, G Lawrence, J Herring 19-23; J Holland, G Pears, E Daisley 9-31.

Portishead 81, Congresbury 87: R Buttress, M H-Matthews, J Franklin 7-27; C Olivier, K Gaubert, T Hounslow 11-18; E Ormston, G Pears, E Daisley 17-7; D Poulston, D Clayton, J Herring 12-13; N Morrissey, A Reader, D Taylor 17-11; L Tassel, R Hill, B Staniforth 17-11.

Portishead Ladies 42, Clarence 59 (WDL): S Tassell H Luffman, G Berryman 10-14; P Taylor, S Daisley, R Pears 9-32; D Lewis, J Brown, J White 23-13.

Portishead Ladies 39, Ashcombe Park 62 (NSTL): D Franklin, S Sealy, B Reed 16-19; H Luffman, J Brown, J White 11-25; D Lewis, S Daisley, G Berryman 12-18. Friendly rinks: M Collins, N Ward, S Tassell 14-14; C Norris, P Rennie, P Taylor 18-15.

Portishead Ladies 53, Ashcombe Park 39 (NSTL): S Tassell, B Reed, M Williams 13-16; D Lewis, J Brown, J White 21-10; H Luffman, S Daisley, R Pears 19-13. Friendly rink: S Ross, N Ward, S Sealy, M Cross 14-19.

Long Ashton 64, Isle of Wedmore 56 (mixed friendly): C Warren, G Doyle, V Adams, C Bennett 19-13; J Osborne, J Gann, J Bird, K Vass 13-16; D Brooks, K Gough, K Bird, John Eaton 14-13; C Norman, Judy Eaton, P Adams, D Moore 18-14.

Yatton 115, Shaftesbury 88 (friendly): A Stacey, J Richards, A Richards, P Allen 20-13; F Jones, R Passingham, T Passingham, N Jones 21-18; S Thorley, S Carson, B Parker, S Pascoe 11-13; P Lomas, J Hull, A George, P Welham 21-10; C Cheesewright, D Goddard, D Hunt, P Goddard 21-18; M Mills, A Mackay, A Storm,

T Storm 21-16.

Yatton 90, City & Port of Bristol 62 (friendly): F Jones, J Richards, A Richards, N Jones 26-11; J Humphreys, A George, A Storm, T Storm 28-18; S Carson, D Wesson, B Parker, P Allen 20-20; A Mackay, M Mills, J Hull, B Hull 16-13.

Yatton 42, Severn Vale 57 (friendly): S Carson, E Reynolds, C Parsons, P Allen 12-16; J Humphreys, J Richards, A Richards, B Hull 9-14; M Mills, A George, J Hull, B Foster 11-12; A Mackay, B King, A Storm, T Storm 10-15.

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