Friendly victory for Clarence

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Clarence resumed inter-club fixtures after the Christmas break with a home friendly match against Bridgwater BC, which they won by 11 shots.

CLARENCE resumed inter-club fixtures after the Christmas break with a home friendly match against Bridgwater BC, which they won by 11 shots. Both rinks were victorious.

Clarence 31, Bridgwater 20: Lucy Oldham, Tony Comfort, Jim Keay, Audrey Powell 16-9; Pam Fowler, Brian Difford, Alan Bishop, Veronica Jones 15-11.

Clarence visited North Petherton for a three-rink friendly. They had problems adjusting to the wide rinks and went down on all three after an enjoyable game, although Audrey Powell’s team led 15-13 with four ends left.

North Petherton 63, Clarence 44: Alan Bishop, Tony Mannion, Mary Davison, Mick Edlin 17-23; Pam Fowler, Brian Difford, Jim Keay, Audrey Powell 15-20; Tony Hooper, Lucy Oldham, Veronica Jones, Martyn Adams 12-20.


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ISLE of Wedmore beat Clarence in a mixed friendly over two rinks during the holiday period.

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S Eastment’s team won by 21-14 and M Ronald led her side to victory in a tight game 20-19, giving a match score of 41-33.

In a cracking start to the New Year, Wedmore had two good results at home in mixed friendlies. In a handsome win against Congresbury, the match score was 78-12. M Hordle’s side won 45-6 and S Eastment by 33-6.

Against Clevedon, Wedmore won on both rinks. E Payne’s team won 26-11 and S Eastment again led a winning side, this time by 27-13. The match score was 53-24.

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