Bridport Ladies A team picked up six of the eight available points in the County League with an overall 41.37 win over Bournemouth, one of their main rivals for the title. Francis Hewett, Ann Turtell, Pat Cornick and Margaret Clapp finished 1.3.3 to win 24.19, Pamela Daters, Margaret Pestelle, Sue Walsh and Annie Legg losing 17.18.
Bridport men had a tough weekend, comprehensively beaten on Saturday by Dorchester in the National Denny Plate Competition and beaten on all four rinks in the Wessex League against Moonfleet’s second string.
In the County over 60’s League Bridport A took five of the six points at home against Moonfleet A Phil Hedges, Paul Hallett and Mike Fletcher romping home 31.6, Barry Mapson, Mel Griffiths and Chris Everest drawing 14.14.
Sylvia and Mike Fletcher, Harry Gray and Barry Driscoll were top rink in Bridport’s four rink mixed Friendly against the Nomads, winning 22.12. Chris Thorner, Tracy Marley, Robin Pither and Chas Clarke finished with a three count for a 18.14 win. Nomads won on the other two rinks as Nicky Driscoll, David Jenkin, John Davies and Mary Hansford dropped a five count on the last end to lose 17.22, Brian Suffling, Sharon Heath, Brian Legg and Les Heath dropping a two count on their last end to lose 15.16, leaving Bridport 72.64 winners overall.