DEN BOWLING CLUB, TEIGNMOUTH

 

8th September 2019

Congratulations to the Den’s Over 55 team for winning the X division.  By drawing at home to Bitton Park 36 shots all, the Den ensured first place with 81 pts, 7 pts ahead of second placed Bovey Tracey.  U Previati, J Blackham and J Staden drew 19-19 and G Clatworthy, S Wilson and M Allcorn drew 17-17.  4 pts to the Den and 4 pts to Bitton Park.    

On Monday the Den played a friendly triples away to Brixham St Marys and won by 88 shots to 73.  M Flinn,    L Previati and J Flinn won 18-15.  Y Greenwood, S Wilson and P Campbell lost 15-16.  S Greenwood, B Bray and M Murgatroyd won 16-14.  M Tose, J Blackham and M Allcorn won 26-15.  U Previati, M Everard and N Murgatroyd drew 13-13.   On Wednesday the Den played a touring team Holwell Sports Bowls Club from Leicestershire and won by 100 shots to 83.  P Babbage, P Gilpin, C Pocock and P Campbell won 18-14.  Y Greenwood, P Mills, J Blackham and J Staden won 18-12.  S Greenwood, M Tose, E Hayles won 23-16.  G Clatworthy, P Attaway, B Hayles and M Murgatroyd lost 13-17.  M Flinn, F Simpson, S Wilson and J Flinn won 17-7.  U Previati, M Everard, B Bray and M Allcorn lost 11-17.  On Friday the Den entertained a touring side from Humberside County Bowling Association and lost by 93 shots to116.  U Previati, F Simpson and M Allcorn won 18-17.  M Flinn, C Pocock and J Flinn lost 19-22.  S Greenwood, M Tose and N Murgatroyd won 20-16.  Y Greenwood, B Hayles and M Murgatroyd drew 17 all.  G Clatworthy, P Gilpin, E Hayles and B Bray lost 10-21.          P Babbage, M Everard and S Wilson lost 9-23.

On Sunday the Den held a club fun day which was well attended and a good time was had by all.   The winning rink was Col Mitchell, Mike Tagg, Enid Hayles and Neil Murgatroyd.

 

25th August 2019

 

The Den’s Over 55 team played at home to Starcross and won by 44 shots to 29.     S Greenwood, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 21-17.  U Previati, J Staden and M Allcorn won 23-12.  All 8 pts to the Den.  This was followed by a win at home to Buckfastleigh by 47 shots to 31.  G Clatworthy, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd lost 19-20.  U Previati, J Staden and S Wilson won 29-11.  6 pts to the Den 2 pts to Buckfastleigh.

In the TLT the Den ladies played away at Bitton Park and lost by 30 shots to 33.  B Cooke,     P Campbell and E Hayles won 15-13 but Y Greenwood, A Cook and M Tose lost 15-20.  2pts to the Den and 4 pts to Bitton Park.

The Den played a friendly away to Heavitree BC in Exeter and won by 88 shots to 79.              C Mitchell, M Everard and J Staden won 18-8. S Greenwood, E Hayles and M Murgatroyd won 24-11.  M Flinn, J Blackham and J Flinn won 24-17.  M Tose, B Hayles and P Campbell lost 6-26.  Y Greenwood, B Bray and M Allcorn lost 16-17.  On bank holiday Saturday the Den travelled to Barnstaple for a return fixture with Rock Park BC and lost by 100 shots to 132.  Congratulations to Neil Murgatroyd and his rink of Mike Evans, Lois Previati and Brendan Bray who scored a hot shot on their last end.  S Greenwood, L Tagg, E Hayles and S Wilson won 22-11. C Mitchell, M Tagg, U Previati and M Murgatroyd lost 19-21.  M Evans, L Previati, B Bray and N Murgatroyd won 25-16.  B Cooke, Y Greenwood, M Tose and M Allcorn lost 13-35.  M Flinn, A Cook, B Hayles and J Flinn lost 6-27. G Clatworthy, M Everard, J Blackham and C Pocock lost 15-22.

22nd.  July 2019

After a string of wins the Den’s Over 55 team have suffered three consecutive defeats by Abbrook Park, Bovey Tracey and Newton Abbot.  At home to Abbrook Park the Den lost by 24 shots to 40.  U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn lost 13-19.  G Clatworthy, J Staden and        N Murgatroyd lost 11-21.  All 8 pts to Abbrook Park.  Away to Bovey Tracey the Den lost by 21 shots to 45.  S Wilson, B Bray and J Staden lost 9-22.  G Clatworthy, J Blackham and           N Murgatroyd lost 12-23.  All 8 pts to Bovey Tracey.  Away again to Newton Abbot the Den lost by 29 shots to 35.  U Previati, J Staden and M Allcorn won 20-17 but S Greenwood,           J Blackham and N Murgatroyd lost 9-18.  2pts to the Den, 6pts to Newton Abbot.

In the Teignbridge Ladies Triples League, the Den Ladies played at home to Bovey Tracy and then away to Dawlish Marina.   Against Bovey Tracey the Den won by 37 shots to 26.            M Everard, P Campbell and M Tose won 23-10.  Y  Greenwood, R  Cook and E Hayles lost    14-16.  4 pts to the Den and 2 pts to Bovey Tracey.  Against Dawlish Marina the Den lost by 24 shots to 36.  M Everard, P Campbell and M Tose lost 12-22 and L Previati, R Cook and        E Hayles lost 12-14.  All 6 pts to Dawlish Marina.

Last Saturday the Den played a friendly against Malden Manor BC from Surrey and narrowly won by 113 shots to 112.  T Penman, A Cook, U Previati and P Campbell lost 19-31.                 Y Greenwood, M Everard, P Mills and J Staden won 18-11.  B Cooke, L Previati, B Bray and   N Murgatroyd drew 19-19.  G Clatworthy, L Tagg, P Gilpin and S Wilson won 21-9.                       S Greenwood, F Simpson, M Tose and J Blackham lost 14-20.  J Williams, J Penman,                P Wardell and M Murgatroyd drew 22-22.   This Sunday the Den played at home to Knowle BC from Bristol and won by 126 shots to 83.  B Cooke, L Tagg, P Gilpin and S Wilson won 16-15.  C Mitchell, M Tose, J Blackham and M Murgatroyd won 18-11.  S Greenwood, A Cook,          U Previati and N Murgatroyd won 21-9.  M Flinn, M Everard, P Mills and J Flinn won 19-14.        Y Greenwood, F Simpson, B Hayles and P Campbell won 22-19.  G Clatworthy, E Hayles,         C Pocock and M Allcorn won 30-15.                                  

 

 30th June 2019

The Den’s Over 55 X Division team continued their winning streak with wins against Buckfastleigh and Bitton Park.   Away against Buckfastleigh the Den won by 22 shots to 21.  G Clatworthy, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 14-8 but U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn lost 8-13.  6pts to the Den and 2pts to Buckfastleigh.  Away again at Bitton Park, the Den won by 38 shots to 34.  U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn drew 20 all but S Greenwood,                 J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 18-14.  7 pts to the Den and 1 pt to Bitton Park.

The Den ladies played their third match of the season in the Teignbridge Ladies Triples against Dawlish Marina and won by 24 shots to 20. Y Greenwood, P Campbell and E Hayles won 10-8 and B Beecham, M Tose and R Cook won 14-12.  All 6 pts to the Den.

The Den played a friendly match at home against Kingsteignton and lost by 52 shots to 70.   S Greenwood, C Pocock and M Murgatroyd won 26-15.  P Babbage, M Tose and J Blackham won 17-11.  M Palmer, P Gilpin and M Flinn lost 9-19.  Y Greenwood, F Simpson and U Previati lost 10-25.   The Den then played at home to Rock Park BC, Barnstaple and lost by 94 shots to 131.  B Cooke, P Gilpin, F Simpson and M Murgatroyd lost 9-25.    G Clatworthy, A Cook, S Greenwood and B Bray won 25-15. M Evans/D Beecham, L Tagg, U Previati and N Murgatroyd lost 16-18.  B Beecham, Y Greenwood, B Hayles and J Staden lost 16-24.            M Flinn, E Tose, M Tose and J Flinn won 20-18.  P Babbage, M Everard, C Mitchell and           C Pocock lost 8-31.  There was a midweek friendly against Soar Valley tourists from Leicestershire which the Den won by convincingly by 90 shots to 39.  M Flinn, T Butt,            M Palmer and J Flinn lost 9-26.    Y Greenwood, M Everard, P Mills and C Pocock won 27-4.  C Castle, P Gilpin, B Bray and M Murgatroyd won 28-5.   B Cooke, F Simpson, S Greenwood and J Staden won 26-4.  On Saturday the Den played away at Totnes and lost narrowly by 71 shots to 76.  B Cooke, Y Greenwood and J Blackham lost 12- 25.  S Greenwood, B Hayles and M Allcorn won 26-12.   C Mitchell, E Hayles and M Murgatroyd won 19-15.  G Clatworthy, P Gilpin and M Tose lost 14-24.                    

 

17th June 2019

 

The Den’s Over 55 X Division team continued their winning streak with a win away against Starcross by 33 shots to 23.  G Clatworthy, B Bray and J Staden won 16-13 and S Greenwood, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 17-10.  All 8 pts to the Den.

The Den ladies played their second match of the season in the Teignbridge Ladies Triples away to Ipplepen and lost by 20 shots to 50.  M Tose, P Campbell and E Hayles lost 11-25 and M Everard, J Flinn and P Staden lost 9-25.   All 6 pts to Ipplepen.

The Den played at home to Brixham St Mary’s and narrowly lost by 72 shots to 77.                  F  Simpson, E Tose and M Murgatroyd lost 12-21.  P Babbage, Y Greenwood and B Hayles lost 12-18.  G Clatworthy, B Bray and P Campbell won 14-10.  S Greenwood, L Previati and C Pocock lost 13-17.  M Flinn, M Tose and J Flinn won 21-11.

On Saturday 8 June the Den received a visit from their old friends at Lyme Regis and  were  beaten by 88 shots to 127.  P Babbage, F Simpson, E Hayles and S Wilson lost 11-24.              C  Mitchell, L Previati, P Mills and M Murgatroyd lost 10-22.  G Clatworthy, P Gilpin, M Tose and N Murgatroyd won 20-19.  Y Greenwood, M Everard, B Bray and B Hayles lost 15-21.      B Cooke, E Tose, M Palmer and C Pocock lost 14-17.  S Greenwood, B Beecham, J Blackham and P Campbell lost 18 -24.    

Last Saturday the Den played a return friendly with Abbrook Park and won by 93 shots to 55.  B Cooke, B Bray, J Blackham and M Murgatroyd won 28-9.  G Clatworthy, M Tose,           B Hayles and J Staden won 21-18.  Y Greenwood, S Greenwood, C Pocock and N Murgatroyd    won 28-6, but P Babbage, M Everard, M Palmer and M Allcorn lost 16-22.      

2nd June 2019

The Den’s Over 55 X Division team continued their winning ways with wins against Shaldon and Kingsteignton.  Playing away to Shaldon, the Den won by 39 shots to 30.  U Previati,        B Bray and M Allcorn lost 15 -16 but G Clatworthy, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 24-14.  6 pts to the Den, 2 pts to Shaldon.   At home to Kingsteignton, the Den won by 51 shots to 22.  S Wilson, C Pocock and N Murgatroyd won 19 -15 and U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn won 32-7.  All 8 pts to the Den.

The ladies played their first match of the season in the Teignbridge Ladies Triples against Bitton Park and won by 46 shots to 20.  M Tose, P Campbell and E Hayles won 20 - 10 and    Y Greenwood, R Cook and L Previati won 26 – 10.  All 6 pts to the Den.

Over the Bank Holiday the Den had matches against touring teams.  On the Saturday against Swindon West End BC the Den narrowly lost by 102 shots to 114.  R Cook, B Beecham, B Bray and M Allcorn lost 14 – 18.  M Palmer, P Gilpin, M Tose and P Campbell lost 17 – 19.     C Mitchell, E Tose, P Mills and N Murgatroyd drew 18 all.  B Cooke, L Tagg, C Pocock and     M Murgatroyd lost 14 – 22.  M Flinn, U Previati, F Simpson and J Flinn won 20 – 14.                P Babbage, G Clatworthy, J Blackham and S Wilson lost 19 – 23.  On the Sunday, the Den played Avondale BC and lost heavily by 82 shots to 139.  G Clatworthy, F Simpson, P Staden and P Campbell lost 7 – 25.  C Mitchell, E Tose, M Tose and M Murgatroyd lost 12 -34.           B Cooke, A Daniels, P Wardell and N Murgatroyd lost 12 – 24.  M Palmer, L Previati, S Wilson and M Allcorn lost 16 – 23.  P Babbage, J Staden, B Bray and J Blackham lost 14 – 20.              S Greenwood, M Flinn, C Pocock and J Flinn won 21 – 13.  Last Saturday the Den played away at Pinces Gardens, Exeter and after a close contest won by 70 shots to 64.  B Cooke,    P Gilpin, B Bray and B Hayles won 21 -13. M Palmer, P Staden, C Pocock and J Staden won  29 – 9.  Y Green wood, C Mitchell, S Greenwood and M Murgatroyd lost 13 – 17.  M Flinn,     M Everard, M Tose and J Flinn lost 8 – 25.                            

The club would welcome new members and for more information please telephone 01626 774407 or visit the website at www.denbowlingclub.co.uk
 

19th May 2019

The Den’s Over 55 X Division team got off to a good start to the season with two wins and a draw from their first three matches.  First up was away to Abbrook Park and the Den won by 37 shots to 29.  U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn lost 17 – 20 but S Greenwood, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 20 – 9.  6 pts to the Den, 2 pts to Abbrook Park.

The second match was at home to Bovey Tracey which the Den won by 44 shots to 31.  U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn won by 21 – 13 and S Greenwood, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd won 23-18.  All 8 pts to the Den. 

Their third outing was at home to Newton Abbot which resulted in a draw 37 shots each.  U Previati, B Bray and M Allcorn won 22-21 but G Clatworthy, J Blackham and N Murgatroyd lost 15 – 16.  4 pts to the Den, 4 pts to Newton Abbot.

The Den has played several friendly matches.  On 5 May they were at home to Pinces Gardens from Exeter and won by 75 shots to 62.  J Flinn, T Butt, C Pocock and M Flinn lost 14 – 20.  C Mitchell, P Mills, M Murgatroyd and N Murgatroyd won 18 – 16.  M Palmer, S Wilson, M Tose and P Campbell won 20 – 18.  U Previati, F Simpson, B Bray and M Allcorn won 23 – 8. 

Last Sunday the Den travelled to Tiverton West End and lost a triples match by 74 shots to 91 despite winning on three of the five rinks.  B Beecham, U Previati and M Murgatroyd won 17 – 15.  C Mitchell, M Tose and M Allcorn won 16 – 14. C  Smith, C Potter and N Murgatroyd won 22 – 20.  M Everard, E Hayles and B Hayles lost 6 – 20 and E Tose, B Bray and J Blackham lost 13 – 22. 

On Tuesday the Den played at Abbrook Park and lost by 60 shots to 90.  M Palmer, M Everard, U Previati and N Murgatroyd won 19 – 17.  G Clatworthy, J Hearn, J Blackham and B Hayles lost 13- 21.  P Babbage, P Mills, S Wilson and M Murgatroyd lost 16 – 23.  M Tose, E Tose, B Bray and P Campbell lost 12 – 29. 

On Saturday the Den received a visit from Tavistock and lost by 73 shots to 89.  G Clatworthy, M Everard, B Bray and P Campbell lost 13 – 22.  C Mitchell, F Simpson, J Blackham and M Murgatroyd won 16 – 8.  P Babbage, L Previati, B Hayles and N Murgatroyd lost 13 – 22.  M Palmer, E Tose, P Mills and M Allcorn lost 15 – 20.  M Tose, P Gilpin, E Hayles and S Wilson drew 16 all.

The club would welcome new members and for more information please telephone 01626 774407 or visit the website at www.denbowlingclub.co.uk