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BOWLS: Denny Plate joy for Ilminster
5:26pm Friday 20th December 2013 in Sport
ILMINSTER men are through to the last 16 of the Denny Plate.
They qualified for the latter stages of the national competition with a thumping win by 51 shots over Madeira BC of Exmouth.
Ilminster, who won on all four rinks, now play either Herts or Cotswold bowling clubs for a place in the quarter-finals.
Scores: home, Simon McBride, John Osborne, Neil Rowe and John Ridout 30, J Flockhart 15; Des Maull, Dave Collins, Dave Hynard and Will Anderson 23, T Reardon 15; away, Andy Williams, Tony Cole, Bev Brister and Peter Mattravers 26, M Orchard 13; Gerry Morris, Alan Holt, Ian Lightfoot and Jason Moles 32, B Burch 17.
Overall score: Ilminster 111, Madeira 60.