ILMINSTER entertained Puriton in the Somerset and Devon Mixed League, winning 39 to 35 over two rinks.

Ilminster collected four points to Puriton’s two.

Scores: Val Dargue, Heather Sims, Dot Whelan and Barry Sims 14, T Ainsworth 20; Roger Brown, Penny Stow, Mike King and Rod Parkin 25, R Ruddell 15.

An Ilminster ladies team is through to the area final of the national triples after beating Minehead. Scores: Heather Grinter, Dot Whelan and June Checketts 17, P Morgan 14.

They now play Thornbury on a neutral green.