LYME Regis Bowling Club enjoyed their fair share of wins this week but the most thrilling match came courtesy of a 47-47 draw at Poole Park.

Playing in the Championship League, Lyme’s men got off to a good start, winning 15-13 courtesy of Barry Driscoll, Gerry Mangeolles, Tim Munro and Carl Stephens.

Mick Heneghan, Simon Dowling, Paul Moffitt and Barry Rattenbury lost 19-11 but the draw was secured when Rom Hunt, Allan Nabarro, Steve Pomeroy and Paul Pomeroy won 21-15.

In Division Two, Lyme defeated Weymouth & Melcombe Regis 55-39, winning on all rinks.

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David Sarson, Trevor Sherring, Chris Haseman and Roger Gale were 19-8 victors, while Mike Applegate, John Owen, John Sherring and Richard Cridge enjoyed a closer 17-14 scoreline.

Trevor Allman, Dave Rolfe, David Flett and John Maslen sealed a perfect night, winning 19-17.

In Percy Baker action, Lyme lost 45-25 to Greenhill as Simon Dowling, David Flett and Paul Moffitt went down 20-16 before Mike Applegate, Chris Haseman and John Maslen lost 25-9.

A second loss followed against Dorchester, who won 42-29 when defeating Trevor Allman, Barry Driscoll and Allan Weech 28-17 before seeing off Rom Hunt, Dave Rolfe and Tim Munro 14-12.

Lyme experienced a slender reverse in the Ladies League at Greenhill, losing 33-30.

Karen Hofen, Judith Moffitt, Pam Weech and Sue Rowe lost 17-11 and Alex Darvill, Mary Haseman, Nicky Driscoll plus Helen Dowling’s 19-16 win was not enough.

In the Edna Paisley competition, Lyme saw off Portland 24-14 with Nola Stephens, Mary Haseman and Nicky Driscoll winning 10-7 and Jasmine Bishop, Sue Rolfe and Avril Sherring triumphing 14-7.

Friendly action saw South Petherton take home a 70-56 win from Lyme.

The hosts’ Kay Honey, John Murphy, John Sherring and John Maslen lost 22-9, while Lyn Honey, Trevor Sherring, Chris Haseman and Simon Dowling went down 19-6.

Jasmine Bishop, Avril Sherring, Pauline Knight and Pam Weech lost 16-15 with a consolatory 26-13 win for Nola Stephens, John Owen, Barry Driscoll and Mary Haseman.

Lyme then defeated Sidmouth 104-90 in a home triples friendly, despite reverses on the first four rinks.

Kay Honey, Sue Rolfe and Simon Dowling lost 18-15, while Trevor Sherring, Tricia Boyd and Helen Dowling went down 18-12.

Lyn Honey, Avril Sherring and Jonne Ceserani were seen off 23-11, before Mike Applegate, Pauline Knight, and John Sherring lost narrowly 17-16.

Karen Hofen, Dave Rolfe and Mary Haseman began the fightback, winning 24-12, and it was mission complete when Jasmine Bishop, Barry Driscoll and Tim Munro won 25-6.

Elsewhere, the Amy Rose Bowl, a ladies competition for players under the age of 31, was contested.

Comprising of two rinks of four players with two bowls each, county teams play each other at regional venues.

Lyme Regis hosted the ladies when Devon defeated Dorset 48-28, although the game was much closer than the score suggests and a high level was on display.

Lyme also participated in the Big Bowls' Weekend and were blessed with kind weather as more than 40 adults visited the green, a number with their children who greatly enjoyed Lyme’s ‘Bowls Buddies’ 16-bowl target kits setup on two rinks.

Four new members were signed up on the day and another five membership forms were issued to prospective members.

This season’s final open day is scheduled for Saturday, June 29.