BIDEFORD Strand have missed out on retaining the North Devon Triples League Division 1 title after going down 1-9 to bottom club Winkleigh. This leaves Torrington B 15 points clear at the top with just one game to go. United Services A have won Division 3

BIDEFORD Strand have missed out on retaining the North Devon Triples League Division 1 title after going down 1-9 to bottom club Winkleigh.This leaves Torrington B 15 points clear at the top with just one game to go.United Services A have won Division 3 following a convincing win at Ilfracombe and Byways A are champions of Division 8.Two recent disappointing results for Division 7 leaders Bradworthy D is giving them cause for concern after their impressive earlier form and their final game against North Tawton could be decisive.Top scorer of the night was Ernie West of Barnstaple B with a 45-14 win in the Division 6 match against Torrington.Div 1: Winkleigh 56, Bideford A 41 (9-1); Barnstaple A 48, Torrington B 49 (4-6).Div 2: United Services B 46, Combe Martin A 44 (7-3); Rock Park C 64, Hatherleigh A 41 (8-2); Braunton A 61, Morchard Bishop 50 (7-3).Div 3: South Molton D 44, North Tawton A 63 (4-6); Ilfracombe A 47, United Services A 56 (2-8).Div 4: Bideford B 51, Torrington A 74 (4-6); Lynton 52, Bideford C 53 (2-8).Div 5: Braunton B 51, Rock Park B 43 (8-2); Combe Martin B 48, Victoria Park B 59 (2-8).Div 6: Bideford D 60, South Molton A 48 (8-2); Torrington C 54, Barnstaple B 85 (2-8); Rock Park A 58, Bradworthy A 35 (10-0).Div 7: Barnstaple D 59, Bradworthy D 44 (8-2); North tawton B 63, Braunton C 44 (8-2); Victoria Park C 39, South Molton C 54 (2-8).Div 8: Torrington D 10, Braunton D 0; Byways A 59, United Services C 37 (8-2); Hatherleigh B 54, Combe Martin C 45 (8-2).