FOR the second time in three weeks a club has been caught out for a late start in the North Devon Triples Bowls League. Division 2 leaders Rock Park C lost out to bottom club Braunton A under the 15-minute rule after one player inadvertently went to the h

FOR the second time in three weeks a club has been caught out for a late start in the North Devon Triples Bowls League.Division 2 leaders Rock Park C lost out to bottom club Braunton A under the 15-minute rule after one player inadvertently went to the home venue instead of the away.Torrington B continued their strong run at the top of Division 1 with a 10-0 win at Winkleigh.Friday's game at second-placed Bideford Strand will be a crunch encounter.Torrington currently have 49 points and Strand 41.Stan Friend of Hatherleigh top scored this week with a 36-13 win against Combe Martin A, while Holsworthy's Tony Mayo won 24-4 against Bideford C.Division 7 Bradworthy D gained an 8-2 victory over Braunton C despite missing two of their regular skips.Div 1: Bideford A 54, Bradworthy B 42 (8-2); Victoria Park A 59, Barnstaple A 37 (10-0); Winkleigh 35, Torrington B 70 (0-10).Div 2: United Services B 60, Morchard Bishop 50 (8-2);Hatherleigh A 69, Combe Martin A 49 (8-2); Braunton A v Rock Park C not played.Div 3: South Molton D 24, United services A 41 (1-9); Ilfracombe A 59, South Molton B 45 (8-2); North Tawton A 41, Ilfracombe B 46 (2-8).Div 4: Bideford B 54, Rock Park D 55 (2-8); Holsworthy 58, Bideford C 16 (10-0); Torrington A 42, Lynton 56 (2-8).Div 5: Byways B 44, Braunton B 22 (10-0); Combe Martin B 55, Bradworthy C 41 (8-2); Rock Park B 57, Victoria Park B 46 (6-4).Div 6: Bradworthy A 71, Bideford D 42 (8-2); Rock Park A 47, Torrington C 42 (8-2); South Molton A 49, Barnstaple B 48 (7-3).Div 7: Barnstaple D 56, South Molton C 66 (0-10); Victoria Park C 45, North Tawton B 50 (0-10); Bradworthy D 47, Braunton C 44 (8-2).Div 8: Torrington D 29, Hatherleigh B 65 (0-10); Combe Martin C 39, Byways A 53 (3-7); Braunton D 53, United Services C 30 (8-2).