Saunton Ladies defeated Ilfracombe in the final of the Sheelah Creasy Bowl at Tiverton.

In an exciting final it all came down to Leslye Banbury beating Lorraine Kino on the 17th to give Saunton victory 4-3.

Saunton ladies first: Pat Barker beat Moira Styles 1 up; Jan Reynolds lost to Elizabeth Thomas 3 and 2; Carol Venn beat Heather Cawthorne 2 up; Barbara Wilson lost to Janet Pollard 6 and 4; Sue Granville-Smith lost to Pennie Richards 4 and 3; Leslye Banbury beat Lorraine Kino 2 and 1; Elaine Kingdon beat Eileen Hobson 5 and 3.

Picture shows the victorious Saunton squad - Pat Barker, Barbara Wilson, Jan Reynolds, Carol Venn, Debbie Webb, Sue Granville-Smith, Pat Ford, Di Smith, Elaine Kingdon and Leslye Banbury - with their non-playing captain Debbie Webb.