BIDEFORD Rifle Club B teams had to bite the bullet this week after suffering defeats in all three of their league competitions. They had their first loss of the season in the National Short Range League at the hands of Kynoch B, although still head their

BIDEFORD Rifle Club B teams had to bite the bullet this week after suffering defeats in all three of their league competitions.They had their first loss of the season in the National Short Range League at the hands of Kynoch B, although still head their division.But they have fallen four points behind North Devon League divisional leaders Tiverton B, who turned in their best round of the season to beat them by six points in a high-scoring match.The B team was also the only one of the three Bideford teams not to win in the Devon County Winter League.In individual competitions, Ross Prior maintains his two-point lead in the county junior championship, with four rounds to go.Ann Travis remains well ahead in the North Devon ladies' championship and is second in the veterans. She is also third in the county ladies' competition.Martin Morgan has slipped to second place in the North Devon overall championship, two points behind Ken Woodley of Sidbury. Clubmate John Hutchings is just two points further back.North Devon League results: Bideford A 392, Pinhoe B 382; Bideford B 387, Tiverton B 393; Bideford C 373, Bogey 361.30.Devon Winter League: Bideford A 487, Paignton A 484; Bideford B 483, Okehampton A 488; Bideford C 465, Tavistock B 463.National Short Range: Bideford A 477, Cardiff A 486; Bideford B 462, Kynoch B 475.