|MIDDLETON CUP 2018: Bowls Wiltshire v Bowls Devon|
|Saturday 2 June 2018 @ Topsham BC|
|1||Steve Snell||6||12||16||20||22||15||13||7||4||0||Rob Paxton||1|
|2||Ben Gadd||2||6||9||10||11||33||28||25||19||10||Louis Ridout||2|
|3||Neil Smith||5||10||10||11||19||20||20||18||11||3||Griff Sanders
|4||Neil Collett||10||13||19||21||26||17||13||11||9||4||Jamie Chestney||4|
|6||Russell Francis||1||6||12||12||13||17||15||13||9||8||James Webber||6|
|Total Shots||105||128||Total Shots|
|Total Points||4||18||Total Points|
On Saturday 2 June Wiltshire faced Devon in their opening Middleton Cup match against Devon at Topsham BC. With 24 ends to play Wiltshire trailed by 31 shots, however with only 11 ends to play across the six rinks WIltshire were only 10 shots behind. Two rinks on their 21st ends were holding 2 and 6 shots respectively, however strong bowls from the Devon skips on each rink saw them collect the shots.
Devon saw out the match to take 18 points and a positive 23 shot difference.
Wiltshire now look to their second match against Worcestershire on Saturday 16 June with the team to be announced shortly.