Sunday, 28 October 2007
NEWS RELEASE 28th OCTOBER 2007
On Sunday Cornwall faced Somerset at Bodmin’s Dragon Centre in the latest ESMBA Inter County Championship Fixture.
The Premier Team faced a difficult match against a team with wins at home against Dorset and away to Devon already recorded this season. The first session saw the points shared Cornwall claiming wins in the singles for David Studden and the rink of Margaret Jenkins, Derek Swaby, Nicholas Truscott & Graham Ford. The second session saw wins for Joe Coups & Peter Hore in the pairs and Roy Christophers, Brenda Sleep and Carol Ford in the triples. At the half way point the match score read Cornwall 8 points 84 shots Somerset 8 points 84 shots.
The afternoon went the way of Somerset, taking 3 out of 4 games in the third session with Cornwall’s only points coming from the rink of Carolyn Matthews, Jean Roper, Chris Roberts & Peter Hamley. The final session saw Cornwall claim just one point from Coups & Hore in the pairs. The final score being Cornwall 11 points 157 shots Somerset 25 points 187 shots.
The A team match saw the two unbeaten teams in the South West so far this season up against each other. This match looked to be heading Somerset’s way right from the first session when they claimed 3 games to Cornwall’s 1 and a 15 shot advantage. Cornwall points recorded by singles player Peter Spargo. Somerset took a clean sweep of the second session to lead by 12 points and 44 shots at the half way point.
Cornwall hit back in the third session taking 3 out of 4 games with wins for Peter Spargo, maintaining his unbeaten run in this seasons competition, Graham Reeves in the other singles game and the rink of Camilla Cawrse, Meg Horrell, Ken Horrell & Phil Hicks. The final session saw Somerset taking 3 out of 4 games with the pairing of Sheila & Robert Flower taking Cornwall’s only points. The final score being Cornwall 10 points 138 points Somerset 26 points 188 shots.
Cornwall’s players have an early opportunity to bounce back from this disappointing result when they travel to Exeter on Saturday to take on Devon.
On Saturday 29 teams competed in the County Triples Qualifier at Bodmin’s Dragon Centre.
The 8 teams progressing to the finals later in the season are
J Coups, B Williams & D Studden (Troon)
J Ward, C Roberts & R Edwards (Withiel)
P Williams, C Matthews & J Watson (St Newlyn East)
L Stephens, J Botterill & B Wakeley (Treviscoe)
P Hamley, C Cawrse & P Hamley (Lostwithiel)
B Lewis, D Newton & A Trubshaw (Duloe)
B Sharp, B Sleep & J Roper (Dobwalls)
C Ford, T Buscombe, G Ford (St Newlyn East)
Sat 3 Nov Inter County v Devon - AWAY Isca Centre, Exeter
Sat 10 Nov Western Division 4 Wood Mixed Pairs Goldsithney & Marazion
Tue 13 Nov CCSMBA Commitee Meeting Lostwithiel Social Club
Sat 17 Nov Inter Area League (North v West, East v Central) Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Sat 24 Nov County 4 Wood Pairs Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Sun 25 Nov County 4 Wood Pairs Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Sat 1 Dec County 2 Wood Singles Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Sun 2 Dec Inter County v Dorset - HOME Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Sat 8 Dec County Singles Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Sun 9 Dec County Singles Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
Inter County Scores
Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) 11-13 & 10-15; Dave Studden (Troon) 12-10 & 11-12
Margaret Jenkin (Newlyn Trinity), Derek Swaby (Wadebridge), Nicholas Truscott (Holmans) & Graham Ford (St Newlyn East) 11-8 & 9-12; Carolyn Matthews (St Newlyn East), Jean Roper (Dobwalls) & Chris Roberts (Ladock) & Peter Hamley (Lostwithiel) 5-14 & 8-6
Pam Hamley (Lostwithiel) & Percy Tripp (Helston) 10-21 & 12-18; Joe Coup (Troon) & Peter Hore (Holmans) 19-5 & 13-13
Roy Christophers, Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) & Carol Ford (St Newlyn East) 10-3 & 4-14; Geoff Lane, Malcolm Furneaux & Mike Jefferies (Penlee) 6-10 & 6-13
Peter Spargo (Liskeard) 14-12 & 15-13; Graham Reeve (Saltash) 8-19 & 12-10
Marilyn Stewart (Lostwithiel), Tony Baldwin (Liskeard), Norman Ward (Withiel) & Arthur Hambley (Lostwithiel) 5-8 & 7-8; Camilla Cawrse (Luxulyan), Meg Horrell, Ken Horrell (Withiel) & Phil Hicks (Luxulyan) 7-10 & 11-4
Sheila Flower (Tintagel) & Robert Flower (Tintagel) 3-19 & 11-9; Joyce Ward (Withiel) & Bill Sharp (Dobwalls) 21-11, 12-16
Lin Stephens (Treviscoe), Derek Newton (Duloe) & Brian Wakeley (Treviscoe) 9-10 & 10-12; Kath Goodman, Anthony Jago (Treviscoe) & Francis Walther (Mabe) 9-12 & 4-13
Monday, 22 October 2007
CCSMBA Press & Promotions Officer
Sunday, 14 October 2007
NEWS RELEASE 14th OCTOBER 2007
INTER COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
Cornwall enjoyed mixed fortunes in their first away match of the 2007/8 ESMBA Inter County Championship on Sunday in Dorset.
The A team followed up the recent win at home against Dorset with a well fought victory in a match where Cornwall were never behind. The first session saw the points shared with Dorset taking both Fours and Cornwall taking both Singles, Peter Spargo claiming an 21-8 win to give Cornwall a shot’s advantage on the session. The second session again saw the points shared with both counties claiming a Pairs and Triples match apiece. Heavy scoring from the pairing of Lin Stephens & Brian Wakeley, 21-9, and the triple of Sheila Flower, Tony Jago & Francis Walther, 14-6, allowed Cornwall to stretch the shots advantage to over 20.
The third session saw Cornwall cease the initiative winning 3 out of four games with the points registered by both singles players Peter Spargo and Graham Reeve and the rink of Tony Baldwin, Jean Roper, Norman Ward & Derek Newton. Dorset claimed a 5-3 advantage in the final session but the damage had already been done with Cornwall claiming the match by 21 points 178 shots to 15 points 164 shots.
The Premier team suffered a heavy defeat, never really in the match. The only resistance coming from the rink of Margaret Jenkin, Derek Swaby, Nicholas Truscott & Graham Ford winning both games in sessions one and three. Cornwall’s other points came from singles player Nigel Nicholls in the third session and the pairing of Gillian Cawrse & Peter Hore in the final session. The final score being Cornwall 8 points 147 shots Dorset 28 points 201 shots.
COUNTY MIXED FOURS
On Saturday, Bodmin’s Dragon Leisure Centre saw the County Mixed Fours qualifier contested by 19 teams. Qualifying for the Finals were, from Group 1 Robert Rawlings, Bill Sharp, Brenda Sleep & Jean Roper (Dobwalls), Group 2 Pam Hamley (Lostwithiel), Camilla Cawrse (Luxulyan), Peter Hamley (Lostwithiel) & Chris Cawrse (Luxulyan), Group 3 Arthur Searle, Keith Bryant, Judy Ramsey & Francis Walther (Mabe) and Group 4 Roy Christophers (Helston), Una Prideaux, Ann Warren & Dave Studden (Troon).
The runners-up, earning two county points are from Group 1 Rosemary Watson (St Stephen), Jean Grose, Frank Grose (Treviscoe) & Jim Watson (St Stephen), Group 2 Sheila Flower, Carol Wickett, Roger Wickett & Robert Flower (Tintagel), Group 3 Graham Sleep, Diane Dawe, Miriam Barbery & Phil Thomas (Dobwalls) and Group 4 Dorothy Woodyatt, Sheila Hodge, Tony Baldwin & Peter Spargo (Liskeard)
This Sunday the first of three rounds of the Inter Area League matches take place at the Dragon Leisure Centre in Bodmin with teams of 20 representing each of the four area leagues in a competition which follows the format of Inter County Matches.
Inter County Scores
Premier Team (Dorset First)
Dave Studden (Troon) 15-10 & 15-11; Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) 17-9 & 10-17
Margaret Jenkin (Newlyn Trinity), Derek Swaby (Wadebridge), Nicholas Truscott (Holmans) & Graham Ford (St Newlyn East) 7-10 & 4-18; Carolyn Matthews (St Newlyn East), Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls), Camilla Cawrse (Luxulyan) & Peter Hamley (Lostwithiel) 11-4 & 14-2
Roy Christophers & Percy Tripp (Helston) 19-11 & 11-10; Gillian Cawrse (Luxulyan) & Peter Hore (Holmans) 18-12 & 10-13
Pam Hamley (Lostwithiel), Chris Roberts (Ladock) & Carol Ford (St Newlyn East) 12-5 & 11-9; Geoff Lane, Malcolm Furneaux & Mike Jefferies (Penlee) 12-4 & 15-2
A Team (Dorset First)
Peter Spargo (Liskeard) 8-21 & 11-18; Graham Reeve (Saltash) 11-12 & 13-14
Tony Baldwin (Liskeard), Jean Roper (Dobwalls), Norman Ward (Withiel) & Derek Newton (Duloe) 8-7 & 7-12; Joe Coup (Troon), Meg Horrell, Ken Horrell (Withiel) & Phil Hicks (Luxulyan) 10-2 & 12-5
Lin Stephens & Brian Wakeley (Treviscoe) 9-21 & 15-8; Joyce Ward (Withiel) & Bill Sharp (Dobwalls) 21-11, 12-16
Robert Flower (Tintagel), Marilyn Stewart & Arthur Hambley (Lostwithiel) 8-7 & 14-2; Sheila Flower (Tintagel), Anthony Jago (Treviscoe) & Francis Walther Mabe) 6-14 & 8-8
Tuesday, 9 October 2007
Monday, 8 October 2007
The first county competition of the new season took place on Saturday at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin where 20 teams competed for a place in the finals of the County Fours.
The four teams going through to the finals day were the winners of groups 1 to 4. They were R Ford, G Smith, J Smith & G Ford of Treviscoe; M Jones, J Turner, J Sloane & M Turner of Liskeard; N Truscott, E Daniell, P Sully, P Hore of Holmans and the Luxulyan four of Chris, Camilla & Gillian Cawrse and Phil Hicks.
The group runners up were all awarded 2 county ranking points for effectively being knocked out at the quarter finals stage, although no quarter finals were actually played. The players receiving 2 points were A Searle, K Bryant, J Ramsey & F Walther of Mabe; T Rigler, C Trubshaw, B Lewis & A Trubshaw of Duloe; Treviscoe's T Jago, G Luke, J Botterill & B Wakeley and reigning champions R Rawlings/B Sharp/J Roper/B Sleep of Dobwalls.
Next Saturday 20 teams are due to play off for the 4 finals day places in the County Mixed Fours competition at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin
CCSMBA Press & Promotions Officer
Monday, 1 October 2007
On Sunday The Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin was host to Cornwall's opening match of the 2007-08 ESMBA Inter County Championship as Devon were the visitors. Similar to previous seasons, Cornwall's teams experienced mixed fortunes in their respective matches.
The Premier team never led Devon and despite only trailing 7-9 at the half way point, went on to loose 6 out of 8 games in the second half with the only wins coming from Nigel Nicholls in the singles and the four of Gillian Cawrse, Derek Swaby, Nick Truscott and Graham Ford. Final Score - Cornwall 11 Points 152 Shots - Devon 25 Points 190 Shots
The A Team, however, produced a much better performance claiming a maximum 8 points in the first session. A share of the points in the second session meant Cornwall held a healthy score line of 12-5 at the half way mark. Devon hit back in the third session claiming 2 wins and a draw with Cornwall's only win coming from Peter Spargo in the Singles. Cornwall were resilient in the fourth session claiming 3 out of 4 wins to complete a comfortable victory. Final Score - Cornwall 25 Points 193 Shots - Devon 11 Points 148 Shots
Premier Team (Cornwall first):
Singles ~ Dave Studden 14-13 & 11-12; Nigel Nicholls 14-11 & 19-5. Pairs ~ Carolyn Matthews & Percy Tripp 7-14 & 12-14; Graham Reeves & Peter Hore 12-17 & 10-13. Triples ~ Pam Hamley, Chris Roberts & Carol Ford 11-10 & 5-21; Miriam Barbery, Tony Baldwin & Jean Roper 12-12 & 5-14. Fours ~ Gillian Cawrse, Derek Swaby, Nick Truscott & Graham Ford 4-5 & 11-6; Margaret Jenkin, Camilla Cawrse, Brenda Sleep & Peter Hamley 2-11 & 3-12.
Singles ~ Peter Spargo 13-10 & 20-7; Robert Flower 17-8 & 14-18. Pairs ~ Joe Coups & Brian Wakeley 18-5 & 19-6; Joyce Ward & William Sharp 13-9 & 17-11. Triples ~ Jim Rule, Marilyn Stewart & Arthur Hambley 6-12 & 11-14; Kath Goodman, Anthony Jago & Francis Walther 5-12 & 11-8. Fours ~ Ann Warren, Peter Warren, Norman Ward & Derek Newton 8-5 & 4-11; Sheila Flower, Meg Horrell, Ken Horrell & Phil Hicks 10-5 & 7-7.
P W D L Points
Devon 1 1 0 0 25
Somerset 1 1 0 0 22
Dorset 1 0 0 1 14
Cornwall 1 0 0 1 11
P W D L Points
Somerset 1 1 0 0 34
Cornwall 1 1 0 0 25
Devon 1 0 0 1 11
Dorset 1 0 0 1 2
CCSMBA Press & Promotions Officer