Monday, 18 February 2008

CCSMBA News Release - 18th February 2008

Inter County Championship

Cornwall's Premier Team travelled to Melksham, Wiltshire for the
Quarter Final of the Inter County Championship Consolation
on Sunday where they faced the team that knocked them out of the
competition last season, Shropshire.

The first session saw just 1 win from the 4 games, coming from the
rink of Margaret Jenkins, Pam Williams, Derek Swaby & Graham Ford.
Shropshire also took a healthy shots advantage, mainly thanks to an
almost faultless display from their World Singles Champion Chris
Grocott winning 29-4.

A sole win for Cornwall in the second session from Holmans duo Nick
Truscott and Peter Hore meant that at the half way stage Shropshire
lead by 12 points to 4. The third session saw Shropshire take all 4
wins to secure their place in the semi finals with a session to

With the match already lost, Cornwall hit back in the final session
with wins for Penlee's Geoff Lane and Mike Jefferies in the pairs and
Roy Christophers, Brenda Sleep & Carol Ford in the Triples along with
draw in the other pairs match.

Final Score - Cornwall 9 points 153 shots - Shropshire 27 points 217

A busy weekend ahead locally see's the finals of the County Singles,
Fours & Mixed Fours on Saturday and County Pairs & Triples on Sunday,
all at the The Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin.

Scores (Cornwall First)


Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) 4-29, 11-13
David Studden (Troon) 8-17, 12-18

Margaret Jenkins (Newlyn Trinity), Pam Williams (St Newlyn East),
Derek Swaby (Wadebridge) & Graham Ford (St Newlyn East) 10-3, 1-20
Pam Hamley (Lostwithiel), Elise Daniell (Holmans), Chris Roberts
(Ladock) & Peter Hamley (Lostwithiel) 10-12, 6-11

Geoff Lane (Penlee) & Mike Jefferies (Penlee) 12-19, 11-10
Nicholas Truscott (Holmans) & Peter Hore (Holmans) 21-11, 12-12

Roy Christophers (Helston), Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) & Carol Ford (St
Newlyn East) 8-13, 7-6
Gillian Cawrse (Luxulyan), Phil Hicks (Luxulyan) & Percy Tripp
(Helston) 8-10, 12-13

League Tables (please follow links below)

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- First Division -

North Area - Premier Division -

- First Division -


Peter Hore
CCSMBA Press & Promotions Officer

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