CORNWALL COUNTY SHORT MAT BOWLS ASSOCIATION
NEWS RELEASE 21 March 2011
INTER AREA MATCH
On Saturday (19 March) the annual Inter Area Match, contested by teams of 32 bowlers representing each of the four area leagues, was played at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin.
The Central Area team were the team to meat in the day leading the overall scores at the end of each of the six sessions to finish on 38 points out of a possible 48. Inter Area League winners, West, were second with 23 points, North claimed third with 18 and East fourth with 17 points.
BRITISH ISLES A TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Over the weekend (19 & 20 March) Peter Hore from the Holmans Club travelled to Swansea to take his place in the England team for the British Isles A Team Championship playing Singles.
The event started will for Peter with a 15-10 win in his first game against the Welsh representative. A narrow 12-14 defeat followed in the second game of the day on Saturday against the Scottish representative. Peter’s final game on Sunday against Ireland which resulted in a further defeat by 18 shots to 10 leaving Peter in third place overall for the Singles competition. Ireland claimed the honours in all the disciplines contested, Singles, Pairs, Triples, Fours and Team Competition.
On Saturday (26 March) the County Two Wood Singles and County Four Wood Pairs finals will be contested at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin.
The qualifiers for the finals are.
Two Wood Singles
Mark Albon (Luxulyan), Graham Reeves (Saltash), Karen Watson (Holmans), Martin Boraston (Liskeard), Peter Hore (Holmans), Tony Baldwin (Liskeard), Norman Ward (Withiel) and Carol Ford (St Newlyn East).
Four Wood Pairs
Luke Jolly & Tony Jago (Treviscoe), Betty Temple-Smith & Peter Moyle (Luxulyan), Graham Reeves & Darren Woolner (Saltash), Linda Martin & Gerald Fisher (Illogan), Joe Coups & Richard Brown (Illogan), Elise Daniell & Peter Hore (Holmans), Carol Ford & Graham Ford (St Newlyn East) and Karen Watson & Nicholas Truscott (Holmans).
WEST AREA TOP TEAM
Last Wednesday (16 March) the Western Division Top Team final was played at Helston Bowling Club between Premier Division Holmans and Division Two Illogan, although a new team in the area league containing no fewer than five players with current county team experience. Illogan proved the stronger side on the night winning both games, 11-8 and 17-10.
The Western Area league title was decided last Tuesday night with Helston Grylls claiming the title with a 5-1 win over Penlee whilst previously table topping Holmans were unable to replicate there win over Porthleven Fisherfolk in the semi final of the top team competition suffering a 6-0 defeat, a sequence of results which pushed Fisherfolk above Penlee for fifth in the final league table. Penzance Comets claimed third on shot difference from Newlyn Trinity Jowsters after both teams claimed 6 points in the final week of games.
Continually updated league tables can be found on the following links, the * mark shown in the tables does not need to reproduced.
West Premier Division http://www.nicholastruscott.co.uk/2008site/index.php?pg=leaguetable&tableid=26225
Central Premier Division http://www.nicholastruscott.co.uk/2008site/index.php?pg=leaguetable&tableid=26222
Central Division One http://www.nicholastruscott.co.uk/2008site/index.php?pg=leaguetable&tableid=26223
East Premier Division http://www.nicholastruscott.co.uk/2008site/index.php?pg=leaguetable&tableid=26753
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