Sunday, 27 March 2011

CCSMBA News Release - 27 March 2011

NEWS RELEASE – 27 March 2011

County Two Wood Singles and Four Wood Pairs Finals

On Saturday (26 March) the finals of the Cornwall County Short Mat Bowls Association Two Wood Singles and Four Wood Pairs were contested at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin.

First up was the Singles with 8 players drawn into a straight knockout competition.  In the Quarter Finals Peter Hore (Holmans) was a 12-5 winner against Graham Reeves (Saltash).  Tony Baldwin (Liskeard) defeated Carol Ford (St Newlyn East) 12-6.  Norman Ward (Withiel) was a 15-14 winner against Martin Boraston (Liskeard) and Karen Watson (Holmans) claimed the final semi final spot with a 11-2 win against Mark Albon (Luxulyan). 

The semi finals saw Peter Hore claim 2 on the last end against Tony Baldwin to win progress to the final with an 11-10 win.  Karen Watson claimed the second semi final, to set up an all Holmans final, with a 12-7 win against Norman Ward.  Karen was never in trouble in the final with a fine display of drawing bowls that saw here move into a comfortable early lead and eventually claim the title with a 13-1 win with 6 ends to go and become the first lady to win the title in the competitions 19 year history.

The Pairs also featured 8 teams playing a straight knockout competition.  The Quarter Finals saw Linda Martin & Gerry Fisher (Illogan) 15-3 winners against Carol & Graham Ford (St Newlyn East).  Graham Reeves & Darren Woolner (Saltash) needed an extra end to defeat Nicholas Truscott & Karen Watson (Holmans) 9-8.  Tony Jago & Luke Jolly (Treviscoe) were 11-6 winners against Joe Coups & Richard Brown (Illogan).  The final semi final spot went to Elise Daniell & Peter Hore (Holmans) with a 12-11 win over Betty Temple-Smith & Peter Moyle (Luxulyan).

The semi finals saw Graham Reeves & Darren Woolner take a comfortable 12-2 win against Linda Martin & Gerald Fisher.  Tony Jago & Luke Jolly claimed the second semi with a 9-6 win against Elise Daniell & Peter Hore.  Tony Jago & Luke Jolly went on the claim title with an 11-5 win over Graham Reeves & Darren Woolner.

There is another busy weekend of finals ahead this week with the County Mixed Fours and Champion of Champions on Saturday and the Bebbington Cup and Under 25’s on Sunday, all to be played at the Dragon Leisure Centre, Bodmin.

County Leagues – All now complete

Continually updated league tables can be found on the following links, the * mark shown in the tables does not need to reproduced.

Summer League

Entries for the Summer League close on Saturday 9 April.
Nicholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer
Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association
Tel:    07800 916059

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