CORNWALL COUNTY SHORT MAT BOWLING ASSOCIATION
NEWS RELEASE – 4 September 2011
The final group fixtures were completed last week in the East area with Wanderers claiming a 20-7 win away to Boscastle Bees and Tintagel Heralds taking a narrow 13-11 win over club mates Tintagel Knights. Wanderers therefore claim the place in the county final against Withiel Oaks to be played over two legs at Withiel on Wed 28th September and Dobwalls the following night, Thursday 29th September.
Final East Area Phase Two Table
P W D L F A Diff Pts
Wanderers(Dobwalls) 6 5 0 1 156 64 92 16
Tintagel Knights 6 4 0 2 120 104 16 12
Tintagel Heralds 6 2 0 4 86 136 -50 4
Boscastle Bees 6 1 0 5 86 144 -58 4
Cornwall’s two England squad members Peter Hore (Holmans) and Karen Watson (Treviscoe) recently travelled to the Midlands for the first practice day of the new season. The squad members were mixed into different teams throughout the day with both Peter and Karen reported as playing well throughout the day in various team positions. Peter’s teams recorded 2 wins during the day with Karen recording 1. Both will be looking to build on those results during the next practice day this Saturday (10th September).
One week later, on Saturday 17 September, Peter & Karen will be part of the England squad taking on the England Presidents team which includes Peter’s Holmans club mates Nicholas Truscott & Elise Daniell. In a double header weekend the England team will face the county champions Cheshire the following day. Results over this weekend will play a part in the forming of the England team for the British Isles Championship in Dumfries over the weekend on 19th and 20th November.
Elise Daniell has also been selected for the England Ladies team to face an Armargh Ladies team over the weekend of 1st and 2nd October.
Full England calendar.
10 September – England Day
17 September – England v Presidents Team
18 September – England v County Champions
1-2 October – England Ladies v Armargh
8 October – England Day
29 October – England Day
19-20 November – British Isles Championship (Dumfries, Scotland)
21-22 January – England v Wales International
11-12 February – England International
23-24 March – World Championships (Balleymoney, Ireland)
Cornwall County Squad
The Cornwall County Squad for the 2011-12 season will be determined over the weekend of 17 and 18 September with a squad selection day on Saturday 17 September and squad practice on the following day ahead of the first Inter County Match v Devon on Sunday 25 September at the counties new venue of Fowey Leisure Centre.
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