CORNWALL COUNTY SHORT MAT BOWLING ASSOCIATION
NEWS RELEASE 14 October 2012
ENGLAND CALL UP FOR PETER HORE
Peter Hore, from the Holmans club, has been selected for the England team to compete in the British Isles Championships at the Potters Resort in Norfolk on 17th and 18th November. Having played in the 2009 and 2011 A Team International events this selection makes Peter only the third Cornish bowler to play for England in the championships, the previous representatives being Brian George (Morwenstow) in 1992 and Karen Watson (Holmans, now Treviscoe) in 2010.
After a gaining a number of opportunities to play at recent England weekends Elise Daniell, also of the Holmans club, has been added to the England squad for the remainder of the season.
On Saturday 112 bowlers in 28 teams are entered into the qualification competition for the County Fours championship to be played at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowls Club with play under way at 0900. 8 teams will go forward from the day to the County Finals later in the season.
On Sunday Cornwall travel to Exeter to take on Devon at the ISCA Bowls Centre in the latest round of Inter County Championship fixtures. In the Premier Competition, Devon lead the way in the local group having dropped just 10 out of a possible 80 points in their opening two games. For Cornwall every point will be crucial against a strong Devon team as they look to maintain second place and extend their advantage over Somerset and Dorset.
Cornwall’s A team go into the match with a number of players returning to the availability list with some likely to return as Cornwall look to extend their lead at the top of the table against a Devon team currently sitting bottom of the table.
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