Sunday, 22 March 2015


NEWS RELEASE 22 March 2015


The Finals of the County Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours were recently contested at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club.

In the quarter finals of the Singles Michael Webster (Blisland) defeated Ruth Newbury (Wadebridge) 13-2, Peter Hore (Holmans) won 13-4 against Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) and Luke Jolly booked a spot in the Semi Finals with a 7-4 win over Martin Boraston (Dobwalls).  Ed Dyer (Landrake) had a bye into the semi finals following the withdrawal of Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) who was playing in the annual St Georges Cup Fixture.

The semi finals saw Dyer take an easy 18-2 win over Webster and Hore defeat Jolly 11-8.  Hore went on to win the final 11-3 against Dyer.

In the Two Wood Pairs quarter finals Gary Davey & Dennis Shorthouse (Landrake) won 10-3 against Graham Reeves & Peter Skinner (Saltash).  Roy Sumner & David Balow (Marazion) defeated Luke Jolly (Treviscoe) & Karen Watson (Saltash) 9-7.  Sandra & John Worton (Ladock) won 9-7 against Elise Daniell & Peter Hore (Holmans). Graham Luke & Richard Brown (Ladock) were easy 15-4 winners against Sheila & Robert Flower (Tintagel).

In the semi finals Sumner & Balow defeated Davey & Shorthouse 11-6 and the Wortons won 11-7 against club mates Luke & Brown.  A tight final was won by the Wortons defeating Sumner and Balow 10-9.

In the Triples quarter finals Elise Daniell, Nicholas Truscott & Peter Hore (Holmans) won 9-8 against Graham Reeves (Saltash), Heidi & Richard Kerr (Landrake).  Robert Staple, Val & Geoff Risdon (Lanteglos) defeated Mike Burnard, Bob Banks & Roy Christie (Boscastle) 11-5.  Richard Brown, Sandra & John Worton (Ladock) won 8-4 against Betty Temple-Smith (Luxulyan), Max Burden & Keith Matthews (Blisland).  Barry Kessell, Linda Martin & Gerald Fisher (Illogan) defeated Dennis Shorthouse, Neil Gribble (Landrake) & Gillian Cawrse (Lostwithiel) 10-8.

Two tight semi finals saw Hore win 10-8 against Risdon and Worton defeat Fisher 10-9.  A well contested final went right down to the final two bowls with the Ladock team winning 9-8.

Inn the Fours quarter finals Diane Shorthouse, Dennis Shorthouse, Neil Gribble & Richard Kerr (Landrake) defeated Patsy Wakeley, Richard Brown, Brian Wakeley & Chris Roberts (Ladock) 11-3.  Christopher Fry, Tony Jago (Treviscoe), Karen Watson (Saltash) & Ed Dyer (Landrake) won 10-6 against Keith Williams, Tom Lapworth, Howard McCormack & Nigel Jelbert (Penlee).  Elise Daniell, Mark Eddy, Nicholas Truscott & Peter Hore (Holmans) eased past Cynthia Storer, Edward Wakeley, Sandra Worton & Arthur Tubb (Ladock) 13-2.  Margaret & John Menhenick, Susan Wilce and Alan Rathbone (Wadebridge) won 12-6 against Bill Sharp, Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls), Max Burden & Keith Matthews (Blisland).

The semi finals saw Kerr win 13-5 against Dyer and Hore defeat Rathbone 12-1.  Kerr won the final against Hore 9-6.


Over the weekend Cornwall's England squad members have been in Derbyshire competing in the inaugural European Championships.

Cornwall's Peter Hore played Singles in the England '2' team which finished the event as runners up losing in the final against Wales '2'.


Nicholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer
Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association
Tel:    07800 916059

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