County Mixed Fours Finals On Sunday the first County Finals of the season were contested at Carnmoggas. During the morning the Mixed Fours was played. The Quarter Finals saw Elise Daniell, Caroline Moore, Nicholas Truscott & Peter Hore defeat Carol Ford, Sandra Worton, John Worton & Graham Ford 10-4. Trish Hodge, Betty Temple-Smith, Max Burden & Keith Matthews defeated Ruth Newbury, Esme Stokes, David Stokes & Alan Rathbone 10-7. Lynne Davey, Gillian Cawrse, Martin Boraston & Gary Davey won 14-4 against Kath Goodman, Chris Fry, Tom Westlake & Karen Watson. The final game of the round saw Dot Nunn, Yolanda Featherstone, Des Pengelly & Alan Holden win 15-6 against Margaret Menhenick, Barbara Swaby, Derek Swaby & John Menhenick 15-6.
In the semi finals Peter Hore won 10-6 against Keith Matthews and Alan Holden defeated Gary Davey 6-10. The final saw Holden establish a lead only for Hore to erode it taking the game to an extra end after the scores were tied at 7-7 after the 9 ends. Holden took 3 on the extra end to take the title.
County Champion of Champions On Sunday afternoon 12 club champions competed for the County Champion of Champions title at Carnmoggas in a straight knock-out competition.
A preliminary round saw Tony Baldwin (Liskeard) win 9-8 against Peter Skinner (Saltash), Caroline Moore (Luxulyan) won 15-4 against Barbara Swaby (Wadebidge). Geoff Risdon (Lanteglos) won 9-7 against Joe Dixon (Withiel) and Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) defeated Neil Gribble (Landrake) 12-7.
In the Quarter Finals Baldwin defeated Moore 12-5, Nicholls won 10-9 against Risdon. Peter Hore (Holmans) won 12-1 against Gerald Fisher (Illogan) and Ian Sinclair (Hayle) won 15-2 against Colin Williams (Penlee).
The Semi Finals Nicholls defeated Baldwin 12-2 and Hore won 13-9 against Sinclair. Nicholls won the final 11-4.
West Area Competitions Three titles have been decided in the West Area recently. David Studden (Holmans) defeated Gerald Fisher (Illogan) win the 2 Wood Singles title. Kevin Williams (Porthleven) won the 4 Wood Singles defeating Don Falck (Marazion) in the final.
David Studden & Chris Selby(Holmans) beat Mike Dyer (Newlyn) & Colin Williams (Penlee) on an extra end to win the 2 Wood Pairs.
Forthcoming Events On Saturday the County Premier Team take on Kent, West Sussex, Essex, Surrey, Somerset, Devon & Dorset in the finals of the ICC Rinks Competition. On Sunday the 2 Wood Singles and 4 Wood Pairs finals will be contested at Carnmoggas.
World Championships Two bowlers from Cornwall have been selected to represent England the Short Mat Bowls World Championships at the Leigh Indoor Sports Centre, Manchester from 18th to 20th March.
Peter Hore will join West Midlands player Chris Willies in the Pairs and David Studden teams up with Norfolk's Nicky Bartlett and Essex's Barry Hedges.
Both Peter and David play for the Holmans club in Camborne who are currently 7 points clear at the top of the Western Area league with two thirds of the fixtures complete.
Inter County Championship Cornwall's A Team travelled to Coventry on Sunday to face Cheshire in the last 16 of the Inter County Championship losing 16-24 to end Cornwall's participation in the competition for this this year.
Forthcoming Events The next competitive action in on Sunday 28th February with the County Mixed Fours Finals in the morning and Champion of Champions in the afternoon at Carnmoggas Indoor Bowling Club.