Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association News Release - 15 October 2017
County Two Wood Pairs Over the weekend 30 teams played for one of eight places in the County Two Wood Pairs Finals with 14 on Saturday and 16 on Sunday split into four groups on each day with the group winners claiming a finals spot.
On Saturday Elise Daniell & Peter Hore (Holmans) topped Group One with an unbeaten 6 points +29 shots ahead of Meg & Ken Horrell (Withiel) on 4 +8. Mike Dyer (Newlyn Trinity) & Kevin Williams (Porthleven) topped Group Two with 5 +33 with Lynette Golledge & Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) second on 3 -10.
In Group Three Alan Holden & Des Pengelly (Landrake) were unbeaten with 4 +12 with John & Sandra Worton (St Newlyn East) second on 2 -2. Mark Payne & Howard McCormack (Penlee) topped Group Four with 4 +12 ahead of C Williams & Jean Welch (Marazion) 2 +1.
On Sunday Bob Banks & David Topliffe (Boscastle) topped Group One with 4 +13 ahead of Martin Boraston (East Taphouse) & Gary Davey (Landrake) on 4 +3. Ray Jeffery & Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) came out on top in Group Two with 4 +36 with Dennis Shorthouse & Richard Kerr (Landrake) second on 4 +11.
Nathan Waters & Luke Jolly (Withiel) topped Group Three with 4 +12 with Christopher Harris & June Trestrail (Hayle) second on 4 +8. The final qualifiers were Kath Goodman (Treviscoe) & Karen Watson (Saltash) who were the only unbeaten team on Sunday finishing on 6 +33 with Max Burden & Keith Matthews (Blisland) second on 4 +15.
The eight winners go through to the finals on Sunday 25th March.
Inter County Championship Cornwall face Somerset on Sunday at Carnmoggas in the latest round of Inter County Championship fixtures.
Cornwall's Premier Team are unbeaten in the opening two fixtures this year and will be looking for a solid performance at home against a Somerset team they have already beaten at Donyatt this year. The A Team have struggled so far this year recording just 24 points from the opening two fixtures.
Tables Premier P W D L SD Pts Somerset 3 1 0 2 60 64 Devon 3 0 1 2 -65 49 Dorset 2 2 0 0 2 45 Cornwall 2 1 1 0 3 42
A P W D L SD Pts Devon 3 3 0 0 125 73 Somerset 3 2 0 1 72 68 Dorset 2 0 0 2 - 48 35 Cornwall 2 0 0 2 149 24
County Two Wood Singles On Saturday 40 players will compete in the County Two Wood Singles split over morning and afternoon sessions with 20 bowlers drawn into each.
ENDS Nicholas Truscott Press and Promotions Officer CCSMBA
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