Sunday, 18 March 2018


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Cornwall County Short Mat Bowling Association
News Release - 18 March 2018

World Championships
Holman's bowler Peter Hore travelled to Stromstad in Sweden to compete in the World Short Mat Bowls Championship looking to defend the Pairs title he won in Manchester in 2016.  This time around his partner was Norfolk's David Lamb competing in his first World Championships. 

The first two group games were played on Friday with a 17-12 win against Italy and 9-14 defeat to Norway.  Saturday saw the group games continue with first up a 13-13 draw against Wales.  A narrow defeat to India 15-17 was followed up with an 18-10 win against Canada.  Saturday's final game saw a large 23-8 win against Belguim.  Sunday's final group games saw defeat against Ireland 11-15and a win against Sweden 15-9.  The run of results left the pair 5th in group on 9 points.

Group Table

      Shots Pts
1 IRELAND Gary McNabb, Gerard Conroy 78 14
2 WALES Cennydd Howell, Dafydd Howell 31 13
3 NORWAY Lisa Kristin Frantzen, Tone Boe 21 10
4 SWEDEN Fredric Larson, Lars Hanson 17 10
5 ENGLAND Peter Hore, David Lamb 23 9
6 ITALY Giovanni Cataldi, Antonio Rinaldi -32 6
7 INDIA Brian Nelson, Sashi Patel -43 6
8 BELGIUM Martin Theunissen, Rene Theunissen -32 2
9 CANADA Patrick Cote, Dave Burrows -63 2

The championship winners were
Singles - Jonathan Payne (Belguim)
Pairs - Jonas & Joel Hager (Sweden)
Triples - Adam Smith, Ryan Knight & Danny Langdon (England)
Fours - Chris Willies, Dominic Reed, Alan Jones & Gareth Davies (England)

England retained the Nations Cup

Inter Area Match
Locally the Inter Area match scheduled for Sunday at Carnmoggas was postponed due to the weather.

County Championship Results
This weekend Carnmoggas hosts the finals of the County Singles and Fours on Saturday and Pairs and Triples on Sunday.

The qualifiers for each discipline are
Singles - Kevin Williams (Porthleven),  Bob Banks (Boscastle),  Callum Beale (Withiel),  Karen Watson (Saltash),  Eilse Daniell (Holmans),  Geoff Maunder (East Taphouse),  Carolyn Stanley (St Newlyn East) &  Alan Holden (Landrake).

Fours - Elise Daniell, Nicholas Truscott, Callum Beale & Peter Hore (Holmans),  Robert Rawlings, Lynette Golledge, Brenda Sleep & John Worth (Dobwalls),  Lynn Smith, Paul Murphy, Bob Smith & Frank Plummer (Porthleven),  Martin Boraston, Gillian Cawrse, Lynne Davey & Gary Davey (Landrake),  Heidi Kerr, Richard Kerr, Dianne Shorthouse & Dennis Shorthouse (Landrake),  Keith Williams, Mike Richards, David Langsworthy & Beryl Langsworthy (Penlee),  Howard McCormack, Nigel Jelbert, Malcolm Daniels & Mark Payne (Penlee),  Betty Temple-Smith, Mike Webster, Max Burden & Keith Matthews (Blisland).

Pairs - Elise Daniell & Peter Hore (Holmans),  Mike Dyer & Kevin Williams (Newlyn Trinity),  Alan Holden & Des Pengelly (Landrake),  Mark Payne & Howard McCormack (Penlee),  Bob Banks & David Topliffe (Boscastle),  Ray Jeffery & Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity),  Nathan Waters & Luke Jolly (Withiel),  Kath Goodman & Karen Watson (Saltash)

Triples - Gillian Cawrse, Mike Dyer & Kevin Williams (Newlyn Trinity),  Brian Wakeley, Carol Ford & Graham Ford (Ladock),  Rose Dyer, Howard McCormack & Mark Payne (Penlee),  Bob Banks, John Wakelin & David Topliffe (Boscastle),  Martin Boraston, Lynne Davey & Gary Davey (East Taphouse),  Eileen Taylor, Robert Rawlings & Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls),  Val Risdon, Neil Wright & Geoff Risdon (Lanteglos),  Ray Jeffery, David Balow & Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity).

Area Leagues

The league program is drawing to a close with the line up for the Bebbington Cup competition on Sunday 8th April is starting to be confirmed.  Representing the 4 areas will be West - Newlyn Trinity Jowsters, Central - Withiel Oaks, East - Landrake and the North still to be confirmed.  The League Plate line up is still to be confirmed with a number of teams still in contention in the West.  St Newlyn East will represent Central, and Liskeard the East.  The North representatives are still to be determined.

The area leagues results and tables can be found at

Nicholas Truscott
Press and Promotions Officer

Tel 07800 916059


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