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.
Gary McNabb, Gerard Conroy
Cennydd Howell, Dafydd Howell
Lisa Kristin Frantzen, Tone Boe
Fredric Larson, Lars Hanson
Peter Hore, David Lamb
Giovanni Cataldi, Antonio Rinaldi
Brian Nelson, Sashi Patel
Martin Theunissen, Rene Theunissen
Patrick Cote, Dave Burrows
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).
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.