CORNWALL COUNTY SHORT MAT BOWLING ASSOCIATION
News Release 24 November 2019
INTER COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP
On Sunday Cornwall travelled to the Dorset Bowls Resort for the latest round of ESMBA Inter County Championship matches. The Premier Team started the match well taking three wins in the first session. Nigel Nicholls winning 19-8 in the Singles and in the Pairs Elise Daniell & Callum Beale and John Worton & David Studden winning 16-10 and 15-12 respectively. Cornwall then failed to score in the morning Triples and Fours to trail 10 points to 6 after the morning sessions.
The afternoon Singles and Pairs saw Cornwall win on two mats, Nicholls 18-10 in the Singles and Worton & Studden 16-14 in the Pairs helping to secure the Pairs bonus points. The match score after three sessions Dorset 16 points Cornwall 12 points. Cornwall scored a further 2 points in the final session with a win for Sandra Worton, Percy Tripp & Kevin Williams in the Triples 16-12. The final match score Dorset 26 points 211 shots Cornwall 14 points 182 shots.
Premier Team Scores
Singles - Nigel Nicholls (Newlyn Trinity) 8-19 & 10-18, Peter Hore (Holmans) 19-8 & 17-5
Pairs - Elise Daniell (Holmans) & Callum Beale (Withiel) 10-16 & 16-9, John Worton (St Newlyn East) & David Studden (Holmans) 12-15 & 14-16
Triples - Percy Tripp (Newlyn Trinity), Sandra Worton (St Newlyn East) & Kevin Williams (Newlyn Trinity) 18-13 & 12-16, Dennis Shorthouse (Landrake), David Topliffe (Boscastle) & Chris Roberts (Ladock) 19-11 & 12-11
Fours - Nathan Waters (Withiel), Nicholas Truscott (Holmans), Martin Boraston (Duloe) & Luke Jolly (Holmans) 12-8 & 14-6, Graham Reeves (Saltash), Lynne Davey (Landrake), Richard Kerr (Landrake), & Neil Gribble (Landrake) 10-8 & 8-5.
The A Team shared the first session with wins for both Singles, Alan Trubshaw and Mark Payne 14-10 and 17-15 respectively. Like the Premier Team, Cornwall's A Team failed to score a point in the second session to trail 12 points to 4 at the half way point in the match.
The afternoon Singles and Pairs session saw Cornwall win on one of the four mats, Glynn Roy & Gill Smith winning 16-10 in the Pairs. The final session brought a couple of wins for Cornwall. In the Triples Lynne Smith, Austen Runnalls & Graham Ford 15-10 and in the Fours Meg Horrell, Dianne Shorthouse, Brenda Sleep & Ken Horrell 17-8. The final match score Dorset 30 points 225 shots Cornwall 10 points 163 shots.
A Team Scores
Singles - Alan Trubshaw (Duloe) 10-14 & 22-9, Mark Payne (Penzance) 15-17 & 15-9
Pairs - Des Pengelly (Landrake) & Alan Holden (Saltash Kernow) 15-12 & 13-9, Glynn Roy (Withiel) & Gill Smith (Newlyn Trinity) 15-8 & 10-16
Triples - Lynne Smith (Porthleven), Austen Runnalls (Luxulyan) & Graham Ford (Ladock) 15-8 & 10-15, Louise WillIams (Helston), Tony Jago (Ladock) & Nicola Ellis (Helston) 15-6 & 28-4
Fours - Meg Horrell (Withiel), Dianne Shorthouse (Landrake), Brenda Sleep (Dobwalls) & Ken Horrell (Withiel) 16-5 & 8-17, Leonard Lee, Jon Read, Caroline Trubshaw (Duloe) & Gary Davey (Landrake) 9-6 & 9-8.
INTER AREA LEAGUE
On Sunday the second round of Inter Area League matches will be played at Carnmoggas with North against West and East against Central.
SHORT MAT PLAYERS TOUR
Over the weekend a group of players will compete in the Short Mat Players Tours World Fours on Saturday and World Pairs on Sunday at the Falcon Indoor Bowls club in Chelmsford. Elise Daniell, Peter Hore, Gill Smith & Nigel Nicholls make up one Four on Saturday and Callum Beale is with players from other counties in another. On Sunday Nigel pairs up with Elise, Peter with Gill and Callum with Northants player Ed Sawbridge.
The county league program is well underway and the CCSMBA are offering a full fixtures and results service for the media.
Fixtures can be accessed here https://ccsmba.co.uk/content.php?pg=fixtures
Results can be accessed here https://ccsmba.co.uk/content.php?pg=results
League Tables can be accessed here https://ccsmba.co.uk/content.php?pg=tabledisplay