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Bowls title joy for Wymondham

PUBLISHED: 15:56 18 March 2010 | UPDATED: 15:20 14 July 2010

Wymondham's winning team.

Wymondham's winning team.

WYMONDHAM Short Mat Bowls Club has won its first Breckland Five pairs title after beating Connaught A 38-36 in an exciting final held at Watton.

All pairs were closely matched and the result could have gone either way, but Wymondham just edged it.

WYMONDHAM Short Mat Bowls Club has won its first Breckland Five pairs title after beating Connaught A 38-36 in an exciting final held at Watton.

All pairs were closely matched and the result could have gone either way, but Wymondham just edged it.

Results: S Archer and B Saunders 9, D Adcock and B Adcock 4, S Foster and D Phillips 7, C Musk and S Parsons 8, P Saunders and S Phillips 7, O Allen and L Fallows 8, M Linsdell and P King 6, D Liles and S Bragg 10, M Barker and C Mann 9, M Parsons and R Wells 6.

Earlier in the same week the team again beat Connaught A in an away league match 6-4 (70-58).

This was another first for the club, with triples P Saunders, M Fisher, S Phillips and E Barker, P King, C Mann putting in sizeable wins of 21-10 and 22-13 to take the match with overall shots.

The club's home form is still red hot, as they recorded their fifth straight 10-0 home win, this time against Watton, which now secures Wymondham's first Breckland League title, with Yaxham dropping three points at home to Carleton Rode. The first session was tight, with both triples winning by only one shot.

The second session was more comfortable, with M Linsdell, S Foster and D Phillips cruising to a 27-6 win, while P Saunders, M Fisher and S Phillips also ran out winners 26-8, in what has been a remarkable season for the club.

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