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Wymondham eye up title

PUBLISHED: 12:12 05 March 2010 | UPDATED: 15:19 14 July 2010

WYMONDHAM Short Mat Bowls Club look like closing in on its first Breckland League title in its most successful season in its 21-year history.

They have already got to the final of the five pairs competition which will be held at Watton on March 12.

WYMONDHAM Short Mat Bowls Club look like closing in on its first Breckland League title in its most successful season in its 21-year history.

They have already got to the final of the five pairs competition which will be held at Watton on March 12.

Wymondham managed three more victories in the league, their first was a very pleasing 8-2 (78-64) away win at Hingham A John Higgs' strong block were the only triple to put a dent in what would of been a clean sweep.

Results: E Barker, P King and C Mann 25-15, M Barker, M Linsdell and B Saunders 12-21, S Archer, S Foster and D Phillips 21-13 and P Saunders, M. Fisher and S. Phillips 20-15.

Their second match was against current champs Yaxham where Wymondham crushed any hopes of them retaining their title for a third successive season as they came away with a 6-4 (58-59) away win.

Although overall shots were lost this was still an important win not only because it was Wymondham's first win there it also put a massive 22-point gap between them.

Results: M Barker, M Linsdell and B Saunders 10-21, S Archer, S Foster and D Phillips 13-10, P Saunders, M Fisher and S Phillips 19-15 and E Barker, P King and C Mann 16-13.

The final match of the month saw Wymondham's fourth straight maximum home win against Connaught B 10-0 (94-39) which created a 12-point gap at the top of the league with Wymondham now on 129 points after 16 games and Connaught A on 117 after 17 played.

Results: P Saunders, M Fisher and S Phillips 19-7, E Barker, P King and C Mann 24-14, S Archer, S Foster and D Phillips 26-10 and M Barker, M Linsdell and B Saunders 25-10.

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