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Wymondham in confident form

PUBLISHED: 08:23 18 December 2008 | UPDATED: 14:48 14 July 2010

Wymondham produced a confident display of bowls to beat Carleton Rode away 8-2 (79-44) in the Breckland League last week.

The first session was dominated again with the always reliable triple of S Archer, S Foster and D Phillips producing a 23-5 win.

Wymondham produced a confident display of bowls to beat Carleton Rode away 8-2 (79-44) in the Breckland League last week.

The first session was dominated again with the always reliable triple of S Archer, S Foster and D Phillips producing a 23-5 win. D Durrant, T Emms and B Saunders also showed what they are made of with a 22-7 win.

After the break a rocky start for the triple of M Fisher, J Li Rocchi and C Mann who went 6-0 down after two ends, soon swapped over with Mann playing second and soon started to dominate, eventually winning 20-15.

A completely different start for M Taylor, P L King and S Phillips saw them sail into the lead, 10-0 after five ends but a sticky patch midway through saw the score pegged back to 11-11 after 13 ends.

Dropping a three on the 14th end saw them fall away to a 14-17 defeat.

This leaves them second in the league two points ahead of Connaught A and nine points behind Yaxham in first place.

The next day they played there second leg encounter in the five pairs tournament, where they took their 40 plus shot lead in the first leg to Forncett.

Wymondham's only win came from the pairing of S Archer, who has played fantastic bowls so far this season, and D Phillips, who has also had a good season. They won 15-3 and sealed the team's progress into the semi-finals, where they are yet to find out who they play and where.

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