Manx Short Mat Bowls Association

Ann & Sylvia early leaders in the Peter Coward Pairs League

Action got underway last Sunday in the Peter Coward Pairs League with Ann Hollingworth & Sylvia Maddrell winning their opening 3 matches to take top spot.

Hollingworth & Maddrell got off to the perfect start, overcoming Seamus Whelan & Collin Holland 13-5 in their opening game. The second game was a much tighter affair with them taking taking the points on the final end to seal a 7-6 triumph over Bernie & Steven Durcan. They then kept their 100% record in tact thanks to a 14-8 victory over Matt Quayle & David Cottier.

Eddie Brew & Chris Holland lie in second place after beating James Teare & Harry Minor 15-5 and Ann Gale & Dave McTaggart 15-6, however they had to settle for a 10-10 draw against Michael Collister & Stephen Gale.

Seamus Whelan & Collin Holland responded well to their opening defeat with wins against Matt Quayle & David Cottier (12-8) and a superb 21-2 victory over James Teare & Harry Minor.

The full table is:
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Next week is the penultimate game of the Cherry Orchard League with leaders Ronaldsway Blockbusters meeting Peel Musketeers. Douglas Bay Pirates face Colby Cosmos, Laxey Minors play Andreas and Port Erin New Kids are up against Ballaugh.