The opening stages of the Men’s National Pairs Championship, sponsored by Bowling Abroad, were held this afternoon at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.
Warboys, Hunts (J Randall) bt Erdington Court, Warks (R Brittan) 23-10;
Chester Road, Worcs (S Parker) bt Priory, Hants (C Carter) 26-16;
Taunton, S’set (J Amery) bt Newquay Trenance, C’Wall (G Frost) 22-21;
Southey, Surrey (C Baker) bt Holwell Sports, Leics (N Hope) 23-20;
Northampton West End, N’hants (J Walker) bt Barnwood, Glos (R Browett) 27-12;
Poole Park, D’set (B Paulley) bt Heaton Hall, Lancs (D McVittie) 21-13;
Grays Town, Essex (R Bone) bt White Rock, Sussex (S Godfrey) 21-10;
Workington, Cumb (D Forster) bt West Witney, Oxon (D Leighfield) 19-15;
Spencer Moulton, Wilts (G Shadwell) bt Bromley, Kent (M Cheeseman) 21-20;
Gosforth, N’land (S Richardson) bt Pennycross Sports, Devon (Z Kidd) 19-15;
Silksworth, D’ham (D Bolt) bt Ross-on-Wye, Hereford (B Payne) 24-10;
Royal Mail Cart, Lincs (A Caress) bt Newmarket Avenue, Cambs (R Catton) 17-14;
Official photographs can be viewed and purchased at: www.bobsaundersphotography.co.uk/bowls-events
Entry to the championships is free of charge. Chargeable parking is available in Victoria Park and in nearby town centre car parks. The Tournament Office will be open daily from 8.30am until close of play. Should you have any queries related to the National Championships please telephone 07444 272672.