Play commenced in the National Mixed Pairs Competition, supported by the Friends of English Bowling, this afternoon at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.
Denise Hodd and Michael Stone (Sussex) bt Jennie Redford and Nick Muir (Hertfordshire) 22-13;
Jamie-Lea Winch and Joe Dawson (Leicestershire) bt Gemma Barnett and Simon Clarke (Surrey) 22-20;
Ellie Last and John Rednall (Suffolk) bt Nikki Parsons and Lee Phillips (Devon) 22-15;
Lucy Smith and Mike Titcombe (Wiltshire) bt Steven Cook and Victoria Forster (Cumbria) 19-18;
Sara Trotter and Dave Mason (Kent) bt Karen Malone and Toddy Di Giovanni (Somerset) 23-15;
Sarah Bowen and Joe Sharp (Hampshire) bt Jane Murphy and Andy Knapper (Berkshire) 20-19;
Elaine Score and Edward Morris (Essex) bt Emma Exley and Phil Exley (Northamptonshire) 25-14;
Charlene Turpie and Andrew Briden (Buckinghamshire) bt Maddie Burgess and Grant Burgess (Worcestershire) 26-12;
Official photographs can be viewed and purchased at: https://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.