Paddy power in short mat pairs at March

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Forty-four pairs of players were attracted to the Cambridgeshire Short Mat Bowls Association’s pairs competition at the March indoor club on Saturday.

The format for the competition was for each pair to play five games of eight ends culminating in a winner with the most points (two for a win and one for a draw).

The winning pair was M. Paddy and R. Paddy, points 10, shot difference +41; second C. Sharp & B. Cousins 9, SD +50; third G. Ward & B. Fox, 9, SD +27.

Full results: L. Fyson & M. Fyson points 6, shot diff +13. M. Taylor & J. Page 7, +15. D. Butcher & R. Fox 5, -5. S. Smith & L. Mitchell 4, -7. M. Newton & J. Spriggs 5, -1. B. Waling & C. Waling 6, +14. A. Francis & A. Francis 4, -14. M. Paddy & R. Paddy 10, +41. R. Bonello & J. Thorpe 6, +9. J. Retchless & D. Retchless 4, +5. J. Fox & M. Strang 0, -21. S. Selby & C. Chapman 6, +2. J. Charter & J. Hinson 8, +13. R. Coker & V. Riches 0, -39. C. Dennis & K. Stanford 8, +20. J. Needham & V. Hempsell 4, -8. M.Bell & P. Bretagne 5 0. L. Stanford & K. Barber 3, -24. D. Fincham & R. Fincham 9, +15. E. Perfitt & V. Ware 0, -26. P. Elmore & R. Elmore 7, +15. M. Nobbs & H. Dale 3, -17. A. Graham & M. Judd 4, -18. P. Balls & M. Fox 8, +12. J. Bridgestock & G. Lunn 8, +26. G. Ward & B. Fox 9, +27. J. Hyde & R. Richardson 2, -24. P. Pollard & L. Waple 4, -24. J. Goff & J. Goff 9, +18. J. Russell & D. Warriner 2, -7. P. Fayers & J. Paddy 7, +9. R. Payne & T. Croucher 2, -31. C. Sharp & B. Cousins 9, +50. J. Mortlock & D. Mortlock 0, -26. H. Barron & B. Tills 0, -37. G. Russell & J. Hillier 7, +16. M. Hastings & D. Baker 4, +9. N. Martin & J. Francis 2, -16. L. White & R.Cooper 6, +23. V. Emery & D. Coombs 2, -26. J. Stanford & M. Humphrey 5 0. J. Walker & J. Jarvis 9, +21. B. Harrison & J. Peters 8, +20. A. Allen & E. Hunter 3, -22.