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Another win for Mark and PD

Following their win last month in the Cornwall Easter Egg Shoot, Mark Hypponen and Pete PD Downing have come out top again, taking the trophy in this year's Kernow Regional Doubles competition. Mark is a member of Tregony PC, PD of the North Inn PC at Pendeen.

Nine teams took part in the event, held at the Star Inn, St Day, on Sunday 3 May.

After five rounds of timed games Ray Beresford (North Inn) and Susan Williamson (Tregony) were leading with 4 wins, a draw and a points difference of +22, just ahead of Mark and PD who had the same number of wins, plus a draw and a points difference of +20.

Colin 'Boot' Booth (North Inn) and Graeme Kirkham (Tregony) had 4 wins (+8) and the fourth placed team of Dion Beechey and Rob Sullivan of the Coaching Inn PC, St Columb Major, were on 3 wins (+11).

In the semi-finals Rob and Dion beat Ray and Susan and Mark and PD beat Boot and Graeme in a tight game which went to 13-12.

Mark and PD took the final 13-8 against Rob and Dion.

The plate competition ended with a 'husbands V wives' final: Enid Rose (Rising Sun PC) and Sarah Jarvis (Vogue PC) went down 13-1 to Andy Rose (Rising Sun) and Andrew Jarvis (Vogue).


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