Suffolk pair crowned British champs

SUFFOLK bowls stars John Rednall and Clive Webb have added the British Isles pairs crown to their list of titles.Evening Star columnist Rednall and Felixstowe & Suffolk club-mate Webb - already the English champions - took the British throne by seeing off the challenge of Welsh title holders Robert Horgan and Glyn Thomas 19-13 in the final at Llandrindod Wells yesterday.

SUFFOLK bowls stars John Rednall and Clive Webb have added the British Isles pairs crown to their list of titles.

Evening Star columnist Rednall and Felixstowe & Suffolk club-mate Webb - already the English champions - took the British throne by seeing off the challenge of Welsh title holders Robert Horgan and Glyn Thomas 19-13 in the final at Llandrindod Wells yesterday.

Locked together with their rivals at 4-4 after three ends, the Suffolk duo swooped with 11 shots over nine ends to lead 15-6.

Back came the Welshmen, slashing the gap to 15-11. But Rednall and Webb kept their heads as they slotted home two singles and a double on the run-in to secure their victory and the coveted Tom Yeoman Trophy.

Later Rednall and another Felixstowe club-mate, Adrian Holden, returned to the green to team up with Buckinghamshire's skip Kirk Smith for England against Scotland in the second session of the Home International Series.

However, they fell 18-14 to the 'Glower' of Scotland, Paul Foster, who allowed himself a rare smile as the tartan tornadoes stormed home 117-91, winning 20-2 on points.

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That left the Scots odds-on favourites to recapture the title when the final action took place today.

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