Sport in Short: Bowls

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LIVERPOOL VICTORIA ENGLISH WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS (Royal Leamington Spa): Triples: Final: Oxford C & C (G Blackmore, K Hawes, S Rogers) bt Cambridge Chesterton (J Marshall, S Sewell, P Wynn) 17-15. Singles, third round: M Tims (Whitnash) bt J Stern (Harrow) 21-15; L Kirkwood (Nafferton) bt J Hirst (Bedford) 21-17; W Line (Southampton) bt V Newson (Peterborough) 21-18; A Porter (Carlton Conway) bt D Carpenter (Bexhill) 21-20; J Polley (Great Baddow) bt C Welthall (Ilkeston Rutland) 21-15; T Jones (Eardisland, Hereford) bt A Harrison (Kearnsey) 21-20; D Smith (Noonham) bt L Whitehead (St Marks, Norfolk) 21-18; P Proud (Cowes) bt E Payne (Rushden) 21-15. Quarter-finals: Polley bt Jones 21-16; Porter bt Line 21-18; M Tims bt Kirkwood 21-3; Smith bt Proud 21-11. Semi-finals: Tims bt Porter 21-10; Polley bt Smith 21-10. Final: Tims bt Polley 21-13. National Under-25 singles: Semi-finals: K Hindley (Wilts) bt W Betanbeau (Bucks) 21-9; H Gapp (Norfolk) bt C Miller (Cambs) 21-18. Final: Gapp bt Hindley 21-7. Mothers and daughters final: F Tovey and E Bessell (Somerset) bt A and S Smith (Surrey) 28-11.