Sport in Short: Bowls

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ENGLISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Skegness) Quarter-finals: Men's pairs: H Topple and P Benneworth (Bull Motors) bt A and B Horsewood (Rugby SSC) 17-16. Men's three- bowl rinks: Royal Mail Cart (J Wright) bt Haverhill Town (K Deeks) 16-13; Enterprise (T White) bt Church Warsop (T Lee) 17-12; Terrington King William (G Newell) bt North Walsham (A Manson) 18-10; Blackburn Leisure (D Rutt) bt Hirst Park (G Emery) 19-16.

Women's four-bowl singles: E Hind (Birtley) bt C Quinney (Woolpack) 21-15. Women's pairs: M Godfrey and J Sheppard (Clipstone) bt S Garrick and M Willson (Metheringham) 23-11; C Jackson and B Ketteringham (Tydd St Mary) bt S Andrews and A West (Melton) 18-17. Women's two-bowl rinks: H M P (E Theobald) bt Gosberton (J Taylor) 17-16; Creswell (M Archer) bt Walker (L Wilson) 18-16; Mansfield (M Hufton) bt Peterborough West Ward (S Keen) 20-9; Acle St Edmunds (S Batchelor) bt Buckden (P Purssord) 18-14. Women's three-bowl rinks: Laceby (S Webster) bt Wittering (J Bateman) 24-10; Old Catton (V Chapman) bt Park Ladies (J Edson) 19-17; Bedlington (V Fogerty) bt Buckden (P Purssord) 25-12; Readhead (M Charlton) bt Worksop Park (L Brady) 18-8.

Mixed pairs: D Grange and N Gowler (Ramsey) bt D Moss and B Chester (Derby West End)

19-18; B Saywack and J Summons (Kessingland) bt J and R Markham (Perry's Sports) 21-12.