Sport in Short: Bowls

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EBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Worthing) Pairs, semi-finals: J Durrant & R Moses (Hollingbury Park, Brighton) bt A Wills & A Allcock (Cheltenham) 23-15; G Smith & A Thomson (Blackheath & Greenwich) bt I Curruthers & J Wills (Dalston, Cumbria) 24-14. Final: Smith & Thomson bt Durrant & Moses 24-17. Singles, preliminary round: C Jacox (Stoke, Coventry) bt A Steele (AWRE) 21-10; R Train (Summerhill) bt R Gage (Ipswich) 21-11; J Searle (Greenhill) bt K Tythcott (City of Exeter) 21-5; J Crabb (Greenhill) bt J Wickham (Totnes) 21-20; A Pain (Gilt Edge) bt S Jacobs (Sawston) 22-12. First round: D Griffin (St Peters) bt G Ibrow (Epsom) 21-5; D Crawford (Newmarket Ave) bt T Andrews (Ampthill) 21-16; J Bell (Wigton) bt N Bowden (Lincoln Railway) 21-2; J Hopkinson (Enterprise) bt W Jenkins (Springfield, Acton) 21-11.