Sporting Digest: Bowls

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EWBA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Royal Leamington Spa): Singles, second round: J Baker (Blackwell, Derbyshire) bt L Sandoz (Kidderminster Gilt Edge, Worcestershire) 21-13. Third round: P Lee (Plymouth CS) bt J Wilson (Carlisle Edenside) 21-14; P Kirk (Wealdstone) bt C Smith (Park Lincoln) 21-7; K Hawles (City and County of Oxford) bt K Baxter (Wigton, Cumbria) 21-15; L Francis (Weldford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire) bt M Coles (Kirton, Suffolk) 21-13; C Duarte (Magdalen Park, Surrey) bt J Newman (St Austell) 21-9; D Whittingham (Kingsway Hove) bt M Shuttleworth (Ponteland, Northumberland) 21-20; I Betke (Thaxted, Essex) bt M Green (High (High Wycombe) 22-12; J Baker (Blackwell) bt I Molyneux (City and County of Oxford) 21-16. Quarter-finals: Kirk bt Lee 21-2; Francis bt Hawes 21-19; Betke bt Whittingham 21-15; Duarte bt Baker 21-19.

Fours, quarter-finals: Peterborough and District (C Anton) bt Blackwell, Derby (G Haines) 26-25 (after extra end); Palm Cottage, Gillingham (L Ryan) bt Bolderton, Notts (J Wells) 18-13; Seaton Burn, Northumberland (A Lennie) bt Southy, Surrey (P Biddlecombe) 20-11; Carlton Conway, Notts (B Atherton) bt Langford, Beds (J Bradley) 25-9. Semi-finals: Peterborough bt Palm Cottage 21-11; Carlton Conway bt Seaton Burn 24-10.