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Match Report

Sun Jun 4, 2006 -

Victory for Cornwall's Federation league team against Budleigh Salterton.

SWF Federatiom teams - Budleigh (left) v Cornwall (right)

Left to right standing:- Budleigh Salterton: Louis Jacobs(11), Jane Babbage(5).
              Cornwall: Ian Wilson(8), Nigel Grant (12).

Left to right seated:- Budleigh Salterton: Michael Peters(12), Alan Newman (2.5, Cap.)
                  Cornwall: Tony Backhouse(8, Cap), Malcolm Hooper(8).

Cornwall stuck at it to the bitter end to gain a win in their home match versus Budleigh Salterton.

The two sides were at 3-all with one remaining game to be completed, Tony Backhouse (Cornwall's Captain) v. Michael Peters (Budleigh Salterton), with Peters leading by 2 points.

In the final turn of the game Backhouse hit in from across the court and constructed a difficult 3-hoop break, thus winning the game by 1 point and securing the match for Cornwall.

Report by Rosemary Bradshaw.