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Match Report

Fri 08 May 2009 - SWF Intermediate League                    (Played at Plymouth CC)

Plymouth v Cornwall

Cornwall Croquet Club v Plymouth, South West Federation Intermediate League match was played away at Plymouth on Friday May 8th. Cornwall could only raise 3 players for this match, but otherwise things went well for Cornwall.

In the morning, Tony Jennings and Colin Hadley played in the doubles, receiving half a bisque from Bob Savage and Peter Gates and winning by 2 hoops after being behind for most of the game. Paul Schofield managed to beat Brian Stephens 18 points to 12 on time.

In the afternoon, Tony Jennings pegged out fairly easily against Peter Gates. Colin Hadley lost rather badly to Brian Stephens, who had recovered his form, after his match in the morning. Paul Schofield received 5 bisques from Bob Savage and got to peg and 1-back when his bisques ran out. Bob then got both clips on the peg, while Paul got to 4-back. Bob then attempted to peg out, missed with the croqueted ball and decided to peg out his strikers ball. Unfortunately, when he came to peg out his other ball, he missed and Paul won 26-25 for Cornwall.  

Final Score:  Plymouth 1     Cormwall 4