"I am a Norfolk man and Glory in being so." Horatio Nelson

Woods' singles glory seals the set

Jason Woods of Bob Carter SMBC claimed his maiden county singles title at Hingham Sports and Social Club with a 12-4 win over Wymondham's Chris Mann and is now the sixth person to have now won all five county titles. Woods confirmed his win having come out as the top performer through the groups with three wins and a plus thirty three shot difference. Gary Best emerged as the second best performer on "shots for" edging out Chris Mann into third position having seen them both on plus twenty two shots. A surprise in fourth place out the groups was Morris Taylor having won all his matches with a plus nineteen shot difference. These four players were placed apart in the KO's giving them all a chance of a potential National's place. In the last 16 Woods beat Keith Cooke by 11-7 while Mann beat Davidson again this time by 11-9. Best won his last 16 game by 14-9 over Forncett's Peter Lock while Morris Taylor was knocked out by Wymondham's Billie Barker by 10-8. Melvyn Barker also had a good day and this time claimed the scalp of Jamie Forster by 7-6 on an extra end but lost to Woods in the quarter finals by 14-5. Mann won his last 16 match by 11-3 over Connaught's Lee Fallows while Best beat Wymondham's Jon Sparham by 10-7. The other quarter final match saw Billie Barker's run ended by Carter's Nigel Willard by 13-6. In the semi finals Woods overcame Willard by 11-3 while Mann and Best were involved in another great tustle as Mann emerged the victor again by 13-7. The final saw Woods in great form again and did not let up his pursuit of singles glory. Mann had to play his best and could not muster it in the final trailing 3-11 after seven ends, Mann killed the jack three times on end eight but this did not put Woods off as in the end his consistancy came through and won him the title. The third fourth play-off between Best and Willard was decided by a coin toss which Best won. This is now the second time in succession the third fourth playoff has not been played. 

 singles win 201920

Jason Woods new Norfolk Singles Champion

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Chris Mann was the runner-up