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

Hopkins & McAlister win ESMBA Over 55's title

Chris Hopkins & Steve McAlister of Northants are the new ESMBA Over 55’s Pairs champions after beating Martyn Dubb & Ian Ford of Hampshire 8-6 in the final. Two Norfolk pairs reached the Last 16 stage before being eliminated. John Turner & Simon Willies of East Tuddenham lost 10-4 to Alexis & Dennis Mack of Hertfordshire while Forncett’s Tony Ottewell & Mike Smail lost 15-1 to Cornwall’s John Thomas & Nigel Nicholls.