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


Pye shines as England beat Wales

England manager Steve McAlister will be pleased with the result gained against Wales in the match played in Dorset on the weekend of 20th & 21st November. The final score of the match involving both Premier and “A” teams from both nations was 91-37 in favour of England. Jack Pye of Wymondham was selected for England Premier in the coveted singles spot and opened with a 12-11 win against J Edwards in the opening session. Halvergate’s David Lamb skipped an England “A” team rink in the same session but his four slipped to a 17-5 defeat against A Slattery’s rink. It was a good start for England though as over the eight mats they won the session 12-4 on points. Session two consisted of all rinks games with East Tuddenham’s Chris Willies skipping an England Premier rink and David Lamb skipping an England “A” rink. Willies was beaten 8-6 by M John while Lamb went down 9-7 to C Davies’ rink in a drawn session. The third session saw Jack Pye back in singles action and he raced to a 22-5 win against C Davies while David Lamb’s rink went down by 13-7 to M John’s four as England stretched their lead on points to 30-18. Saturday’s session consisted of rinks games with Chris Willies four winning 7-6 and David Lamb’s rink winning 11-8. Sunday began well for England who won the first session of individual games by 12-4 on points. In the next session Chris Willies’ rink won by 17-7 while David Lamb’s rink won 11-6. The third session was won by England by 9-7 on points and the final session of the weekend saw England pull further ahead to complete the 91-37 points win.


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