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Robert Fulford won the British Open Championship

[<<] [>>] by Dave Maugham
12th July 2004 (AC - Championships)

British Open Singles

RI Fulford beat PC Trimmer +26tp -26tp -18tp +16 +26tp

British Open Doubles

CD Clarke & RI Fulford beat RL Bamford & SN Mulliner +25tp +20tp

Association Plate

Draw

PJ Kirby beat HK Rosenberry +25

Process

SR Patel beat KMH Aiton +17qp

Play-Off

PJ Kirby beat SR Patel +24tp

Y Doubles

JD Hector & D Mundy beat HK Rosenberry & J Soo +22

Consolation Event

JF Death beat JC Williams +16tp

The Men's Final

Robert described the final on the Nottingham list:

Cheltenham Lawn 8 - Slow paced, relatively easy hoops, significant hills in front of some of the hoops particularly hoop 5.

Game 1

I win the toss and choose to go first. Pete chooses black (K) and blue (U)

Fulford +26TP

Game 2

Pete chooses to go first, I choose R and Y

through 4b, K hits 4b and ends up wired from U. Hits 7 yarder at hoop 6
pioneer centre ball rushing it 6 yards, makes 6 off U with 1 yard 40 degree
hoop stroke. Finishes with delayed double.

Trimmer +26TP

Game 3

I win the toss and choose to go first. Pete chooses U and K

yards and would miss to 10 yards from the end of B-baulk.

Trimmer +18TP

Game 4

Pete chooses to go first, I choose R and Y

position to peel 3b going to 1b, recovered with good split peel going to 2b. 4b peel attempt before 3b from 5 foot straight sat on right hand wire. STP starts well with tight cannon and then good 4 foot rush to 9 inches straight in front of penult. Irish peels penult to a yard passed and 3 yards W of rover. Gets 3 foot straight rover peel. Fails peel badly, plays poor jump shot failing to clear peelee, neither ball running rover.

Fulford +16

Game 5

I win the toss and choose to go first. Pete chooses U and K

yards and would miss to 8 yards from the end of B-baulk.

Fulford +26TP



 

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