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Dulwich beat Medway 5-2

[<<] [>>] by Farooq Malik at Dulwich
10 May 2009 (AC - Mary Rose)

Although the day started as grey and wet, by lunch time the conditions had changed to bright and sunny, just like the Dulwich fortunes.

In what proved to be yet another tightly fought match between these two clubs, Dulwich triumphed 5-2 over a strong Medway team (3 players with a handicap of 1 and the fourth player with a handicap of 2.5). Although Dulwich were trailing 1 - 2 at lunchtime, they won all the singles games in the afternoon. The final game to finish provided some entertainment for the gallery; Mark came back from a long way behind, and in a tense finish pegged out David Parkins' red ball, leaving David with yellow on penultimate. However, attempting to position his black ball close to the peg for the peg out, Mark accidentally rushed black onto the peg, prematurely ending his turn and leaving him with blue for the peg. Despite twice missing the peg with blue, Mark eventually won +1.


Dulwich names first:


E Dymock (1) & D Collins (1.5) lost P Miles (1) & R Alexander (1) -8
J Reddish (2) lost D Parkins (1) -12
M Ormerod (3.5) beat P Mann (2.5) +13


E Dymock beat P Miles +8
D Collins beat R Alexander +11
J Reddish beat P Mann +5
M Ormerod beat D Parkins +1


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