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European Team Championship - semi-finals

[<<] [>>] by Andrew Gregory at Cheltenham
25 Jun 2011 (International)

A very exciting finish to the Ireland v Scotland semi:

it's all down to Johnston and Morrison on lawn 8. Johnston was first to 4-back, Morrison has equalized. Johnston missed the lift, Morrison has jawsed the 4-back peel after 3. He was not in sufficient control for the TP, but reached penult and peg, with cross-peg leave. Johnston has hit the "last shot". Johnston takes his backward ball to the peg (no peels). So it's 4-back and peg v penult and peg.

Leave: diagonal spread, with penult ball at peg. Morrison lifts this to B-baulk, misses long shot. Johnston has made 4-back but there's no penult pioneer...

Johnston (Yellow) has not made penult, and decides not to join up.

Red (for peg) in middle of W boundary, Yellow (for penult) 12y N of 4th corner. Black (for penult) in 4th corner) Blue (for peg) 2yW of peg.

Morrison lifts Blue, and goes off 1' N of 4th corner.

Johnston (Yellow) misses Blue.

Morrison (Black) makes penult and rover off Blue. He is lining up peg-out from 4yE of hoop 1. Blue misses peg to 4 yards past. Black is pegged out.

Yellow misses Blue.

Morrison hits the peg to win.


Tony le Moignan beat David Foulser +26TP +26
Richard Griffiths lost to Dave Kibble -16 -19
Matt Burrow beat Richard Thompson 2-7 7-6 7-3 7-1


James Hopgood beat Kieran Murphy +23TP +26TP
Campbell Morrison beat Danny Johnston -10 +17TP +4
Martin Murray lost to Jack Clingan 5-7 3-7 7-4 7-5 5-7

Plate Semi-Finals

Sweden beat Switzerland 2-1

Simon Carlsson beat Ian Sexton +3
Ulf Soderberg lost to Norman Eatough -13
Joi Elebo beat Dave Underhill 7-6 7-5

Wales beat Germany

Chris Williams beat Wolfgang Usbeck +26TP
Garry McElwain beat Bruno Hess +11
David Walters beat Alexander Kirsten 7-6 7-3

The Plate final will be played Sunday morning.

Plate Quarter-Finals

Sweden beat Norway 2-1

Joi Elebo lost to Roar Michalsen -4
Ulf Soderberg beat Steinar Olsen +19
Simon Carlsson beat Birger Stene 7-4 2-7 7-6

Switzerland beat Belgium 3-0

Ian Sexton beat Tony Falcon-Uff +15
Norman Eatough beat Allan Morris +26
Dave Underhill beat John Swabey 6-7 7-5 7-3

Germany beat Austria 2-1

Wolfgang Usbeck beat Klimt Seabright +1
Bruno Hess beat Martin Guntner +4
Alexander Kirsten lost to Max Walderdorff 5-7 5-7

Wales beat Spain 2-1

Chris Williams beat Jose Riva +26TP
Garry McElwain lost to Lucas Azcona -16
David Walters beat Juan Bravo 7-2 7-5

Continental Trophy

Spain beat Austria 2-1

Jose Riva beat Klimt Seabright +12
Juan Bravo lost to Max Walderdorff +24
Lucas Azcona beat Martin Guntner 7-4 5-7 7-5

Sweden v Germany

Belgium v Spain

Norway v Switzerland


Norway beat Belgium 2-1

Roar Michalsen beat John Swabey +4
Birger Stene lost to Tony Falcon-Uff -9
Steinar Olsen beat Allan Morris 7-3 5-7 7-3

Wales v Austria


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