BOWLS: Huntingdon pair Baker and Brett chasing national honours

Nick Brett

Nick Brett - Credit: Archant

Huntingdon duo Nicky Brett and Lewis Baker are within two matches of a National Indoor Bowls Championships title.

The locals successfully negotiated the last 16 and quarter-finals of the Men’s Pairs at Melton Mowbray yesterday (Wednesday).

They saw off the Lincoln pair of Danny Brown and Billy Jackson 21-7 in their opening clash before beating Simon Jones and Andy Knapper of Whiteknights 21-5 in the last eight.

The competition is played to a finish today (Thursday) with Brett and Baker facing Moonfleet 2000 duo Doug Rumble and Martin Puckett in the semi-finals.

St Neots bowlers have also been in action at Melton Mowbray in recent days.


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Hannah Felce, Emma Felce, Hayley Felce and Michelle Barlow were beaten in the last 16 of the Women’s Fours last Sunday. They went down 23-12 to opponents from the Riverain club in Hitchin.

Hannah Felce, Emma Felce and Barlow then went out at the same stage of the Women’s Triples after a 24-11 defeat to York.

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