Spalding Town duo win national title

Oliver and David Gedney
Oliver and David Gedney
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Father and son David and Oliver Gedney, who play at Spalding Town Bowls Club, won the pairs title at the National EBF Championships at Skegness.

At the quarter-final stage they narrowly beat North Cambridgeshire 20-19 after an extra end. In the semi-final they comfortably saw off a pair from Essex 24-8 and in the final they won 20-15 against the 
defending champions from Humberside.

David also qualified for the National EBA Championships at Leamington Spa after winning the County EBA 2 Bowl Singles title. He lost to Robert Paxton of Devon who is currently No.2 in the world indoor rankings.