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24.09.2008 Alter: 10 Jahre 19.-21.09.2008 - FEC European Championship AC 2008


The "Mulliner Sequence" is still alive!


Dear all,

Well, another exciting European Championship is over - and the "MullinerSequence" is still alive!

Played on what were referred to as "exciting" lawns, Stephen Mulliner regainedthe trophy beating Ireland's Simon Williams -14, +17tp, +3 in a pulsatingfinal. Simon had earlier managed a narrow win over James Le Moignan, winning+3 in the third. Finely mown lawns, no watering, tight hoops, blue skies and a 25mph chillynorth-easterly wind all contributed to a distinct lack of sextuple peels, and many errors. The result was in doubt right to the end, as both Stephenand Simon failed hoops when seemingly on a winning break.

The Plate was won by Jersey's Gavin Carter beating Sweden's Jonatan Andersson+19 in the final.

Also noteworthy was Spain's Jose Riva who achieved his first triple peel (against me!!) and then followed up with a second on Sunday.

Results from Sunday
Championship semi-finals

Simon Williams beat James Le Moignan +26tp, -19, +3
Stephen Mulliner beat David Openshaw +25tp, +9tp

Stephen Mulliner beat Simon Williams -14, +17tp, +3

Plate Final
Gavin Carter beat Jonatan Andersson +19

Kevin Garrad,Secretary-General, FEC

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