Doubles won in stunning comeback

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The Young Open Doubles at Greenhill on Saturday night was won by D. Wright and S. Clamp, beating G. Pilkington and K. Taylor 21-18.

Wright and Clamp trailed 4-0 after three ends, and 9-4 after 10.

Pilkington and Taylor retained their lead throughout, holding an 18-13 advantage after 25 ends, but Wright and Clamp won the next six ends to emerge victorious.

In the last four, Wright and Clamp beat J. Urmson and S. Harrison 21-12, while Pilkington and Taylor saw off M. Holden and H. Hargreaves 21-17.

Losing quarter-finalists were A. Handford and G. Shuttleworth, P. Wellman and G. Evans, I. Holden and K. Rudman, and C. Crompton and W. Gaskell.

• There is still time to enter the Burnley and Pendle CIU Tuesday Bowling League’s Tom Maden Singles Trophy, with the final date for entries August 23rd.