3Tuns 2-3 Parley

Parley scrapped a win in this difficult match against a competitive 3 Tuns side as everybody struggled. In the first triple Tom, Richard and David struggled to come to terms with the terrain and distance at which the 3Tuns wanted to play and quickly went down 13-1. Happily Sally, Paul and Jon restored some balance winning 13-5 in the last triples.

The doubles was closer. Tom and David raced to a 13-4 win utilizing some excellent lobbing on this terrain however Jon and Richard struggled to point and crashed to 13-7 defeat.

The final game was a real nail biter. Paul and Sally raced into an 8-0 lead before losing 9 points in a row to set up a tense finish. With the score at 10-9 to Parley and the coche at 9.75 metres and Paul about 80cm short Tuns held three points on the ground and match in their hand. At this point Sally chose to lob and perfectly landed a ball centimeters from the coche, staying in place and holding point. Tuns struggled to clear Sally's boule and two more perfectly executed lobs gave Paul and Sally the win they deserved and Parley the game/


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