Taunton Deane members Rob Paxton & Kirsty Hembrow appeared in the EIBA National Mixed Pairs Final. Played at Loddon Vale IBS over the weekend of 26/27 February, Rob and Kirsty won their way through to the final. A hard fought semi final saw the game go to an extra end which concluded with Rob and Kirsty picking up 2 shots to win 18 – 16.

In the final they were up against Sandy Hazell and Perry Martin from Swale. After early exchanges the pair from Swale pulled away to lead 14 – 3 after 10 ends. The Swale pair pulled away further in the proceeding ends. Rob and Kirsty conceded after 14 ends, 5 – 21 down.

Our congratulations go to Rob and Kirsty for reaching the final representing Taunton Deane Bowling Club.