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World Short Mat Competitors


  • Cobourg resident Bill Arthur and his wife, Louisa, together with Nancy Fargo and Ralph Hewitt, returned to Cobourg recently from the World Short Mat Bowling Championships held in Stromstad, Sweden in the middle of March.
  • “Ralph Hewitt from the Cobourg club got a wildcard selection and played pairs with a player from Etobicoke. In all, there were 20 players on Team Canada. Five were from Victoria BC; four from Cobourg; two from Kingston and the rest from Etobicoke, Burlington and Niagara.”
  • “Although short mat bowling has been played socially in Canada for some time there has not been much opportunity for tournament play,” he stated.

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