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Sportif double delight

PUBLISHED: 17:39 19 August 2010 | UPDATED: 09:20 16 September 2010

LE Diss Sportif completed a league double over Norwich Nova to stay clear of the danger zone in Division Two of the Norfolk Petanque League.

They followed up the early-season 4-1 home win with a 3-2 victory at Thorpe St Andrew.

LE Diss Sportif completed a league double over Norwich Nova to stay clear of the danger zone in Division Two of the Norfolk Petanque League.

They followed up the early-season 4-1 home win with a 3-2 victory at Thorpe St Andrew.

Dave Smith, Lindsay Penny and Mick Clarke won the opening triples and wins in the doubles for the partnerships of Smith/Penny and Clarke/Jan Barsby secured the aggregate 51-46 success.

Diss Duval's home game with St Faiths Wallabies was postponed.

In the Suffolk Coastal League, Diss Sunset Boulevards moved to within a point of Blyth Division leaders Hoxne Swan with a 3-1 victory over Walberswick Bell Inn.

Jan Barsby was on the winning team twice, teaming up with Mick Clarke and Lindsay Penny.

The deciding win came courtesy of Clarke and Liz Rudling.

Norfolk League

Division Two: Norwich Nova 2 Le Diss Sportif 3 (aggregate 46-51).

Triples (Diss names first): D Smith, L Penny, M Clarke beat R and J Knowles, S Presley 13-9; J and J Barsby, D Marsh lost 7-13 to J Taylor, O and A Sayer.

Doubles: D Smith, L Penny beat R Knowles, S Presley 13-7; John Barsby, D Marsh lost 5-13 to O and A Sayer; M Clarke, Jan Barsby beat J and I Taylor 13-4.

Suffolk Coastal League

Blyth Division: Sunset Boulevards (Diss) 3 Walberswick Bell Inn 1 (aggregate 45-28).

Diss names first: L Penny, L Rudling lost 6-13 to D Goodchild, N Blunt; M Clarke, J Barsby beat K Goodchild, W Webb 13-6; L Penny, J Barsby beat P Ireland, N Blunt 13-6; L Rudling, M Clarke beat D and K Goodchild 13-3.


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