Darren Cundy and Jo Harries win first BTE ranking tournament, the Tamworth Singles

    01/31/05

    Brunswick Team England #1

    Strykers Tamworth in Tamworth, England

    2005BTE01CundyHarries.jpg English internationals Darren Cundy and Jo Harries claimed the titles in the opening event of the Brunswick Team England ranking season, the Tamworth Singles at Strykers Tamworth in Tamworth, January 29-30, 2005.

    Cundy outaveraged his nearest competitor, James Tidd, by more than 7 pins to cruise to the men's title. Veteran Lol Ellis finished in third position. European rankings champion Paul Moor (13th) and 2004 BTE ranking leader Steve Thornton (26th) failed to advance to the round robin finals.

    Harries, who won the 2002 BTE rankings and finished second in 2003 and 2004, topped Nikki Woods and 2004 BTE rankings leader Donna Adams.

    The 2005 Brunswick Team England season is the qualifying for the 2006 English national squad and consists of 12 open tournaments from January 29-30 through December 3-4, 2005. To qualify for the squad bowlers must compete in 9 out of 12 events.


    Tamworth Singles - Men's final standings
    Top 10 with position, 19-game total, average, bonus and grand total

    Strykers Tamworth in Tamworth, England
    January 29-30, 2005

    1. Darren Cundy, 4117, 216,68, 240, 4357, 120
    2. James Tidd, 3970, 208,95, 180, 4150, 110
    3. Lol Ellis, 3942, 207,47, 150, 4092, 100
    4. Paul Evans Jr., 3911, 205,84, 180, 4091, 95
    5. Dom Barrett, 3901, 205,32, 90, 3991, 90
    6. Clive Morris, 3851, 202,68, 105, 3956, 85
    7. Paul Carter, 3789, 199,42, 150, 3939, 80
    8. Ron Oldfield, 3777, 198,79, 105, 3882, 75
    9. Ben Hayes, 3758, 197,79, 90, 3848, 70
    10. Matt Giles, 3773, 198,58, 60, 3833, 65


    Tamworth Singles - Women's final standings
    Top 10 with position, 15-game total, average, bonus and grand total

    Strykers Tamworth in Tamworth, England
    January 29-30, 2005

    1. Jo Harries, 3103, 206,87, 90, 3193, 120
    2. Nikki Woods, 3070, 204,67, 60, 3130, 110
    3. Donna Adams, 2991, 199,40, 60, 3051, 100
    4. Pauline Buck, 2973, 198,20, 60, 3033, 95
    5. Lisa Gardner, 2943, 196,20, 90, 3033, 95
    6. Fiona Banks, 2921, 194,73, 90, 3011, 85