Madeira host - and defeat - the Presidents Men!

PUBLISHED: 19:42 11 August 2010 | UPDATED: 19:42 11 August 2010

Madeira Bowls-enjoying the finals day games at on Saturday.; Photo by Simon Horn. Ref esp 6427-29-10SH

Madeira Bowls-enjoying the finals day games at on Saturday.; Photo by Simon Horn. Ref esp 6427-29-10SH

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Madeira staged their annual meeting with the Devon Presidents team, and emerged as 22 shot winners after a fascinating afternoon of bowls.

MADEIRA played their annual match with the County Presidents team.

Brian Edwards arrived at Madeira with an eight rink team.

Once again the hosts were in good form going on to win the game 155-133 (+22).

The home side started well and, by the fifth end had opened up a gap of 27 shots.

They went into tea with a 25 shot advantage and, despite the visitors clawing a few shots back, Madeira won by 22.

The best performing Madeira rink on the day was that of Ian Healey, Alan Porter, David Hay and skip Colin Healy who won their game by a full 17 shots.

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