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Conroy doubles up in bid to complete his World set

Kevin Conroy admits it would be a dream come true if he could complete a 'clean sweep' of titles at the Short Mat World Bowls Championships, which get under way this morning in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

The Redeemer man has previously pocketed gold medals in the singles, triples and fours. He now has the opportunity of adding to those when he features in the pairs discipline.

Conroy, who is the current World singles title holder, will be joined by his dad Sean for the two-day showcase event.

He explained: "It will be difficult because the top players from 14 different countries will be on show."

Singles: Section A: John Quinn (Ballylennon). Section B: Raymond Stubbs (Ballinderry).

Pairs: Section A: Sean Conroy, Kevin Conroy (Redeemer). Section B: David Doherty, Norman Rutledge (Sixmilecross).

Triples: Section A: Derek McCallion, Mark Sproule, Aidan Corrigan (Drumgor). Section B: Derek McCann, Graham Christie, Peter Christie (Spa Golf Club).

Fours: Section A: Diarmuid McMahon, Stephen McMahon, Paddy Hanlon, Gerry McCabe (Cooley). Section B: DJ Wilson, Eddie Campbell, Jonny Wilson, Andrew Leckey (All Saints, Tullylish).

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