British Isles success for Lorraine and Sian

Lorraine Kuhler helped England win the British Isles International series in Jersey last week
Lorraine Kuhler helped England win the British Isles International series in Jersey last week

HOMEFIELD Park players Lorraine Kuhler and Sian Honnor were part of the England team that successfully defended the British Isles international series in Jersey this month.

Six rinks competed against Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Jersey in the three-day competition at Les Creux Bowling Club.

England won each of its matches overall and in the final clash against Wales scooped wins on every rink.

England beat Ireland 120-108, Scotland 108-102, Jersey 140-86 and Wales 143-97.

Honnor said: “It was a great experience and the weather was fantastic. Jersey will always be special for me because that is where I first played in the England senior team five years ago.

“The difference now is that the greens are artificial rather than grass which proved very tricky because they were fast.

“It was also quite windy, which made things harder, but I feel that the team coped really well with the demands and it was great to win the series again.”

Earlier that week, Kuhler competed in the British Isles under-25 pairs competition, where she and partner Emma Cooper lost in the final to Scotland, 22-12.

Homefield Park’s Amy Truran lost to eventual winner Mandy Cunningham from Ireland, in the semi final, with a scoreline of 21-17.

Kuhler’s success continued earlier this week when she was named in the England team for the 2014 Hong Kong Classic.