Pair move on after thrilling fightback in National Mixed Pairs

Kingsley Indoor Bowling Club pair Jean Tilke and John Gayton have won the National Mixed Pairs in the Devon area.

The pair launched a thrilling comeback to overcome two South Devon internationals in Sophie Tolchard and Sam Tolchard in the Devon area final.

At 14 ends, the Kingsley duo were 13-9 behind, but finished strongly and went on to win 20-14.

They now move on as Devon champions to face the winning pair from Cornwall in the next stage of the national competition.