Coppen Defends English Title

PUBLISHED: 11:29 10 August 2007 | UPDATED: 15:12 12 May 2010

Matt Coppen with his British Junior Singles Under-25 winning trophy

Matt Coppen with his British Junior Singles Under-25 winning trophy

By Tom Brown YOUNG bowls champ, Matt Coppen will be looking to defend his under-25 singles English Championship title tomorrow (Saturday) when he takes on the England s finest in Worthing. The 16-year-old won the competition last year and since then ha

By Tom Brown

YOUNG bowls champ, Matt Coppen will be looking to defend his under-25 singles English Championship title tomorrow (Saturday) when he takes on the England's finest in Worthing.

The 16-year-old won the competition last year and since then has added the county under-25s and under-30s singles titles and the prestigious British Junior Singles Under-25 title last month.

Coppen told The Crow: "Hopefully I can win the English title again and then as a result defend my British title. That's my aim.


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