Alison Merrien reaches Bowls World Cup final

Alison Merrien

Guernsey bowler Alison Merrien has won through to the final of the Bowls World Cup in Australia.

Merrien beat Australian number one Karen Murphy 10-7, 3-6, 5-4 to set up a place in the final at Warilla in New South Wales.

She will take on New Zealand's Jo Edwards, the woman who beat Merrien to the title a year ago.

Meanwhile fellow islander Ian Merrien lost in the quarter-final to Australia's Jeremy Henry 9-6, 9-3.

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