Chris Bishop shrugs off slow start to beat Craneswater club-mate Colin Rowe to Portsmouth Billiards League individual handicap title

Chris Bishop produced a wonderful late charge to clinch the Portsmouth Billiards League’s individual handicap crown, writes Steve Toms.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 12:43 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th July 2019, 1:50 pm
Craneswater's Chris Bishop, who won the individual handicap competition. Picture: Steve Toms

The Craneswater man trailed his club-mate Colin Rowe 120-80, despite opening up with a break of 31.

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Rowe hit a brick wall, though, and Bishop took advantage.

He began to find his form and racked up a decisive break of 43 to claw the deficit back.

And with momentum in his favour, Bishop powered on to reach the winning line for a 200-132 victory.