PREVIEW: Wil Burns Memorial Pairs

The 3rd staging of the Wil Burns Memorial Pairs takes place at Leicester tomorrow (Saturday 4th June), start time 12 noon. There will be 2 semi-finals and a final and like last year’s event Both semis will run in line with each other with the top 3 pairs from each semi-final advancing to the final. There will be 2 run-offs, one between the 4th place pair from Semi-Final 1 and the 5th place pair from Semi-final 2 and the other between the 5th placed pair in Semi-Final 1 and the 4th placed pair in Semi-Final 2. These races will be scored as 4,3,2,0 and the winning pair from each run-off will join the top 3 from each of the semi-finals for an 8 pair final.

The top 3 from the 2021 Wil Burns Memorial Pairs

There is a £2 Levi fee that will go towards insurance/charity for the Euro vets

The 2 semi-final line-ups are listed below:

Semi-Final 1

Gary North (partner to be confirmed)
Jason Ashford & Andrew Yard
Kevin Burns & Craig Marchant
Andre Cross & Gary Colby
Paddy Wenn & Rory Freeman
Lee Ashman & John Evans
Leigh Cossey & Lee Grange
Steve Harris & Norman Venson

Semi-Final 2

Tomasz Szwajorek & Jacek Wleklik
Toby Millen & Lee Galley
Lukas Nowacki & Gavin Wheeler
Mark Winwood & Paul Timms
Stevie Nation & Colin Rowles
Steven Beesley & Chris Ward
Lukasz Kaczmarek & Dariusz Pilas
Nick & Mark Whitehead