England through to the semifinal

England cruised through to the semifinal of the European Championships at Conwy in Wales after beatnig France yesterday, 5.5 – 1.5. After convincing foursomes by Ford/Whitnell and Haines/Fleetwood had put England ahead, 2-0, going into the afternoon singles it only took Haines and Goddard to secure their points to give England an unbeatable 4-0 lead. Figures were completed by Whitnell winning his match and Ford halving his.

Watch England Captain Colin Edwards comment on the win against France:

England now face qualifying winner Norway who came back strong to beat Finland by winning all five singles in the afternoon.

Live scoring is available here.

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