John Creedon maintained his perfect record in 2013 when he beat Edmund Sexton by a bowl of odds at Baile Mhuirne on Sunday to complete an early season three-in-a-row.He was on form from the off, edging Sexton in the first two shots to sight. Sexton then got a massive third bowl, but Creedon beat it by 30m. He continued to dominate up the rise and was a bowl in front at the top of the hill. He set the pace to the slippery rock, which he reached in nine to hold his bowl of odds.
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ENGLAND 29 WALES 18 England won their first Triple Crown for 11 years and stayed firmly on course for the RBS 6 Nations title after reigning champions Wales wilted in glorious Twickenham sunshine.
I want to give a bit of advice here to Davy Fitzgerald, if he'll take it.
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