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Australian crowned new champion

27th February, Doha: Andrew Frawley of Australia was crowned the new H.H. Emir Cup 2006 champion and won 50,000QRS after defeating Syed Ibrahim of UAE, 448-404 in the final stepladder match.

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Frawley, who topped both the 8-game top 24 finals and another 8-game top 12 finals with a total of 3484, defeated fourth-seed and winner of the second stepladder match, Sayed Ibrahim of UAE, 221-211 in the first match.

The champion proved too good for his challenger by easily taking the second and deciding match, 227-193 to claim this year's Emir Cup title. Sayed settled for second despite knocking out favorite and second-seed, Ahmed Shaheen of Qatar, 643-607 over three games.

The runner-up and fourth-seed, Sayed Ibrahim progressed into the next match after he ousted third-seed and 2004 champion, Abdulla Al-Qattan of Qatar, 417-370 over two games while second-seed, Ahmed Shaheen outclassed fifth-seed, Mohamed Janahi of Bahrain, 460-360 over two games earlier.

Andrew Frawley
2006 Emir Cup champion, Andrew Frawley

In the loosers' match, Abdulla Al-Qattan defeated Mohamed Janahi, 663-589 to end up as second runner-up while Mohamed settled for fourth position. The top 16 made the cut for the first leg of the 2006 ABF Tour - Qatar which will be contested at the same venue on the 28th February. For detailed scores, please click Top 12.

Photos courtesy of Qatar Bowling Federation

Six Qatari qualify for next round as Frawley leads

26th February, Doha: Six Qatari qualified for the next round as Australian, Andrew Frawley led the Top 24 finalist of the H.H. Emir Cup 2006 at Qatar Bowling Centre Sunday evening.

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The 2005 ABF Tour Kuwait leg champion, Frawley who posted the highest 3-game series enroute to qualifying for the finals two days ago, put up a convincing performance to lead the top 24 qualifiers into the next round with an 8-game total of 1713. The Aussie had lines of 187, 201, 203, 198, 265, 214, 208 and 237 for an average of 214.13.

2004 H.H. Emir Cup champion, Abdulla Al-Qattan of Qatar, finished second, just 12 pins adrift on 1701 while top qualifier, Mubarak Al-Murakhi took third spot with 1666. Qatar's top bowler, Ahmed Shaheen was contented with a fourth place finish on 1664 joined by three other Qataris, Bandar Al-Shafi, Jamal Al-Sahoti and Mohammed Al-Mannai in seventh, eighth and 12th positions respectively.

Andrew Frawley
Andrew Frawley leading the top 24 into next round

Missing the cut in 13th and 14th were two other Qatari, Saeed Al-Hajri and Fahad Al-Emadi. Making the cut for the next round were Sayed Ibrahim of UAE (5th-1648), Dhari Al-Amiri of Kuwait (6th-1646), Mohamed Janahi of Bahrain (9th-1629), Shaker Al-Hassan of UAE (10th-1598) and Rakan Al-Amiri of Kuwait (11th-1588). For detailed scores, please click Top 24.

Photos courtesy of Qatar Bowling Federation

Qatar bowler leads qualifying leaderboard

24th February, Doha: West Asian Games Trios Gold and Masters Silver medalist, Mubarak Al-Muraikhi of Qatar topped the qualifying leaderboard of the H.H. Emir Cup 2006 underway seven days ago at Qatar Bowling Centre.

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The 29-year-old member of the Qatar National Team posted 761, 703 and 678 for a 9-game total of 2142 to lead the top 24 qualifiers into the Masters finals. 2004 Champion and teammate, Abdulla Al-Qattan, who won the High Game Award in Squad 2, finished second, just 3 pins adrift with 2139. Al-Qattan had 771, 687 and 681 from his best three 3-game series.

2005 ABF Tour Philippines leg champion, Shaker Al-Hassan of UAE did well to take up third spot with 2083 ahead of another Qatari, Bandar Al-Shafi in fourth with 2068. Mahmood Al-Attar of UAE finished fifth with 2065 followed by Fahad Al-Emadi of Qatar in sixth place with 2064.

2005 ABF Tour Kuwait leg champion, Andrew Frawley of Australia posted the highest series of the day with 736 to move up to 11th with a 9-gmae total of 2011 while Rakan Al-Amiriu of Kuwait finished in the top 10 with 2016.

Mubarak Al-Muraikhi
Mubarak Al-Muraikhi leading the qualifying leaderboard

Qualifying end tomorrow (25th February) and there will be three extra squads for participants to make the finals which will take place on the 26th and 27th February. The top 16 men at the end of the finals will make the cut for the ABF Tour Qatar leg on the 28th February. For detailed scores, please click on Qualifiers.

Photos courtesy of Qatar Bowling Federation

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