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COAST PAIR SENT PACKING IN PORTUGAL

Both Central Coast surfers were knocked out in Round Three in Portugal. World number five Matt Wilkinson fell to Italian Leo Fioravanti. Avoca’s Adrian Buchan posted the third highest score of the round, but was eliminated by Connor O’Leary- going down by zero point-two-three. (Image Courtesy WSL / Damien Poullenot)  

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WILKO AND BUCHAN BOTH OUT IN FRANCE

Matt Wilkinson’s poor tour performance continued overnight, bowing out of the Quicksilver Pro in Round Three. His top score a 7 point 7, but a broken board at the end of the heat lost him critical time. This is the third finish at 25th place for Wilkinson…his world title contention slipping further out of reach. Meanwhile, Avoca’s Adrian Buchan was also knocked out in Round Three, losing his lead in the final minute. (NO AUDIO)

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WILKO DOWNS FEBRUARY TO MARCH ON

Meanwhile, Copacabana’s Matt Wilkinson is through to Round Three at J-Bay, but not before some nervous moments against Michael February. An opening 6.17 was bettered by the local wildcard, before the World ratings leader posted a 6.93 to secure a narrow victory. While he’s keen to be the first goofy footer since 1984 to win the event, he believes Mick Fanning is the man to beat. Avoca’s Ace Buchan is due to surf against Joan Duru when the contest resumes. (Image Courtesy of WSL Kelly Cestari)    

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