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Keith Stanley who won the Autumn Swiss Teams, Martin
McWilliam & Toby Roberts who won the Autumn Swiss Pairs,
and Ian Constable who won the County Individual.
Hants and IoW
JUBILEE Cup Teams of 8: John Jones &
Mahmoud Nurmohamed, Mike Fithyan & Tony
Olech, Dennis Adams & Jenny Ashby, Mike
Kinsey & Dave Hinkin. Bloxham Mini Swiss
Teams: Steve Tearle & Tracey Adams, Keith Bennett & John
Fairhurst. Yuletide Mini Swiss Teams: Jeremy Baker & Jeremy
Dhondy, John Sherringham & James Guiton. Midwinter
Teams: Steve Preston & Christine Ray, Karen Dewar &
Richard Ray. Candlestick Swiss Pairs: Steve Preston & Miles
WELL played to Keith Graha & Maureen Ann
Ashman, Joe Coulson & Anthony Osborne who
won the Humble Plate on 10 Jan.
Congratulations to Roy Button & Karima
Base who won the Championship pairs semifinal
on 24 Jan. Tom Dessain & Tugrul Kaban were second.
KCBA Club Teams of 8 - Congratulations to
Chislehurst BC 'A' team winners of the Corbett
Cup (Div 1), Maidstone BC 'A' team winners of
the Corbett Plate (Div 2) and to Farnborough
BC 'D' team winners of the Mitchell Salver (Div
3) and runners up Tunbridge Wells BC 'C' team. Both teams
will be promoted to the Corbett Plate.
Congratulations to Fleming Femina (Kent Ladies' Pairs)
winners Diane Rogers & Frances Connell and to Hunter
Homines (Kent Men's Pairs) winners John Amor & Keith
In conjunction with KCBA, the last in the series of EBED
Tournament Directors courses will be on 19 Apr
(Assessment). Applications should be made to Peter
Jordan/Dawn Mertens at EBU. The Saturday dates booked at
TWBC for the EBU Directors Course are 7 May, 18 June, 16
July and 10 Sep.
PRESTON Teams - 1st Kath & Alan Nelson, Jeff
Smith & Jackie Pye. LCBA Butler Pairs - 1st
Bernard & Rhona Goldenfield. LCBA
Championship Pairs - 1st Andrew Lum & David
JOSEPHS Bowl (Championship Teams of
Four): Semi-Finals - Arnold vs Wright, Cook vs
Butterworth Langley Trophy (Josephs
Plate): Semi-Finals - Tyler vs Ronan ; Hill vs Stokes.
Leicestershire Cup (KO Teams - Aggregate): Semi-Finals -
Beasley vs Bowyer ; Cook vs Preston.
Leicestershire Plate (KO Teams - Aggregate): Semi-Finals
- Halford vs Bee ; Rees vs Hill.
Wilde Cup (Restricted Teams) - Winners - Pauline
Dignan, Val Rees, Susie Tyler & Gill Walton.
Stanley Trophy (Butler Pairs) - Leaders after 4 rounds: 1st
- Brian & Sheila Stockdale (0.69), 2nd - John Glover & Lyn
Hilton (0.43), 3rd - Tim Glover & Peter Neville (0.36).
Pairs League (Leaders after 1st round) : Division 1 - Brian
& Sheila Stockdale; Division 2 - Diana Bowden & Richard
Rees; Division 3 - Judy Hill & John Young.
Inter-Club Teams of Eight League (Current Divisional
Leaders): Division 1 - Clarendon (64/8), Division 2 Westcotes
'A'(65/8), Division 3 - Westcotes 'B'(60/8), Division
4 - Blaby 'B'(79/8).
THE BAINTON Trophy semi-final attracted 24 qualifiers.
This was reduced to 14 pairs for the forthcoming final and
was well directed by Helen Barr.
THE PALMER Bayer No Fear Pairs attracted a
record entry this year. Last year's winners, Jason
Crampton & Sam Oestreicher won for the second
year running, with the 2014 winners Matt Robins
& Ben Thomas in second place. Third were William Frisby &
In the Ian Gardiner Trophy qualifier, the leading three
teams were 1st, Dean Swallow, Peter Rogers, Michal
Dajwlowski, Alexander Brett; 2nd, Mike Bull, John Bernard,
Stefanie Rohan, Paul Lamford; 3rd, Tim Gauld, Paul Martin,
Stephen Popham, John Pemberton.
IN THE Manchester Congress held in early
January the highest-placed Manchester pair
was Sam Herman & Peter Jones who came
third. The teams was won by Rodney Lighton
& John Currie, Sally Brock & Barry Myers. The Players
Progress Cup on the Saturday was won by Sue Jones & Carol
Straffon and the Kevin Comrie Cup on the Sunday was won
by Liz Downie & Margaret Kelly.
The LCBA Butler Pairs was won by Bernard & Rhona
Goldenfield on 23 Jan.
At the Chester Congress in Deva the teams was won by
Michael Newman, Ollie Burgess, Catherine Draper & Andrew
Manchester B (Ollie Burgess & Rob Myers, Jason Hackett
& Adrian Kenworthy, Ed Levy & Mike Goldsmith, David
Sarabowski & Andy Green) won the Gazette Teams of Eight
on 7 Feb and will represent MCBA in the Garden Cities
Regional Final in May.