James Dutton, Shirley Dutton, 93 VPs. of 28 pairs. Webb who won the Advanced section of
Master Point Lakeland: 1. Northampton A, 63 VPs; John Gunn – Lynn Kirby won the the Suffolk Novice and to Katy Wigdahl –
Promotions 2. Stamford A, 60 VPs.
Diary dates: Sat Feb 5, Winter League
November Seniors’ Pairs with Elizabeth Favell Perry who came 2nd overall and
Yearling – Gordon Carroll winning in won the Improvers section. Congratula-
Margaret Shaw Prof N Lipman
N/E, Stamford. Wed Feb 16, Winter December. tions also to Tony McLarty – Janet
League S/W, Northampton. Sat Mar 19, Diary dates: Feb 6, Midlands League Fleming who won the Suffolk Sim Pairs;
Frank Stewart Mr A Morrison
Winter League Play-off. Sat Mar 26, v Gloucestershire, Oxford BC. Feb 13, Sue Flin – Kevin Fletcher were 2nd, and
Trevor Stewart Dorothy Myers
Broke Cup Final. County Pairs Semi-final 1, Oxford BC. Penny and Allen Vince 3rd.
Gillian Swan David Seale Mar 6, County Pairs Semi-final 2, Ox- For the second year running
Terry Taylor Judy Stone Nottinghamshire ford BC. Mar 23, OBA Management Colchester DBC won the Abbeygate
Mrs B Thompson Margot Weston Committee Meeting, venue TBA. Mar Shield (Club Teams-of-Eight) and will
Barbara Todd Ann Wieland www.nottsbridge.org.uk 27, Midlands League v Worcestershire, represent Suffolk in the Garden Cities
Joe White Roy Wizard IN the County Match against Gloucester- Oxford BC. Apr 3, County Pairs Final, Trophy regional heat.
Northants Somerset shire, Notts 1st and 3rd teams both lost Oxford BC. Apr 7, Andrew Robson Teams captained by Colin Bam-
Local Master Local Master 7-13 but the 2nd team won 17-3, while, Seminar, Oxford BC. berger, Chris Chambers, Rick Hanley
Barbara Allen John Bennett in the match against Oxfordshire, Notts and David Morran will contest the
1st team won 17-3, but the 2nd and 3rd Somerset knockout semi-finals and final of the
David Bailey Michael Blades
teams lost 6-14 and 0-20. Championship Teams competition. Sherri
Basil Clare David Cooksley www.somersetbridge.org.uk
In the NCBA Anniversary Teams and Richard Barton, and Kevin and
Marilyn Clayton Mr G Davidowitz
Graham Brindley, Richard Kowalski, CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah Willetts won the Plate.
Vida Clifford Mrs J Donoghue Keith Rodgers and Ellen Overton won the winners of all the In the Eastern Counties League, all
Max Cooke George Eldridge (on a split tie) from the Warwickshire county competitions held three Suffolk teams lost to Northants.
Trevor Dorkes Hilary Eldridge team of David Franks, Adam Wood, lately. The winners of the Suffolk players were saddened to hear
Jenny Edwards Charles Eveleigh Adrian Knight and Leslie Reece. Mixed Teams were Ken and of the death of Barry Davies. Barry had
Arthur French Yvonne Hutchins Diary dates: on Wednesdays the Ann Bawdon, Betty and served on the SCBA committee, and was
Brenda Gray Mr J D Phethean NCBA Heat for the National Pairs will be John Smithson; 2. Michael Smith, Ray a keen participant in county events and
Jenny Harding Mike Roberts on Feb 9, and then the Spring Competi- Beach, Gillian Toogood and Mike Read- a regular member of the county team.
Doug Henderson Mr Ralph Sealey tion events continue until Mar 9. The man; 3. Eric Cummings, Barbara Biggin, Diary dates: Feb 6, Bury St Edmunds
Alan Kinch Doreen Shaxson Individual Championship will be on Mar Anne Skinner and Joan Murray. Congress, B St E. Feb 13, Jyl Marsh
16, after which the Priday Cup events The winners of the Swiss Teams were Individual, Framlingham. Mar 6, Sud-
will begin. On Sundays the NCBA Swiss David and Gina Howard, Graham Heal
Marian Melbourne John Staddon bury / Colchester Congress, Leavenheath.
Teams Championship will be on Feb 20. and Colin Juneman; 2. Dave Latchem,
John Newman Ken Thresher Mar 13, Club Teams-of-4, Ipswich &
The Spring Championship (for players Tony Manickham, Colin Powell and
Mr B Potter Eva Tucker District Indoor Bowls Club (IDBC).
with fewer than 5000 local points) will David Steele; 3. Colin Simcox, Ray
Mr P Robinson John Tucker Mar 27 , Pivot Teams, IDBC.
be on Mar 6. The Journal Cup (the Walder, Peter Gurman and Rachael
A ‘New Members Invitational’ event
Maggie Ward NCBA Pairs Championship) will be on Brown.
Apr 3 commencing at 13.00. For these will take place on Sunday 19 June at
Mr R Wilton Joyce Wilcox The Ladies’ Pairs was won by Cyndi
events, enquiries and entries to Graham Lavenham Village Hall. This is a one-off
Notts Ken Wilcox Harris – Rachel Pantling; 2. Janet
Brindley ( 0115 9232186. event, especially for the estimated 590
Local Master Staffs & Jones – Jackie Waters; 3. Sheila Coda –
players who joined the EBU / SCBA for
Dave Beaumont Shropshire The Leicestershire/EBU Green-pointed Marjorie Dilworth. The Men’s Pairs was
Weekend is on March 12-13. the first time when P2P / UM was
Mrs VA Beech Local Master won by Ray Walder – Brian Corbett;
introduced last April. The pace of play
Terry Bentley Adie Andrew
2. Lindsay Hewson – Mike Whittaker;
will be relaxed, the atmosphere friendly,
Oxfordshire 3. Colin Juneman – Roger Sweet.
Mr D Billcliffe Mrs S Andrew and there will be generous cash and
Congratulations to Gordon McBride –
Helen Burrows Catherine Berry www.oxfordshirebridge.co.uk Eric Cummings for their excel lent other prizes (donated by SCBA).
Dorothy Crabtree George Berry ONCE again, Oxfordshire performance in the EBU Seniors Further details of these and other
P Girdher Sheila Bowen is delighted to host the Congress. events on the SCBA website, and in the
R Girdher Joyce Brew next Andrew Robson Diary dates: Mar 19, Mixed Pairs, county magazine, Table Talk.
Ms JG Grove-White Mr Tony Brew Seminar on Thursday 7 Street. Apr 2, Championship Pairs and
Ian Hill Judy Bridge April at 7.30 pm at Oxford Plate, Staplegrove. Surrey
Jo Ludlam Mrs J Briffett
BC. As in previous years, it
is likely to be heavily over-subscribed. www.surreycountybridge.org.uk
Dr G Marshall Mrs V Craddock
Please contact Brenda Harris ( 01865
Staffs and Shrops
Gwen Mills Peter Crozet CONGRATULATIONS to Joan Peel –
511136 (email@example.com). www.staffsandshrops.org.uk Diane Richmond who won the Ladies’
Sheila Reckless John Dalkin Oxfordshire had some success in the
Penny Rookes Richard Davies LAWRENCE Haynes – Jeff Pairs and Tony Moon – Patrick Bohan
Middlesex Congress with County Captain who won the Men’s Pairs. Sadly the
Jones won the Wolver-
Agnes Devoy Chris Cooper and partner winning the
hampton Yuletide Pairs. numbers at these events were greatly
Janet Walker Mrs B Emery Middlesex Pairs, with Kathy and Denis
They finished one point reduced due to the snow. The weather
Joan Wiser Mr A Frondigoun Talbot as runners-up.
ahead of Pam Booth- also affected the Teams of Four which
Norman Wiser Marjorie Green Chris Cooper’s team, which included
Jones – Sue Yardley; 3rd were Eric was won by Jeffrey Allerton, Frances
Malcolm Wood Betty Harte Alan Wilson and Nick Smith, performed
Lewis – Celia Day. Hinden, Graham Osborne and Peter Lee.
well in the Premier League Division 2,
Oxford Jason Hackett finished 2nd in the Pairs After last year’s disappointment, the
finishing in 4th place.
Local Master Alan Hennessey at the Autumn Congress and, together Surrey team just qualified for the final of
Alastair Gidman and partner
Mrs M Allin Paul Hide with Justin and Paul, finished runners- the Tollemache by a margin of 1VP over
achieved 4th place in the Two Stars final
Mrs E Barnes M Hopkins up in the Teams. Paul Hackett has London.
of the EBU Autumn Congress.
Ken Bartlet Mrs M Humphreys qualified to represent England in the Sheila Partington – Joyce Gibbs from
This year, Oxfordshire invited non-
Mrs ME Branch Ruth Jennings Senior Camrose. Bookham won the Dorin Salver.
expert pairs to enter the Men’s and Ladies’
Diary dates: remember to enter the There are nine Novice and nine Inter-
Paul Branch Pauline Jones Pairs Championships with a special prize
Shropshire Congress on May 7 (Pairs) and mediate teams in this year’s League.
Mrs Huong Cerceau Mrs J Langworthy for the highest placed pair in each
May 8 (Teams). Further details: Judy The Surrey Schools Event is on Friday,
M Courtney Janet Leighton section. In the main event, Cathy
Mitchell ( 0174 323 5374. February 11 at Cranmore School.
Ms G Emms Mrs M Lutner Rowland – Mary-Ann Sheehy won the
Ladies’ and Ron Quainton – Peter Diary dates: Feb 13, 30K Pairs, Ox-
Ms F Gerhardt Kay Merifield
Russell won the Men’s. Viccy Fleming – Suffolk shott. Feb 13, Newcomers Pairs,
Mr Wal Gray Mrs P Miller
Sabina Pugh won the non-expert prize Oxshott. Feb 20, County Pairs and Plate,
Barbara Hannon Bill Minns www.suffolkbridge.co.uk Bookham. Feb 27, 30K Teams, New
in the Ladies’, finishing in 3rd place
Pete Heller Stuart Morris overall. Paul Morris – Tony Shaffner SUFFOLK could not repro- Haw. Mar 20, Newcomers Teams,
Malcolm Higgins Jenny Rogers won the Men’s non-expert prize. duce last year’s success in Oxshott.
Sally Higgins Joan Round Congratulations to Ron Quainton – the Tollemache qualifier, Contact Frances Trebble ( 01252
John Lashbrook Stephen Russell Peter Russell on winning the Swiss Pairs and finished mid-table. 679883 for further details, or book via
Championship, which attracted an entry Congratulations to John and Denise the website.
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