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1st, Chris Hill & Jane Knight; 2nd, David Waters & Graham
Jersey Club News
Highfield - Pat Grinstead Trophy:
1st, Jane Watts-Wakeham & Harold Walden; 2nd, John &
1st, Patricia Hunter & Jane Lansdell; 2nd, Sue Le Sueur &
1st, Mike Newman & Paul Reed; 2nd, John Panter & John
Spring Slams Ladder:
1st equal, Chris Hill & Jane Knight
Victoria - Ladies' Pairs:
1st, Jane Knight & Sue Rankin; 2nd, Sarah Sutton & Ann
1st, Brian Youd & Harold Walden; 2nd, Howard BasdenSmith
& Chris Hill
1st, Robert Brouard & Stephen Peck; 2nd, Howard BasdenSmith
& Rob Ingram
The Lambourne Jersey Bridge Congress was held at the
West Hill Hotel in April. The Swiss Pairs was won by Dan
McIntosh & Rune Hauge by a resounding 43VPs and the
Swiss Teams by Andrew Thompson, Mike Walsh, Mike Bull &
Other events had multiple winners, Denis & Kathy Talbot
won the Pre-Congress Pairs and Midweek Pairs, Gary Hyett &
Alan Cooke won the Open Pairs run alongside the Mixed
Pairs and teamed up with Brian & Maureen Stairs to win the
Multiple Teams and Senior Teams. Chris Taylor & David
Wing won the Senior Pairs; David Hole & Roz Bavin the
Mixed Pairs; whilst the Consolation Multiple Teams was won
by Anne Read, Neville Shorrick, Michael O'Reilly & Doc
WINNERS of the Ladies' Pairs were Elaine Relton & Linda
Ashworth, and Jo Bryant & Geoff Smith won the Men's Pairs.
Since his arrival from Kent last autumn, Geoff has played in
five county events and won . . . all five. We're now ready for
him to return to Kent and give the rest of us a chance to win
Congratulations to the county C team who, under the
captaincy of Brian Relton, won their division of the Western
League. By the time you read this, they will have played in the
National Finals in Coventry.
Diary dates: 22-24 Sep, Cornwall Green-Pointed Congress,
The Falcon Hotel, Bude. Entry form on county website or
contact Rob Mabley 01208-814564. 8 Oct, Clarke Winmill
Mixed Pairs/AGM Ladock.
THE annual Cumbria Congress was a huge success, with a
maximum of 40 teams/80 pairs accommodated, thanks to
congress secretary Babs Matthews.
Teams winners - Liz Commins & David Stevenson, Adam
Aitken & Ian Smith.
Pairs winners - Ms L Bridson & Ms C Thompson.
Consolation Pairs - Mr & Mrs J Wilkins.
Mixed Pairs - Mrs P Lang & Steve Mattinson.
Ladies' Pairs - Bev Godfrey & Nik Cockerill-Smith.
Gents' Pairs - Paul Thornton & Gerry Weston.
Diary dates: 13 Aug, Cumbria v Lancs annual match. 16 Aug,
AGM, Barrow BC, 6pm.
WINNERS of the EMBA Plate & Midlands Flitch were John &
Irene Auld of our neighbouring County (Notts).
Paul Madden and John Squibb finished a very creditable
7th in the Corwen.
Diary dates: The Summer Swiss teams of four runs to 30 Aug
(you can play in any number of the sessions). We have our
Individual event on 9 Aug and our Men's and Ladies' pairs
event is on 23 Aug. The India Cup (All-play-all Teams of 4) is
on 6 Sep and our Green Point event is on 23-24 Sep.
Details of all events scheduled by our county association
can be found on http://www.bridgewebs.com/derbyshire.
This website also contains links to the websites for all
affiliated clubs, so if you are looking to play bridge in
Derbyshire please visit our website.
IN the Jersey Congress, Ruth Edmondson and Brigid McElroy
were 2nd in the Swiss Pairs and Mike Walsh was in the
winning team in the Swiss Teams.
In the Spring Fours, Gillian & Joe Fawcett were in the
team placed 2nd placed in the Punchbowl.
At the Cheltenham Congress, Warner Solomon & Ian
Walsh were 5th in the Swiss Pairs.
Diary dates: Entries are due by 7 Oct for the Devon
Teams (Western Morning News). The first session of
simultaneous pairs for Devon Air Ambulance is on 18 Sep.
Devon Winter Pairs restarts on 3 Oct. Full details of all events
and results are on the website.
HUBERT Phillips Plate:
Congratulations to Jo Norman, Christine Bradley, Phil
Norman, Mark Hooper & Krzysztof Ginda on winning the
Hubert Phillips Plate.
Helen Ackroyd & Ann Sharples finished 6th in the Swiss
Garden Cities Regional Final:
The Allendale team of Miles Cowling, Jeremy Dhondy,