Janet Dalton would like me to remind you that its Ladies Night in the Eagle and Child next Wednesday the 19th if May @ 8pm – all (ladies!) welcome.
If you have collected any Tesco vouchers for the club Janet will be happy to take them off your hands at the presentation on Friday. Failing that bring them to club night and I will take them and pass them on to her.
Laura has sent me some pics from Isollabellas night out. Good night out!
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Message From Jennifer Clough:
MGS, Hawks & St Andrews Win! Three entertaining matches saw MGS D, Hawks D and St Andrews E win the cup finals last Thursday night at Clayton Green.
In the Cunningham Cup, David Lloyd B and MGS D had a close fought match throughout with David Lloyd gradually eating away at the 80 point handicap advantage of MGS until, after 7 games, they were only 12 points apart. MGS though kept up the pressure in the last 2 games and won by just 16 points!
The Wrennall Cup saw Brindle A take on Hawks D. Brindle A had only a 20 point handicap difference but in a challenge for the umpires they also had 5 serves! This match saw some of the closest games of the night including Les Halton & Selina Walton (Brindle) and Dave Sherrington & Beth Cowell (Hawks) ending 14-15 and 15-14. Hawks handled the pressure well, gradually stacking up the points throughout and although Brindle kept going, Hawks ran out winners by 60 points.
St Andrews E took on Brindle B in the Phillips Cup final with Brindle giving Andrews a 50 point start and a couple of serves. This match was played with a really good atmosphere thanks to the teams themselves and the many supporters who turned out. Brindle put up a good fight but St Andrews (Sam Pattison, Lucy Halsall, Stuart Grice, Katie Burgess, Josh Robinson and Lily Simmons) played really well and won a comprehensive and well deserved victory.
The official results (after points are added/deducted):
- Cunningham Cup – David Lloyd B – 209 points v MGS D – 225 points
- Wrennall Cup – Brindle A – 202 points v Hawks D – 262 points
- Phillips Cup – Brindle B – 117 points v St Andrews E – 296 points
I’d like to thank the supporters who came along and the teams themselves for making a great cup final atmosphere. Thanks as always go to the handicap committee for their efforts at the start and during the season and to Yunus and all the umpires/service judges for finals night. I hope everyone enjoyed the games. Hope to see you at the dinner.
Jennifer (Cup Match Secretary)
… somebody sent me some Boxing Day photos. Thanks Steve!
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Congratulations to the 3rd team for taking the division 3 title. They beat MGS E 10-8 in their last fixture of the season, and the 3 points were just enough to take them to the top of D3. That follows on from the 4th division title last year.
Congratulations to the 1st team for becoming D1 champions. They beat MGS A 12-6 on Wednesday to complete the season unbeaten and finish top of the division.