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  Lady Connell

Lady Connell

The Lady Connell and it consolation event, the Cheshire Salver, are knockout teams of four events, held in mutually agreed venues. The winners of the main event are invited to represent the county in the Pachabo Cup, an EBU national event for county champion teams.

The cost to enter is £24 per team, for which you are guaranteed at least two matches. Teams losing in the first round of the Lady Connell are automatically entered in the Cheshire Salver. EBU Green Points are awarded in the main event, and Black Points in the consolation event.

Entries should be emailed to Julian Merrill ( ) giving the names of team members, their EBU numbers and the captain’s contact details. You can have up to 6 players in your squad, although only four can play in each match.

Closing date for entries is 23rd September 2018 and the draw will be advised to Captain's by end September.

Last updated : 3rd Sep 2018 15:09 BST
Lady Connell Update

The  final of the Lady Connell, our county teams championship, was played last weekend between the teams led by James Ewington and Ted Reveley. Many congratulations to Ted's team who won the match. The winning team was Ted Reveley, Stuart Matthews, Bill Niccol, and Al Stephenson ( Mike Swanson played in an earlier round ). Very well done also to the runners up, James and Eve Ewington, Dave Flacks and Peter Hall. Dave and Peter are a new partnership, whereas for James and Eve, it was the first time they had entered the event.


Eric Howarth Cup

Congratulations to the team of Catherine Draper, Andrew Petrie, David Debbage and Andrew Woodcock on winning the Eric Howarth Cup held at the Deva.

Second were Tracy Capal, David Flacks, Raymond Semp and John Parsons.


Harrogate Spring Pairs

Congratulations to Ted Reveley and Bill Niccol on coming 2nd out of 100 pairs in the Swiss Pairs at the Harrogate Spring Congress.


WBU Trials

On the weekend of February 2nd/3rd the WBU held their Seniors trials. Deva BC members Barry Jones and Bob Pitts were part of the foursome that won these trials and consequently have been selected to play for the Welsh team for the Senior Camrose which takes place in Edinburgh at the start of April.


Grattan Endicott Cup

Congratulations to Chris Pope and Andy Prothero on winning the Grattan Endicott Cup (County Trials).


Cheshire Salver Update

The event is now closed for entries and the first and second round draws have been made by the EBUKnockout utility. Captains and their team-mates can access the details through MyEBU. Good luck to all participants.


Merseyside Cup
Merseyside Cup

Congratulations to the Merseyside Bridge Centre team of John Fay, Pauline Norman, Caterina Gianota and John Griffith on a fine win in the Merseyside Cup at the Deva.


Waterworth Cup
Waterworth Cup

Congratulations to Bill and Liz Wattleworth on winning the Waterworth Cup. Second were Paul Roberts and Julian Merrill.


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