The V Team completed the RVBC season in the Coventry League with a win over Rugby A. Rugby A finished top of the table, with the RVBC Blues team in second place. The V Team finished fifth. the RVBC Barrelmakers have reached the final of the handicap cup.
On Monday Afternoon nine tables played a two-winner Mitchell. Glenys Barton & Keith Montford finished top of North / South with 60.71; close behind were Sue Harris & Sue Robards with 60.12; John Chard & Felicity White were third with 58.33. Bob Reeve & Jean Child topped East / West with 57.14; Cynthia Martin & Avis Raynor scored 55.95; and Zena Hutchinson & Cecilia Walker took 55.36.
On Monday Evening seven tables played a Hesitation Mitchell. Pam Southern & Mary Kerridge scored 66.32 a long way ahead of the field! Barry Watson & David Reed took 58.33; Brian Jacks & Don Prowse scored 56.94; Jim & Nicky Bainbridge took 55.80.
The Founders Championship Pairs is led by Malcolm Melrose & Max Kynoch, but still a long way to go.
On Tuesday Afternoon of last week eleven tables played a two-winner Mitchell. In a tight competition for North / South, Chris Cooper & Terry Leary led with 58.64; 56.36 saw Don Prowse & John Cockburn into second; Margaret & Charles Aitchison were third with 55.45. Isobel Ross & Frank Grace topped East / West with 59.77 only just ahead of Marilyn & David North with 59.32 and Brian Mawby & David Reed with 58.86. Most pairs bid and made one small slam.
On Wednesday morning five and a half tables practised limit replies to one of a suit opening.
On Thursday nine pairs played a Howell movement. Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison led with 61.90. Out individual handicap competition, based on Thursday Evening results has John Jarvis fairly well in the lead, but with only one event to go there's a tiny margin between second placed David Edwards and third placed Don Prowse, it all gets resolved on Thursday.
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We are based in the Dunchurch Sportsfield and Village Hall which is three miles from Rugby town centre. Built in 2003, the Hall has several rooms, all with modern kitchen facilities and toilets. There are seventy off street parking places, lit at night. There are accessibility features throughout.
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In 2012, the RVBC moved into a virtually dedicated Club Room with a separate entrance. We have room for up to 10 tables. We store our equipment in cupboards in the room. We do not have to take tables up and down and do not have to move or stack chairs. We have our own notice board with news and results. The room includes refurbished kitchenette with fridge and dishwasher. There are clean comfortable toilet facilities, including accessible facilities.
Rugby Village Bridge Club regularly supports various local and national charities. To date these have included: Warwickshire Air Ambulance; Myton Hospice; the Parkinsons Society and Hearing Dogs for the deaf.
RVBC supports charities using raffles, donating table money, or otherwise, from time to time. We have supported local charities or organisations that have particular importance to members. We are always open to suggestions of organisations to support. So far we have supported the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance; the Myton Hospice and the Parkinsons Society, Dogs for the hard of Hearing, Grenfell Fire Survivors.
The Christmas Raffle raised a whopping £300 for the Air Ambulance
There are lots of prizes drawn for people who weren't there, look out for yours on your next visit.
ECATS reports: I think we have now had all the funds in from clubs that took part in the Grenfell Fire Pairs, and today I will be sending £7,066.80 to the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund on your behalf. Paddy Murphy, who was the organiser asks me to thank all those of you who took part and donated so generously to this appeal.
This week we raised £224 for the Grenfell Fire survivors. Club put in £1 per player on Tuesday Afternoon, £44, but you wonderful people contributed a massive £180 on top.
We raised £150 for the Air Ambulance - Click to see their response
Well done to all sixty four competitors. We raised £200 for the Myton Hospice from the raffle, donations and surplus on the event.
We divided the proceeds between the Myton Hospice and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.
At our 2013 Christmas Swiss Pairs we held a raffle and donated to the Air Ambulance. Click to see our acknowledgement.
Our Christmas Party in 2012 raised £200. This was presented to the Myton Hospice in March 2103.