On Monday evening the patience and determination of the Pioneers were rewarded with their first victory in the Rugby and District League. Janet Stuchbury & Cynthia Martin and Zena Hutchinson & Val Richards beat the Rugby Lambs 14-6.
On Monday Evening eight and a half tables played a single winner Mitchell at the Dunchurch Sportsfield and Village Hall. Craig Hutton & Lo Tolbutt led the field with 61.90, closely followed by Peter & Vera Iredale on 61.31. Alan Webb & Chris Cassin, with 57.14, came third, and fourth place was shared by Adrian Williams & Don Prowse and Brian Mawby & David Reed both pairs scoring 56.55. Sixth place was taken by Christine Greenaway & Jane Reed.
On Tuesday afternoon of last week ten full tables played a single winner movement. Congratulations to Pauline Ferris & Thelma Burton chalking up their first Tuesday Afternoon win with 67.86. In second were Jim Bainbridge & Smita Basu scoring 60.32. In third place were David Sanderson & John Crompton with 59.52 followed by Alan Page & John Chard on 57.14. Three pairs all scored 53.57 and shared fifth place: Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch; Susan Mendes & Moyra Loughran and Edwige Quick & Alison Hatswell.
On Monday morning eight keen players practised the arts of asking for Aces with a view to a slam. Twenty five players probed the possibilities of the fourth suit forcing convention on Wednesday Morning.
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