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Play commences at the following times. Monday - 7:30, Tuesday - 10:30, Thursday at 1.00 and Sunday 1:00. Please be at the clubrooms 15 minutes before these times. You may phone the clubroom on 0422 938449 if you will be delayed for some reason.

Please turn ALL Mobile phones off during the few hours of play. If you are expecting an URGENT call then let the Director know before play commences.

Contact Details

Mail - The Secretary, P.O. Box 1849, Traralgon 3844

E-mail - bridgeintraralgon@gmail.com will be checked on Bridge days.

Web site - www.bridgewebs.com/traralgon

Our phone number (during playing times) is 0422 938449.

Bridge Sayings
Bridge Sayings

Good Bridge etiquette means you greet opponents, praise both partner and opponents (well played), do not criticize (good try), do not make gratuitis comments (if you had bid this or led that), not gloat (we got 100%) and finally speak politely to your partner, opponents and especially the Director.

Supporters
Supporters

Latrobe City Council

Our council has helped us to locate and update our premesis. They have done some of the larger works on it and are most helpful when we need assistance. They can be contacted on www.latrobe.vic.gov.au

 

How to find us
How to find us

Enter Showgrounds via Howitt St.

Welcome to Traralgon Bridge Club
2019 Annual General Meeting
2019 Annual General Meeting
Traralgon Pair Take Regional Title
Traralgon Pair Take Regional Title

Traralgon pair, Marion and Kevin Taylor won Eastern Region Bridge Association Pairs Championship at the regional congress held recently at Morwell’s Kernot Hall. The event was hosted by the Traralgon Bridge Club and attracted the best players from across the Gippsland region.

Traralgon Bridge Club President, Moira Hecker, said that the regional championships were a highlight of the bridge calendar. “We were particularly proud that a Traralgon pair were able to win this event in the year that we were hosting”, she said. “Marion and Kevin were playing against high quality opponents all day and held their nerve to have a win in their final match against excellent players in the final round to secure their first place and the championship.”

Marion and Kevin will have their names engraved on the Martin Willcox Shield and go on to represent Gippsland in the Victorian Pairs Championships in Melbourne in March.

Moira Hecker and Helen McAdam also did very well to come fourth in the pairs event and they will go on to represent the region in the Victorian Women’s playoffs in April.

Players concentrate in the final round of the teams championship.
Players concentrate in the final round of the teams championship.

In the Sunday teams competition, Traralgon players Fred Kaminski, Egbert Tzoe, Robyn Couch and Ken Tierney did well to come fifth in a strong field.

2019 Fees Now Due
2019 Fees Now Due

Membership fees are now due, being $30 full membership and $20 associate membership.

You can pay by cash or cheque to John, or by bank transfer.

Details are BSB 633108 / Account number 159521640. Please add your surname if paying by transfer so John knows who it is.

Kind regards, Marion

Promotions
Promotions

Congratulations must go to:-

 

Bee Bodin who has been promoted 

from *Local Master to **Local Master (25+ points)

Ken Tierney who has been promoted 

from Bronze Life Master to Silver Life Master (500+ points)

Well done

Best Scores 2019
Best Scores 2019

Best Monday Results

Howell - 28th January - 63.89% - Robin Hecker & Don Tylee

Best Tuesday Results

N/S Pairs - 29th January - 61.78%% - Fred Kaminski & Fred Sundermann

E/W Pairs - 29th January - 62.20% - Anne Den Houting & Ken Tierney

N/S Pairs - 5th March - 60.28% - Anne Den Houting & Ken Tierney

Best Thursday Results

Howell - 24th January - 62.50% - Pat Still & Doreen King

E/W Pairs - 31st January - 60.02% - Monika Cornell & Kathleen Elkington

Howell - 7th February - 72.96% - Fred Sundermann & Rob Graham

Howell - 14th February - 66.15% - Lynne & Lou Veenstra

Howell - 7th February - 60.67% - Glenis Lohr & Monika Cornell

Howell - 21st February - 62.59% - Catherine Laverick & Barbara Barr

New Silver Life Master
New Silver Life Master

 

Ken Tierney has become Traralgon Bridge Club’s seventh home club member to reach the level of Silver Life Master. Ken recently received his award from the Australian Bridge Federation and was presented with his certificate by club Masterpoints Secretary, Lynne Veenstra.

Winners Tuesday Teams Championship
Winners Tuesday Teams Championship

Congratulations to all twelve teams who competed this  year in a very closely contested 2019 Tuesday Teams Championships.

 

The team of Fred Kaminski, Fred Sundermann and Anita and David Hawkins finished as the winners with 160.34 VP's after week two of competition.

 

Glenis Lohr, Rob Graham and Lou and Lynne Veenstra finished second with 151.30 VP's.

 

Anne Howes, Hannah Green, Pat Still, Doreen King and Egbert TZoe finished in a very hotly contested third place with 134.00 Vp's.

Monday Pairs Champions
Monday Pairs Champions

Heather Knorr and Rhonda Van Dyke took out the Bridge Club’s Monday night pairs championship recently.

Played over two weeks, this is one of two open pairs championships played by the club each year and is a real test of skill stamina. Heather and Rhonda were clear leaders in the north/west position after the first week, with Heather Watt and Anne Howes leading the east/west position.

In the second week, they held on from an excellent performance by Fred Kaminski and Egbert Tzoe to win the event by 0.47%, with Marion and Kevin Taylor close behind in third position.

Club President, Moira Hecker, congratulated all pairs on their performances over the two weeks. “it is great to see such close competition,” she said. “Heather and Rhonda have been an excellent and consistent pair over many years and it is wonderful to see their names added to the honour board.”

OVER 70's CLUB
OVER 70's CLUB

 

The Latest members of the over 70's club are Fred Sundermann and Rob Graham who scored a magnificent 72.96% in an Howell on Thursday 7th February.

Coming Events
Coming Events

Monday Events

March 11th - Nationwide Pairs

March 18th - Monday Handicap Teams

March 25th - Monday Handicap Teams

Tuesday Events

February 26th - Nationwide Pairs

March 5th  - Sth Gippsland Interclub at Traralgon

March 19th  Vic Sim Pairs

March 26th  Vic Sim Pairs

April 2nd  Vic Sim Pairs

Sunday Events

Talk 12:30, Duplicate 1 PM

Other Events

Saturdday 23rd February  - Bairnsdale GNOT

Sunday 17th March  - Traralgon GNOT

Saturday 23rd March  Butler Open Pairs

Sunday 24th March  Butler Open Pairs

 
Results
Vic Sim Prs Session2 Across The Field
BEST MONDAY PLAYERS - MARCH
BEST TUESDAY PLAYERS - MARCH
Calendar
30th Mar 2019
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6th Apr 2019
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13th Apr 2019
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