Report by John Auld
A new season, a new county captain and a new era of unbroken success. We shall see.
Our first match was against familiar foes Derbyshire.
The teams (Butler imps in bold) :
Sandy Fulton & John Rolph 42
William Crook & Ankush Khandelwal 37
Irene & John Auld 26
Nick Dyer & Mark Goddard -32
Lloyd Eagling & Stan Zygadlo 1
Keith Rodgers & Maciej Lejman -1
Bill Whalley & Pravin Tailor -7
Shirley Ashtari & Graham Lee -17
Jane Hall & Clive Wood 32
Ray Furlonger & Phil Dale 31
Bill Milligan & Steve Mulligan -2
Dorothy & Chris Close -7
Congratulations to Sandy and John who had the best Butler score this time.
The match started with some big hands which mostly yielded imps for Notts. Board 1 was a laydown grand slam