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League 1
League 1 Summary
League 1 Summary

November 7th 2019 League 1 Summary

Round 3 of the season had boards that challenged most players’ bidding judgment. I admit to failing dismally.

There were three potential slam hands. Board 1 needs a 3-2 break and is easy to bid if you’re prepared to open a weak 2S with four hearts. Otherwise it’s virtually impossible to bid. 6H on board 10 is a good contract. It always makes if the KH is on the right side. If you avoid a club lead it will also make if the diamonds are led, split 3-3 or the J is in the short hand. I’m not sure going for -1100 in 4S can be regarded as an advance sacrifice, but that’s our story. 6H on Board 17 just needs a 3-2 trump break. At least that’s one bad score we don’t need to feel embarrassed about!

Unfortunately the van Praag v Loudoun match could not be played because of illness. A ruling will be made in the next few days.

Wins for Blandy and Williamson put them well clear at the top of the league while Webb advanced to mid-table with their victory.

​​​​​​Richard Samter

Last updated : 8th Nov 2019 12:43 GMT
League 1 - 2019/20 Fixtures

DATE

FIXTURES (Home team shown in RED)  

Wednesday 18 September

Webb v Williamson

Loudoun v Dunlop 

Blandy v King

Samter v van Praag

 

Trowbridge Rugby                    Club

Tuesday 15 October

Dunlop v Williamson

Webb v Samter 

Loudoun v Blandy

King v van Praag

 

Devizes Bowls Club

Thursday 7 November

KingWilliamson

Samter v Blandy

Webb v Dunlop

van PraagLoudoun

 

  Devizes Bowls Club                              

Friday 22 November

Williamson v Samter

King v Loudoun

Dunlop v Blandy

Webb v van Praag 

 

  Devizes Bowls Club

Friday 07 February

SamterLoudoun

Blandy v Webb

King v Dunlop

van PraagWilliamson

 

Devizes Bowls Club

Tuesday 25 February

Williamson v Blandy King v Samter

Loudoun v Webb

Dunlop v van Praag

 

Devizes Bowls Club

Wednesday 18 March

King v Webb

Samter v Dunlop

Williamson v Loudoun

van Praag v Blandy

 

Trowbridge Rugby Club

 

           

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated : 19th Oct 2019 14:15 BST
League 1 - 2019/20 Teams
Team Players
Blandy

Sonia Blandy, Georgie Dalton, Dave Hale, Brian Johnson, Sue Hands

Dunlop James Dunlop, Chris Jones, Roger Karn, Stuart Bridge, John Treble, Richard Moore
King Diana King, Phil Green, Ron King, Graham Hodges, Phil Meats, Alastair Spence, Vic Holden
Loudoun

Marion Loudoun, John Maggs, William Coley, Andrew Clark, Rose Rogers

Samter

Richard Samter, Dave Latchem, Philip Howard, Bob McMurray, Hugh Gross, Andrew Parkes, Di Bishop

van Praag Pete van Praag, Steve Elliot, Davor Vukanovic, May Morgan Jones, Terry and Liz Butler
Webb

Colin Webb, Gayle Webb, Susie Gall, Marianne Lewin, John Perry, Trevor Purches

Williamson

Keith Williamson, Taf Anthias, Pat Davies, Katharine Hodgson, Roy France

   
   
   
   

 

Last updated : 16th Aug 2019 13:08 BST