New Deal land third successive Shield success at Exmouth Bridge Club
20:41 16 February 2012
The final matches of this season’s Winter Teams League were played last week, writes Brian Hughes.
The New Deal comprising of Terry Cannon, Nigel Jackson-Mack, Alan Swift and Bob Harriott) beat TEMP 17-3 to retain the Shield for the third year running.
Refourmed completed their campaign with a 15-5 success over Luce Cannons to finish in the runners-up berth.
Shelagh’s Acolytes ended their effort in great form with a 20-0 victory over The Vindtraps which saw them into a third place finish in the table.
In Division Two, Jjaber comprising of Jackie Hardcastle, Barbara Mellor, James Homer and Maureen Smith, beat Mabajo IV 15-5 and that conformed their final place as Divisional Champions.
The Mob won 19-1 against J3S to finish the term in second place and Eventuals, despite losing 15-5 to JAWS, took third place in then final standings.
These monthly events during the winter have been popular for twenty years now, leading to hard fought yet friendly rivalry.
The new Thursday afternoon duplicate pairs sessions have been well supported, and, from March 1, there will be bridge every Thursday afternoon – Find more details on all things Exmouth Bridge at www.exmouthbridgeclub.co.uk