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  • Nottingham lose 2-5 to Pinchbeck (Mary Rose)

    Played at Nottingham on Wednesday 7th June.

    Martin Beacon (1.5) & Dave Gunn (1.5) lost to Adrian Kirby (-0.5) & Bob Thompson (2) -2

    Ian Draper (2.5) beat Terrey Sparks (2) +5

    Michael Finnigan (3) lost to Mike Bowser (3) -3

    Afternoon games

    Dave lost to Adrian -8

    Martin beat Bob +10

    Ian lost to Mike -22

    Michael lost to Terrey -8

    Adrian had only achieved his minus grading in the last week and hence he was able to play in the match.

  • Kevin Carter wins Sage Bowl (B Level)

    Kevin Carter (0) Surbiton beat Michael Finnigan (3.5) Nottingham in the final of the Nottingham B Level on Sunday 4th June.

    Kevin had earlier beaten the much fancied J-P Moberly (2) and Michael had seen off Clive Goode (0.5) in the semis. J-P beat Clive for 3rd place.

    James Brind (9) Cambridge won the Swiss event, beating Mike Steer (4) Bowdon in the final.

    Michael was looking defeat in the face after losing the first game -26 and was well behind in the second game when the galley saw some precision hit ins across the lawn and a number of long distance hoop runs for Michael to win the second game +2. The third game was more even with both players having chances to wrap it up, Kevin prevailing +5.

    Our thanks once again to Richard White for managing and the White family for catering, this being their 17th consecutive year.

  • Successful Open Day

    The club welcomed some 70 newcomers to try their skills at the Open Day on Sunday 4th June. Many thanks to David, Roger, Diana and other members in a successful day.

     

  • Dave Gunn Runner-Up (Cheltenham B Level)

    Winning 4/5 Dave Gunn (h/c 2) was runner-up to John-Paul Moberly (h/c 2) in the Cheltenham B Level held on 29/30th May. Fellow Nottingham players Michael Finnigan (h/c 3.5) won 2/5 and Martin Beacon (h/c 1) won 1/5.

    Dave and Martin played each other in their first game, Martin was leading when time was called, however Dave hit in and made three hoops in his last turn to win.

     

     

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