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New Season

The season has started and all scheduled matches have taken place. The results have been added to the Fixtures page and there is a new Newsletter courtesy of Bill Hardwick.

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Jamboree Results

A narrow victory for Monarchs, Monarchs and Austins both scored 8 out of 12, but discounting board 4, Monarchs scored 7 and Austins 6.5.
 

South Tyne Jamboree 25/5/2017
Round 1
E1 David Wrigley 0.5-0.5 B1 Tammy Jones
C1 Ian Mackay 0-1 D1 George Glover
A1 Peter Crichton 1-0 C2 Syd Cassidy
D2 Bill Hardwick 1-0 E2 Tim Wrigley
B2 Alan Hiatt 0-1 A2 Derek Blair
B3 Mike Byrne 0-1 D3 Bill Burgess
E3 Steve Larkin 0-1 A3 Bruce Reed
C3 Tom Bradford 1-0 E4 Phil Taylor
A4 Peter Booker 0-1 B4 Drew Millar
D4 John Lydon 0.5-0.5 C4 Christine Moorcroft
Round 2
C1 Ian Mackay 0.5-0.5 B1 Tammy Jones
D1 George Glover 0-1 A1 Peter Crichton
A2 Derek Blair 0-1 E1 David Wrigley
B2 Mike Byrne 0-1 D2 Bill Hardwick
E2 Tim Wrigley 1-0 C2 Syd Cassidy
A3 Bruce Reed 1-0 D3 Bill Burgess
C3 Tom Bradford 0-1 B3 Drew Millar
C4 Christine Moorcroft 0 1 E3 Steve Larkin
D4 John Lydon 1-0 A4 Peter Booker
B4 Mike Hodgkinson 0-1 E4 Phil Taylor
Round 3
E1 David Wrigley 1-0 C1 Ian Mackay
B1 Tammy Jones 1-0 A1 Peter Crichton
D1 George Glover 1-0 E2 Tim Wrigley
A2 Derek Blair 1-0 D2 Bill Hardwick
C2 Syd Cassidy 0-1 B2 Alan Hiatt
B3 Drew Millar 0.5-0.5 E3 Steve Larkin
D3 Bill Burgess 0.5-0.5 C3 Tom Bradford
B4 Mike Hodgkinson 0-1 A3 Bruce Reed
C4 Christine Moorcroft 0 1 A4 Peter Booker
E4 Phil Taylor 0-1 D4 John Lydon
Team Scores
A Monarchs 3+2+3 8
B Friars 1.5+1.5+2.5 5.5
C Haydon Bridge 1.5+0.5+0.5 2.5
D Austins 3.5+2+2.5 8
E Angels 0.5+4+1.5 6
Discounting board 4, Monarchs 7 and Austins 6.5, so Monarchs win.
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Two Matches in Corbridge

The last two matches of the season were played in Corbridge last night, both were drawn 2-2, but victory for Austins & Friars on handicap.

Congratulations to Friars, who have run away with league, winning 7 out of 8 games.

Bill’s End of Season Newsletter is available here or on the Newsletters Page

Played at Corbridge Thu 6 Apr 2017
Angels h/c res res h/c Austins
Tim Wrigley 2 2 2 2 George Glover
Alex Ashworth 3 2 2 5 Bill Burgess
Steve Larkin 4 4 0 5 Bill Hardwick
Peter Booker 6 0 4 6 John Lydon
15 8 8 18
23 26
Played at Corbridge Thu 6 Apr 2017
Monarchs h/c res res h/c Friars
Gary Murphy 1 4 0 4 Alan Hiatt
Derek Blair 4 0 4 4 Camus Millar
Malcolm Reid 5 0 4 6 Drew Millar
Bruce Reed 5 4 0 8 Mike Hodgkinson
15 8 8 22
23 30
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Friars v Monarchs

Played at The Stone Inn, Hayton Tue 28 Mar 2017
Friars H/c res res H/c Monarchs
Alan Hiatt 4 0 4 3 Peter Crichton
Mike Byrne 4 4 0 4 Derek Blair
Drew Millar 6 4 0 5 Bruce Reed
Mike Hodgkinson 8 4 0 8 Dave Humphreys
22 12 4 20
34 24
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Austins v Angels

 

Played at The Stone Inn, Hayton, Tues 21 Mar 2017
Austins H/c Res res H/c Angels
George Glover 2 2 2 2 Tim Wrigley
Bill Hardwick 5 0 4 3 Detek Harris
Bill Burgess 5 4 0 3 Alex Ashworth
John Lydon 6 4 0 4 Steve Larkin
18 10 6 12
28 18
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Mar 2017 Newsletter

Bill’s Mar 2017  newsletter is now available from either the link below or the newsletter page.

Newsletter Mar 2017

Thanks once again to Bill

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Monarchs v Austins

 

Played at Corbridge Parish Hall Thu 16 Feb 2017
Monarchs H/c res Res H/c Austins
Gary Murphy 1 4 0 5(4) Bill Hardwick
Derek Blair 4 0 4 5 Bill Burgess
Bruce Reed 5 2 2 6 John Lydon
Dave Humphreys 8 4 0 9 Alan Little
18 10 6 24
28 30

 

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