Monthly Archives: August 2014
Wednesday 6 August saw the Ramsey “Derby Match” taking place in the C Tarleton Hodgson and Son Ltd sponsored ladies’ league. South Ramsey made the most of home advantage to win 5-4 on games, Gill Dixon nearly making it six games as she lost out 20-21 to Chris Price. Another close game saw Kellie Maddrell-Reeve reach 19 points against Jenny Moore. Purt le Moirrey won 6-3 at Ballaugh, but with the home players all reaching double figures, in particular Christine Macdonald just losing out 20-21 to Tracey Moore, and Mary Simmonds and Ann Gale winning to single figures, the home side took the match by six points. Peel had a convincing 7-2 victory over Onchan, Jo Smith and Eileen Thomas being the two winners for the visitors, while it was a similar story at Marown where Mavis Franks and Lynda Cadamy won for Port Erin. Castletown won 5 games against Noble’s Mixed, but with Hannah Kermode and Marie Ashurst winning to single figures they had a comfortable points advantage. Port St Mary won 6-3 against Douglas, with three players winning to single figures, the three winners for the visitors were Paula Garrett, Lynne Mansley and Wendy Cowin while Patsy Rush reached 20 against Tricia Bull.
Mooragh Park were top scorers in the Trend sponsored over 60’s league on Tuesday 5 August. Despite Douglas making it a draw on games, wins to single figures by Maureen Payne and Lilian Slinger together with Ellie Cowell reaching 20 against Kath King gave the home side a convincing points win. The other two winners for Douglas were Wendy Cowin and Jan Osborne.Marown were on good form on their visit to Port St Mary B, winning 5 games, Edwina Reid was the lone winner for the home side, although Dot Mylchreest almost added a second game reaching 20 against Celia Joughin. League leaders, Port St Mary A had a tough battle at Peel where the match ended level on games. Mary Moffatt and Kath Looney went all the way before Mary eventually came through 21-20 while Tricia Bull’s win to single figures helped the visitor’s to win by 9 points. Onchan B won 4-2 on games with Dee Lewis and Elisabeth Kassapian winning to single figures. The two winners for Port Erin were Kay Primrose-Smith and Mavis Franks who both also won to single figures. Ballaugh came out on top 4-2 on games at the Villa with Peggy Griffin and Jenny Maddrell winning to single figures while at Castletown visitors, Noble’s Mixed, had the advantage 4-2 on games, although Sue Peach came close to levelling the games score as she just lost out 20-21 to Sonja Lees.
Onchan A were top scorers on Thursday 31 July when they won a high-scoring match against Peel Sunset. which ended level on games, a good win to single figures by Flo Kelly giving them a comfortable points advantage. The two winners for Villa against Mooragh Park were Muriel Cain and Margaret Corlett while Kay McKiernan reached 19 against Mary Kinrade. A good win to single figures by Lilian Slinger meant the home side finished just short of the 100 point mark. Port St Mary A did not have it all their own way when they faced their B team, despite wins to single figures by Val Macfarlane and Margaret Tasker, wins by Brenda Hawkard and Edwina Reid kept the home side’s score down. Port Erin had a 4-2 advantage on games over Douglas with single figure wins by Jacqui Elliott and Jean Thackrah. Jan Osborne also won to single figures for the visitors while Kath King reached 19 against Audrey Gardner. Marown and Castletown ended level on games, but with two home players, Shirley Whelan and Mary Alderson, winning to single figures and Sue Peach being the only visitor to do so, Marown ended with a nine point advantage. It was very close at Noble’s Mixed with both teams taking three games. Lin Ruscoe and Sylvia Kennaugh won to single figures for the home side as did Viv Rush and Theresia Britten for Onchan B, but the home side ended with a one point deficit.
Ballaugh’s visit to Peel in the Trend sponsored over 60’s league on Tuesday 29 July produced a rarity, a draw on both games and points. Wins to single figures by Jenny Maddrell for the visitors and Joyce Kelly and Mary Moffatt for the home side kept the scores low. Castletown went down 2-4 on games to Port St Mary A With all their players reaching double figures and Sue Peach winning to single figures they ended up just 5 points short of the league leaders. Mooragh Park fell just one point short of a maximum thanks to Voirrey Curphey edging out Ellie Cowell 21-20 while at Port St Mary B Chris Holland’s 21-19 win over Ann Watterson left Onchan A just two points away. Douglas had the better of Noble’s Park 4-2 on games, with Lynne Mansley winning to single figures while Marcia Pearson saved Marown’s blushes by winning her game at Onchan B thus denying the home side a full house.
Second placed Mooragh park were top scorers in the C Tarleton Hodgson and Son Ltd ladies league on Friday 1 August, with only Shirley Whelan from Marown winning her game to deny them a full house. Leaders Port St Mary weren’t far behind winning seven games, five of them to single figures, although Peel did have two winners in Joyce Kelly and Pat Robertson. Castletown did not enjoy their journey north to meet South Ramsey where the home side won 6-3 on games. However there were some very close matches with Fiona Kennish’s 21-19 against Ann Hollingworth was matched by Kath Kinley’s win over Gill Dixon by the same score. The closest game of the match saw Jenny Moore edge out Hannah Kermode 21-20. Douglas with five wins, two to single figures, and every player reaching double figures, had a comfortable win on points against Port Erin while Purt le Moirrey with five wins, three to single figures, had a clear win over Onchan. The closest match of the night was at Noble’s Mixed, the home side winning 5-4 on games with a margin of 13 points.