Ladies’ League Friday 20 June
After the excitement of Festival week it was back to normality as matches resumed on Friday night in the C Tarleton Hodgson and Son Ltd sponsored ladies’ league.
The match between the top two teams took place at Port St Mary where Port St Mary A had the better of reigning champions Mooragh Park by 6-3 on games and a big enough points difference to top the table at the half-way stage of the season. Castletown had the highest score of the night, dropping just one game against Onchan, courtesy of Jo Smith, to hold third position, South Ramsey had a 25 point advantage over Noble’s Mixed to overtake them for fourth place with a three point lead. There were some close battles, with Rebecca teare losing out 19-21 to Shelley Kennish and Paula Firth being pipped to the post, 20-21, by Lyn Bolton.
Marown were unfortunately a player short giving the advantage to Purt le Moirrey who had a comfortable 6-3 win. The game of the match saw Celia Joughin taking Pauline Worrall all the way just losing out 20-21.Douglas had the better of Ballaugh winning 5-4 on games while things were close at Port Erin with the home side coming through by just 5 points.