Ladies’ over 60’s 11 & 13 August
Tuesday 11 August
Flo Kelly saved Onchan A’s blushes against top scorers Peel Sunset, on Tuesday 11 August in the Trend sponsored over 60’s league, as her win denied the westerners a full house. There were some close ties at Port St Mary B where three of the six games went all the way. For the home side Pauline Worrall reached 20 against Sylvia Shelbourne .as did Sandi Lowe against Voirrey Curphey. In reply Carol Kaye lost out 20-21 to Roma Ware. Douglas won 4-2 when they travelled to Onchan B, the two winners for the home side being Joyce Gardiner and Wendy McDowell, While Villa also won 4-2 against Ballaugh with a win to single figures for each side. Breagle took two games of Port St Mary A courtesy of Suzanne Ali and Gwen Tuck whose win to single figures helped to keep the league leaders down to 100 points. Marown fought out a draw on games with Nobles, but a win to single figures by Pat Robertson gave the visitors the advantage on points. After the longest journey of the morning, Mooragh Park went down 4-2 on games to Castletown, although
Thursday 13 August
It was a strange morning in the Trend sponsored over 60’s league on Thursday 13 August, with six of the seven matches ending 5-1 on games. Marown were the top scorers, their fly in the ointment being Edwina Reid who won her game to prevent Port St Mary B being white-washed. Chris Holland almost gave them a second game reaching 19 against Mary Black. Ann Hollingworth spoiled the party for Douglas who won 5 games, 4 of them to single figures. Ann also won to single figures in denying them a maximum. Lilian Slinger’s second 21-2 of the week denied Peel Sunset a full house, while at Ballaugh Gwen Tuck spared Breagle’s blushes as she won her game to single figures. After Tuesday’s result Onchan A got back on track, their only problem being Muriel Cain who won her game for Villa, while Onchan B fought well to get a respectable score despite Wendy McDowell being their lone winner, Joyce Gardiner almost added a second game reaching 19 against Sylvia Shelbourne. Port St Mary A won 4-2 on games with Val Macfarlane winning to single figures, the two winners for Nobles being Lin Ruscoe, edging out Wendy Kennaugh 21-19 and Sylvia Kennaugh who won to single figures.