Hands Trophy

The ladies’ Association Non-winners Competition for the Hands Trophy , which had to postponed from the end of last season, took place at Peel on Saturday 5 April, with an entry of thirty players.

The morning weather threatened that the competition may again have to be postponed, but after the rain stopped a delayed start allowed the green to dry out enough for play to commence.

Despite the dampness the green was running well allowing some good play.

Quarter-finals: Jean Thackrah 21,Voirrey Curphey 17; Trish Bull 21,Lil Smith 15; Rosie Winckle 21, Margaret Tasker 16; Viv Grills 21, Shirley Corrin 13

Semi-finals: Trish Bull 21, Jean Thackrah 9; Viv Grills 21, Rosie Winckle 16

In the final Trish had little answer to Viv’s bowling which improved as the afternoon progressed, Viv taking the game, and the trophy, 21-10

The presentation was made by Association president, Pat Robertson, who thanked all those who had turned out to play on what had started out as such a miserable day.