Ladies’ league Friday 11 July
There were only four matches played in the C tarleton Hodgson and Son Ltd sponsored league on Friday 11 July as Marown and South Ramsey each had a player away representing the island. The two missing matches will be played on Wednesday 30 July.
Douglas had the better of Noble’s Mixed 6-3 on games with Lynne Mansley winning to single figures for the home side as did Lin Ruscoe for the visitors. Other games were closer with three going to 19 and Rhona Argallon reaching 20 against Brenda Williams. The other three matches were very one sided with two sides being a player short. Onchan could only field eight players against Mooragh Park, but managed to win two games courtesy of Eileen Thomas and Viv Rush while Dee Lewis took Kim Hargraves all the way before going down 20-21 to take their score over the 100points mark. Castletown also benefited from their opponents being a player short. With four of ther players winning to single figures wins by Ann Gale and Jane Teare were not enough to take Ballaugh’s score into three figures. Port Erin also failed to reach three figures against Port St Mary who were in imperious form with four of their players winning to single figures. Sylvia Maddrell saved a whitewash for the visitors with a 21-19 win over Tricia Bull.
Match postponed from Friday 4 July
The match between Marown and Douglas postponed from 4 July and played on Thursday 10 July was a close encounter with the home side winning by 5 games to 4 and a margin of just 7 points. The feature game of the match saw Margaret Scarffe pipping Muriel Cain 21-20, while Marcia Pearson had a win to single figures.