Ladies’ League Wednesday 6 August
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.