Ladies’ League Friday 29 May
Ballaugh could only muster two winners in their match against the reigning champions in the C Tarleton Hodgson sponsored ladies’ league on Friday 29 May. Jenny Maddrell had a comfortable win to single figures, as did four of the Port St Mary team, while Barbara Graham came through 21-20 against Alison Keggen. South Ramsey also won seven games with four to single figures, the two winers for Onchan being Marilyn Ellison and Jo Smith who also won to single figures. Despite Margaret Scarffe and Lil Smith winning to single figures Marown fell just short of the 100 point mark when Castletown won 5 of their 7 games to single figures, the highest losing score of the match being 13, achieved by both Mary Alderson and Rosie Winckle. Peel Sunset entertained Port Erin and came out ahead by 5 games to 4, Joyce Kelly and Mary Moffatt both winning to single figures, while at Noble’s four of the home side had single figure wins the game of that match being Lynne Mansley’s 21-19 victory over Lin Ruscoe. It was a low scoring affair at the Mooragh Park, the home side being unlucky to have Rosemary Quirk injure herself as she played her first end. Mooragh Park won four games, Caroline Parker almost adding a fifth as she reached 19 against Debra Cooper.