Ladies’ League Friday 3 July

Maureen Payne spoiled the party for Port St Mary on Friday 3 July in the C Tarleton Hodgson and Son Ltd sponsored ladies’ league, winning her game to deny them a maximum score. The home side won 8 games, four of them to single figures. South Ramsey were second highest scorers on the night, winning 7-2 on games with Lin Ruscoe and Clare Cooper, to single figures, being the two winners for Noble’s. Rhona Argallon came closest to adding a third game reaching 19 against Moira Anderson. Things were close at Peel, where Purt le Moirrey won 5-4 on games with Pauline Worrall winning to single figures. Mary Moffatt and Heather Horsburgh also won to single figures for the home side, while the match of the night saw Dot Mylchreest lose out 20-21 to Shirley Corrin. Douglas came through by 2 points against Marown, winning 5-4 on games. Apart from Rosie Winckle winning to single figures there were several close games, three ending 21-19. Castletown dropped just two games to Mooragh Park, Janet Monk and Rosemary Quirk being the two winners for the home side while at Ballaugh Port Erin had the better of it 5-4 on games. Apart from a master-class by Christine Macdonald the other eight games all went to double figures