Ladies’ Night League Friday 26 May

It does not happen very often but in the C Tarleton Hodgson sponsored Ladies’ league on Friday 26 May the match between Peel Sunset and Douglas ended drawn on points, despite the visitors winning 5-4 on games. Three wins to single figures by the home side balanced out the one by Jan Osborne for Douglas, the result showing the value of fighting for every point even if you still end up losing your game. Mooragh Park had a successful journey to Ballaugh, where they won 5-4 on games, but there were some very close match-ups with Gill Morgan reaching 19 against Ann Gale and in reply Pat Mason just losing out 20-21 to Ann Chapman. Purt le Moirrey were up against it when South Ramsey won seven games, four of them to single figures, but managed to register two good wins by Linda Dawson and Tracy Moore. Port Erin were also under the cosh when hosting Port St Mary, who also won seven games. The two winners for the home side were Caroline Whitehead and Lynda Cadamy who won to single figures, while Mavis Franks and Carol Kaye both reached 20 against Katy Williams and Win Collister respectively. Nobles went down 4-5 to Castletown. Rebecca Teare won to single figures, as did Kim Foy and Hannah Drewett for the visitors. Marown were another side with a ruthless streak, winning seven games at Onchan, four of them to single figures. The two winners for the home side were Libby Andrade and Marilyn Ellison..