Ladies’ over 60’s league

The Trend sponsored over 60’s league came to a close on Tuesday 16 August with Port St Mary A retaining their title with a margin of 200 points over their nearest rivals Peel Sunset who ended 15 points clear of Castletown.

With Ann Hollingworth and Margaret Tasker both losing their last games it left the field open for Maureen Payne to leap-frog over them both to claim the individual merit, with Ann Hollingworth in second place and Tricia Bull just pipping Margaret for third.

Onchan finished the season with a bang, recording a maximum against Breagle, with Lynda Clarke coming through 21-20 against Kay Primrose- Smith, and Steff Swift reaching 19 against Libby Andrade. Nobles won two games at Port St Mary A, Sylvia Kennaugh and Lin Ruscoe coming through Tricia Bull and Margaret Tasker respectively. Runners-up Peel Sunset finished their campaign at Port Erin, winning 4-2 on games with Mary Moffatt and Heather Horsburgh winning to single figures as did Jackie Elliott for the home side.It was a close affair at Villa, ending level on games with Castletown finishing with a two point advantage, while Ballaugh were unfortunately a player short for the visit of Port St Mary B. Mooragh Park finished strongly against Marown, winning 4-2 on games with Peggy Freeman winning her first game of the season and Anne Kean her second.