BRIDGE: The week’s round-up

RUGBY BRIDGE CLUB

Congratulations to Chris Malthouse, winner of the 2010/2011 Allott competition.

This was hotly contested with Liz Edwards and Stuart Warne following a very close second.

Our round up of other winners this week who all scored over 59% are:

Tuesday - Ken Miles and Freddie Field

Wednesday - Keith Lodge and Brian Richardson

Thursday - Sheila and Malcolm Taylor

Friday - Terry Leary and Anne Pettitt

A reminder to all players that The Annual One Day event will be held on Sunday, April 10 at The Railwaymen’s Club, Hillmorton Road.

The Julia Mills Trophy will be awarded to the top scoring Rugby Bridge Club pair in the event.

This year the profit will be donated to the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance. Tickets available from Chris Malthouse (01788) 561779.

RUGBY & DISTRICT LEAGUE

Division 1: Leamington Dinosaurs are having a bleak period having been beaten by Rugby Cavaliers 15-5 (55-38) and then by Rugby YoYos 20-0 (91-16). This means that Leamington Dinosaurs now join Rugby YoYos in the relegation zone.

Division 2: Dunchurch Diamonds beat Rugby Rabbits 18-2 (60-22)

The top two teams played each other recently. Second place, JCBC Lutterworth beat the division leaders Daventry Dragons 12-8 (51-43)

Knockout Cup: Rugby ‘Eroes beat U3A Jokers and go through to the semi-final against Rugby Rabbits.

See www.bridgewebs.com/rugbyleague.

Rugby Village Bridge Club

On Monday evening, 14 pairs sat down to play a 21 board, 7 round Mitchell movement. John Crompton and David Sanderson came top with a cracking 66.27%. Second were Robert Spencer and Graham Lightfoot with 65.08%, and third Alan Webb and Chris Cassin with 58.73%.

The event also served as a heat for the country championship pairs. Robert and Graham will go on the final on April 10. We wish them good luck.

The club also hosted a Rugby and District League match. Peter Halliday, Brian Mawby, Malcolm Melrose and Nicky Cook turned out for the Yo Yo’s and beat the Leamington Dinosaurs 20-0.

New Beginners and Improvers Courses are starting in April. Check www.rugbyvillagebridge.co.uk for more details.