2017 Presentation Dinner
Taking centre stage this year was Family Lambert who swept up an armful of trophies for themselves at the annual awards dinner.
It was Colin Lambert who was presented with the President's Cup - known affectionately as the Claret Jug - and is given for outstanding services to the club, especially during the year.
On the playing side, Colin also claimed his first trophy at the club after winning the Memorial Pairs Trophy which he secured with partner Doris Thompson.
Val Lambert also had a very good year – having won the
Ladies Singles knockout trophy, she was runner-up in both the Ladies League (a
title she won last year) and the Winter Cup pairs competition, with partner
IT was a brilliant season for Mike McLachlan who visited the podium four times - collecting the trophy for securing the Men's League title (runner-up Andy Doughton) ; also the Pairs Knockout - won with partner Dave Harrel - and took the runners-up prize in both the Men's Singles and the
League Pairs (with Julia Cream).
Mike with Dave Harrel (left) receiving the Pairs knockout trophy
Hilary & Andy Doughton
Pairs knockout runners-up
Bossing the League Championships in the Ladies and the Pairs were
Vera and Ivor Davies.
Vera captured the Ladies League title, and teamed up with hubby Ivor to take home the League Pairs trophy.
Ian Smith made the Men's Singles title his own this year - having lost out as runner-up.last year.
He beat Mike McLachlan in a competitive final.
Ian is seen proudly displaying his county badge, especially having enjoyed representative appearances this year.
Winter Cup 2016-17
Andy Doughton & Julia Cream
Gregg Scott & Val Lambert
Memorial Pairs runners-up were
Sue Bennett & Denys Webb
The merry gathering at the Presentation Dinner 2017
and finally, captain Alan Dell presents Avril Pearce with an orchid to mark her fund raising activities via the Whist Drives.
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