Competition Finals

Competitions
The outstanding competition rounds will be played next Monday, July 24th at Desborough. Since one pair is in the semi-finals for both the Pairs and the Presidents we'll will make an earlier than usual start to improve the chances of completing everything the same night The matches will be played in three waves which have been selected for the least amount of blocking where people are needed for more than one competition or waiting where someone needs to play the winners of a game being played on the night Wave 1 Pairs Quarter (7.30pm start): David & Paul (Ark Angels) vs Joey & Debbie (Ivy Leaf A) Singles Final (8pm start): Brian (North Star) vs Sylvie (Ivy Leaf B) Presidents Semi (7.30pm start): George & Richard (Desborough B) vs Jim…
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Play To Lose Results

Competitions
This week 21 pairs entered the Play To Lose competition held at Desborough Bowling Club. The champions are Jason Lunnon and Geoff Beale of Bird In Hand and the runners-up are Tina Davis and Frank Bond of New Inn.
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President’s Competition

Competitions
Wendy and Alan Frampton of Waggon & Horses progressed all the way to the final where they will meet the winners of the semi-final to be played in July between Jim McDonnell and Chris Howard of Belgian Arms versus George Coussins and Richard Earl of Desborough B. Congratulations to all concerned!
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Pairs Competition & Richard Pither RIP

Admin, Competitions
The Pairs Competition was played this evening. As usual, it reached the semi-finals in most streams with one quarter final to play. The outstanding matches will be played on Finals Night at Desborough in July. One semi-final will be between George & Richard of Desborough B vs Brian and Geoff of North Star. The quarter final is between David & Paul of Ark Angels vs Joey & Debbie of Ivy Leaf A. The winner of this game will play Bob & Malcolm also of Ivy Leaf A. It is with deepest regret that we learned of the death over the weekend of Richard Pither, past secretary of Maidenhead & District Cribbage League. Richard was secretary of the League for around 20 years, standing down in 2010. Despite failing health Richard…
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Single Competition

Competitions, Results
The Singles Competition was played tonight as far as the semi-finals. There were 52 entrants and 49 attended. The two semi-final winners who will face each other at the Finals next year are Sylvie Haley from Ivy Leaf B and Brian Blackmun from North Star.
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Notes from tonight’s meeting

Admin, Competitions, Cup, Fixtures
Here are the cup games for the first round. Teams are reminded that if there is an 8-8 result after the normal match a tiebreaker must be played (one game or three games as agreed between the captains) Home Away Ark Angels Craufurd Crusaders Desborough A Waggon & Horses Bourne End Bird In Hand New Inn Ark Raiders Ivy Leaf B Belgian Arms North Star Desborough B Craufurd Buccaneers Ivy Leaf A The seven winning teams plus the highest loser will go into the Team Trophy. Six teams will go into the Richard Pither Challenge Cup and will play each other in the quarter-finals with all three winners and the higher loser proceeding to the semi-finals. It was agreed that if both teams agree in advance a match can begin…
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Finals Results

Competitions, Results
The President's competition for the Tony Blay Memorial Trophy was won by Greg and Vipa from Ark Angels who beat Alan and Terry from Waggon. The Play To Lose was won by Tony and Mary from Cookham who defeated Dave and Bob from Ark Angels. The Singles was won by Dave from Bird In Hand who beat Tony from Cookham. One pairs quarter and semi was played, resulting in Mick and Josie from Ivy B reaching the final. The other quarter final could not be played, so the remaining quarter, semi and final will be played on May 16th.
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Notes From Tonight’s Meeting

Competitions, Cup, Teams
Alan Foskett for New Inn won the Secretary's Cup, defeating Greg Holden of Ark Angels. Barley Mow conceded their outstanding fixture against Waggon due to a scheduling issue, with the result that Waggon are definitely promoted. The Belgian Arms will also be promoted unless they lose their outstanding fixture by a score of 13-3 or worse. Six teams registered for the Summer League so this will go ahead. The teams are Bird In Hand, Craufurd Arms (2), Waggon/New Inn, North Star and Ark. A reminder that the meeting on May 17 is cancelled. The next meeting will be Trophy Return/Summer Kickoff on May 31.
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