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Devon's C team, having won the Western League C Division went on to win The National Inter-County League Final in Coventry. Congratulations to the team of eight: Jeanine Keith and Gwen Watkins, Betty Golding and Andrew Leslie, Bill Luscombe and George Delafield, Stephen Rafferty and Roger Gowland.
At the AGM (minutes) on Sunday all the officers were re-elected.
The Chairman highlighted numerous gaps in administration which, if not filled, will compromise the schedule of events available. The Hon Secretary, on behalf of the committee, listed current and forthcoming job vacancies : Congress organiser(s) (ideally now but Apr 2016 at the latest; Education sub-committee to replace Andrew Leslie and to organise any future Andrew Robson or Michael Byrne sessions tour from NOW (or July meeting); East section Chairman and second committee rep; Youth Officer; representative on EBU Counties Working Group; Treasurer from June 2016; Tournament Administrator from June 2016; duplimate organiser and operator. Anyone interested email Terence.
The meeting was followed by a multiple teams as there were insufficient entries for the advertised Swiss teams. Congratulations Don Pearson, Norman Massey, Andrew Leslie and Betty Golding who won the event by a country mile.
Thanks to Robin Barker for directing.
Congratulations to Ian Walsh, Peter Bowles, Jacek Pietrzycki and Mike Orriel who won the Hants and IOW Green Point Swiss Teams.
Congratulations to Ann Slee and Alsion Pollok who were first equal in the Championship Pairs and to Richard Lingham, Viv Mably, Phil Palmer and Jenny Fllod who won the Open Teams.
Congratulations to Stefan Lindfors, Jim Grant, Peter Woods and Willie Hamilton who have won the Devon Teams. They beat Warner Solomon's team in a closely fought final, with the result in doubt up to the last board. They qualify to play in the Pachabo (for county teams champions) and we wish them the best of luck.
Congratulations to Stefan Lindfors, Willie Hamilton, Pete Wood and Warner Solomon who finished 5th representing Devon in a very strong field in the Pachabo Cup for county teams of four champions.
|Victor Ludorum||Michael Hamon|
|Devon Teams||Stefan Lindfors|
|Western Counties League||Div 1||Devon 5th|
|Div 2||Devon 2nd|
|Div 3||Devon 1st|
|East League||Div 1||Peter Bowles|
|Div 2||Steve Quinn|
|North League||Div 1||David Clarke
|Div 2||David Biscoe|
|South League||Div 1||Warner Solomon|
|Div 2||Michael Hamon|
|West League||Div 1||Michael Hamon|
|Div 2||Ali Blake|
Braunton celebrated 25 years on 1st April. All members received commemorative pens and there was a buffet and a special cake.
Shown above from left to right are Regina Thomas, Brenda Martin, John Sach and Tim Gay
The Devon Congress attracted 112 pairs and 59 teams. It was superbly run (as always) by David Jones and his team with Terence Treeby and his team behind the scenes.
Congratulations to Rob Cliffe and Alan Mayo who just pipped Clare Hamon and Robert Dixon to the post in the Swiss Pairs
and to Ian Walsh, Peter Bowles, Jacek Pietrzycki and Mike Orriel who won the Swiss Teams.
Thanks to the hotel and all the people who worked so hard to make the event so successful.