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Devon Bridge News

WL Devon v Somerset 2017/18

Apr 22, 2018

The results of the match against Somerset on 21 April are:

A Team won 20-0: Gillian & Joe Fawcett, Alex Maddocks, Warner Solomon.

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Devon Teams for the Western Morning News Trophy 2018

Apr 21, 2018

Congratulations to Jim Grant, Stefan Lindfors, Willie Hamilton and Pete Wood who have won the final of the Devon Teams, repeating their success of last year. They go to represent Devon…

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Newton Abbott Bridge Club Swiss Teams 2018

Apr 21, 2018

25 teams played in this Swiss teams event, in aid of Rowcroft Hospice. Congratulations to the winners: Ian Walsh, Mike Walsh, Douglas Dunn and Jack Pietrzycki.

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Devon Congress 2018

Apr 16, 2018

A large number of players who attended the Devon Congress at the TLH Toorak Hotel from 6 to 8 April 2018 reported illness after returning home from the final session on Sunday 8 April. From information…

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Spring 2018 Success

Apr 16, 2018

Lady Milne
Sally Anoyrkatis was in the England team that came second in the Home International Ladies' Championship.

Crockfords Cup 
Warner Solomon,…

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Devon Congress
6-8 April 2018

Apr 09, 2018

The Congress was played at the Toorak hotel, our new venue after the Palace closed last summer. The numbers were down a little and the weather wasn't very spring-like, but we all had a great weekend…

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Committee News

Mar 20, 2018

Full minutes from the March meeting can be found here

  • The entries for the Devon Congress are coming in…
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WL Devon v Hereford 2017/18

Mar 12, 2018

The results of the match against Hereford on 17 March are:

A Team lost 9-11: Mike Walsh, Douglas Dunn, Richard Lingham, Ann Slee.

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North Devon Congress
23-25 February 2018

Feb 26, 2018

As always, the congress was a great success attracting players from far and wide. Even the weather co-operated with bright sunny (though cold) days.

This year an earlier start time was tried…

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Devon Pairs Final for the Julia Chadwick Trophy
18 February 2018

Feb 19, 2018

This was the first DBA event held at the Gypsy Hill Hotel and well done to Exeter for finding such a good venue. Congratulations to Ian Walsh and Jacek Pietrzycki who won the event.

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WL Devon v Dorset 2017/18

Feb 07, 2018

The results of the match against Dorset on 3 February are:

A Team won 16-4: Harry and Sally Anoyrkatis, Stefan Lindfors, Jim Grant.
B Team lost 20-0:

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Teams of Eight and Dimmie Fleming Award

Jan 29, 2018

The teams of eight took place over the weekend with a record number of teams attending. Congratulations to the winners - Torquay A (Mike Orriel, Peter Bowles, Magdalena Cisek, Jacek Pietrzycki, Terence…

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Jan 27, 2018

If paying for an entry by cheque, please can you make sure that you make them payable to the 'Devon Bridge Association' and not the 'DBA' as the bank have started rejecting…

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Exeter Bridge Club New Venue
Monday 12 February

Jan 15, 2018

Following a successful preview session at the new venue, Exeter Bridge Club have confirmed that they will be moving permanently from the Isca centre to Gypsy Hill Hotel, Gipsy Hill Lane, Pinhoe, Exeter…

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2018 Devon Pairs for the Julia Chadwick Trophy

Jan 12, 2018

The Devon Pairs' Final will be on Sunday 18 February at the Gyspy Hill Hotel, Exeter and green points will be awarded (half the pairs in the final will receive at least .25 of a green point). Any pair…

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John Woolcott Weekend
6-7 January 2018

Jan 07, 2018

The John Woolcott was held over the weekeend. Congratulations to Carmen Ruiz-Castell and David Southcombe who won the Championship Pairs (pictured with Jean Whitlam presenting the prize),

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Winter 2017 Success

Dec 05, 2017

Porthcawl Congress Teams
Ian Walsh and Mike Walsh were in the team that finished second in the A Final.
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WL Devon v Cornwall 2017/18

Nov 28, 2017

The results of the match against Cornwall on 25 November are:

A Team won 20-0: Warner Solomon, Alex Maddocks, Peter Bowles, Mike Orriel.

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Tollemache Qualifying 2018
18-19 November

Nov 28, 2017

The team that was selected to go to the EBU inter county qualifying weekend was:
Gillian and Joe Fawcett, Jim Grant and Stefan Lindfors, Warner Solomon (captain) and Alex Maddocks, Willie Hamilton…

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WL Devon v Avon 2017/18

Nov 01, 2017

The results of the match against Avon on 28 October are:

A Team (8) won 20-0: Joe Fawcett, Gillian Fawcett, Sean Mekie, Howard Kent-Webster, Peter…

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