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Sports

Sport News

Rydal Penrhos Society Golf Apology We are sorry to report that in the last issue of the newsletter we made an error in the results of the Pochin Trophy. The leading scores were in fact: 1st Ian Murray, 34pts, 2nd Steve Garge, 33pts, and 3rd= Guy Watson, Richard Watson and Mike Wood, 32pts.

winner as he scored an excellent one under par gross 71 at Maesdu. We were grateful to John McDonald for organising the dinner at the Esplanade Hotel. Thanks to the generosity of those playing over £500 was raised for the local branch of the NSPCC.

Marsden Trophy: 18 May 2012 Twelve ORs enjoyed another successful day at Brocton Hall GC in Staffordshire. It was a fine day but the course was playing long in testing blustery conditions. This year there was another first time winner for the trophy which dates back to 1932. Tim Williams put his local knowledge to good use and won by two strokes from Dale Bulmer. The leading scores were: 1st Tim Williams: 84-14 = 70, 2nd Dale Bulmer: 83-11 = 72, 3rd Andy Hurst: 81-8 = 73 Many thanks to Tim for helping organise the day and for providing steaks for the winners. We return to Brocton Hall in May 2013.

Silcock Salver: 19-20 April 2012 We had another good attendance for the Salver and were blessed with a warm sunny day for the first round at Maesdu. The leading scores were: Dave Abraham – 42 points (hcp 5), Guy Watson – 36 points (hcp 6), Steve Garge – 35 points (hcp 18). Unfortunately on the second day at Conwy persistent and heavy rain left several greens under water and play was reduced to 10 holes. The leading scores at Conwy were: John Millington – 19 points, Andy Hurst – 17 points, Richard Watson – 17 points, Dave Abraham – 17 points. The overall winner of the Silcock Salver was Dave Abraham with 59 points. Dave was a very worthy

Guy Watson

Golf Diary 2012

Pochin Trophy: Friday 21 September at Delamere Forest Golf Club Edward Harris Tournament: Friday 5 October at Southerndown Golf Club

If you would like to be involved with the Golf Society, or would like further details of these events, please contact Society Golf Secretary, Guy Watson RS 57-66 at guy.watson6@yahoo.co.uk or 01492 532230.

Dolphins

Rydal Dolphins v the School

to accelerate the scoring with a revised total of 300 in mind. Pat Leach lashed a Following the generosity of the Old Boys brutal 50 whilst others fell around him last year they felt the need to stamp their and a total of 308 was reached at the authority this year, so having won the toss completion of the 35 overs. they elected to bat. The match was limited to 35 overs due to the Leavers’ Ball that No doubt somewhat deflated, the evening, and after a chat in the dressing School set about their innings with room it was decided that 250 should be the courage and held out for 13 overs target. before openers Harrison Holmes and Andrew Welden succumbed, both At 20 for 2 in the 6th over the School having done the hard work getting to started well, with Will Cowden picking up 20. Despite a couple of moments of the two early wickets. Hamish Brown and resistance during the next 11 overs the Matthew Bennett then consolidated the School failed to survive and found innings for the Dolphins, putting on a themselves all out for 80 in the 24th solid 200-run partnership before retiring over. to give those chomping at the bit a chance

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Rydal Penrhos Society Newsletter Issue 20  

Issue 20 of the Rydal Penrhos Society Newsletter