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Links to recent results can be found on the left. Events for the next three months, entry forms and committee news on the right.

Quick links (links to recent results and events for the next three months) are at the bottom of the page, accessed via the button above.

DBA Sim Pairs for Devon Air Ambulance – Tuesday Event

The Tuesday event took place on 30th October and 112 pairs from 7 clubs took part. The winners were Penny and Roger Gowland, playing at Caen club, and the total amount raised for the charity from this event was £759.56.

To see full details click on 'Devon Air Amb' in the results panel. The next event will be on Wednesday 16th January.

Devon Pairs for the Julia Chadwick Trophy

Each affiliated club is asked to host a qualifier on any date between Mon 14 January and Saturday 2 February. Players scoring 50% or more in a qualifier automatically qualify for the final on Sun 17 February (11am at Gypsy Hill Hotel) where half the pairs will receive green points. Table money for qualifiers is normal club money.

Devon Clubs' Teams of Eight Championship

This will be held on Sunday 27 January at Gypsy Hill Hotel, 11am start.

Any team of eight players from the same club may enter. There is no limit on the number of teams from each club. Each entry must be submitted by the club. In addition, EBU rules for their Garden Cities competition will apply. Players must be members of the club, and must have been members for at least three months immediately prior to the closing date for entry to the county competition. Moreover, nominated players must play regularly at the club or for the club, or contribute regularly in some other way, or have met this criterion in previous years, yet be unable to currently do so through some personal circumstance (eg illness, work, childcare, etc.).

The winning team will represent Devon in the EBU Garden Cities Regional Final in Bristol on Saturday 27 April.

WL Devon v Avon 2018/19

The results of the match against Avon on 27 October are:

A Team lost 5-15: Peter Bowles & Mike Orriel, Mike Walsh & Douglas Dunn.
B Team lost 5-15: Alison Pollok & Brent Wormald, Graham Clark & Chris Bray.
C Team lost 6-14: Richard Watkins & Richard McLaughlin, Les Ellis & Jenny Baxter.

South Hams Charity Blue Point Swiss Teams
Sunday 7 October

It was a beautiful day in Thurlestone for the South Hams Charity Blue Point Swiss Teams. There was a full house with 20 tables and the raffle raised £400 for Kingsbridge and Saltstone Caring.

The scores were very close but in the end returning champions, Viv Mabley, Joe Fawcett, Graham Hoare and Richard Lingham held on to the Kingsbridge Cup.

Jayne Kent-Webster, Lucinda Fletcher-Neal, Pam Rice and Heather Binding were top in the non-expert field. And the Radley trophy for the top Kingsbridge team went to Sue Warren, Peter Lucas, Jan Lucas and Jill Down. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to everyone who took part. Special thanks to Don Pearson for flawlessly managing, directing and scoring.

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