REPORT NO. 41

LADY MILNE and TELTSCHER TROPHY TRIALS

Applications are invited from Pairs wishing to compete in these two trials.

LADY MILNE

The Lady Milne Trophy (Ladies Home International) will take place in the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Wrexham on the weekend of 21/22/23 April. By virtue of being the host nation Wales is able to field two teams.

The trial to help select the Welsh teams for the 2017 event will be held on the weekend of 28/29 January in The Commodore Hotel, Llandrindod Wells.

See REPORT NO. 36 for further details.

Application to compete in the Lady Milne trial should be made to the Chief Executive, Neville Richards, by 3rd December at the latest. Neville’s email address is welshbridgeunion@deepvault.net

Players wishing to discuss any aspect of the trial should contact Jean Hand, who is organising the trial on behalf of the selectors.

 

TELTSCHER TROPHY

The Teltscher Trophy (‘Senior Camrose’) will be held in Northern Ireland (corrected) next year, on the weekend of 19/20/21 May.

The trial to help select the Wales team will be held on the weekend of 4/5 February, likewise in The Commodore Hotel, Llandrindod Wells.

Both members of the partnership must be WBU members and eligible to represent Wales in this event (60 or over in the year of competition). The pair winning the trial will be guaranteed selection for the Teltscher Trophy. The other two pairs will be chosen by the selectors, with the trial result taken into account.

Applications to compete in this trial should be made to  Neville Richards (welshbridgeunion@deepvault.net).  Closing date for entries for this trial is Sunday 18 December.

Anyone wishing to discuss any aspect of the Seniors trial should contact Gwynn Davis who is organising the trial on behalf of the selectors (gwynndavis@btinternet.com).

GENERAL

There is no entry fee for either trial, but table money will be charged at the rate of £40 per player for each weekend.

Light refreshments will be provided on both days of each trial. The cost of this is included in your table money.

GD

REPORT NO. 40

CAMROSE SELECTION

The selectors have chosen the following team to represent Wales over the first weekend of the Home International (Camrose) series, to be held in England (Warwickshire) on the weekend of 6/7/8 January:

Paul Denning/Adrian Thomas

Gary Jones/Tim Rees

Paul Lamford/Richard Plackett

Reserve pair: John Salisbury/Mike Tedd

NPC:  Alan Stephenson

GD