The Ladies Evergreen A and C teams were pleased that the weather stayed fair enough to permit play after the original fixtures had had to be postponed from the previous week due to very inclement conditions.
Luck held for the A team, and a very strong Newcastle side – Wendy Laffin (captain), Hazel Carder, Patricia Stewart and Dolores Dornan – very efficiently won all four matches, giving their Bangor opponents no real chances to fight back.
Unfortunately, ‘Lady Luck’ did not shine on the Newcastle C team as they succumbed to the stronger Belfast Boat Club team.
However, this new team is playing very happily together, and the girls are having great fun while gaining valuable match experience. The matches were played in very good spirit and there were some fine shots scored by the home team .The final score did not reflect the closeness of the games, as many games went to deuce. The team was comprised of Sinead Kearney (this week’s captain), Emma Hallissey, Carol Crilly and Karen Lockhart.
Both The A & C teams had prepared a delicious supper, and this part of the evening always gives the Club a chance to socialise and strengthen bonds with affiliated clubs, and to catch up and have a good laugh with opponents old and new.