Colley Plate 2022

Wow what a cracker of a match which had been moved from Sunday 24 July to Friday 29 due to a second round fixture of our team in the Durham Trophy, don’t ask as we were overwhelmed by Hemingfords A. Anyhow the Colley Plate was played between 3 teams from the Ladies and 3 from the Men. Shirley made it fun after taking over as Organiser 2-3 years ago by changing the shot counting to a 3pts for the nearest bowl, 2 for the second closest and 1 for the third with the rest not counting. With much banter and leg pulling the final result was a 2 rink win to the ladies but a 104 to 102 shot win to the men. It seemed churlish to award either team as overall winner and with no knowledge of how we actually have 2 identical plates Bill Brown stood in as the most Senior member present to award a Colley Plate to each team with Christine Davies accepting one for the ladies and Andy Foad the men. Bill noted that it was the first time in his years at the club that the ladies had WON or was it drawn