FLOODLIT TROPHYSaturday saw the second staging of the Floodlit Trophy, with a good turnout of 14 pairs taking part. The early stages were played using a group format with the winning pair in each of the four groups progressing to the semi-finals. The group winners were Darren Edgerley and Fergal Wright ; Mike Milne and John Unsworth ; Mike Dunlop and Peter Smith and last year’s winners, Phil Richards and Brian Sutton.
The semi-finals were won by Mike and John and Darren and Fergal and the final was won convincingly by Darren and Fergal 11-3. This was Darren’s third pairs competition win of the season, having previously won the Spring Pairs with Sue Andersen and the Last Chance Cup with Roger Van Beever.
CORONATION CUPThe following day saw the conclusion of the Coronation Cup, which has been played throughout the season. The first semi-final was won by Roy Webster, who came from 20-15 down to edge out Chris Harding 21-20 and the second semi-final was won convincingly by Fergal Wright with a 21-8 win against Brian Sutton. Fergal continued his excellent form in the final, cruising to victory against Roy , the winning score being 21-5. Congratulations to Fergal on winning his second competition of the weekend.