Centenary Mixed Pairs History
Shropshire haven't yet had a winner of the BCGBA Mel Evans MBE Centenary Mixed Pairs championship. 2017 We had one pair reach the second round of the 2017 Mel Evans MBE Centenary Mixed Pairs. Aaron King and Sian Skelton won their first game 19 against Barbara and Michael Knowles but then lost to Cathy and Graeme Wilson, who went onto win it against Pat and Tony Roscoe in the final. Martin Gaut and Daisy Weaver and Jamie King and Sally Clee lost 1st round. Full scores are here. 2016 The Centenary Mixed Pairs Finals took place on Saturday 1st October at the Waterloo Hotel, Blackpool. Jackie & Stuart Rutter were so close to reaching the final of the BCGBA Centenary Pairs after they were beat 21-20 in the Semi Finals by Karen Hughes & Bradley Cooke, who went on to lose 21-19 to Catherine & Graeme Wilson in the final. Jackie & Stuart had beaten Heather & Ian Johnson first game 14, and then had run out from 17-11 down against Karen Hill & Wayne Ditchfield in the last 16. In the Quarter Finals they beat Danielle Miller & Gary Hoof 20. Shropshire's other qualifiers, Helen & Phil Clee, lost first round against Hannah Drewett & Neil Withers. Full results are here. 2015 Liam Jones & Jodie Rutter lost in the 1st round losing to Janet Pratley & Russell Prosser 19, with Andrea Buckley & Michael Sweeney winning the competition. Results are here.