Shropshire haven’t yet had a winner of the BCGBA Mel Evans MBE Centenary Mixed Pairs championship.
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.
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.