Lady Milne

The Women's home Internationals for the Lady Milne trophy were held in Ireland. After a poor start, Wales recovered well to finish third behind Scotland and Ireland, a highly creditable result. Full details.

The Welsh team:

Events

The British Spring Sims are on 7-11 April in clubs

The Webber Cup on 26-27 April is now direct entry. See box on right. Book online here

The Spring Celtic Simultaneous Pairs is clubs on 28 April to 2nd May. There are four sets of hands (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and one set for Thursday/Friday). This raises funds to support the international Celtic Teams. More information

The Celtic Congress, held in Fishguard for the last two years, is combined with the Carlow congress this year, on May 2-4. Brochure

The new WBU Bridgefest at the Commodore in Llandrindod Wells on May 17th & 18th 2014. Seminars by Drina Vanner and Tony Haworth, a presentation on the use of Bridgemate 11 table Scorers and two sessions of duplicate bridge with prizes. Brochure

The Welsh Seniors Congress on 24-25 May, with Open Swiss Pairs on Monday 26 May, is at the excellent new venue of the Lysaght Institute in Newport. Brochure

Draft Calendar for 2014-2015

The DRAFT WBU Calendar from August 2014 until July 2015 is now available. Please inform Jean Hand (jeanhand15cc@talktalk.net) and Mike Tedd (mdt@aber.ac.uk) of any problems and omissions. Note the dates for the open trials have been brought earlier (updated 13/2/14)

Internationals

The selectors invited applications from teams interested in representing Wales in the European Championships in Croatia or the Commonwealth Nations Bridge in Glasgow, to reach Neville by March 23rd. A trial is planned for the Commonwealth event - more information (revised 7/4/14)

Applications are also invited for pairs interested in representing Wales in the friendly match with Ireland on May 3rd. More information

The selectors have announced the team for the Lady Milne on 11-13 April in Gormanstown, Ireland: Laura Woodruff & Susan Ingham, Liz Commins & Diane Kurbalija and Beth Wennell & Sheila Shea, with reserves Val Kennewell & Margaret Lane, NPC Alan Screen

The Seniors Trials for the Teltscher Trophy (Seniors Camrose) on 16-18 May in Belfast were held on 8-9 February 2014 Invitation Further information Results. The Welsh team is: Mike Tedd & John Salisbury, Patrick Jourdain & Patrick Shields and Mike Hirst & Philip Felman, with reserves Mike Best & Dave Birt and NPC Adrian Thomas

Welsh and Cambria Cups 2013/14

The Cambria Cup and the Welsh Cup have just the finals to play. The Cambria final is between Paddy Murphy's team and Jennifer Wardell's. The Welsh Cup final is between Mike Tedd's team and Roger Penton's.

Even More 2014 Dates for Your Diary

The first WBU Overseas Holiday Congress at The Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort Hotel & Spa, Albufeira, Portugal on 9th-16th October 2014. Mounted jointly with the CBAI and organised for us by First for Bridge. More information. Brochure

The Llangollen Congress is on 15-16 November. The Porthcawl Congress is on 28-30 November

The Aberystwyth Congress has moved to 15-17 August. Brochure. Poster

The inter-area teams events (Perry, Spickett and President's Cup) are on 7-8 June 2014 in Newtown

What's New

10/4/14: Brochure now available for the WBU Overseas Holiday Congress in Portugal 9-16 October 2014

10/4/14: Brochure now available for the WBU Bridgefest 17-18 May 2014

7/4/14: Results of the NWBA Spring Congress

4/4/14: More information about trial for Commonwealth event

24/3/14: Results of the Portland Pairs

24/3/14: Pat Shields Camrose reports now complete. See here

21/3/14: Minutes of Management Committee meeting with selectors on 26/11/13 and of the Management Committee meeting on 10/1/14

20/3/14: Second Camrose weekend: photos and Patrick Shields's reports on matches 1-3 (4&5 to follow)

17/3/14: Results of the National Open Pairs Final

14/3/14: Pictures of the Welsh team at the Camrose

3/3/14: Results of the Cowbridge Charity Pairs

1/3/14: Minutes of the Management Committee meeting 26/11/13

28/2/14: Brochure and Poster for the Aberystwyth Congress now available

Previous updates

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Webber Cup
This is now direct entry.
To enter teams, email Jean Hand or telephone 01244 830246 or book online here
Llanidloes Community Centre
26-27 April, 1pm start
Cost per team £100 to include tea/coffee each day & sandwiches on Sunday.

Poster


WBU Bridgefest
17-18 May
Llandrindod Wells
Brochure


Welsh Seniors Congress
24-25 May
Open Swiss Pairs

26 May
Excellent new venue
Lysaghts Institute, Newport

Brochure

 

 

Development Officer
The WBU would like to appoint a Development Officer. Further Information


Volunteer needed
The WBU would like a volunteer to be Club Liaison and Education Officer. Please contact Neville if you might be interested

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Results

NWBA Spring Congress

Portland Pairs

National Open Pairs Final

Cowbridge Charity Pairs

St. David’s Day Sims


More information

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welshbridgeunion
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has membership and master points data and other useful things.
Results may sometimes appear more quickly here (if Mike Tedd is away, or results are slow to reach him).



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