Wales hosted the Junior Camrose
Wales hosted the Junior Camrose and Peggy Bayer events on 20-22 February 2015 at the Seabank Hotel at Porthcawl. More information. Our two teams acquitted themselves well - the Junior Camrose team came third ahead of both Irish teams, while the Peggy Bayer team came 4th, well ahead of Northern Ireland. See results etc here.
Welsh teams: Junior Camrose (u 25): Jonny Richards & Ben Barrett; Becky Watkins & Alice Smart with NPC Paul Denning. Peggy Bayer (u 20): Joe Mullally & Sarah Greener; Stephen Loat & James Harris with NPCs Julian Pottage & Gwynn Davis
DRAFT Calendar for 2015-16
A draft of the WBU calendar for the period August 2015 to July 2016 is now online here. Please contact Jean Hand (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mike Tedd (email@example.com) if you know of any problems or omissions.
WBU Competition Journal 2014-5 Online
The Competition Journal can be read online here. It contains the rules for WBU competitions in 2014-15 (both the general rules and those specific to each event) and other information about the events.
The St David's Day Sims are on 2-6 March. See Ecats
The Cowbridge Rotary Charity Swiss Pairs is on 8 March. Brochure
The final of the National Open Pairs is on 14-15 March
The Portland Pairs is at various venues in the UK on 22 March. The Welsh venue is Colwyn Bay. More information
The North Wales Spring Congress is at the Ramada Palace Wrexham on 28-29 March.
The Celtic Spring Sims which support our international teams are on 20-24 April. More information
The inter-area teams, the Perry, Spickett and President's Cup are in Whitchurch, Cardiff on 6-7 June. The WBU AGM is held there on the Sunday, 7 June
The WBU trial for our Lady Milne team was on 24-25 January. Arrangements on the selectors web page. Results. The Welsh team for the event, in Birmingham on 17-19 April: Aida Aris & Sue Ingham, Gilly Clench & Maggie Pierce, and Liz Commins & Diane Kurbalija, with NPC Linda Greenland and reserve pair: Mary Lee & Joan Marray
The first matches in this year's Camrose Trophy, the home internationals, were on 9-11 January. We won all 5 matches, and narrowly lead the table, with the second weekend on 6-8 March to come. More information with reports (now complete). Detailed results etc at www.camrosebridge.com. The selectors have announced an unchanged team for March.
The Seniors Trials were on 7-8 February 2015. Arrangements. Results. The selectors have announced the team for the Teltscher Trophy event in Gormanstown Ireland: Tony Disley & Roger Penton, Patrick Jourdain & Patrick Shields, Mike Tedd (playing captain) & John Salisbury, with reserves: Beth & Barry Wennell
WBU Teams Leagues
In the 2014-15 season the WBU has started a new set of league competitions, with a Premier Division instead of trials, as well as Area Leagues. See here for more information, and forms. Premier League Results. Results from the West (up to 4/2/15)
15/2/15: Results of the EWBA Congress
13/2/15: New post on Selectors Blog
13/2/15: Team for the Teltscher Trophy announced
8/2/15: results of the Seniors Trials
4/2/15: Updated tables for league results from the West
1/2/15: Brochure now available for WBU Seniors Congress, with Open Swiss Pairs in Llangollen on 23-25 May 2015
1/2/15: New posts on Selectors Blog
30/1/15: Brochure now available for the Mid-Wales Congress 11-12 July 2015
29/1/15: Camrose report now has last stanza
29/1/15: Draw now posted for the second round of the Welsh Cup 2014-15
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