Vilma Oakes Memorial Trophy 2021 (pairs comp)

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On Wednesday 11th of August, 14 Ven’s  paired off to compete for the Vilma Oakes Trophy in a 2 BBB competition.


Conditions were good and some excellent scores were obtained.


Dave Watts & Ken Hart triumphed with a score of 48 points.


Bob Bridges & Derick Geal came second with a score of 46 points 


Richard Atkinson & Gary Raynsford  took the third spot with a score of 45 points.


All enjoyed a get together afterwards for the presentation of the Trophy.

Thanks to Andrew Wyatt for photography

Above pictures of the course

Below oh what might have been!

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Above - Captain Steve presenting the Vilma Oakes Trophy to 2021 winners

Dave Watts & Ken Hart with an outstanding score of 48 points


Vilma Oakes Memorial Trophy 2019 (pairs comp)


Bernard sorting out the pairs & cards for the days comp.

28 hardy souls braved the elements to contest this popular pairs competition. Despite the wind and rain scoring was surprisingly high, as confirmed by the winners total.

Thanks to Bernard, Andrew and Steve Truckle for organising a great day, they didn’t get the weather they asked for!


Ready to head out


Bernard reading out the days results


WINNERS with 44 pts - David Baker & Derick Geal

2nd place with 40 pts  - Tony Eggs & Ian Taylor

3rd place with 39 pts OCB - Graham Kipping & Steve Williams

Vilma Oakes Memorial Trophy 2018

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Above – Bernard & Merv explaining the days format! 


Ready for the off

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Below – Richard reading out the results.



3rd place with 45 pts OCB – Dave Brown & John Searle

2nd place with 45 pts OCB – Dave Watts & Mike Gray

WINNERS with 47 pts – Terry Gardner & Tony Leigh

Richard presenting the trophy to Terry Gardner & Tony Leigh