Ann Gale, Dave McTaggart, Chris Holland & Collin Holland won back the Ronaldsway Fours title on Sunday after a hard fought round robin left three teams on the same points.
The day started with Holland’s team beating Archie Collister, Wyn Collister, Stephen Durcan & Bernie Durcan 10-3. There main challengers seemed to be Eddie Brew, Harry Minor, Michael Collister & Stephen Gale after they won their opening game 11-2 against Matt Quayle, Rita Woodworth, Ann Hollingworth & Sylvia Maddrell.
In the second round of game Maddrell’s team hit back, defeating the eventual champions 7-4 thanks to a cracking last wood by Sylvia Maddrell. With Gale’s team beating Durcan’s fours by 12-6 it put them in control of the competition.
Holland’s team knew they had to win by more than 4 points and managed to get to a 9-3 lead with one end remaining, and with Gale’s team holding 5 Holland play a perfect wood to take the shot and the title. Maddrell’s team won there last game 14-6 but it wasn’t enough to overtake Gale & Holland.
The final standings are below:
|Team||Points||Chalks +||Chalks –||Chalks Diff|
|Ann Gale, Chris Holland, Dave McTaggart, Collin Holland||4||28||14||+14|
|Eddie Brew, Harry Minor, Michael Collister, Stephen Gale||4||26||18||+8|
|Matt Quayle, Rita Woodworth, Ann Hollingworth, Sylvia Maddrell||4||23||21||+2|
|Archie Collister, Stephen Durcan, Wyn Collister, Bernie Durcan||0||16||40||-24|
Next week is the Cherrty Orchard League with the top two, Ronaldsway Blockbusters & Douglas Bay Pirates playing each other. Peel Musketters play Laxey Minors, Colby Cosmos face Port Erin New Kids and Ballaugh meet Andreas.