Manx Challenge Shield

The 2019 edition of the Manx Challenge Shield will take place at the NSC over Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April.

This year will see the format evolve into a pairs competition.

  • There are 21 pairs entered, which have been drawn in to 3 groups of 7.
  • All matches will be played over 10 ends
  • The top 4 pairs from each group will qualify for the Main knockout competition.
  • The remaining 3 pairs will face each other in the Plate competition.
  • In the group stages 3 points are awarded for a win, 1 point for a draw. If teams are level on points then it will go to Shot difference, then Shots scored.
  • The first matches are due to start at 10am on both days, players are free to practice from 9am.

The draw is as follows:

Group A

  1. Carolyn McMenamin / Jack McMenamin
  2. Bernie Durcan / Steve Durcan
  3. Ray Offord / Roy Toms
  4. Zawar Hussein / Chris Holland
  5. Sheila Durcan / Wyn Collister
  6. Hilary Simpson / Melvin Simpson
  7. Christine Corlett / Michael Corlett

Group B

  1. Peter Debenham / Kay Debenham
  2. John Robinson / Josie Robinson
  3. Carol Dines / Tom Dines
  4. Peter Richards / Maureen Richards
  5. Tony Drew / Josie Drew
  6. Clare Hussein / Jayne Smith
  7. Jim Davey / Jan Davey

Group C

  1. Alan Ellis / Pat Ellis
  2. Pauline Friel / Tony Friel
  3. Seamus Whelan / Collin Holland
  4. David Cottier / Stephen Gale
  5. Carol Taylor / Robert Taylor
  6. Tony Hayes / James Teare
  7. Jenny Ekins / Richard Ekins