Four pairs from Rotorua played at the Matamata Intermediate Tournament on Sunday, in good bridge playing weather, and had some success, all ending up in the top half of the field.
Joyce Reid and Cathy Ward (pictured) took out third place after a great morning and not so good afternoon, and Wendy Blackman and Elspeth Goodrick finished in eighth place.
Rotorua players are also doing well in the individual Intermediate League, with one of the ten rounds still to play. Joyce is currently in 5th place, not far behind the 3rd equal pair and Wendy and Elspeth are 8th equal. It should make for an interesting final round in Cambridge later this month!
The Jean Phillips Mixed Pairs is starting on Monday nights from 31 October. This is a great competition for newer players as there is a handicap prize as well as a trophy to play for. If you would like to enter put your names on the form on the noticeboard, or get in touch with Jody if you need a …