With Easter being early this year it seems that the spring season is a long time coming. It is still harsh and wet. To help our playing club members get over their mortification during lent them that gave up chocolate for forty days, the Grand Slam Bridge club presented everyone last Wednesday with a fine chocolate Easter egg.
The hands that were presented for the evening were once again of a varied distribution. It was encouraging to see this year’s novices remain after the hour’s tutorial from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. and play in the main evening competition.
Two sections where players who stayed seated all evening playing with moving couples after each round of three hands. The sitting players were led into the winners spot by Michael Ryan and his random partner ‘Harvey’. Second placed pair were Ann Houston and Betty Cassidy-Nevin closely followed in third place by Mairead Fallon and Neville Caine.
The roving movers were headed home by Angela McDermot and Gwen Teevan in first place. Second place on the East-West section were Linda Walsh and Carol Wadden and they were closely followed by Rosemary Morrissey and Rose Behan in third place.
Next Wednesday the Grand Slam Club is delighted to act as host to a special bridge competition under the auspice of the Eastern Region of the