The club’s Works League team beat the elements by managing to play Moorgate A at Ridgeway on Wednesday evening. However, heavy skies and intermittent rain meant the floodlights were on very early but it didn’t stop the visitors taking the points with a 3-1 victory.
First couple Glyn Rudge and Steve Bramhall took the sole rubber with a 9-2 win against the seconds but lost their first rubber by 5-9. Tim Robinson and Ben Kay lost their two rubbers by 0-9 to the second couple but fared better against the firsts by losing 5-9.
Final match score was Rubbers 1-3, Games 19- 29
There is no match this Saturday, the 5th, for the men’s Saturday team and they resume fixtures on the 12th September with a home match against Hallamshire D. The Works League team have an away return match v Moorgate A next Wednesday, the 9th September.