FRANCIS SHAW was elected lady captain, when Woodsome Hall Ladies held their annual meeting.Other officers elected for the coming year were: vice captain Helen Turner; retiring lady captain Cynthia Pratt; secretary Vivian Sykes; treasurer Elizabeth Armitage and competition secretary Janet Armitage.Committee members are: S Shaw, B Mosley, A Hillaby, J Shearing, M Blakeley and C Mansfield.
Trophy winners for 2007 were: Whiteley Bowl: C Mansfield; Woodsome Salver: A Taylor; Mary Sheard: E Cooper; Noon Brooch: M Blakeley; Mitchell Cup: J Murray; Pam Page Foursomes: A Taylor and A Campbell; Hopkinson Scratch: A Taylor; Best Gross Brooch: C Mansfield; 29-36 Handicap Trophy: D Kell; Mona Taylor Trophy: J Lee; Veterans Trophy: P Smith; Becky Broadhead Trophy: C Mansfield and A Hillaby; Agnes Duncan (Silver): A Taylor; Agnes Duncan (Bronze): P Smith; Marion Jackson Trophy: K Heppenstall and S Downey; Winter Competition: K Field; Charles Hughes Trophy: P Smith; Margaret Rogers Trophy: S Cole; Nora Sample Trophy: S Wilcox; Jo Hudson MBE Rose Bowl: J Mudd; Senior Trophy: B Exley; Turner Prize: H Turner.
Longley Park Ladies held their annual meeting and installed Doreen Micklethwaite as their lady captain for the coming year.Rhoda James thanked the committee and retiring captain Mary Shaw, while Mrs Micklethwaite was presented with the captain’s brooch of office.Other officers elected were: captain-elect L Parker, secretary J Jessop, treasurer M Draper, past captain D Williams. Committee: M Blanchard, E Booth, V Howbridge, L Miskell, S Netherwood and B Todd.
RESULTS from the Huddersfield Table Tennis League: Division I: Lockwood Con A 4 (Stead, Sanderson 2, Taylor) Scissett WMC A 6 (Lindley 3, Morley 2). Kingsmith Eng A 2 (Ali) Brooks A 8 (Senior 3, Crosland 3, Rennison 2). Brooks B 2 (Schofield, Rushworth) Lockwood Con B 8 (Prescott, Buckley 3, Rawnsley 3). Division II: Marsh Con C 8 (Borcic 3, Taylor 2, Rickwood 2) Golcar Lib A 2 (Crosby, Wood). Scissett WMC B 5 (Clarke 2, Heywood 2) Marsh Con D 5 (Hague, Martin 2, Dunn 2). Lockwood Con C 6 (Bowen, Townend 2, Heywood 3) Kingsmith Eng C 4 (Jagger, Stott 2). Division III: Kingsmith Eng F 4 (Woodhead 2, Shaw, Farrar) Lockwood D 6 (Kerr 2, Heywood 3). Kingsmith Eng E 10 (Smith 3, Knight 3, Cook 3) Brooks D 0. Newsome A 5 (John Vaughan, Manby, Johnson 2) Newsome B 5 (Hudson 2, Lockwood 3). Brooks C 6 (Hullah 3, Astwick 2, Ackroyd) Kingsmith Eng D 4 (Waring 2, Wood). Brooks C 2 (Proud 2) Lockwood Con D 8 (Kerr 3, Heywood 2, Wright 2).
Deutsche Telekom have decided to curtail their sponsorship of cycling team T-Mobile. In a statement, Deutsche Telekom board member and T-Mobile International CEO Hamid Akhavan said his company wanted “to separate our brand from further exposure from doping in sport and cycling specifically”.