YORKSHIRE ladies will be packing their buckets and spades away for another year after failing to make the final of the Waterloo Cup at Blackpool.
Yorkshire, featuring a host of Huddersfield stars, lost by 15 points to Staffordshire (430-415) in the semi-finals.
The home team, at Pontefract BC, won 223-205 but it was not enough as the away team, at Florence BC, lost 225-192.
At Pontefract BC: Suzi Ladbrooke (Marsh Utd) 15 Judy Ash 21, Linda Gledhill (Marsh Utd) 21 Joan Lewis 17, Jean Gee (Marsh Utd) 21 Judith Gosnall 19, Marie Lockwood (Marsh Utd) 21 Ann Woodward 18, Sue Harper (Lockwood Con) 16 Fay Carson 21, Pauline Wilde (Lockwood Con) 21 Julie Burgess 8, Christine Sutcliffe (Methley) 21 Corinna Phillips 8, Jane Hollingworth (Almondbury BC) 20 Jackie Laverty 21, Jacquie Roper (Meltham) 21 Helen Large 13, Barbara Wherrett (Ossett FH) 11 Dawn Prince 21, Lisa Rice (Savile Pk) 21 Janet Hope 17, Lynn Dye (Castleford Town) 14 Gill Welsh 21.
Away team: Marjorie Haigh (Heckmondwike) 21 Janet Hargreaves 15, Jenny Berry (Heckmondwike) 5 Stacey Brown 21, Mary Hemsley (Lund Park) 17 Carol Thompson 21, Susan Swaine (Rufford Pk) 20 Sylvia Holmes 21, Christine Hasselby (Myrtle Park) 19 Chris Adams 21, Sharon Gadd (West Pk) 18 Margaret Harrison 21, Susan Gibson (Lockwood Con) 5 Liz Rowley 21, Andrea Buckley (Meltham) 21 Carol Matthews 19, Sheila Holdsworth (West Park) 8 Hazel McDonald 21, Diane Radcliffe (Cowcliffe) 16 Sue Wright 21, Pauline Wilkinson (West Park) 21 Eileen Hollinshead 8, Brenda Cromwell (Burley-in-Wharfedale) 21 Sue Smith 13.
Kirkwood Hospice and the Forget-Me-Not Trust will be the lucky recipients of a charity fun day at Lockwood Con on Sunday (noon).
Dougie Mellor (call him on 07759 821937) will run a there-and-back bowling competition on the green for bowlers any age, including boys and girls.
In addition there will be three artists throughout the day and evening inside the club, with the aim to raise £2,000.