Mansfield’s rinks’ huge win helps Shiplake retain cup
SHIPLAKE retained this year’s Plomer Cup after gaining a comfortable victory at WATLINGTON on Tuesday of last week.
Shiplake won on all the rinks as they eased to a 142-56 victory.
The hosts can still finish as runners-up if they defeat Henley later this month.
Scores (Watlington names first): Claire Soden, Charles Rhodes, Sid Andrews, John Lewis 15, M Bullock, W Copp, H Robinson, B Evans 24; Mick Evins, Jackie Soden, David Auger, Henry Franklin 4, M West, J Nunnelly, D Webb, B Lambourne 30; Emma Gilkes, Caroline Gould, Chris Gilkes, David Byers 14, V Harris, M Lovejoy, H West, H Cross 22; Rosemary Lewis, Caroline Auger, Peter Clayton, Bob Gilkes 4, P Mansfield, I Robinson, M Cranston, T Beaumont 34.
SHIPLAKE defeated Oxford and District Division 1 champions HEADINGTON by 70 shots to 65 at Memorial Avenue last Thursday. The hosts picked up four points from their final league match of the season to the champions’ two.