Highlights of Season 2008-09

East District

Allan Flitch

David & Shona Anderson won the Allan Flitch Trophy, with the Braids and the McWhinneys filling the podium slots. Allan Flitch results.

Atholl Cup

The Atholl Cup was won by Dave Walker, Les Steel, Nigel Morecroft, Anne Martin & Bif McGeorge. Runners up were Tim McKay, David Weir, Donald Denoon & Liz McGowan.

Cowan Cup

Iain Sime & Patrick Home

Iain Sime & Patrick Home won the Cowan Cup at the Carlton Bridge Centre. Runners up were John Hamilton & Fiona Lawson.

Silver Prize winners were Ying Piper & Mike Young (8th overall), and Bronze Prize went to Norman & Bett Morrison (6th overall).

Mike Baron, winner of the Faie Trophy 2008Faie Rosebowl

The East District's Individual Trophy has been won by Mike Baron, with Tim McKay and Ken Tait completing the top three. Full results and matrix details.

Hunter Cup WinnersHunter Cup

Full Hunter Cup Results.

Well Done to the Winners - Eric Nolf, Claire Hargan, Julia Palmer and Dee Harley.

Men's Teams

The Winners of the Charles Bowman Trophy were the team of Donald Denoon, David Weir, George Plant & Gordon Wellington, runners up were Sime, Home, Matheson, Marshall and H.Smith.

Palmer & Peden (Winners of the McGregor)McGregor Cup

The McGregor Cup is the district's Mixed Pairs tournament, and was won by Julia Palmer & Derrick Peden.

Women's Teams

The Winners of the Ladies' Teams of Four were the team of Anne Martin, Sheila Adamson, Sam Punch, Joan Mercer & Muriel Leith. Runners up were Guy, Peploe, McGowan & McQuaker. Third place and the Silver prize went to Gill Colstan, Margaret Anderson, Lyn Cronin, Anne Havard & Jackie Young. Full Results.

Sim Pairs

Kenny Watson & Alex Shields won the Simultaneous Pairs on Monday 3rd November by a sizeable margin from Thomas Penman & Mark Menzies, runners up. Full Sim Pairs Result.

Winners - Guy & BouverieSwiss Pairs

Congratulations in the "Shark Free..." Swiss Pairs to Veronica Guy & Archie Bouverie who won by a 16VP margin from Paul Maiolani & Stephen Male.

The Silver Award went to Eoin Brown & Melih Imre, and the Bronze Award to Robert Gatliff & Neil MacPherson. The prizes were presented by Beryl Campbell, SBU Past President.

Full Swiss Pairs Ranking

Next Step winners Brian and JenniferNo Fear & Next Step Pairs

The District No Fears/ Next Step Pairs event at the Carlton: winners of the Next Step were (NS, pictured) Jennifer Cairns & Brian McKenzie, and (EW) Morna & Kenneth Angus.

Full Next Step Results.

Watson Trophy Result

The holders of this silverware were Paul Maiolani, Ian MacIntyre, Ian Howie and Mike McGinley ... and they remained the holders having successfully seen off all comers again. Full results and VP matrix for the Watson


Lady Milne

Congratulations to the Scotland team which won the Lady Milne trophy in Limerick after an exciting fight to the finish with Northern Ireland: Anne Martin, Sheila Adamson, Veronica Guy, Sam Punch, Maida Grant & Sheila Macdonald.

National SBU events

National Pairs

Deirdre Sanders and Dave Leigh won an East dominated National Pairs final.

Fairlie & Bowman Trophies

The winners of the Fairlie (Scottish & National Master Pairs) were Mike Young & Ying Piper, and the winners of the Bowman (Life & Senior Life Master Pairs) were Sam Punch & Alan Goodman.

East Success in the Jesner

Anthony Bates & Anna St. Clair won the Jesner Final in Dundee on Sunday 29th March. Runners up were Emma Wilson & Elizabeth Smith.

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Trophy Winners 2008-09

Allan Flitch

David & Shona Anderson

Atholl Cup

Dave Walker, Les Steel, Nigel Morecroft, Anne Martin

Cowan Cup

Iain Sime & Patrick Home

Faie Rosebowl

Mike Baron

Hunter Cup

Eric Nolf, Dee Harley, Julia Palmer, Claire Hargan

Leagues (Teams of 8)

Div 1: Falkirk A
Div 2: Phoenix
Div 3: Gosford
Div 4: Longniddry Bees
Div 5: Ratten

Final League Tables & League Results

McGregor Cup

Julia Palmer & Derrick Peden

MacLaren Cup


Men's Teams

Donald Denoon, David Weir, George Plant & Gordon Wellington

Next Step

Jennifer Cairns & Brian McKenzie, Morna & Kenneth Angus

No Fear

Kathleen Maar & Eva Drummond

Sim Pairs

Kenny Watson & Alex Shields

Swiss Pairs

Veronica Guy & Archie Bouverie

Watson Trophy

Paul Maiolani, Ian MacIntyre, Ian Howie and Mike McGinley

Women's Teams

Anne Martin, Sheila Adamson, Sam Punch, Joan Mercer, Muriel Leith


Berwick Congress

Teams: Simon Muir, Pam Stewart, John Hamilton, Mike Smith

Pairs: Simon Muir & Pam Stewart

Carlton Congress

Pairs: M Anderson & J Young, Reg & Diana Drysdale

Next Step: Isobel Abernethy & Caroline Atkins

No Fear: Donald & Christine Doull

Teams: Neil McPherson, Robert Gatliff, Bob & Margaret Kinloch

Dunfermline Congress

June 2009

Dunbar Congress

Pairs: Les McConachie & Sandra Renton

Teams: Trish Frew, Ann Ross, George Martin & Penny Davidson

Representative Matches

Borders v East District

East District