GP 1 – Caerleon – 22 April 2017

Ten teams registered at Caerleon to fight it out to be one of the eight teams going on to represent Wales in the Home Nations Championship at Hayling Island in August. The format of the competition was a 10 Team Round Robin with 5 rounds to be played at Caerleon RFC PC and the final 4 rounds to be played at Monkstone PC tomorrow.

The Teams were:

Club AKA Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Player 4
Caerleon PC Helmets Richard Harris Paul Gregory Alison Gregory Paul Mayfield
Pontyclun PC Fantastic 4 Derek Jones Marie Jones Peter Beresford Graham Attfield
Monkstone PC Myopics Phil Bradshaw Nai Kongchun Bernard Adshead Vickie Adshead
Monkstone PC Minotaurs Peter Kensett Rose Fiera Peredur John
Wheatsheaf PC Wheatsheaf Linda Hutchinson Jim Hutchinson Simon Herbert Robert White
Caerleon PC Silurians Tansy Mayfield Barbara Vaughan Kon Tomczyk Gemma Foster
Caerleon PC The Broadwalkers Tania Howard Janet Price Ian Wheeler
Brecon PC
Young and Old
Jim Page Gareth Smart Tony Griffiths
Maesteg PC / Pontyclun PC
Commandos Len Field Jeremy Clare John Attfield
Cardiff Bay PC  Celtic Warriors Dan Murphy Gay Evans Jane Dunne

The day commence with excellent bacon rolls courtesy of the Caerleon members. When the competition commenced it was fiercely fought in blazing hot sunshine with some very close scores. The Silurians were the only team to finish the day undefeated.

The Rankings at the end of Day 1 were:

And so it is on to Day 2 tomorrow at Monkstone PC where, with 4 games still to play, no team is mathematically out of contention.