The club held the Annual Anniversary Teams on Monday August 6. This was a great day with monetary prizes, red points and cake! . Well done to David & Mandy Johnson and Dorothy Briggs & Elaine Sherwood whose teams won the event. Also to Barry Butler, Dianne Stachan, Mary O Malley Jones and David McIntyre who were runners up . In the photo below Mandy Johnson and Elaine Sherwood are missing from the photo

Thanks to Robyn B and Helen who organised the event

cake, cake and more cake!!!


The club is busy with the countdown to the our Gold Congress. If you are not playing in this event and happy to help then we would love volunteers .This would mean help with setting up on Tuesday morning( 14 Aug)and dismantling on Sunday( 19 Aug) and also be on call for play either as an individual or a pair. See Helen if you are available or put your name on the notice board. See below for full details

Volunteers Needed

Joan Butts is conducting a workshop on Sunday 12 August from 10-2.30. This is called ''D Day' as the whole day is spent on defence. This workshop is free to members as its funded by the Gold Congress. Lunch is included but you must put your name on the list on the notice board for catering purposes

Click here for all the details on ' D Day'

Joan is also hosting a 'Coaching Clinic' during the our Super Congress on Friday,17 August.THIS IS FREE TO ALL MEMBERS. Joan is working alongside GeO Tislevoll, also a professional bridge teacher. The clinic covers many aspects of bridge including the best conventions to use and some hands will be analysed..Click the below link for full information

Joan Butts Coaching Clinic at Opal Cove, 10-12, Friday, 17 August



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The Constitution
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The Super Congress Constitution
Results for local Congresses
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What's on at the Club this month

Mon 6 August- Anniversary Teams- red points, and monetary prizes. Arrive 15 minutes early

Tues 7 August-Red points

Sun 12 August- Joan Butts 'D - Day' workshop on Defence. Start time 10am

Tues 14 August- Sunday 19--Coffs Coast Congress , Opal Cove

Tues 14.--No bridge that night at the club BUT you can play at Opal Cove in the 'Walk in Pairs'. 7pm start, red points, cost $10.


Friday 24 August- Australia Wide Open Pairs

Wed 29 August- Red Points





If any member has anything that may be of interest to the other members then contact me