It was a story of the Alan’s in Division One this week, with three of them in the top five places in the highest group.

The origin of the Christian name Alan is ‘handsome’, ‘cheerful’, or ‘precious’. We shall let them sort it out amongst themselves which one they would prefer!

Winner of Committee Cup:

Division One: first, Alan Elkington, forty three points; second, Rob Thain with forty one; third, Phil Thompson with forty; fourth Alan Skivington; fifth Alan Taylor.

Division Two: first, Mike Hedges with thirty eight; second, Steve Brixey with thirty seven; third, Dave Perrett; fourth, Paul Brown; fifth David J Millington.

Division Three: first, Steve Banfield with thirty nine; second, Laurence Barlow with thirty eight; third, Paul Mitchell, thirty five; fourth, Chris Liberty; fifth Martin Steven.

Nearest the pin in two on 12th and 14th both won by Phil Thompson. The Captain won’t be doing that again!

In the ‘2s pot’ there were five players who paid and three who didn’t and will receive ten pounds each for their efforts. They are: Steve Banfield, Dave Forshaw, Ham Ridene, Alan Skivington and Rob Thain.

Result of friendly match at home against Worlebury was a win 3-2 to Farrington. Rob Thain