Congratulations to the ANC Open Team for 2018.
Subject to ratification the team to represent NSW in the ANC Open Teams in Hobart in July is:
Julian Foster - David Weston
Peter Buchen - Matthew Thomson
Nye Griffiths - Johnno Newman
The Southern Highlands Bridge Club will be hosting the State Novice and Restricted Pairs on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April at the Highlands Golf Club, Mittagong.
As well as generous prizes for the first three places in the each of the Novice and Restricted sections, the first place getters will receive free entry to the ANC Restricted Butler Pairs in Hobart on 4-5 August 2018, a subsidy from the ABF in the form of an airfare to attend, plus a per diem allowance.
The next Club Level Directors' course will be held at the NSWBA on Saturday May 12, 2018.
Congratulations to Warren Lazer, the winner of the McCutcheon Trophy for the most masterpoints earned in 2017.
For all McCutcheon lists go to National Masterpoint Reports
The Annual General Meeting of the NSWBA was held at the NSWBA premises on Wednesday December 20, 2017.
Richard Douglas was elected chairman unopposed as were the 6 positions for councillors: Julian Foster, John Scudder, Warren Lazer, Richard Lock, Rob Ward and Agnes Levine.
The 4 Zonal Councillors are Carol Sheldrake (Sydney Metropolitan), Alan Bustany (Outer Sydney Metropolitan), Kaye Hart (South & West Country) and Bruce Tier (Northern Country).
The motion relating to transactions for the premises to insert clause 8a to the constitution was not passed. The motion relating to the appointment of Secretary to amend clause 15 was passed.
Subsequent to the meeting the council has appointed Julian Foster to the vacant Treasurer position and John McIlrath as an ordinary councillor.
The results for the 2017 Under 100MP Championships have been finalised. Congratulations to Barrie Prior and Brian Goldman from Maitland who were the winners on handicap and to the non-handicap winners Marieta Borthwick and Heidi Colenbrander from Peninsula Bridge Club.
The team to represent NSW at the Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships is:
Nicky Strasser - George Bilski
Peter Strasser - Peter Fordham
Bob Sebesfi - Richard Douglas