England Seniors had been topped R&A House Internationals champions after a shocking efficiency from the ladies’s workforce at a moist and windy West Kilbride GC in Scotland.
Following England Males’s European Workforce Championship win in Czech Republic a few weeks prior, they managed to comfortably beat Eire on the primary day however misplaced their matches to Wales and Scotland.
Nonetheless, the ladies had been in sensational kind as they recovered from their private European Workforce Championship disappointment by combating out a tie with Eire on day one earlier than defeating Wales after which thumping Scotland on the ultimate day to safe the title for England.
All six singles matches had been received on the ultimate day as the ladies delivered a top-drawer efficiency to safe a 7.5-1.5 win over the Scots on Thursday.
Angela Jones, England Seniors Captain for the event, stated: “We’re extraordinarily happy. It was a big day. It’s good to come back north and win the trophy, particularly on Scottish turf. There was a key second in opposition to Wales as a result of we would have liked to keep away from defeat and within the final recreation out, Catherine Rawthore and Tracey Williamson secured the win on the 18th inexperienced with a birdie that was essential, as we ended up drawing 9-9 general.
“Going into the ultimate day, we knew if we received all our singles matches we would be capable to win the Sue Johnson Trophy (girls’s title) in addition to the general title. Everybody contributed.”
England Senior Males’s Captain Andrew Atkinson added: “Regardless of a courageous effort from the lads, sadly we weren’t capable of deliver dwelling the lads’s title, however the girls had been completely good to assist us seal the general win. Circumstances had been brutal, with heavy rain on Tuesday, excessive winds on Wednesday, and it was chilly and depressing on Thursday, however the girls had been great and it’s one other incredible win for England.”
The England males’s workforce comprised Ian Ashenden (Northwood), Stephen Creed (Stratford-on-Avon), Aide Firman (Luffenham Heath), Trevor Foster (Pleasington), Richard Jones (Rotherham), John Kemp (Woburn) and Edward Richardson (Redlibbets).
The ladies’s workforce comprised: Jackie Foster (Bishop’s Stortford), Sally Shayler (Bedfordshire), Eileen Greenfield (Pyecombe), Kerry Smith (Waterlooville), Tracey Williamson (Sherringham), Emma Brown (Malton & Norton) and Catherine Hawthorne (Sale).
General: England 10 – 8 Eire
Girls: England 4.5 – 4.5 Eire
Males: England 5.5 – 3.5 Eire
General: England 9 – 9 Wales
Girls: England 5 – 4 Wales
Males: England 4 – 5 Wales
General: England 11 – 7 Scotland
Girls: England 7.5 – 1.5 Scotland
Males: England 3.5 – 5.5 Scotland
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