2009 Brindabella Challenge:
There was a good turnout with a total of 8 teams to contest the ACTDC mixed pairs event. There were a lot of keenly contested games however only four teams could progress to the knockout stage.
Eddy Luckwell & Kath Clemson beat Barry Forde & Marie Banks
Mick Mullaney & Charlie Hutchinson beat Brad Spurway & Glenda Busby
Eddy & Kath then defeated Mick & Charlie to win the first ACTDC mixed pairs event for 2009.
After the round robin stages, the quarter finalists were Kath Clemson, Mihi Reid, Yvette Harris, Glenda Busby, Kim McLean, Kris Jones, Charlie Hutchinson & Josephine McAnallen. Kath, Glenda, Kim & Charlie progressed through to the semi finals.
Glenda (13.88) edged out Kath (13.75) 3-2, and Kim (17.08) won 3-0 against Charlie (13.89).
Kim (16.28) then got past Glenda (13.45) in the final 4-1.
After a keenly contested round robin stage, eight men were left to fight it out in the quarter final stages; Jason Mudge, Karl Telfer, Andrew “Bull” Little, Brad Spurway, Barry Jouannet Jnr, Barry Jouannet Snr, Barry Forde, and Mick Mullaney.
Barry aka “China”, Bull, Brad & Mick all made it through to the semi finals.
China (24.14) beat Mick (22.43) 4-0. And Brad (23.93) beat Bull (17.69) 4-0. Both Brad and China deserved to be in the final and both of them threw consistently well all day.
The final was a great game, with China (26.04) winning 6-4, despite Brad (23.93) throwing well and hitting 4 180’s in the final.
180’s for the weekend
Brad & Barry – 6
Mick – 3
Kim & Bull – 2
Jason & Mihi - 1
Well done to all those who turned up from near and far, and thanks to those who helped run the weekends events.