Preston Ball Auction Night – 14th January

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailThe evening started with the final of the McWilliams Competitions, a two frames match between Basil McAlister and Kevin Blake.  With Kevin slightly ahead in both frames going into the colours, a very determined Basil came from behind and clinched the match with a very fortunate, (I mean skillful) black to win.  The Handicap Secretary has heard a rumour that Basil has been receiving lessons in a secret training camp in America! The ensuing Dinner was very favourably received with a return to the popular large slices of beef.  We thank Padraic and his Team. The Auction ran smoothly under the direction of Doug Stuart with a very satisfactory purse.  Between individual and syndicate bidders, Frank Cassidy’s ebullient bidding ensure that the forthcoming competition and prize fund will be hotly contested. Thanks to all members and their friends for their continuing support.