Thursday, October 19, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life


Thirteen Mackay members played in the Queensland Festival of Bridge. 52 teams and Ninety-four pairs competed from all over the state. Well done to Anne Whitemore and Sandra Morris who won Best Novice Pair under 100 Masterpoints and the Brown team - Alan and Francie Brown, Diane Morgan, Janet Hansen and Geoff Taylor who won Best Regional team.

Weekly Results

Tuesday Evening 10 October 2023 – 5 Table One Winner Mitchell Green Points

1st Eric Goodchild / Noel Bugeia 2nd Helen Van Den Broek / Terrence Sheedy

3rd Janine Rodgers / Nancy Wix 4th Faith Hutchinson / Rohan Aturaliya

Wednesday 11 October 2023 – NWP 19 0f 23 - 7 Table Mitchell Green Points


1st David Ting / Eric Goodchild 1st Monica Darley / Kath Poole

2nd Janet Hansen / Alan Brown 2nd Geoffrey Patterson / Sandy Patterson

3rd Joy Brunette / Don Poole 3rd Josie Crowley / Barbara Tait

Thursday Evening 12 October 2023 – 4 Table One Winner Green Points

1st Eric Goodchild / Debra Goodchild 2nd Patricia Garner / Sandy Patterson

3rd Terrence Sheedy / Noel Bugeia 4th Frances Brown / Ann Whitmore

Friday 13 October 2023 – 8 Table Mitchell Green Points


1st Helen Van Den Broek / Don Poole 1st Ming Ting / David Ting

2nd Terrence Sheedy / Geoffrey Patterson 2nd Ann Whitmore / Julie O’Neill

3rd Joy Robinson / Thelma Caruana 3rd Eric Goodchild / Sandy Patterson

Saturday 14 October 2023 – Presidents Cup Week 1 of 3 - 10 Table Mitchell Green Points


1st Frances Brown / Alan Brown 1st Christine Nice / Faye Wright

2nd Julie O’Neill / Margaret Lane 2nd Max Holewa / Mick King

3rd Eric Goodchild / David Ting 2nd Janet Hansen / Diane Morgan

Sunday 15 October 2023 – Novice Pairs Week 1 of 3 – 7 Table Mitchell Red Points


1st Carol Gaskell / Ian Gaskell 1st Diane Stokes / Joy Block

2nd Ted Cullinan / Mary Rose Ramsden 2nd Susan Ross / Vicki Howard

3rd Geoff Cowan / Sandy Patterson 3rd Anne Lutz / Simon Barnes

Best Novice Pair

Best Regional Team

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