“Ymosodiad Dewr; Amddyffyniad Sicr”


Welsh Challenge Cup 2007

 

This year`s all-play-all final competition was between Cardiff (holders),Cwmbran,Monmouth and Cardigan.The winner of the event would have the right to join Nidum (winner of the WCPL) in playing in the ECC in Antalya,Turkey.Next season,the WCPL will have both qualifying places for the ECC 2008.

          

               Rd1 Cardiff 4Ѕ-1Ѕ Monmouth (6/6/07)                               Cardigan 1Ѕ-4Ѕ Cwmbran (17/6/07)

1.James Cobb

1-0

Kevin Thomas

 

1.Howard Williams

0-1

Ioan Rees

2.Tim Kett  

1-0

John Waterfield

 

2.Iolo Jones

Ѕ

Gwynfor Rees

3.Alan Spice

0-1

Jac Thomas

 

3.Rudy vanKemenade

1-0

Dave Perrett

4.John Trevelyan

1-0

David Roberts

 

4.Julie van Kemenade

0-1

John Thornton

5.Mark Adams

Ѕ

Russell Dodington

 

5.Roger Phillips 

0-1

Jon Gilbert

6.Keith Thompson

1-0

Sam Lazarus

 

6.Roland Spencer 

0-1

Dave Robinson

             Rd2 Cwmbran 4-2 Cardiff (20/6/07)                                        Monmouth 3-3 Cardigan (21/6/07)

1.Ioan Rees

Ѕ

James Cobb

 

1.Joseff Thomas

 0-1

Howard Williams

2.Dave Robinson

0-1

Tim Kett

 

2.Jac Thomas

 Ѕ

Iolo Jones

3.Gwynfor Rees

Ѕ

Alan Spice

 

3.John Waterfield

1-0

R van Kemenade

4.John Thornton

1-0

John Trevelyan

 

4.Kevin Thomas

1-0

Caerwyn Owen

5.Dave Perrett 

1-0

Mark Adams

 

5.David Roberts

 0-1

Julie vnKemenade

6.Jon Gilbert

1-0

Charles Summers

 

6.Russell Dodington

Ѕ

Roger Phillips

              Rd3 Cardigan 2Ѕ-3Ѕ Cardiff (26/6/07)                                 Monmouth 1Ѕ-4Ѕ Cwmbran (28/6/07)

1.Howard Williams

Ѕ

James Cobb

 

1.Joseff Thomas

0-1

Ioan Rees

2.Iolo Jones

1-0

Tim Kett

 

2.John Waterfield

Ѕ

Gwynfor Rees

3.R van Kemenade

1-0

John Trevelyan

 

3.Jac Thomas

Ѕ

John Thornton

4.Tony Haigh

0-1

Alan Spice

 

4.Russell Dodington

Ѕ

 Dave Robinson

5.J van Kemenade

0-1

Frank Norman

 

5.Sam Lazarus

0-1

Jon Gilbert

6.Roger Phillips

0-1

Bill Harle

 

6.Alex Kent

0-1

Paul Tew

The whole event hinged on the round two affair between Cwmbran and Cardiff after thier round one winning start.On paper,Cardiff held an edge,but it was Cwmbran`s bottom boards scoring 3/3 that secured the match.Their captain,Jon Gilbert was the only player to score 100% over the three matches.

 

Cwmbran :

Ioan Rees 2Ѕ/3 Gwynfor Rees 1Ѕ/3 Dave Perrett 1/2 John Thornton 2Ѕ/3 Jon Gilbert 3/3 Dave Robinson 1Ѕ/3 Paul Tew 1/1

 

Cardiff :

James Cobb 2/3 Tim Kett 2/3 John Trevelyan 1/3 Alan Spice 1Ѕ/3 Mark Adams 0Ѕ/2 Keith Thompson 1/1 Charles Summers 0/1 Frank Norman 1/1 Bill Harle 1/1

 

Cardigan :

Howard Williams 1Ѕ/3 Iolo Jones 2/3 Rudy vanKemenade 2/3 Tony Haigh 0/1 Caerwyn Owen 0/1 Julie vanKemenade 1/3 Roger Phillips 0Ѕ/3 Roland Spencer 0/1

 

Monmouth : Joseff Thomas 0/2 John Waterfield 1Ѕ/3 Jac Thomas 2/3 Kevin Thomas 1/2 Russell Dodington 1Ѕ/3 Dave Roberts 0/2 Sam Lazarus 0/2 Alex Kent 0/1                        

     Final Table :

 

P

W

D

L

GP

MP

1. CWMBRAN

3

3

0

0

13.0

6

2. CARDIFF

3

2

0

1

10.0

4

3. CARDIGAN

3

0

1

2

7.0

1

4. MONMOUTH

3

0

1

2

6.0

1