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Internationals News

England wins Teltscher Trophy

England won the Teltscher Trophy - the 'senior Camrose' competition for the British Isles - in Edinburgh at the weekend. The team of Sally Brock, Barry Myers, Robert Sheehan, Nicola Smith, Norman Selway and Chris Dixon dominated the event throughout, winning all ten of their matches and scoring 55% more VPs than the second placed team. The fight for second place was much more exciting, with the part-English Patrons team needing a big win in the final match against Ireland, and getting it.

Draw and schedule for European Championships announced

The draw and schedule for the European Championships, which take place in Budapest from 16th to 25th June, have been announced.

All events are round-robins within a single group, with 37 countries represented in the Open, 23 in the Women's and 24 in the Senior's competition.

Teltscher Trophy this weekend in Edinburgh

The Teltscher Trophy - the 'senior Camrose' competition - takes place this weekend, 20th to 22nd May, in Edinburgh.

Good luck to the England team: Sally Brock & Barry Myers, Robert Sheehan & Nicola Smith, and Norman Selway & Chris Dixon.

The 'Patron's Team', captained by Bernard Teltscher, also features current England internationals John Holland and Gunnar Hallberg.

Play starts on Friday evening and matches will be shown on Bridge Base Online across the weekend.

Entries open for 2016 Premier League

Applications are invited for those wishing to play in the 2016 Premier League.

The event takes place over three weekends in the autumn, and acts as an international trial, with the winners of the First Division earning selection to represent England in one weekend of the 2017 Camrose Trophy series, and in the European Champions' Cup 2017, if England qualifies. It is also part of the Championship Series, with points earned towards the Player of the Year competition.

Update: A Change of Date - Due to a clash with an international event we are now holding the third weekend of the Premier League on the reserve weekend date of 5th-6th November at West Midlands BC.

Applications for entry should be made to by 5th June 2016.

Further details are available on the event webpage.