Manchester BC wins Garden Cities Trophy

Manchester Bridge Club has won the Garden Cities Trophy, the EBU's inter-county championship for club teams-of-eight.

The team of Michael Byrne, Michael Newman, Alan Mould, John Holland, John Hassett, Jeff Morris, Catherine Draper and Andrew Woodcock finished on 103 VPs, to take the club's fourth victory in the competition. Cambridge Bridge Club was second on 97 VPs, with Chislehurst Bridge Club from Kent in third.

The eight team final was held in Solihull at West Midlands Bridge Club on Saturday 13th June.