Donnington Wood collected their first Premier League Team Trophy when they won the Alan Mayhew Trophy in their first final appearance. The might of Castlefields first four, all current county players were put to the sword by Donnington’s magnificent 4 and the current holders found themselves 32 down and with the next two cards also losers to put them 46 adrift there was no way back and although they had the last six winners, the final aggregate was 23 and Jim Fletcher came forward to collect the trophy from current Premier League county president Mike Hinton. The Man of the Match award selected by Mike Hinton was awarded to Andy Stevens for his 21-6 win over county star Wayne Phillips.
Jim Fletcher (left) collects the trophy from Mike Hinton (right) with League Chairman Dave Astbury centre.
The scores from the match are given below:
|1||Paul Williams||13||21||John Breeze|
|2||Wayne Phillips||6||21||Andy Stevens|
|3||Glyn Herbert||20||21||James Grimston|
|4||Rich Goddard||13||21||Simon Gerrard|
|5||Graham Rogers||18||21||Mark Worthington|
|6||Keith Walton||10||21||Peter Roden|
|7||Alan Peach||21||19||Jim Fletcher|
|8||George Wainwright||21||15||Peter Grimston|
|9||Lee Clarke||21||15||Roy Bradburn|
|10||Andrew Duckett||21||15||Chris Worthington|
|11||Barry Keep||21||20||Chris Jones|
|12||Kevin Jones||21||19||Rich Lawson|
Pictured below are the winning team together with Alan Boycott and Dave Astbury.
Back from left: Mark Worthington, Simon Gerrard, Peter Grimston, Andy Stevens, Chris Worthington, Rich Lawson & Alan Boycott.
Front from left: Chris Jones, James Grimston, Dave Astbury (President), Jim Fletcher (Captain), Pete Roden, Roy Bradburn & John Breeze