SW League 2018/19
Revised league tables
Congratulations to Bill Vigar on winning the Short Green course at this season's "Galoppen" series.
Tony Hext and Angela Modica were 2nd and 3rd on Green and Oliver Lewis 3rd on Yellow.
Pete Shirvington was top QO overall, finishing 6th on Brown
Bill held off a strong challenge from Devon's Jill Green, who could not leapfrog Bill even though she won the last event at Wavering Down.
Angela jumped a few places and squeezed into 3rd on Green at Wavering. It was close between Tony, her and a few others but there was clear daylight between Tony and the runaway winner, North Gloucester OC's W16 Rebecca Ward.
Oliver and his sister Annabelle had one win apiece during the nine event series. But they couldn't match the consistency of Wimborne OC's Monty Bratcher-Howard, whose brother won Orange.
Discounting the big four, members of the UK top 100 Ben Chesters, Peter Ward, Clive Hallett and Flurry Grierson, Pete Shirvington was runner-up in the chase for the title 'best of the rest'. Jeff Pakes was two places behind Pete and just one point ahead of Devon OC's Spencer Modica on the Brown course.
Index of events, with links
|Date||Venue, (Organising club)||Information|
|14 Oct 2018||Dartmoor: Golden Dagger (DEVON)||Review|
|28 Oct 2018||Hamptworth Estate, New Forest (SARUM)||Review|
|18 Nov 2018||Inside Park, Blandford Forum (WIM)||Results,|
|20 Jan 2019||Forest of Dean: Blakeney Hill, nr Lydney (NGOC)||Results|
|10 Feb 2019||Brendon Hills: Croydon Hill Deer Park (QO)||Results & reports|
|24 Feb 2019||Cornwall: Craddock Moor / Bodmin Moor (KERNO)||Report|
|7 Apr 2019||North Wiltshire: Savernake Forest, nr Marlborough (NWO)||Report|
|5 May 2019||Cranborne Chase, Dorset: Rushmore Estate (WESSEX)||Report|
|12 May 2019||Mendips: Wavering Down (Bristol OK)||Report|
click/tap photos for a larger version