County competitions reach the second round stage
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The first round of the Gillieson Cup has been completed, with 10 clubs battling their way through to the next stage where they will be joined by six more teams.
The Norfolk LCGA's foursomes competition, which features three pairs from each club, was won last season by Royal Cromer, who beat Hunstanton in the final.
The first round results were: Dunston Hall 3 Barnham Broom 0, Heacham Manor 2 Mundelsey 1, Caldecott Hall 1 Middleton Hall 2, Thetford 2 Dereham 1, The Links 3 Richmond Park 0, Costessey Park 2 Fakenham 1, Royal Norwich 3 Sheringham 0, King's Lynn 0 Eaton 3, Wensum Valley 1 Sprowston Manor 2, Great Yarmouth & Caister 1 Hunstanton 2,
The draw for the second round, to be played on Sunday, July 2, is: Bawburgh v Ryston Park, Royal Cromer v Dunston Hall, Heacham Manor v Middleton Hall, Thetford v The Links, Costessey Park v Royal Norwich, Eaton v Sprowston Manor, Hunstanton v Royal West Norfolk, Swaffham v Feltwell.
The county's top men's knock-out competition, the Myhill Trophy, has also reached the second round stage and the draw is: Swaffham v Hunstanton, Feltwell v Eaton, Wensum Valley v Ryston park, Heacham Manor v Dereham, Royal Norwich v Great Yarmouth & Caister, Barnham Broom v Royal Cromer, Costessey Park v Mundesley, Sheringham v Dunston Hall.
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On a glorious day, 17 teams of four players took part in the 27 hole Charity Day competition at Mundesley organised by club captain Mick Jackman and lady captain Shirley Davies. The event raised funds for this year's nominated charity, the Cameo Dementia Cafe in North Walsham.
The winning team with 155 points was John Davies, Shirley Davies, Bet Howsen and Janet Browne. Norfolk Boys made an excellent start to their England Golf South East Under 18 League campaign at Bawburgh. They beat both Suffolk and Bedfordshire in a triangular fixture to pick up the maximum four points.
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It was a fine team performance from the young team, with Josh Emery playing well to win both his matches. Other players to claim two victories were Liam Cossey, Warren Bates and Jack Cullington. The second fixture will take place at The Millbroke in Bedfordshire on June 18.