We are halfway through our Australian Pairs competition held on Tuesday, February 4 at Valverde, with lunch provided by the Dom Camillo restaurant. It was a beautiful, warm, sunny day.
Pedras won six points from Floresta who won four points; Alvor won two points from Valverde who won eight points; whilst Albufeira won six points from Tavira who won four points.
The Table still has Floresta at the top with 22 points, with Pedras closing the gap in second place on 20 points, and Albufeira in third place on 16 points.
Thursday, February 6 was cold and cloudy for our Super 10’s matches. Pedras won five points from Alvor who won three points; Tavira won two points from Albufeira who won six points; and Balaia won two points from Valverde who won six points. Floresta were the resting team this week.
Pedras are now at the top of this Table with 55 points, chasing closely behind is Floresta on 53 points, with Valverde third on 44 points.
Saturday, February 8 was our Winter League match. A cloudy day to begin but improved as the match progressed. In League A, Floresta Foresters took all eight points from Tavira Tigers; Alvor Amigos won three points from Valverde Vikings who won five points; Pedras Panthers took six points from Balaia Pods who won two points; whilst Albufeira Cats took all eight points from Alvor Amigos.
These results keep Albufeira Cats at the top of Table A on 84 points, with Floresta Foresters chasing closely behind on 76 points, and Pedras Panthers in third place on 56 points.
In League B, Valverde Vipers won two points from Alvor Scorpions; Valverde Vulcans won all eight points from Alvor Greens; Balaia Whalers and Floresta Huntsman shared the points with four each. Floresta Rangers were the resting team this week.
Valverde Vulcans remain at the top of League B with 63 points, Floresta Huntsman closing the gap in second place with 54 points, and Valverde Vipers chasing in third place on 52 points.
Only two more weeks to decide who will be in the Semi-Finals. It’s going to be a close thing.
By MIRIAM HARE