Royal Ashdown Forest ladies made sure they were not going to miss out on the Club’s 125th anniversary celebrations by securing their first victory in the County’s second division championship final since 1961.
Julia Thompson’s team had already finished top of its Sussex County LGA Division Two group, for handicaps of 14 and above, after eight matches and went on to beat Crowborough in the quarter finals and Singing Hills in the semi. The team defeated Ifield in the final held at Seaford to lift the trophy.
Ladies’ team captain Thompson thanked and congratulated all those who had played so well for the club on the way to and in the final itself. They are: Poo Adam, Anouk Bos, Jane Bowers, Sue Eccles, Lis Gentles, Jan Hobden, Nicola Johnson, Gilly Litterick, Janet Macnutt, Karena Meyer, Sue Rushworth, Jenny Tate, Camilla Thompson , Tamsin Timpson and Sue Wheeler.