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Haverhill win the Tolly Cobbold Cup

The final of the 2018 Tolly Cobbold Cup between Ipswich and Haverhill was played at Ufford Park Golf Club on Sunday 9th September.

The morning round saw Haverhill establish a 9 hole lead with wins from Daniel Wilkins and Lee Russell( 5 up) against Neil Brown and John Martin, Scott Turner and Cieran Brennan ( 4 up) against Steve Giles and Billy Thompson and Peter McLennan and Martin Mansfield (3 up ) against John Nugent and Brian Knight. The Ipswich pairing of Nigel Hubert and Simon Wiggins recording Ipswich's only win of the morning (3 up) against Paul Abbott and Andrew Gage.

Ipswich brought in their reserve Steve Byford ,who replaced Steve Giles, in afternoon and also changed their order and it appeared for a while that this may pay off as they began to make inroads into the morning deficit. However, Haverhill, who themselves played their reserve Kim Ward in place of Andrew Gage, finished strongly running out winners by 11 holes.

Results-Am Wilkins and Russell beat Brown and Martin 5 up, Turner and Brennan beat Giles and Thompson 4 up, McLennan and Mansfield beat Nugent and Knight 3 up, Abbott and Gage lost to Hubert and Wiggins 3 down

Pm- Wilkins and Russell A/S with Byford and Thompson, Turner and Brennan lost to Nugent and Knight 2 down, McLennan and Mansfield lost to Brown and Martin 1 down, Abbott and Ward beat Hubert and Wiggins 5 up