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WGMA European Cup Amstelveen, Netherlands 26-28 August 2009

In the Grand Masters competition, Scotland Over 60s played against England and Germany in pool matches over the first two days, losing heavily to the eventual winners, England, and putting in a more creditable performance against Germany, the bronze medallists. The final game for 5th and 6th position ended in disappointment when Scotland lost for the first time against Italy to end in 6th place in the competition.

Wednesday 26 August:
Scotland 0 England 13

Thursday 27 August:
Scotland 0 Germany 4

Friday 28 August:
5th-6th place final Italy 3 Scotland 2 (Bryce pen, Auld)

Four teams took part in the Great Grand Masters competition: England, Germany, Netherlands and Scotland. This competition was a round robin to determine a ranking, followed by games on the final day to determine places 1 & 2, and 3 & 4. England once again triumphed in the final against Netherlands, while Scotland's hopes of a bronze medal place were dashed by a last minute German goal in the 3rd-4th place playoff match.

Wednesday 26 August:
Scotland 0 England 3
Scotland 0 Netherlands 3

Thursday 27 August:
Scotland 0 Germany 4

Friday 28 August:
3rd-4th place final Germany 2 Scotland 1 (Weir)

Squads

Grand Masters

Great Grand Masters

Alan Auld
8      
Matt Aird
34
Alan Bain*
16      
Alan Bremner
29
George Black
43      
David Cassell
25
Alan Bryce
3      
Ernie DiRollo
26
Douglas Caren
14      
Keith Forster
31
Alex Cathro
40      
Ron Fraser*
44
Jim Chisholm
51      
Rab Keddie
33
Ian Downie
10      
Kieran McLernan
36
Tony Duguid
54      
Paul Monkman
46
Donald Dunbar
12      
Doug Morrice
32
Andy Ferrol
52      
Donald Paterson
27
Allan Golightly
41      
Alistair Philip
53
David Margerison
5      
Alan Strachan
47
David McIntosh
4      
Sandy Weir
42
Colin Tucker
7      
   

*Alan Bain was unable to participate after being hospitalised with appendicitis, and Ron Fraser who travelled with the party was unable to play in any matches

Umpire: Gerry Toner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated 19 February, 2010 by Ian Downie