Eastern Metro information
2017 winners were Section 1, Richard Parks (Monash); Section 2, Colin Melville (MCC); Section 3, Margaret Roycroft (Lilydale). Thank you to all who entered and helped with organisation. The 2018 championships, originally scheduled for May, will be held at a date to be advised.
Our representatives in the 2018 regional challenge were John van der Touw (section 1), Heather Hyatt (section 2) and Dominic Moss (section 3). Dominic won his section, and John was runner-up in his. Overall, EMCA was third. Congratulations to the players.
The Bear Cup is an annual tournament between the EMCA clubs: Kew, Ivanhoe, Lilydale, MCC, Monash, and Ringwood. The clubs host the event in turn, and play for a magnificent trophy: a little stuffed bear in a silver cup.
Some years ago, each club was represented on the VCA. A change was made so that we had regional representation instead. The clubs in our region, EMCA, weren’t at all sure that this was going to work well. To boost camaraderie between the clubs, and individual friendships between players, this competition was set up.
The 2016 Bear Cup was hosted by Monash, and won by Kew. Ringwood hosted the 2017 Bear Cup, which was won by MCC with Monash runner-up.
Information is displayed here for region tournaments from the current and previous seasons.
Association tournament info