Mal de Mers score narrow victory against Islands

October 7, 2017

The Mal de Mers won their most recent competition against the Isles of Scilly by a narrow margin.

 

The mainland-based club scored 10.5 to the Islands' 9.5. Four events were cancelled.

 

Some 41 Mals descended on Scilly for their annual week of sporting competition on September 27th. 
 
The trip, which marked 85 years since the club's first visit, featured 21 events across six days.

 

2017 RESULTS
 
Wednesday 27th
Tennis : Cancelled
Table Tennis : 7.5 : 18.5 Mals
Volleyball 0 : 2 Mals
Basketball 8 : 10 Islands
 
Thursday 28th
Beach Football 1 : 7 Mals
Beach Volleyball : 0 : 2 Mals
Hockey 3 : 13 Mals
Darts 2 : 8 Islands
Pool 3 : 5 Mals
 
Friday 29th
Golf 2.5 : 4.5 Islands
Bowling 1.5 : 2.5 Islands
Badminton 2 : 2 Draw (Mals retain trophy)
Rifle Shooting : Islands
Snooker 1 : 2 Islands
Archery : Cancelled
 
Saturday 30th
Cricket v St Mary's : Cancelled
Football 1 : 3 Islands
Quiz : Mals!
Boat Race : Islands
 
Sunday 1st
Clay Shooting : Mals
Cricket v Tresco : Cancelled
Tennis 0 : 3 Mals
Football 0 : 5 Islands (Agg. 1-8 Islands)
 
Monday 2nd
Cricket v St. Martin’s : Mals
Gigs : Islands (close second the Mals ‘President’s select’ crew)

 

The Islands won last year's competition by 12.5 to 7.5. 2015 resulted in a draw. 

 

Below: The Mals in the late 1930s - video provided to the Mal de Mers website by Jezzy Price

 

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