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Cup & Plate Finals will be on 26th April 2020

Please put the date in your diary

Higson Cup and Plate


Named after Roy Higson, our late and greatly missed EBU Chief Tournament Director, and his wife Mary who added their expertise and humour to the region for many years.


The Roy Higson Cup

Roy Higson Plate

The Roy Higson Plate



in Round 1

Div 1 Leaders Mutton Madras came close to losing their match against The Biddables from Division 5

Read about two of the hands here

The draw for the 2nd round of the Cup can be seen below :

The draw for the 1st round of the Plate us below

The play by date for round 2 of the Cup and round 1 of the Plate is 31st January 2020

All losing teams from the 2nd round of the Cup from Div 3 and below will go straight to round 2 of the Plate Competition

This season the Cup competition will be handicapped in the knock out round in an attempt to level the playing field between teams of differing abilities

The details  are all in the Conditions of Contest and are also shown below

There is a guideline document to the Cup here

email Cup Secretary