THE Worcestershire Golf Club's ladies claimed the Redgrove Trophy after beating hosts Sapey 224-221 in a rearranged contest.

A tight encounter saw Lyn Bailey, a past captain at The Worcestershire who then went on to play at Sapey, present the cup to ladies' vice-captain Janet Manning-Cox.

The Worcestershire B team beat visitors Droitwich after six hard-fought matches.

With the match level Peter Basten and Graham Chatterton had to win their match in the last group which they did by the narrowest of margins on the last hole.

The Malvern Wells club's B team have only a couple of matches remaining of a fine season.

The Worcestershire beat The Vale 5-1 in winds gusting over 30mph and thunder rumbling around.

But they failed to follow up the county mid handicap win, losing at home to Bewdley Pines in a key match for second place in the division.

The Worcestershire finished third.

After her success in a previous nine-hole competition Sue Boardman, returning from injury, played her first 18 holes for several months and triumphed in the Silver Division Cup with 76 nett ahead of many on 77.

Fifty-two pairs competed in a greensome stableford for the Alan Courtney Cup.

Sam Macleod and Patrick McIlroy had a strong finish with pars at 16 and 17 to take victory with 41.

Alex Garwood-Gowers and David Jeynes followed with 40 and Tim Sinden and Geoff Fox with 39.