Year by Year

2018-2019

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Fiona, Jeff, Jim
Finished 2nd of 11 in Division 3
Achieved promotion to Division 2
Won 6, 2 losing draws, 2 defeats
20 points (max 30, 66.7%), +24 AMP
Total league point balance: 139,700 v 134,510 (+1.89%)
Knocked out in first round of Cup.

2017-2018

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Fiona, Jeff, Jim Fairhurst
Finished 2nd or 3rd of 11 in Division 3
Won 7, 2 “winning draw”, Lost 2
22 points (max 30, 73.3%), +40 AMP
Total league point balance: 140,640 v 129.840 (+3.40%)
Knocked out in Second Round of the Cup.

2016-2017

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Fiona, Judy Sischy (sub), Robin Martin (sub), Sandy Kirkwood (sub).
Finished 10th of 11 in Division 3
Won 3, 1 “winning draw”, Lost 6
11 points (max 30, 36.7%), -24 AMP
Total league point balance: 121,460 v 132,420 (-4.32%)
Knocked out in First Round of the Cup.

2015-2016

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Graham.
Finished 7th of 11 in Division 3
Won 4, Lost 4, 2 “losing draws”
14 points (max 30, 46.7%), +1 AMP
Total league point balance: 132,100 v 132,420 (-0.1%)
Knocked out in First Round of the Cup.

2014-2015

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Graham.
Finished 6th in Division 3
Won 4, Lost 4, 2 “losing draws”
15 points (max 30, 50.0%), -5 AMP
Knocked out in First Round of the Cup.

2013-2014

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Graham.
Finished 3rd of 10 in Division 4 (promoted)
Won 6, 1WD, 0LD and Lost 3
20 points (max 30.67%), +31 AMP
Total league point balance: 145,440 v 132,760 (+9.6%)
Knocked out in First Round of the Cup.

2012-2013

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don.
Finished 10th of 10 in Division 3 (relegated)
Won 1, 1WD, 1LD and Lost 6
6 points (max 27,22%), -30 AMP
Total league point balance: 117,030 v 127,250 (-8.7%)
Knocked out in First Round of the Cup.

2011-2012

Team members: Norma, Alan, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don, Fiona, Jeff.
Finished 1st of 10 in Division 4 (promoted)
Won all 9 matches
27 points (max 27, 100%), +57 AMP
Total league point balance: 157,680 v 144,170 (+9.37%)

Quarter Finalists in the Cup.

2010-2011

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don.
Finished 8th of 10 in Division 4
Won 1, 2WD, 2LD and Lost 4
9 points (max 27, 33.33%), -22 AMP
Total league point balance: 121,060 v 130,560 (-7.3%)

Runners Up in the Cup, losing by 2240 to Linlithgow.

2009-2010

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don.
Finished 4th of 10 in Division 4
Won 4, 1WD, 2LD and Lost 3
16 points (max 30, 53.33%), +1 AMP
Total league point balance: 125,560 v 125,510 (+0.03%)
Best season yet, but promotion slipped through our fingers!

Semi finalists in the Cup, losing by 170 to Waverley.

2008-2009

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Don.
Division 5 Champions
Won 7, 1 WD, Lost 1.
23 points (max 27, 85%), +44 AMPs.
Total League Point Balance: 122,140 v 104,730 (+16.6%)
Season Aim: ACHIEVED!

Knocked out in the 1st round of the Cup by Dunbar (home)

2007-2008

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Martine, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Isobel, Janette, Don Clark.
Division 4
Finished 10th of 10 in Division 4
Won 0, Lost 10.
0 points (max 27, 0.0%), -79 AMPs.
Total League Point Balance: 107,640 v 136,630 (-11.9%)

Knocked out in the 2nd round of the Cup by Dunfermline “A” (away)

2006-2007

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Martine, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Isobel, Janette, Anthony Bates.
Division 5
League Champions
Won 7, Lost 1.
21 points (max 24, 87.5%), +44 AMPs.
Total League Point Balance: 116,590 v 98,000 (+18.9%)

Knocked out in the 2nd round of the Cup by Royal Scots “B” (away)
Season aim: Div 5 Title – ACHIEVED!

2005-2006

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Martine, Linda, Bob, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Isobel, Janette, Peter.
Division 5
Finished 3rd of 10 in Division 5
Won 6, Lost 3.
18 points (max 27, 67%), +28 AMPs.
Total League Point Balance: 127,680 v 112,100 (+6.5%)

Knocked out in the 1st round of the Cup by Carlton Connection (home)
Season aim: promotion not achieved

2004-2005

Team members: Norma, Fiona, Alan, Jeff, Linda, Bob, Graham, Judy, Maurice, Gerry, Margaret, Isobel, Janette, Peter, (supersub: Martine Udall).
Finished 6th of 10 in Division 5
Won 3, 2 LD, 4 defeats.
11 points (max 27, 41%), +10 AMPs.
Total League Point Balance: 120,360 v 114,920 (+2.31%)

Knocked out in the 3rd round of the Cup by Royal Scots “B” (home)
Beat the Pied Pipers (Div.2) to win the Piper Challenge.
Season aim of promotion was not met (but we did improve our league position and AMP haul … and dished out a couple of real hidings!).

2003-2004

Team members: Norma Bain, Fiona McKay, Alan Officer, Jeff Macdonald, Linda Roy, Bob Morris, Graham Spinardi, Judy Pearson, Maurice Brady, Margaret Pollock, Tom Searle, Isobel Forrester, Janette Waterson, Peter Wright.
Finished 7th of 11 in Division 5
Won 3, 1 WD, 2 LD, 4 defeats. 13 points (max 30, 43%), -6 AMPs.
Total League Point Balance: 147,790 v 149,600 (-0.61%)

Knocked out in the 2nd round of the Cup by Royal Scots “B” (away)
Lost to the Pied Pipers (Div.3, promoted) in the inaugural annual Piper Challenge.
Season aim of having fun while learning the ropes was achieved.

Ratten Bridge Club was formed as a holding body for The Rats Bridge Team, September 2003. (Die Ratten is German for The Rats! There were some other famous Rats in history who lived in Hamelin (in Germany) and they too followed the Pied Piper. In case you’re still missing the point …