Merrien awaits validators
Saturday 28th September 2013, 12:30PM BST.
JERSEY dominated the official end-of-season Test on their home greens at the Sun Club and St Saviour, an event put on specifically to help both islands in their quest to settle on their Commonwealth Games teams for Glasgow.
Seven Commonwealth hopefuls went in search of two wins and, with it, four Commonwealth qualifying points. That was achieved by the three men – Todd Priaulx, Garry Collins and Matt Le Ber.
But it was not such good news for the women, including Alison Merrien MBE whose two wins leave her short of the points total required to go to the Games. ‘I understand she will appeal to the Commonwealth [validators] and has a good chance to win the appeal in my view,’ said GCGA delegate Garry Collins. ‘Who will turn down an eight-times world champion?’