It has been a long and trying night.
None of the team on either side has ever experienced games that were all (bar one) decided on double one, and as a result we were only halfway through our singles matches when the food was brought out because the other Division One team playing at home had finished theirs.
We lost again tonight, though this time a slightly better result that the 11 – 1 defeat last time at 9 to 3. We ended up playing on two boards because of the One scenarios and eventually finished our matches at 11.45.
The girls are playing OK, but as usual our doubles or lack of them, lets us down. My game is still off, and I barely managed to stay on my feet for the singles match because we were both stuck on double one and it took twenty minutes for the game to finish. Luckily it wasn’t the best of three as it is with the pairs.
Although we’re laughing and chatty, as the night progressed, our hearts weren’t really in it, so we’ve taken it on the chin, our next match being in a fortnight against the league leaders. Currently we have lost 8 matches, won one and drawn 1, so have the grand total of 4 points.
Maggie did OK tonight as it was sausages and chips for the darts supper with egg mayo sandwiches thrown in. She had three sausages all to herself and now with a full tummy, she’s fast asleep beside me. Hopefully we’ll all sleep in tomorrow as we’re too old for these late nights, the dog included!