was the first Inter-club quiz between SHVR and the
Pontarddulais Classic Car Club based at our meeting at
the Dunvant RFC.
was the date for the return match on home ground for the
Pontarddulais Club meets in the workingman’s club in the
centre of the town, with a small carpark adjacent to
accommodate the member’s cars. It confirms how lucky we
have been in finding a welcome at the Dunvant RFC with
plenty of off-road parking.
had a good number of supporters to fly the flag and we
commandeered a corner of the bar. The quiz format was a
picture quiz and two rounds of two groups of ten
questions, with a break for the buffet provided at the
halfway stage. The food was provided by the ladies of
the host club and the table strained under the weight of
Following the final question session, the papers were
collected and the intense time of marking as quickly as
possible was put into operation by the team from the
the papers were marked, and the scores worked out. The
room fell silent as the question master prepared to read
out the final scores and read out the correct answers,
funny how the right answer pops into your head
just before the quiz master gives the answer. Two teams
from the host club took the second and third places. In
the end the SHVR team
(Peter, Patrick, Mike and Trevor) took the top prize by
a small margin, but as they say, a win is still a win!
Pontarddulais Chairman presented an award on behalf of
their club to the SHVR. Roger Gale accepted the award on
our behalf as he was the only one who couldn’t come up
with a good excuse not to!
A good night was had by both clubs with a
bit of banter leg-pulling with members from both clubs.
Here’s to the next round.