Member Ross Macfarlane was shocked and delighted to be awarded with a Trophy for winning the 2017 Handara Order of Merit. This is a league competition with each of the twice monthly Hillbillies competitions contributing points (5 for first place, down to 1 for fifth and a half point to all who played). He said afterwards “I thought Shan had forgotten all about this, what a lovely surprise”.
Indeed the 2018 Order of Merit, now on the home straight looks to be a tight contest between holder Ross and Hillbillies Captain Carl Sandstrom. After a long season there are only 5 more competitions until the bar closes. Carl is quoted as saying “I see this competition as a true test of perseverance and performance over 12 months and I hope the best man wins. That’ll be me.”