Junior bridge club players head to Finland

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Three junior members of Montrose Bridge Club pictured have been selected by the Scottish Bridge Union to travel to Finland this coming weekend to participate in an invitational junior tournament.

Liam O’Brien’s, Scott Lorimer’s and Ronan Valentine’s hectic schedule in Helsinki includes a team tournament on the Friday and pairs tournaments on Saturday and Sunday

Liam and Ronan, who have only been playing for two years, have just completed their sixth year in Montrose Academy. Meanwhile, Scott in his third year of playing and has finished his first year at university. He will pair up with another Junior player from St Andrews.

All three boys are the product of the club’s teaching at Montrose Academy and the club is again planning with the Academy to run another course of bridge lessons next school session as part of the S5/6 enrichment programme.