On Thursday 2nd June, the first day of the four days of celebration to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Luctonians Rounders League held a Fancy Dress Evening. A competition, with each team themed, followed by the ladies playing their usual league games in their costumes. Before scrolling to the bottom, who would you have awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd places to?

Balls Deep
‘OAPs’
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Young Farmers
‘Changing the Guard’
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Country Casuals
‘Union Jack’
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Ginger’s Ninjas
‘Ginger Ninjas’
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Basic Pitches
‘Circus’
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All about the Base
‘Greek Togas’
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Pink Panthers
‘Nuns’
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Bat Attitudes
‘Rugby Players’
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Cake & Glory
‘Royalty’
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I’d Hit That
‘Golfers’
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Run Regardless
‘Queens’
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Underdogs
‘The Queen’
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Scroll down to reveal the winners….

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Three supreme athletes from the Luctonians Pétanque Society had been invited to judge the proceedings, and the Chairman of their panel, in full regalia, presented the prizes. The event wound up with a picnic on the terrace.
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AND THE WINNERS WERE…

Pink Panthers
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2nd Prize went to
Ginger’s Ninjas
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3rd Prize went to
Run Regardless
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