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In the nine-hole Non-CONGU ompetition, in which 18 players took part the prize winners were: Best Nett - Matthew Airey (Lightcliffe) 42 points, Second Best Nett - Sam Harrison (Lightcliffe) 3, Nearest the Pin - Matthew Airey (Lightcliffe), Nearest the Line - Sam McDonald (Crosland Heath) | The Lady Captain and some of the players in the Lightcliffe Ladies Invitation
You still have some fun, but, like a cup of -- er -- lukewarm tea, it's definitely second best.
But it's all far too familiar to be exotic and is definitely second best.
Shri Antony presented the RM s Trophy for the Best Service Hospital to Command Hospital Central Command, Lucknow and the Second Best Hospital Awards were jointly won by Command Hospital Northern Command, Udhampur and INHS Asvini, Mumbai.
We were second best in the first half, in particular, and their 19-3 lead meant a struggle to get back into the game," said Easterby.
The Vauxhall Astra, produced at GM's Ellesmere Port car plant, was the top seller in its class and second best for total car sales.
Richard Harley also used bread for his second best 3lb 2oz of roach, but it was maggots on the hook for Steve Goodwin in third place with 2lb 6oz.
West Valley City -- At the recent World Dairy Expo, WINDER FARMS was recognized as a winner in the Championship Dairy Product contest and awarded a medal for the most outstanding low-fat chocolate milk in the Western United States and second best in the world.
The second best thing is about it is that no one will be angry that you can't.
Three of the five would point to the same second best.
Tigers, Heineken Cup winners in 2001 and 2002, reached the quarter-finals as the second best group runner-up last season.