DIARY: The AAR's in a league all of its own when it involves fantasy land

In what looks like a total swizz, the AAR has yet again won

Campaign's annual Fantasy Agency League competition. Last year the

winner was none other than Martin Jones, but this year it's the PR

manager Alex Young, who has been operating under the pseudonym 'Sandy

Old' - geddit?

The win not only serves to profess the insight of the AAR, but speaks

volumes about expensive bribes - er, we mean it nets Young a European

holiday for two, courtesy of sponsor DoubleClick.

Young's team, called MoB, scored a massive 1,537 points and teamed the

silver-haired Paul Simons (chairman) with the manly jawed Paul

Hammersley (managing director). She accommodated the ability of M&C to

pinch other agencies' clients, with the inclusion of Moray 'the eel'

MacLennan. Peter Souter, as her creative director, brought in a total of

252 points ('more than Larry Barker earned' he'll probably quip).

A new league will launch in the near future: staff from the AAR need not



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