Posted 24 February 2019
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|League News |
In the Premier Division, Allenburys I are just one point ahead of Grundy Park I, having played one match more after three
wins for Tom Reeve helped them to a 7-3 win against their second team. They followed this up with a 9-1 victory at Grundy
Park II. Grundy Park I beat third place HRC I 9-1. Jason Flaum and Richard Fellows won three each as Grundy Park II
bounced back with a 9-1 win at Cheshunt II to move up to fourth. Cheshunt I are three points behind with three matches in
hand after a surprise 6-4 win at HRC I. In the battle of the bottom two, Pramastars recorded their best result of the season
but remain 19 points adrift after losing 6-4 at Cheshunt II. |
In Division 1, HRC I are starting to pull away as the teams below take points off each other. Nick Johns won six singles and two doubles as they won 10-1 and 9-1 against St. Andrews and Stanstead Abbotts respectively. Pramastars II are second, beating Stanstead Abbotts 8-2 and Allenburys III 6-4 to stay one point ahead of the latter. Allenburys III then lost by the same score to Grundy Park III who are a further four points behind after beating Furneux Pelham 7-3, Harbinder Singh making it 31 wins in 33 matches. Watton-at-Stone won 8-2 at St Andrews, Steve Block winning all three. Furneux Pelham recorded their first six points of the season, winning 6-4 at Watton-at-Stone, Ian McAllister unbeaten on the night, including an 11-9 last set win over Colin Holmes.
Outstanding Matches as at 23/02/2019
CHESHUNT I v ALLENBURYS II |
PRAMASTARS I v CHESHUNT I
CHESHUNT I v HRC I
ALLENBURYS II v GRUNDY PARK I
Free week 06/03/19 - ideal time to rearrange any postponed fixtures!
|Cup News |
In the first of the two remaining first round matches, Grundy Park I eased past HRC I 5-2. In the other match, HRC II put up
a tremendous fight at Allenburys I, eventually going down 5-4. |
In the quarter finals, both Allenburys teams beat their respective Cheshunt teams by 7-2 and Grundy Park II easily beat their third team. St Andrews were the last Division 1 team to fall after a brave fight against Grundy Park I. Brian Jennings & Steve Burton won the doubles to get them off to a good start and Brian then beat Daniel Gillett in straight sets as Grundy Park went through 7-2.
ROUND 1 late results:
HRC I 2 GRUNDY PARK I 5
ALLENBURYS I 5 HRC II 4
GRUNDY PARK III 1 GRUNDY PARK II 8
ST ANDREWS 2 GRUNDY PARK I 7
ALLENBURYS II 7 CHESHUNT II 2
ALLENBURYS I 7 CHESHUNT I 2
SEMI-FINAL DRAW (matches to be played 18/03/18)
GRUNDY PARK I v ALLENBURYS II
GRUNDY PARK II v ALLENBURYS I
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