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Nottingham beat Nailsea 4-3

[<<] [>>] by Richard Huxley at Nailsea
22nd May 2004 (AC - Secretary's Shield)

Nottingham beat Nailsea 4-3 in the first round of the Secretary's Shield. The visiting Nottingham side took a 3-0 lead after the morning games, coming out on top in two very close singles games that could have gone either way. In the afternoon, Nailsea came back strongly but Nottingham held on to claim the one win needed to clinch the tie. Nottingham will now play Middlesbrough in the quarter-finals of the competition.


(Nottingham players first:

Garry Shore beat Pat Long +3 (T)
Michael Finnigan beat Geoff Hughes +5
Richard Huxley and Martin Beacon beat Greta Stringer and Peter Dyke +10 (T)

Richard Huxley beat Greta Stringer +12
Garry Shore lost to Geoff Hughes -3
Martin Beacon lost to Peter Dyke -11
Michael Finnigan lost to Pat Long -1 (T)


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