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Tyneside beat Belsay Hall 5-1

[<<] [>>] by Colin Green at Tyneside Croquet Club
1 June 2013 (GC - Inter-Club Shield)

All of the games were closely fought, but in a friendly manner, in this local derby. Despite the good weather forecast, the play started in the cold and wet, and Belsay Hall got off to a flying start winning the doubles in straight sets. Tyneside fought back, however, with solid singles play and eventually ran out winners by 5.5 to 1.5.

Alison Heywood Hill played well on her Murphy Shield debut and achieved a handicap reduction. Colin McDonald made his comeback from retirement with a 100% record, showing that he hasn't lost any of his skill and enthusiasm for the game.

Detailed Results

Tyneside
A John Moore (2)
B Colin Green (3)
C Colin McDonald (3)
D Alison Heywood Hill (5)

Belsay Hall
A Derek Old (3)
B Derek Johnson (3)
C Jacqui Old (6)
D Tony Turner (10)

John Moore & Colin Green lost to Derek Old & Derek Johnson 5-7, 5-7
Colin MacDonald beat Tony Turner 7-5, 7-5
Alison Heywood Hill beat Jacqui Old 7-6, 6-4
John Moore beat Derek Old 7-6, 7-5
Colin Green drew with Derek Johnson 5-7, 7-3
Colin MacDonald beat Jacqui Old 7-3, 7-4
Alison Heywood Hill beat Tony Turner 7-3, 7-3



 

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