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Bury lost to Tyneside 2-5

[<<] [>>] by Phil Nuttall at Bury
3 Jul 2019 (AC - Longman Cup)

Bury welcomed the travellers from Tyneside CC (the current holders on the Longman Cup) to WP. It was a glorious sunny day and the morning session saw a clean sweep with our visitors winning the doubles and both singles to take a 3-0 lead at lunch.

A super lunch was had by all many thanks to Helena.

The afternoon session saw another win for Tyneside. Eric Nixon defeating Barbara Young. Bury still battled away and got their first point on the board when Malcolm Daines had a good win against David Millener. Ken Anderton was narrowly defeated by Tyneside captain Derek Johnson (21-22). The last match had a dramatic ending, Nora Burbridge had a comfortable lead right up to the end but Margaret Eccles ran the brown ball through eleven hoops starting from hoop two to win 19-15.
This achievement qualifies her for a BRONZE MERIT AWARD.

Final score Bury 2 Tyneside 5.

An excellent match and as always played in true sportsman spirit - well done Tyneside.

Report by Phil Nuttall
Bury Team Captain



 

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