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27th January 2019

Masters 50s and 60s victorious

Nott's Masters 50s and 60s teams entertained Lincolnshire and Cheshire respectively on their home courts at Chilwell Olympia on Sunday 27th January.
The 50s team against Lincolnshire, won three Mens doubles, two Ladies doubles and all four Mixed rubbers resulting in a 9-3 win.
John Fletcher, Kevin Langley, Karen Gleave and Jane Tarrant were all unbeaten in the match.
The team after four matches remain unbeaten and look set to play in the Play Off's against the winners of the Midlands West League on 14th April, the winners to go forward to the League Finals over the weekend of 27th/28th April.

The 60s team knew it was always going to be a tight match after gaining a losing 6-6 draw away to Cheshire earlier in the season.
The team had an encouraging start when Ian Price and Mike Nettleton beat Cheshire's first men's pair, however it was the Nott's Ladies who did the team proud by winning all four rubbers all in three sets, the team then requiring two of the remaining four Mixed rubbers to gain an outright win. Mike Nettleton and Jacqui Burton won in two sets at 2nd Mixed. Last on court took place a thrilling match when Phil Johnson and Gill Maloney had to win - they did with a score of 23-21, 22-24, 21-14, giving the team their first outright win of the season.
Jacqui Burton and Gill Maloney were both unbeaten in the match.

50s Team:
John Fletcher - Crusader B.C.
Kevin Langley - Southwell B.C.
Neil Franklin - Boots B.C.
Adrian Mateo - East Leake B.C.
Karen Gleave, Jane Tarrant - Forest B.C.
Ellen Housley, Sally Moore - Bingham B.C.

60's Team:
Phil Johnson, Mike Nettleton, Ian Price - Chilwell B.C.
Kevin Cuthbert - St Giles B.C.
Jacqui Burton, Pauline Adams, Gill Maloney - Chilwell B.C.
Lynn Davison - Beeston Fields B.C.


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