Dramatic Victory for North West in Pennine Cup
The North West Team comprising Bob Burnett, Peter Wilson and Abdul Ahmad playing Advanced, and Liz Wilson, John Wilkinson and Martin Bradshaw playing Handicap, lifted the Pennine Cup by defeating the East of Pennine Team. The morning session produced 1 win but defeats in the Doubles. The team were revived by lunch going on to record a clean sweep of wins in the Handicap singles and with Bob winning his Advanced singles match, gave the team a 5-4 victory.
Croquet North West and Croquet North East contest the Pennine Cup annually. This year the teams travelled to Hull but the 2003 match will take place somewhere in the North West.
The winning northwest team (from right to left), Peter Wilson, Abdul Ahmad, John Wilkinson, Liz Wilson, Martin Bradshaw and Bob Burnett