Pennine Cup retained by West 5-4 over East by Charles Waterfield (24/09/07)
This year’s cross-Pennine challenge, contested by a team drawn from the North West against the combined Croquet North & Yorkshire Federations, took place at Pendle & Craven on Sun 23 rd Sept. Many thanks are owed to this club (in particular Abdul Ahmed) for hosting the event and laying on excellent food! The 3-lawn match format mixes advanced doubles and singles, with three handicap singles.
The results (NW names first) were:
Ken Cooper & Robin Delves beat Andy Davies & Alice Fleck +3t; James Hawkins & Tony Thomas lost to Charles Waterfield & Roger Staples -24; Roger Schofield & Tony Phillips beat Phil Errington & Derek Knight +13
Advanced Singles: Ken Cooper (-1) lost to Andy Davies (-1) -26tp: James Hawkins (0) lost to Charles Waterfield (1/2) -17; Roger Schofield (3) lost to Phil Errington (3) -12;
Handicap Singles: Tony Phillips (7) beat Derek Knight (7) +20; Tony Thomas (8) beat Roger Staples (8) +8; Robin Delves (11) beat Alice Fleck (9) +15;