ANDY WALTERS NARROWLY FAILS TO WIN MENS NATIONAL SINGLES TITLE

2017-05-08T12:03:59+00:00September 20th, 2016|

ANDY WALTERS NARROWLY FAILS TO WIN MENS NATIONAL SINGLES TITLE Playing 6 games over two days Andy Walters fell at the last hurdle as he sought to win the National Singles title for the 2nd time in 3 years at Leamington Spa. He started with a comprehensive 21-3 victory over Nigel Cansdale (Gloucs) before Ed Elmore from Warboys BC in Huntingdonshire gave him a much sterner test going down 21-16. In the 3rd round he faced Phil Margerrison from Nafferton BC on Yorkshire who provided little opposition as Andy won 21-6 to reach the quarter finals. The next day he started with a game versus David Forster Jnr and came through 21-19 in a close game. The semi final would prove a really tough test [...]

NATIONAL TITLE FOR WALTERS AND STANTON

2017-05-08T12:02:05+00:00September 5th, 2016|

NATIONAL TITLE FOR WALTERS AND STANTON Andy Walters & Amy Stanton succeeded in winning the National Mixed Pairs competition at Leamington over the Bank Holiday weekend. Over three days they overcame Kim & Tim Eales from Maidenhead Town in Buckinghamshire by 22-8 on Friday, before overwhelming Alex Jacobs & Ian Higgins from Box in Wiltshire 34-14 on Saturday morning to reach the semi final where they met Ross Tomlinson & Emma Felce from St Neots Town in Cambridgeshire. In the closest game so far they managed to edge home by 1 shot 20-19 to reach the final where they would meet Sylvia Bloomfield & Tim Mould from Connaught Club in Essex. For the first 16 ends there was nothing between either pair [...]