Match Reports

WC 14/10/19
Stanley Street Keep Pressure On Leaders

Second placed Stanley Street kept the pressure on league leaders Worksop Miners Welfare in Division One this week with a 6-4 win over bottom side Sparken Hill Starlings. With the Welfare side having no game this week due to a postponement, Stanley Street took full advantage and narrowed the gap at the top to just 3 points despite not fielding their strongest possible team. No Pete Eyre or Alex Millward this week, instead in came Mark Sansom and Dave Hodgkin to join Terry Emmerson for the Stanley Street outfit. Emmerson won his usual 3 singles matches to make it 17 out of 17 wins so far this season. He was well supported by Sansom who registered wins over both Andy Kirkland and Ivan Guilliatt before losing to Andy Lee in straight sets. Emmerson and Sansom then teamed up in the doubles to beat Lee and Guilliatt to complete the scoring…full report »

WC 07/10/19
Sparken Hill Lead The Way In Division Three

The top three places in Division Three are currently occupied by Sparken Hill teams who all enjoyed wins this week. Third placed Blue Jays had a solid win away at Worksop Welfare Harriers ‘C’ with Player Of The Match Kathy McIntyre and Dave Lee both winning all of their three singles games against Nick Sievewright, Bill Fowler and Cliff Briggs. The Blue Jays third player Dave Rix also enjoyed wins over Bill Fowler and Cliff Briggs but couldn’t get past Sievewright losing in 4 sets to the Harriers player.
Sievewright then teamed up with Fowler to beat Lee and John McIntyre in the doubles but it wasn’t nearly enough to stop the Blue Jays running out 8-2 winners.
Second placed Falcons were at home against another Sparken Hill side in The Pigeons and as expected claimed all 3 points with a convincing 9-1 win although the match didn’t…full report »

WC 30/09/19
Eagles Have Their Wings Clipped

Division Two leaders Sparken Hill Eagles lost their 100% record this week as they lost to second placed Clowne ‘C’. Man Of The Match for Clowne was Ben Crapper who despite making his first appearance of the season returned an impressive hat trick of singles wins against Brian Allen, Keith Swift and Chris Tilstone. His win against Allen was the most impressive of his three wins as it came in straight sets and at a vital time of the match as it set Clowne ‘C’ up for a 7-3 win. Perry Bradford also put in a great performance for Clowne as he was full of cold and had to clamber out of his sick bed to play and the effort was worthwhile as he beat both Swift and Tilstone and when Rob Vaughan also beat Swift and Tilstone it completed the scoring for Clowne. Allen won two singles for the…full report »

WC 23/09/19
Miners Welfare Extend Unbeaten Run

Worksop Miners Welfare continued their fine start to the season by beating their club colleagues Worksop Welfare Snipers 8-2. The Miners Welfare side have now won all three of their games in Division One and have opened up a lead at the top of the division. Their latest win came courtesy of hat tricks for both Chris Cattell and Richard Element who was making his first appearance of the season. The Miners Welfares third player  Phil Walton chipped in with a win over Russ Webster but lost to both Erlands Skels and Pete Hodgson. Cattell and Element then teamed up to beat Skels and Hodgson in the doubles to complete their win.
The only other game in Division One this week saw Stanley Street ‘A’ keep in touch with the leaders by winning away at Clowne ‘B’. Fine hat tricks for both Alex Millward and Terry Emmerson over James…full report »

WC 16/09/19
Hawks Prey On Pigeons To Go Top

Sparken Hill Hawks whitewashed Sparken Hill Pigeons this week to soar to the top of the Division three table to be the early leaders of the division. Their win came courtesy of hat tricks for Lewis Linacre, Paul Wendon and Adam Pinches with the Player Of The Match award going the way of Wendon. The Pigeons trio of Zak Berridge, Harry Stott and Sam Liversidge battled hard but were unable to trouble the Hawks team. Wendon and Pinches took the doubles against Berridge and Liversidge to complete the scoring for the Hawks.
Sparken Hill Blue Jays kept up the pressure on the Hawks and moved up into joint second place with a 7-3 win over Worksop Welfare Real Deal. A Kathy McIntyre hat-trick paved the way for the Blue Jays victory and she was well supported by Dave Lee who enjoyed wins over both Tom Ogley and Jerry Collins…full report »