Monday 23 November 2009

Cornwall Over 60's Demolish Opposition!

Cornwall over 60's team achieved a magnificent 12-0 win over the Isle of Wight at Freshwater on November 22nd.

The first match of the season meant a long journey to the Isle during stormy conditions, which was broken by an overnight stay at Bournemouth.

Team captain, the youthful Brian Hannibal partnered Phil Oland, while new comer to the veterans set up Tony Roberts partnered Mike Nancekivell. In the ladies Pat Edwards partnered Celia Hillman with Chris Marr partnering Vera Nancekivell .

Brian and Phil fought through to clinch a three ender, likewise did Pat and Celia.

Overall a good start to the season and on 6th December the team hope for a repeat performance when they entertain Dorset at St. Austell.


Playing their first home match of the season at St Austell on Sunday 22nd November, the singles players gave Cornwall a storming start, going up 4-1 against a strong Oxfordshire outfit.
Cornwall’s men continued the theme, winning the doubles 3-1. Guy Michell and Tom Lyle looked particularly unbeatable.
The ladies had a harder task against their Oxfordshire counterparts, losing all their doubles. Bronwen Wotton and Claire Whitmore pushed one couple very close, narrowly losing the third end.
With the score at 6-6 going into the mixed doubles, the crowd were on the edge of their seats. Chiefs Captain, Kelvin Edwards and Bronwen Wotton could not repeat their earlier wins, but Guy Michell and Rachel Irish captured their game in fine styl, giving Guy another 100% performance for the afternoon.
Seven-all with Tom Lyle and Jo Philp providing Cornwall’s last hope. The game went to the wire and they were unlucky to lose 27-25 in the third end.
Cornwall Captain, Kelvin Edwards said:
“We are very disappointed to lose this match. I’m very proud of the team who fought all the way. It’s up to us to bounce back against Berkshire in our last home match before Christmas – on December 13th – lucky for some!”

Cornwall 1st Team: Kelvin Edwards, Guy Michell, Tom Lyle, Dave Harrington, Jo Philp, Rachel Irish, Bronwen Wotton, Claire Whitmore.

Tuesday 10 November 2009

17 - 21 Tournament

Entry forms were released today for the 09/10 season Cornwall over 17/under 21 Restricted tournament. The tournament will be played on 10th January 2010, at Polkyth Leisure Centre, and to qualify for entry, players must have been born between the following dates: 01/01/1989 - 01/01/1993.

Entry forms are available to download from the 'Download Section' to the right of this page.