The over 50s team had an impressive weekend, never losing a match and combining well to beat Buckinghamshire 3-1 and Surrey 4-0 and drawing 2-2 to Hertfordshire and Oxfordshire on the first day.
|Cornwall over 50s in new kit supplied by Richard Jones|
|Lynda and Jan win yet again|
|Richard J and Bob looking good|
Day two saw the teams all play each other again, after an enjoyable dinner dance the night before, and first up for Cornwall 50s were arch rivals Herts who were dispatched 3-1, followed by two 4-0 whitewashings of Surrey and Bucks. Last up for the Cornish players were Oxfordshire in the final match and after losing the men’s doubles and the first mixed, a 2-2 draw was achieved after fine wins for the women’s doubles and the second mixed pair.
|Brian trying hard|
|Lorna feels proud|
Cornwall over 50s team – Jon Wyatt, Richard Jones, Richard Haughton (all Liskeard), Bob Bell (Callington), Pete Bazin (St Austell), Jan Santillo (Liskeard), Lynda Beer (Callington), Lorna Riggs Captain/Manager (Newquay/Truro), Sue Biscoe (Truro).
New kit for the weekend once again kindly supplied by Richard Jones.
The Cornwall over 65s also had a good weekend, on the first day winning against the Isle of Wight 3-0, Somerset 2-1 and a combined Buckinghamshire/Surrey team 3-0, before losing 3-0 to a strong Sussex team.
|Cornwall over 65s|
|Pat and Linzi in action|
|Brian and Graham battling hard|
On the final day, the team again beat the Isle of Wight and Bucks/Surrey 2-1, but lost to Somerset and Sussex 2-1.
Cornwall over 65s team – Brian Hannibal Captain/Manager (Penzance), Graham Smith, George Whetter (both St Austell), Brian Gilbert (Callington), Pat Edwards (St Austell/Truro), Linzi Crosswood (Truro), Christine Smith (Looe).