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In Division 1 Wallop Wanderers were well beaten 0 – 10 by Pumas who snatched back a 7 point lead over Tigers at the top of the table. Danas Kairys, Richard Fettes and Shaun Carver all won their three sets.

Fifth placed Hanson C saw off their nearest rivals Hanson B (who only had two players) 8 – 2. Two wins each for Andy Barnes and Jamie Smith ensured the win for the C team. Jamie Smith however, played exceedingly well to come back from two games down and win the set 4-11, 10-12, 11-8, 13-11 & 11-9 against Trevor Whitelock.

Figheldean have been getting very good results lately and produced another when beating Hanson D 10 – 0. In a one sided match Clive Hacker, Phil Cook and Lionel Coles all won three.

Hanson E of Division 2 lost 4 – 6 to 3D’s, despite Karl Jones winning all his three sets. For

3D’s Marie Dyke and Nicky Downs won two each, supported by Jessie Yi with one.

Hanson E did however manage a better result when they defeated Test Valley A 9 – 1. Karl Jones again won his three sets and was ably supported by his son Rhys who also won three. Rhys did not have it too easy as he only just managed to beat Adam Lockington 10-12, 13-11, 4-11, 11-4 & 12-10. Adam went on to beat Jonny Macey 11-7, 13-11, 9-11, 101-12 & 9-11. Jonny just managed to win two of his sets after overcoming Matt Selwood 11-8, 8-11, 6-11, 11-8 & 11-2.

Enham defeated Hanson F 8 – 2 with Andrew Farmer as usual winning his three and both Patrick Baker and Peter Farmer managing two each. Roy Horner (Hanson E) did well to beat Pete Farmer in four hard fought games 11-8, 10-12, 6-11 & 10-12. Hanson’s other winner was young Luke Chattaway who is steadily improving every match and who battled valiantly to overcome the experienced Patrick Baker in five games 9-11. 5-11, 11-9, 13-11 & 11-13.

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