Match Report - Week 6 - November 15th 2017

Premier Division

Same four points is the gap between Hang Em High and Assassins as both had 6-4 wins this week, in fact all premier matches resulted in scores of 6-4.

Hang Em High defeated Bullets 6-4 with a treble for Andrew Sharland two for Michael Bridger and the doubles win for Andrew and Michael who defeated John Burnham and Fred Bodeau in three.

For Bullets two wins for Fred Bodeau including a win over Michael Bridger and a win apiece for John Burnham and Joel Del Santos.

Second placed Assassins came through 6-4 in a tough match with Game Changers. Again a treble for the leagues leading player Keigo Burnham two for Charlie Hough then Keigo combined with Charlie to win an exciting doubles against Game Changers Mike Day and Angus Ogg 11-8 in the fifth.
Third player Ben Worley just missing out losing one five sets and two in four sets,

For Game Changers two wins for Costas Kyriacou plus a win apiece for Angus Ogg and Mike Day. Angus Ogg took a set off both Keigo Burnham and Charlie Hough.

Final premier match was again a 6-4 result with a two man Ping Panthers defeating Dynamos.
For Pings it was three for Marc Burnham and two from John Strang who has been chosen to play for Sussex third team in December. 
For Dynamos a win and a walkover for Richard Cosens plus a walkover for Bob Hoare and Matthew Caddy.

Division One

Saint Andrews team with Terry Dean, Stuart Vincent and Darius Mayhew continue to make good ground towards Premier play next season with a 7-3 win over Dark Horses.
For Saints Terry Dean and Stuart Vincent three apiece plus the doubles over Steven Ives and Ross Knowlson while third player Darius Mayhew lost two close five setters.

For Dark Horses it was one each for Viv Cole, Ross Knowlson and Steven Ive.

Lindfield Thunderbolts may have defeated Paddlers 8-2 for maximum points but Paddlers took Thunderbolts to four five setters and two four setters.

A treble for Peter Caddy plus two for David Metcalfe and Vincent L Estrange with Vincent and Peter taking the doubles for the maximum points
Paddlers Samantha Stoner and Vincent L Estrange won one singles each.

A maximum point’s win for X Men puts them into second place .A treble for John Bridger, two apiece for Tim Grant and Oliver Neil plus the doubles for John and Oliver gave them an 8-2 win over Spin Masters.
The two wins for Spin Masters came from Claudio Bagaini.

Division Two

Magiks lead this division by four points over Pingwins.

A 10-0 defeat of Swifts meant trebles all round for Magiks Alistair Blue, Kevin Deacon and Tony Turk plus the doubles for Tony and Alistair,
The junior girls of Swifts. Alanna Blain, Emily Dunsby and Claudia Hough are beginning to make their presents felt and were in no way outclassed by the top team in this division.

Pingwins in second place came out 10-0 winners over Smashing Pumpkins again it was trebles all round for Adam Wiseman, Rupert Browning and Paul Lewis with Rupert and Paul taking the doubles.
For Smashing Pumpkins Peter Vincent, Oliver Howard and Simon Howard it is a learning curve in this the first half.

The team of Burning Rubber earned their 6-4 win over Cutting Edge with most games going to four and five sets. Burnings Blake Davies a treble plus one each for Steven Lee and Gavin Pitts with Blake Davies and Gavin Pitts winning an exciting doubles over David Polhill and Freddie Wiseman 11-7 in the fifth. For Cutting Edge it was two for Freddie Wiseman and David Polhill.

A strong Dangermen team with Colin Cooper, Tony Pells and Ron Bailham defeated Blade Runners 9-1 with trebles all round in the singles for Colin, Tony and Ron. For Blade Runners an exciting doubles saw Keith Johnson and Rob Walsh saving the whitewash by defeating Colin Cooper and Ron Bailham.


An exciting time for the Haywards Heath league with three girls and two boys (all juniors,) playing for Sussex County.

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