NTTL Reports 2018-2019 Season

Week 1 - W/C 24th September

Premier Division

The Premier Division opened the season with seven teams, having lost Westfield Dragons who have ceased to exist and DCA Panthers who asked to be relegated to Division One and gained DCA Tigers who won promotion from Division One. In the first week the Kingsley A match against Park Avenue was actually played at Park Avenue as the Kingsley venue was unavailable. Andy Wood and Jamie Chamberlain both won two and Gerald Henson one for the Avenue while Tony Woodward and Brian Wooding also won two each for Kingsley but the match was decided when Andy and Gerald defeated Brian and Tony in the final doubles in straight sets.

In the local derby clash between the two DCA teams  Martin Hall hit a hat trick for the Flyers, Aled Roberts a brace and young Anna Wilson one with Martin and Aled also winning the doubles. For the newly promoted Tigers Oleg Plugaru won two and Mark Thomas one.

Northampton Hares had a big win against Headlands Harriers with hat tricks from Steve Hobbs and Dave Welsman and a brace from Maggie Welsman. The solitary point for the Harriers came from Ian Baldock's victory over Maggie. However it was good to see Auch Demeter playing again for the Harriers after his long lay off due to illness last season.

 Division 1

DCA Eagles had an 8-2 win over clubmates the Panthers  with Paul Nichols and Aled Roberts both scoring hat tricks and also taking the doubles. Frank Whiteley won one to complete the scoring for the Eagles. George Bashford and Felix Machin Bradbury scored for the Panthers.

Gayton beat promoted Headlands Hares  9-1 with Alan Creed scoring the Hares solitary point. David Howard and Jim Brogan both scored maximums and Richard Pringuer won two and combined with David to take doubles.

Saints beat Headlands Hawks 7-3 with Mick Henderson and Nigel Thompson both scoring trebles and also taking the doubles/ Mayur Shah Hartley Hancock and John McMahon all won one for the Hawks 

Division 2

ACC A who were relegated last season got off to a good start with a 7-3 win against Bridge. Duncan Brudenall and Chris Gibbs both recorded hat tricks and combined to win the doubles for ACC. In reply for Bridge, Steve Carroll, Eugene Nolan and Aaron Donoghue all won one each.

Headlands Herons also won 7-3 against ACC B. The Herons trio of James Bashford, Keith Parsons and Steve Bashford all won two singles each with Keith and Steve also teaming up to win the doubles. In reply for ACC, Abir Datta recorded a hat trick.

In the DCA derby match the Leopards beat the Lions 6-4. Leopards Mark Stewart with juniors Virgil Birch-Abban and Vincent Pham all won two singles each. For the Lions, Albert Pang making a return to the league after a few years away won all three singles and then teamed up with Fred Wakefield to win the doubles.

Headlands Hyenas who were a player short drew 5-5 against Headlands Hornets. Graham Dove and Tony Rutter won two singles each and then teamed up to win the doubles for the Hyenas. In reply for the Hornets, Alan Dale and Gwyn Powell won one singles each.

Week 2 - W/C 1st October

Premier Division

Northampton Hares, now playing at the Headlands venue, had a tough encounter with Kingsley A and despite Brian Wooding's fine hat-trick for Kingsley managed to force a 5-5 draw, Steve Hobbs and Pawel Juraszczyk both winning two and then combining to win the final doubles against Brian and Chris Stone, albeit by 11-7 in the fifth set. For Kingsley Tony Woodward and Chris Stone both beat David George.

Park Avenue had a big win in their away match against DCA Tigers and although four events went to an extra set the Avenue trio swept all before them in a 10-0 victory.

DCA Flyers could field only two players for their away match against Kingsley B and despite a hat-trick from Martin Hall who beat Andy Harrison, Tony Wharton and Andy Law they went down by 3-7.  The doubles was interesting however as Martin and Anna Wilson had a long encounter with Tony and Andy law but just couldn't get the result they deserved as they lost by 11-6 11-8 4-11 14-16 11-7.

Division 1

Headlands Hedgehogs had an 8-2 victory over Gayton with David Smith and Phil Hackett both scoring maximums and also took the doubles with Steve Fuller winning one, Jim Brogan and Richard Pringuer both won one for Gayton ,

DCA Panthers beat Kingsley C 8-2 Virgil Abban scoring a hat trick and Alec Kingston and George Bashford both winning two.. Alec and Virgil also took the doubles. Scott Dixon scored both Kingsley's points.

Saints had a 9-1 win over Headlands Hares. Gabor Toth and Nigel Thompson both scoring trebles with Mick Henderson winning two and combining with Nigel to take the doubles .Alan Creed  scored the Hares point.

DCA Eagles had a 7-3 win over Headlands Hawks with Aled Roberts remaining unbeaten and Paul Nichols and Frank Whiteley both won two with Paul and Aled also taking the doubles. Mayur Shah took the two points for the Hawks.

Division 2

ACC A had a convincing 10-0 win against Headlands Hyenas thanks to the trio of Rob Slough, Duncan Brudenall and Chris Gibbs all remaining unbeaten with Duncan and Chris also combining to win the doubles.

DCA Leopards also had a convincing 10-0 win against ACC B with Vincent Pham, Mark Stewart and Virgil Birch-Abban all recording hat tricks with Vincent and Mark then combining to win the doubles.

DCA Lions also won 10-0 against Headlands Hornets thanks to hat tricks from Fred Wakefield, Albert Pang and Bob Pickersgill. Albert and Bob also combined to win the doubles.

Bridge beat Headlands Herons 8-2 with Colin Haddon winning three while Eugene Nolan and Steve Carroll both won two each. Steve and Colin also combined to win the doubles. In reply for the Herons Steve Bashford won two.

Week 3 - W/C 8th October

Premier Division

 

Division 1

Saints had a 6-4 win over Kingsley C with Gabor Toth scoring a maximum and Mick Henderson and Nigel Thompson both won one and also  combined to take the doubles. Terry Spurgeon and Scott Dixon both won two for Kingsley.

Headlands Hawks beat a two man Headlands Hedgehogs 7-3 with new signing Clive Kelly bagging a pair with Hartley Hancock and Mayur Shah both winning one with three points conceded. Dave Smith won two for the Hogs and also took the doubles with Phil Hackett.

Headlands Hares and DCA Eagles fought out a 5-5 draw with Trevan Vass winning two for the Hares and Alan Creed and Sue Moloney both winning one. Alan and Trevan also took the doubles. Paul Nichols scored a hat trick for the Eagles and Mark Thomas won two.

 

Division 2

 ACC A who are top, drew 5-5 against DCA Lions, who moved up to second. For ACC Chris Gibbs won three and Pete Gibbs won one, they then combined to win the doubles. In reply for the Lions, Bob Pickersgill won two and Alan Chadwick won one.

Headlands Herons moved up to third after a 9-1 win against Headlands Hornets. Herons, James and Steve Bashford both recorded trebles while Keith Parsons won two. James and Keith then combined to win the doubles. Steve Battison won one in reply for the Hornets.

Headlands Hyenas beat ACC B 9-1 thanks to hat tricks from Graham Dove and Tony Rutter, who also combined to win the doubles, while Luke Coleman won two. Dave Kerslake won one in reply for ACC.

 

Week 4 - W/C 15th October

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 5 - W/C 22nd October

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Division 1

 

Division 2


Week 6 - W/C 29th October

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 7 - W/C 5th November

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 8 - W/C 12th November

Premier Division


Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 9 - W/C 19th November

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 10 - W/C 26th November

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 11 - W/C 3rd December

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 12 - W/C 10th December

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 13 - W/C 17th December

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2


KO Cup 1st Round - W/C 7th January

 

Week 14 - W/C 14th January

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 15 - W/C 21st January

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 16 - W/C 28th January

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

KO Cup 2nd Round - W/C 4th February

 

Week 17 - W/C 11th February

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 18 - W/C 18th February

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 19 - W/C 25th February

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

KO Cup Q-Finals - W/C 4th March

 

Week 20 - W/C 11th March

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Week 21 - W/C 18th March

Premier Division

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

KO Cup Semi-Finals - W/C 25th March

 

KO Final - W/C 8th April

 

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