Manager: Terrey Sparks
The Chairman's Cup
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AC League play-off results by year:
The three Area league winners Peterborough, Wrest Park and Bury St. Edmunds met at the location of last year's winners Peterborough to contest the overall league winners and who would represent the Region in the C.A. national event the Secretary’s Shield next year. The three lawns in good condition played well, and very few of the 9 games went to time.
However, before play could start there was a minor problem in that one of the nominated players in the home club Peterborough had succumbed to Covid, and as a last minute replacement they had to call in a late substitute Justin Beaumont who had very little experience of the Association game.
Nevertheless play got under way in fairly moderate weather with occasional sunny periods and the chance of intermittent rain later. In the home club the two experienced minus handicapped players took an early lead of 2 games, with the Bury coming in behind with the only other morning win.
During the afternoon's second session of 6 singles games Peterborough quickly extended their dominance by 2 very quick game wins. However, not to be outdone the Bury club also responded with 2 wins to close the gap, but a 3rd Peterborough win by Debbie Lines put the final result in no doubt despite a late conciliatory win by the Wrest Park member John Bevington.
Therefore Peterborough retained the trophy, which was presented by the Federation tournament organiser Terrey Sparks while the players were partaking in a light afternoon tea.
|Peterborough||Wrest Park||Bury St. Edmunds|
|Ian Lines (-2)||George Collin (-½)||Dan Neale (½)|
|Debbie Lines (-2)||John Bevington (1)||Simon Conran (6)|
|Stephen Cornelius (7)||Peter Aspinall (10)||John Robinette (10)|
|Justin Beaumont (18)||David Woolley (10)||Justin Blake-James (11)|
Area League Play-Off for the Chairman's Cup
The format will be normal 26pt AC games played to handicap rules, with doubles in the morning and singles in the afternoon. Singles games will be double-banked and the duration of each game will be 3¼ hours.
|am:||A1,A3 v B2,B4||B1,B3 v C2,C4||C1,C3 v A2,A4|
|pm:||A1 v C2
A3 v C4
|B1 v A2
B3 v A4
|C1 v B2
C3 v B4
A draw will take place in the morning to determine which teams will be designated A, B or C.