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Strong Performances at the U19 Nationals

Buoyed by their success in Durham the previous weekend, Emily Harrison and Ashraf Alam skipped a day’s school to compete in the U19 Nationals in Milton Keynes. Emily was unlucky to draw the 1st seed in her first round singles … Continue reading

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Silverware returns to Northumberland

Emily Harrison and Ashraf Alam came home from the Durham U19 Silver tournament on 4th February laden with three trophies between them. Emily partnered with Beth Speechley of Yorkshire, and Ashraf with Niall Wagstaff of Notts to win both Level … Continue reading

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Anglo-Scottish Under 13s

This tournament, which is often the first team event for our young players, was held last weekend at TBC.  Northumberland’s team, which was relatively inexperienced in comparison to the strong counties of Lothian and Yorkshire, fought hard but found the … Continue reading

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Several Medals for our Juniors at Northumberland Circuit Weekend

We had four age group junior tournaments last weekend, with a Silver at Under 16 and Bronze events at Under 18, Under 14 and Under 12.  The tournaments went very well, with a good level of entry, and there were … Continue reading

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Great win for Philip at Cheshire Senior Silver

Our top man this year, Philip Pahatouridis, produced a gret performance over at Ellesmere Port this weekend to win the singles title in the Cheshire Senior Silver tournament.  Starting as one of the 3/4 seeds, he had two good two-end … Continue reading

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Under 14 Shires draw with Lancs2

Our young and very inexperienced Under 14 team bounced back from a tough opening defeat to Yorkshire by sharing the spoils with Lancashire 2.  Playing for the first time on the new courts at the Northumberland Club in Jesmond and … Continue reading

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Under 18 Shires v Cumbria – close but not close enough

Our Under 18 team travelled over to Penrith for the match against Cumbria but went down 8-12.  Unfortunately they were without Emily Harrison, whose absence probably swung the match the way of the Cumbrians.  Thanks to Manager-For-The-Day Elizabeth Alam for … Continue reading

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A Good Weekend for Under 19/20s and Under 14s

The annual Anglo-Scottish team event for the older juniors (1998 births or later) took place this weekend at the TBC.  Unfortunately, there had been two very late withdrawals which only left four teams but the schedule was revised so that … Continue reading

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Durham U17 Silver – well done Sarah and Anna

Sarah Bambrick and Anna Railton came very close to taking the gold medals in the girls’ doubles at Stockton last weekend.  With three good wins, they only just lost out 15-17, 13-15 to Zoe Beamson and Jordan Murray.  And Sarah … Continue reading

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Junior Restricteds – U16 and U20 Results

The second round of Junior Restricted Championships took place on Sunday 27th, with events for Under 16s and Under 20s. 

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