Premier Inter County Finals: Ladies 2nd, Men 3rd

IMG_0578Yorkshire Men and Ladies travelled to Nottingham at the weekend to take part in the Premier Division finals. The ladies went as defending champions and the squad was made up of Fiona Moverley, Katie Smith, Jess Dixon, Andrea Santamaria, Hannah Shipley and Emma Campion.

In the first round, Yorkshire were drawn against Surrey and had a comfortable 4-1 victory:

Fiona beat Alison Thomson 11/5 5/11 11/2 11/7
Katie beat Shane Baillie 11/3 10/12 11/3 11/5
Jess beat Ranan-El-Kalaawy 14/12 11/4 11/7
Andrea beat Isabelle Tweedy 13/11 11/9 11/7
Hannah lost to Katie Wilson 11/7 12/10 8/11 8/11 5/11

The team then met Warwickshire, who had looked strong in their match against Hampshire and had secured a 4-1 win. A closer match, which resulted in a 3-2 win for Yorkshire to take them through to the finals on Sunday.

Fiona beat Deon Saffery 11/9 12/14 11/6 11/7
Katie lost to Leonie Holt 7/11 8/11 10/12
Jess lost to Alicia Mead 11/5 9/11 9/11 11/9 5/11
Andrea beat Rachel Woodford 11/9 9/11 6/11 12/10 11/3
Emma Campion beat Lisa Key 11/8 9/11 11/7 11/6

On the other side of the draw, Cheshire beat a young Gloucestershire side 3-2 and then Northumbria in the semis.

Sunday’s final went to the wall with the match tied at 2-2, Fiona and Hannah having wins at 1st and 5th strings and Cheshire taking 3rd and 4th, to set a nail biting finish. In the end Yorkshire finished as runners up.

Fiona beat Laura Mylotte 11/4 11/5 11/7
Katie lost to Jessica Davis 8/11 0/11 4/11
Jess lost to Olivia Howell 7/11 2/11 7/11
Andrea lost to Kirsty West 3/11 5/11 6/11
Hannah beat Annie Openshaw-Blower 6/11 11/2 11/5 11/7

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply