Due to the merging of two groups following the withdrawal of Shropshire and Lancashire from Group A, Yorkshire’s ladies faced a long trek down to Oxfordshire last weekend to play the first of this season’s IC matches.
The team of Andrea Santamaria, Kate Fisher, Julie Field, Paula Arrowsmith and Kim Chadwick faced the hosts, Oxfordshire first. With 3-0 wins for Julie and Kim and 3-1 victories for Andrea and Kate, the team gained a 4-1 lead and 17-5 points.
In the second match against Berkshire, Julie gained another 3-0 win, as did Andrea. 3-1 wins for Paula and Kim gave the team another 4-1 result and 18-5 points.
A very successful end to the day with Yorkshire on 35 points, Oxfordshire on 25, Berkshire 25 and Worcestershire 0 .