Spanish International 2018 – Rosemary Allan

Rosemary Allan at the Spanish International 2018 I have been in Madrid (Iberdrola) for the past few days (June 14-17) competing in the Spanish International 2018. I was in the qualifications for singles. I had a bye in the first round & so was straight into the second round, where I faced Laura Muir from Scotland. I won this match 21-11, 21-15. Due to a withdrawal, I had a walkover in the last round of the qualifications, which meant I [...]

Luke Hall – West Midlands PC U15B April 2018

West Midlands PC – U15B April 2018 – .8/04/18 This tournament had been postponed due to heavy snow back in Nov 17 and re-scheduled for the Easter holidays. It was a local event,so not a really early get-up. I was entered in the singles and the boys doubles. I was in a box of four in the singles.First game was against a younger player Alexander Lamb (Bedfordshire) he was skilful but I won 21-11.Next was Fahad Shaikh (Buckinghamshire) 21-11 to me.The last game in the [...]

Hertfordshire U18 Open – Luke Davies

Hertfordshire U18 Open – Luke Davies At the Hertfordshire U18 Open I came away with a respectable bronze medal in the doubles despite 2 new scratch partnerships on the day. In the mixed I partnered Anoushka McIntosh, and we found ourselves draw into group which was compromised of First Seeds Ryan Curtis (who ended up bagging himself 2 golds on the day) & Megan Hassell and Charlie Wakefield & Caitlin Parfait; a box that can only be described as anyone’s to [...]

Rosemary Allan – English 17-20 County Champs 2018

English 17-20 County Champs 2018 – Rosemary Allan I have just got home from the English 17-20 County Champs 2018. Below is a write up on how it went. I have attached a photo (I am the one in the bright pink Forza top). However it is not very good quality & cannot see the ForzaWM logo on my shirt because of the quality. I’ve asked the other players if they have better photo & will send you one if I [...]

Luke Davies – Warwickshire U18 – May 2018

Warwickshire U18 Open – Luke Davies Won 2 bronze medals. In the mixed I partnered my regular partner Safia Khimji from Oxfordshire, and in our first round we came up against Ethan Dalley and Mia Kirk. In the first game we found ourselves 14-11 but Ethan and Mia couldn’t quite finish it and Safia and we held our nerve to comeback and win 17-15 and in the second we got off to a better start and held on to win 15-13. Next [...]

DK Way U18 – Sunday 13 May 2018 – Charlie Wakefield

Sunday 13 May – DK Way U18 Open On 13/05/18, myself (Charlie Wakefield) and Luke traveled to Ware in Hertfordshire for the DK Way U18 Open tournament. With the mixed doubles first, I paired up with my regular mixed partner Caitlin Parfitt from Norfolk and Luke paired with Anoushka Mcintosh from Berkshire. Unfortunately, we met in the group stage in a really tough box including the No.1 seeds from Lincolnshire, Ryan Curtis and Meghan Hasall. Myself and Caitlin played the [...]

Rosemary Allen – Cambridge 2018 – Senior Silver

Cambridge 2018 – Senior Silver (17/03/18) I entered the Cambridge 2018, Senior Silver tournament having not trained in nearly 2 weeks due to illness. Never the less, I managed to win a silver in the doubles, which I was pleased with. In the singles, I faced Katie Scott. I lost this match 21-17, 21-19. This was a tough loss as I had beaten her earlier in the season. However, Katie played very well & went on to win the whole tournament without [...]

Rosemary Allen – Dorset 2018 Senior Silver

Dorset 2018 – Senior Silver (10/03/18) Saturday 10th March, Dorset 2018 in the Senior Silver, In singles, I faced Emily Beach. I had lost to her last month when I was not playing my best, so we determined to win this time. I managed to put in a much better performance and win 21-17, 21-18. Next up was Emma Goddard who I beat 21-9, 21-14. In the semi finals I faced Chloe Hunt from Warwickshire. I had lost to her [...]

U17 Championships – Welsh Nationals 2018

Welsh Nationals 2018 – Under 17 Championship (17 March 2018) Archie Bult and Jonathan Ewins – Welsh National 2018 After a promising start to 2018 winning a Hertfordshire U17 doubles event in January, Jonathan and Archie really starting to gel as a double pair. So, after a long and hard fought weekend in the National sports centre in Cardiff, Archie and Jonathan became Welsh National Champions in the U17 doubles.  Their Championship success did not come [...]

Rosemary Allan – Nottingham 2018 Senior Gold

Nottingham 2018 – Senior Gold (24/02/18) In singles I had to play Maya Kateli from Middlesex in the first round, which I won 21-15, 21-14. In the next round I played Serena Midha who is an A grade grade & has been ranked as high as 11th for seniors. I lost the first 21-11. The next set was much closer, but lost 21-19. In the doubles, I played with Amy Hayhoe. In the first round we had to play Kimberley Clague [...]