4th Aug, 2020

Top-two dream alive for Bromsgrove - H&W Winter League latest

Ben Tyler 7th Feb, 2020

BROMSGROVE B’s hopes of a top-two finish remain alive after a 6-4 triumph over Madley in Division Two of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Women’s Winter League.

Kelly Kenward and Hannah Weston were unable to get Bromsgrove off to a positive start after going down in three sets to the visitors’ opening duo 6-2, 6-7, 7-6.

The hosts recovered however, with Ann Banner and Isabelle Bracknall winning the second rubber 6-1, 6-3, followed by Kenward and Weston’s impressive 6-1, 6-0 success in the penultimate match.

Despite suffering defeat in the final rubber, when Banner and Bracknall lost out 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, the successive straight-sets victories were enough to give third-placed Bromsgrove the bulk of the points.

Leaders David Lloyd Bromsgrove A stay top of Men’s Division One after seeing off sixth-placed Stourbridge A 8-2.

George Southall and James Nolan got DL off to a flier by running away with the first encounter 6-2, 6-3 against Richard Banno and Denham Williams, though the alternative pairing of Liam Hadfield and James Troth had a more difficult time in their 7-5, 6-2 defeat by Adam Tranter and Jack Hingley.

Hadfield and Troth recovered to fire their way past Banno and Williams 6-2, 6-2, followed by Southall and Nolan’s 6-3, 6-0 thrashing of Tranter and Hingley.

DL Bromsgrove are 12 points clear at the top of the division, although nearest rivals Worcester have a game in hand.

Announcements

Weddings, Birthdays, Bereavements, Thank you notices, Marriages and more

Recruitment

Find a career you'll love with our free career finder website

Reader Travel

Check out all of the latest reader travel offers to get your hands on some free gifts

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Bromsgrove Standard