...playing with John Minta. In the Final they beat our own Max Frost (only 16!) and Ady Lee, the England One-Wall Handball captain, 15-7, 15-8.
...where she lost to the defending champion, Claire Knowles - her ninth title in a row!
Our 1st IV of Max Frost & Jimmy Goodwin, Mike Baxter & Danny Goodall won 81-75. Max and Jimmy won their Singles and Doubles comfortably; Mike and Danny gained enough points on very unfamiliar courts to keep us ahead. The 2nd IV of Rob Christie & Robert Whitehorn, Matt Blunden & Craig Baxter won 99-72, with victories in 3 out of 4 Singles. In the Doubles Matt & Craig (Year 8) did particularly well to take 21 points off two opponents in the Upper Sixth (Year 13)!
Senior IV of Anthony & Max, Jimmy & Mike win 92-52. Junior IV of Rob & Robert, Ashley & Matthew lose 43-93. See Fixtures for more details.
...at Oundle 169-100. See Fixtures for details.
...of the Midlands Eton Fives Festival (Plate) Tournament at Repton. See Fixtures for more details.
...where they lose to the eventual winners, Ellison & Mohammed.
...partnering Phil Bishop to success against John Minta and Matt Orr. See Fixtures for more details.
...at Merchant Taylors', partnering Gareth Price (OMTs). In the final they beat Brian Kirk (DMF) and John Walter (OMTs).
...in defending their title at the Winchester Mixed Doubles, coming second to Dan Grant & Anita Ganguly.
....of the Wood Cup Club Knock-out at St. Paul's. Stuart Kirby & Anthony Goodwin, Brian Kirk & Richard Christie represented DerbyMoorFives.
Richard Christie reaches Final of the Plate in both Singles and Doubles. Stuart Kirby gains third place in the Singles; Brian Kirk & Stuart come third in the Doubles.
...at the National Schools, losing 7-11 in the third. See picture attached. Anthony Goodwin loses to Sedbergh Nr 1 in U18 Plate. Anthony & Max lose to St. Paul's II in the semi-final of the U18 Doubles Plate.
...to advance to the final stages of the Wood Cup. See Fixtures for details.
Rob Christie reaches last 8 of the Singles, where he loses to the eventual winner from Blundells (see picture); Rob and Robert Whitehorn reach semi-final of the Doubles, where they lose 11-12!
..by 116-71 on the Winchester courts at Radley. 28-33 down after the Singles (partly because Jimmy Goodwin was still feeling car-sick), the team rallied in the Doubles, with Max Frost & Rob Christie winning 44-19 and Jimmy & Aaron Wheatley winning by the same margin. See Gallery for bigger picture.
...164-54. Stuart Kirby & Clive Butler, Richard Christie & Brian Kirk gained a lead of 44-5 in the Singles and eased to victory in the subsequent Doubles. Playing for Leeds were Rob Wiesner, Alex Wall, Rupert Parker and Alex Miller.
Masquerading as the RFA, Stuart & Ashley, Brian & James, Robert & Anthony lost 167-195. Highlights were Anthony's 14-16 defeat by Alqahir Ladak, and Stuart & Ashley's battle with Chris Jones & Jacob Brubert 12-15, 15-12. Chris Jones and James Buckhalter (ex-Tonbridge) were reunited after 3 years (see picture).