Selby & Hill dominate National Racketball
by Ben Taylor
The listing was posted by England Squash
Daryl Selby and Laura Hill continued their domination of the National Racketball Championships, with both players retaining their titles after a great weekend of racketball at Edgbaston Priory in Birmingham.
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Quarter finals: D. Selby (Essex) bt D. Hamilton (Yorks) 3-0; N. Guirey (Yorks) bt M Baker (Devon) 3-1; T.Jeal (Kent) bt A Graham (Warks) 3-2; N. Chambers (Dorset) bt A. Warmington (Warks) 3-0.
Semi Finals: Selby bt Guirey 3-1; Jeal bt Chambers 3-1.
Final: Selby bt Jeal 11-9, 7-11, 11-6, 11-5.
Semi-Finals: L. Hill (Derbys) bt J. Knibbs (Derbys) 3-0; L. Selby (Essex) bt R. Chavert 3-0
Final: Hill bt Selby 11-3, 11-9, 6-11, 11-2.
Men’s Over 35:
Quarter-finals: J. Lord (Yorks) bt C. Dean (Warks) 3-0; J. Powley (Cambs) bt A. Martin (Kent) 3-1; J. Gallacher (Essex) bt S. Brown (Dorset) 3-0; M. Pugh (Worcs) bt S. Sumner (Kent) 3-2.
Semi-finals: Lord bt Powley 3-0; Pugh bt Gallacher 3-2;
Final: Lord bt Pugh 3-0
Men’s Over 40:
Quarter-finals: J. Lord (Yorks) bt J. Fearn (Derbys) 3-0; M. Francis (Yorks) bt P. Moore (Dorset) 3-0; J. Blenkinsop (Warks) bt M. Thornley (Essex) 3-0; R. Watkins (Somerset bt J. Boardman (Yorks) 3-1.
Semi-Finals: Lord bt Francis 3-0; Watkins bt Blenkinsop 3-1
Finals: Lord bt Watkins 3-0.
Men’s Over 45:
Quarter-finals: P. Smith (Dorset) bt P. Haigh (Yorks) 3-2; I. Cawthorne bt N. Baldwin (Yorks) 3-1; I.Russell (Warks) bt K. Palmer (Kent) 3-2; C. Jones (Warks) bt G. Trowbridge (Warks) 3-0;
Semi-finals: Cawthorne bt Smith 3-2; Jones bt Russell 3-1.
Final: Jones bt Cawthorne 3-2
Men’s Over 50:
Quarter-finals: M. Livock(Warks) bt N. Park (Northumb) 3-0; G. Uttley (Yorks) bt K. Mardenborough (Warks) 3-1; P. Millington (Derbys) bt G. Burr (Oxon) 3-2; M. Phillips (Dorset) bt G. Crookson (Worcs) 3-0;
Semi-finals: Livock bt Uttley £-1; Millington bt Phillips 3-1;
Final: Livock bt Millington 3-2
Men’s Over 55:
Quarter-finals: R. Shay (Warks) bt R. Waller (Warks) 3-1; I. Graham (Sussex) bt R. Moore (Hants) 3-1; P. Wilson (Mersey) bt l. Weaver (Worcs ) 3-1; J. Howarth (Warks) bt L. Done (Yorks) 3-0.
Semi-finals: Shay bt Graham 3-0; Howarth bt Wilson 3-0;
Finals: Howarth bt Shay 3-2.
Quarter-final: J. McCollom bt J. Hill (Warks) 3-0; L. Grover (Guernsey) bt R. Kenyon (Mersey) 3-0; R. Welton (Yorks) bt T. Wilkinson (Surrey) 3-1; J. Cockill (Yorks) bt J. Hopkins (warks) 3-0.
Semi-finals: McCollom bt Grover 3-0; Cockill bt Welton 3-0.
Final: McCollom bt Cockill 3-2.
Men’s Over 65:
Semi Final: C. Isaacs (Warks) bt M. Webb (Warks) 3-0; J. Shingler (Warks bt B. Pegg 3-1
Final: Isaacs bt Shingler 3-0.
Men’s Over 70:
Quarterfinals: J. Hart (Warks) bt R. Hancocks (Warks) 3-0; M. Thomas (Kent) bt D. Tullett (Kent) 3-0; R. Pinny (Dorset) bt D. Bennett (Warks) 3-0; J. Bennett (Warks) bt G. Stringer (Worcs) 3-2.
Semi-finals: Hart bt Thomas 3-2; Pinny w/o Bennett.
Final: Pinny bt Hart 3-0
Women’s Over 35 (Round Robin):
1. L. Murphy (Kent), 2. K. Milne (Surrey) , 3. I. Tweedie (Surrey), 4. D. Hooper (Warks)
Women’s Over 40:
Quarter-final: B. Vatcher (Dorset) bt K. Robinson (Guernsey) 3-1; B. Harvey (Hants) bt C. Gault (Mersey) 3-1; C. Hayman (Devon) bt J. Saunders (Kent) 3-0; J. Lawton (Yorks) bt J. Suthers (Yorks) 3-0.
Semi-final: Vatcher bt Harvey 3-2; Lawton bt Hayman 3-1.
Final: Lawton bt Vatcher 3-1.
Women’s Over 45:
Quarter-finals: L. Sturgess (Derbys) bt J. Suthers (Yorks) 3-0; C. Lindsay (warks) bt M. Rigby (Oxon); C. Hayman (Devon) bt J. Matthews (Surrey) 3-2; M. Goodhead (Worcs) bt G. Roberts (Yorks) 3-0.
Semi-finals: Sturgess bt Lindsay 3-0; Goodhead bt Hayman 3-0.
Final: Sturgess bt Goodhead 2-0 (rtd)
Women’s Over 50:
Semi Finals: L. Sturgess (Derbys) bt L. Rosen (Yorks) 3-0; J. Matthews (Surrey) bt K. Crookson (Worcs) 3-0.
Final: Sturgess bt Matthews 3-0
Womens Over 55:
Final: B. Dryhurst (Worcs) bt G. Saunders (Kent) 3-0
Women’s Over 60 (Round Robin)
1. B. Dryhurst (Worcs); 2. G. Saunders (Kent); 3. A. Wood (Warks); 4. G. Wagner (Yorks)