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Match Report

Fri 18 Jul 2014 - SWF Federation League                    (Played at Cornwall CC)

Cornwall v Budleigh Salterton

The Teams, in handicap order were: -

Budleigh Salterton - Chris Donovan (1.5), Tim Liles (6), Wendy Dominquez (9) and Philip Shaw (16),

Cornwall - Ian Wilson (6), Des Honey (8), Paul Schofield (11) and Peter Dexter (16).

Despite some overnight rain the courts and weather were good for play.

In the morning the doubles turned into protracted affair with a win on time for Budeligh Salterton by 8 points. Honey had a comfortable win by 9 points and Wilson was eventually overhauled by Liles in a sometimes tactical game with neither player playing at their best.

In the afternoon, all singles games, Wilson won comfortably by 13 points, with the other games running close with Schofield eventually gaining victory over Liles but Dexter and Honey losing by just a few points.

Final Score:  Cornwall 3      Budleigh Salterton 4


Report by Des Honey.