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SUSSEX SCOOP 7 MEDALS AT THE MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sussex Masters keep getting better as shown in last weeks National Championships. The three-day tournament held at Hatfield saw players in each 5-year age groupings from over 35s up to over 70s. Sussex had 5 players winning a total of 7 medals as follows: PHIL TROKE – Mens Doubles 40s Silver Medallist (with Paul Freeman)…

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SUSSEX 70s FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON

The Sussex 70s team travelled to the Dome in Hounslow to renew our rivalry with the Middlesex players. After a cup of tea and catch up chat with the opposition, we started the match in earnest. Vera Groves & Wendy Arscott got off to a great start winning their ladies in 2 sets, whilst Mike…

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THREE GOLDS AND A SILVER AT THE KENT MASTERS

The first major tournament of the season saw our Sussex players continue to win medals. The Kent tournament is at the highest Gold level and attracted a lot of overseas players, particularly from The Netherlands. Over 40s Mens Doubles Chris Spice (Sussex) & partner Kenton Jones (Kent) won their group beating the No. 1 seeds…

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065s HAVE A SMASHING START AGAINST ESSEX

First match of the season with new regular players in the team. A phone call from the opposition (again) meant they were arriving late and the courts were booked solidly after our match so we were unsure whether we would get all the games played. As it was, a mixed pair arrived in time to…

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SUSSEX SUCCESS IN WORLD CHAMPS, POLAND

Sussex success at the World Senior Badminton Championships in Katowice, Poland. Cathy Bargh reached the semi finals in the 55s singles, winning a bronze medal – congratulations Cathy ! Also, Vera Groves & Wendy Arscott reached the quarter finals in the 70s ladies doubles together and Sue Awcock reached the 70s quarter finals too with…

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OVER 65’S V ESSEX OVER 65’S

Our last fixture of the season and second ‘home’ match at the new venue.  Comments were received from both sides again especially the lighting which for some reason is brighter at the back of the courts and right over the tramlines on two courts. The day did not start well as there had been a…

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ENGLAND HONOURS FOR CATHY & SARA

Sussex Masters players and National Champions Cathy Bargh and Sara Foster, were selected to represent England against Scotland for the McCoig trophy on Friday 1st March 2019. This was held at the magnificent Railway Institute Hall York, with 9 courts. Cathy won her O55s singles after a tricky start against Jill Smith of Scotland 21-16,…

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4 SUSSEX WINNERS AT YORKSHIRE MASTERS GOLD TOURNAMENT

Sussex players brought home more gold medals last weekend from the Yorkshire Gold Masters Tournament. Held in the beautiful city of York, in the Railway Institute, 4 Sussex players played very well and brought new titles back to Sussex. Following their previous England appearances against Scotland, Cathy Bargh & Sara Foster completed their stay in…

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SUSSEX 65S V BERKS 5/2/19

Three weeks after our amazing win at the ICC, the team with one change made our way from the snowy SE to Reading.  On arrival I was informed that one of my team had a knee injury but was willing to give it a go.  Unfortunately, he was only able to play two of his…

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SUSSEX 65S V MIDDX 15/12/18

Another long drive and sitting in traffic on the M25, our team finally managed to arrive at the Dome on the busiest shopping Saturday before Christmas!  Such thoughtful planning!  The opposition were gracious and aware of the difficulties we had getting to them and presented us with some very good refreshments, with special note on…

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