Posted by Laura Morgan at 02:01 on 13 January 2015
After a number of years without a Senior County Competition held in Wales, the competition has been resurrected in North Wales with NEWBA, Conwy, Anglesey, Gwynedd and North Powys taking part.
The Championships have had to be split into two divisions:
Division 1: NEWBA A, NEWBA B, Conwy A and Conwy B
Division 2: Conwy C, Anglesey, Gwynedd and North Powys
Division 1 matches
NEWBA A 7 – 4 Conwy A
The games were levelled at 4 - 4 going into the mixed matches however although 2 of the 3 matches went to 3 NEWBA claimed all 3 matches to win 7-4. Game of the match – Georgia Hughes v Jane Givelin in the ladies singles.
NEWBA A 10 – 1 Conwy B
Even though Conwy B lost 10-1 there were some good hard fought games. Game of the match - 2nd Ladies Doubles - Aimee Danzi & Lauren Miles won their match giving Conwy B their only win.
Conwy A 4 – 1 Conwy B
Only half of this match has been played. Game of the match (so far) - 4th mixed doubles - Conwy B pair of Andy Gibbons & Libby Williams beat the Conwy A pair of Jody Scrutton & Rhian Owen.
Division 2 matches
Conwy C 11 – 0 Anglesey
Game of the match - Ladies singles - 13 year old Abi Cottrill was drafted in to play against Tamsin Preston. Abi won this match in the closest of finishes 21-20 in the third game.
Gwynedd 5 – 5 Anglesey (No ladies singles played)
Anglesey was 4-2 up going into the mixed doubles and won the first mixed match taking them to 5-2 and needing just one more win to take the match. Gwynedd came back winning all three remaining games to draw the match.
Game of the match - 4th mixed - Anglesey wanted the win for the overall victory and Gwynedd wanted the win to record a draw. This was decided in the third game when Gwynedd's Gordon McLeod & Michelle Penny beat Anglesey's Sion Matthews & Tara Davie.
Conwy C 10 – 1 Gwynedd
Game of the match - Ladies singles - Gwynedd player Lowri Jones beat Abi Cottrill 21-18 in the third game to record a win for Gwynedd.
In the next round of matches on the 8th Feb Conwy A & B will be playing against NEWBA B and Conwy C will be playing North Powys with North Powys also playing Gwynedd.