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Inter CountyLONDON B 29- 15 KENT

So following on from our mixed performance against Surrey in our opening fixture we came up against a Kent side who had beaten us quite convincingly on both occasions last season.

SET 1 7-4

Going into this match as i hope we do every match we felt confident of turning the tide on our Kent counterparts after the 2 losses against them last season, and this was shown as we flew out of the blocks racing into 5-0 lead with wins from Chris Hobbis, George Hammond, Declan Kelly (joining from the A's), Andre Cox (joining from the A's) and Bruno Silva. Rob cork lost the next frame to give Kent hope of putting a run together only for Will Gayler to break dish the next frame, this was followed by 2 losses from Micky C and Pete Thomas but Tony Mcdowell then won another followed by kent winning the last frame of the first set.

SET 2 7-4

Ok so the second set kicked of in a similar fashion to the first set with Mr Hobbis winning the first followed by Kent nicking the next against an unlucky George Hammond followed by Declan, Andre and bruno all racking up wins to push us even further in front.
Kent pulled two frames back beating Rob Cork and Will Gayler before captain Micky C won his frame Pistol Pete Thomas lost but Tony Mcdowell and Dan Heinink then won to put us into a mid interval lead of 14-8.

SET 3 7-4

So the third set began with a six frame lead and us having blown a lead the previous match determined not to let this happen again.
The second set began and the ever reliable Chris Hobbis and George Hammond started with wins declan then lost followed by a win from Andre Cox.
Kent then managed to win the next two beating Bruno and Rob before the Vice captain Will Gayler and Captain Micky C stepped up to win.
Glen Hargreaves stepped into the fold having replaced Pete Thomas at the interval and was unlucky to lose his first ever frame for the B team having deserved his call up after an impressive performance for the C team last match. Tony Mcdowell and Dan Heinink then pushed us even further in front with two great wins.

SET 4 8-3

So going into the final set we only needed 2 frames to secure the win which led to a quick team talk pointing to the fact that we must first get across the line before we worry about frame difference.
Well what can i say we blew them away in the first 4 frames putting us into a 25-12 lead with wins from Chris Hobbis, George Hammond, Declan Kelly and Andre Cox.
Kent managed to win he next 3 frames beating Bruno, Rob and Will before we really hammered home the victory with wins from Micky C, Glen Hargreaves first win for the B's , Tony Mcdowell and Super Dan Heinink which gave us a fantastic 29-15 victory.

This was a great team performance from the lads having again showed some great ability on the table with the team spirit needed to build a team to be proud of.
So its now onto our next match away to Hampshire.


Chris Hobbis 4/4
George Hammond 3/4
Declan Kelly 3/4
Andre Cox 4/4
Bruno Silva 2/4
Rob Cork 0/4
Will Gayler 2/4
Micky C 3/4
Pete Thomas 0/2
Tony Mcdowell 4/4
Dan Heinink 3/4
Glen Hargreaves 1/2


Inter CountyLondon put in a much improved performance against a decent Kent team who'd won their opening fixture. A really good first set saw us take an 8 v 3 lead. We shared the next 2 sets, 5 v 6 and 6 v 5 to keep our 5 frame lead intact and when Joe Prince put us 20 v 14 up at the start of the last set a comfortable home win looked likely. However Kent came back at us really strongly, rattling off 6 frames in a row to level at 20 v 20. Jack Pople and Jordan O'Connor then stepped up to win 2 massive frames for London. Willie Anderson kept Kent in the match after Glen Tingley missed a tricky black down the rail and Ben Savage looked set to break and clear for the draw only to snooker himself on the black. An in-off then gave Jerry Tickell the opportunity to pot the yellows with 2 shots before sinking the black for the win. Phew!

Man of the match was Jordan O'Connor with a really impressive 4 out of 4, but this was a good all round team performance with everyone contributing. Team spirit and support was excellent and we'll now be looking to improve again, next month away to Hampshire.

Joe Prince 4/4
Dave Rawlinson 2/4
Alex Lawrence 2/4
Stacy Redman 1/4
Nigel Smith 2/4
Tony Gear 2/4
Rupe Ward 1/4
Jack Pople 2/4
Jordan O'Connor 4/4
Glen Tingley 1/4
Jerry Tickell 2/4


Inter CountyThe team was still buzzing after our win against Surrey but now it was time to play the formidable Kent. At the team talk I introduced our new signing Michaela Lester and said it would be great if we bettered our last score against them. The team all agreed that this was not good enough and was going for the win. I now introduce the New and very positive London Ladies County team.

Just before we started Kent announced that they were a player short, a quick adjustment to our team playing order and we were ready for the big fight.

The first leg we went 4-1 down, with Kirsty taking a great frame even though she should be giving birth to her son today. Kent had a the better run of the table, but Emma, Sharon and Sarah E pulled it back to 4-4 and with the bye and an in off the black from Kent we squeezed ahead 6-5. The team support and atmosphere was amazing from both sides.

The second leg was a more closely fought set, each team going ahead by only one frame at a time. Sharon and Corinne won their games and the bye helped us go ahead 11-9 but Kent managed to pull it back and make it 11-11.

The third leg Charlotte, Kate and Avril were substituted in for Lucy, Angie and Sarah l. The team were playing really well but we were still not getting any luck our way.
Kerry, Emma and Sharon won their frames and with the bye the score stood at 15-18 to Kent. There was still a good chance that we could take the win but we had to really focus and dig deep.

The fourth leg saw us lose the first 4 frames taking the score to 15-22. The win was out of the question but the draw was not.
Michaela, Emma and Sharon won their frames taking the score to 18-22. Could we manage to take Kent to the draw, something we have not done in a very long time? Alas it was not to be but the final score was 20-24 to Kent and a fantastic achievement for us.

To say that I was proud of my team would be an understatement. Everybody played their part whether they won or lost their frames. The atmosphere, team moral and support was amazing and this was what helped us to our best result against Kent.

Team Players
Sharon 4/4 Emma 3/4
Kirsty, Sarah E, Corinne 2/4
Kerry, Sue, Michaela 1/4
Angela, Sarah L, Kate, Avril 1/2
Charlotte, Lucy 0/2

Woman of the Match
Itís not an easy task to win one frame against Kent but to get four is awesome. Sharon Bains deserved this award hands down.

Sue Studman
(Team Captain)

London C 17 v 27 Kent C

Inter CountyLondon C 17 -27 Kent C (8th March 2015)

After a very good start away to surrey we came up against another very strong side in Kent. Each game was very close, very competitive and could have gone either way, but Kent came away with a great result winning 27 to 17. They must be contenders yet again for the top spot, but we shall learn from this and come back stronger.

London C (Home) v Kent C Match synopsis

Set 1 London C 6 - 5 Kent C
Set 2 London C 4 - 7 Kent C

London started well but Kent fought back in the second set. Each game could of gone either way but Kent were 12- 10 up after 2 sets.

Set 3 London C 2 - 9 Kent C

As usual in county matches, the third set is the one that usually determines the winners. Last month we won the third set by the exact score that we lost this time, and we won 8 in a row last month whereas this month we lost 8 in a row. Not sure if Karma is trying to tell us something here or it was just one of those days ; this left the score at 21 12 to Kent, again the exact opposite of what we did to Surrey !

Set 4 London C 5 - 6 Kent C

London fought hard but it was mission impossible at this stage and Kent got over the line in game 4, but London held their heads high and took 3 more games to leave a more respectable score of 17 27 to Kent. Man of the match goes to Richard Chapman for fighting so hard and winning a deserved 4/4


Ryan Francis 0/2
Richard Chapman 4/4
Jack Lawrence 2/4
Ben McIntosh 2/4
Kulvinder Bath 2/4
Steve Burke 2/4
Barry Barham 0/2
George Covington 2/4
Shane O'Reilly 0/2
Peter Panayiotou 0/2
Rob Speller 2/4
Adam Hewson 0/2
Carl Speller 1/2
Jonathan Tindall 0/2
Ross Dawkes 0/2

London Seniors report, Home to Kent

Inter County8.3.15 Kent (home)
London Seniors 12 Kent Seniors 8
A close match against the team that topped the regionís table in 2014, with the first two sets shared 3-2. London rode our luck a little but also had Adam Hewson in inspiring form. After the third set, London were just edging it 8-7, but from here in London upped our game and closed the match out winning 4 of the last 5 frames for an impressive 12-8 victory. Other than Hewson no one really stood out, but a good team performance by all involved.
Glen Tingley 2/4
Paul Gafaí 3/4
Jerry Tickell 1/2
Adam Hewson 3/4
Pete Thomas 0/2
Paul Dawson 1/2
Allan Formosa 2/2

London Ladies County Match Away To Surrey 22-02-2015

Inter CountyOur first game of the season was away to Surrey. Last season we managed a draw and a very close loss, 23-21. It was never going to be an easy match, but with the new players we had signed up I felt that a win was definitely on the cards.

The 1st leg was a big disappointment as we only managed to win 4 frames even though we had chances to win a few more. First game nerves seemed to have got the better of us and we were trailing 7-4. Not the best of starts, we had to act now before the rot set in.

The 2nd leg we turned it around. We got our act together winning 7 frames making it 11-11. We seemed to have found second gear along with a great response in supporting each other. There was a buzz in the air as there always is when we play against Surrey due to the closeness of our games.

In the 3rd leg I made a substitution and put Linda in for Avril. We blew them out of the water winning 9 frames out of the 11 making it 13-20 to London. Now this was what I was hoping for and my team delivered when we needed it the most. Team moral was running high and we only needed 3 more frames for the win.

In the 4th leg I made another substitution and put Kate in for Charlotte. Itís never an easy decision of who and when to sub in, but with a team of 17 players they all deserve a chance to fight for their place. Kate won her game giving us the winning frame. We kept the pressure up and won 7 frames making the final score 17-27 to London Ladies.

What a great result, well done to all the players for a fantastic team effort whether you played or not. We picked each other up when the going got tough and it showed in the end result.

Well done to the subs, Linda and Kate who won all of their games, not an easy thing to do going in cold.

Women of The Match

This went to Sharon Bains, one of our new signing this season. Sharon played some great pool and even though she lost her first frame, she made a great comeback.


Emma Cunningham, Lucy Nettleingham, Sharon Bains, Sue Studman, Samantha Wyatt, Kirsty Edwards won 3/4.
Sarah Evans, Angie Hobbs won 2/4.
Linda Redwood won 2/2.
Corinne Grattan won 1/4. Charlotte Muir won 1/2. Kate Hillman won 1/1.

Sarah Long, Carol Mckenzie.

Sue Studman (Team Captain)

C Team Report - Away to Surrey 22nd Feb 2015

Inter CountySurrey C 19-25 London C (22nd Feb 2015)

What a fantastic start for the C team winning 25-19 against a tough Surrey team, which happens to be the exact score that Surrey beat London at the last county match of season 2014Ö Revenge is sweet :-) Ö

Surrey C was top of the tables for the last three seasons. This season with the skills, determination and positive Team spirit we showed throughout our first match, itíll be London who comes out on top !Ö :-).

Surrey C vs London C Match synopsis

Set 1: Surrey C 5-6 London C

Set 2: Surrey C 5-6 London C

Great team spirit and nerve helped tremendously in the first two sets, as it was close with London triumphant 6-5 in both. Leaving the score 12-10 after the two sets.

Set 3: Surrey C 2-9 London C

In set three we really shone with all guns blazing combined with a unmatchable concentration level to take 8 frames in a row. This was the defining moment as we edged ever so close to the finishing line at 21-12.

Set 4: Surrey C 7-4 London C

Surrey realising they had no room to manoeuvre in order to win, rallied by winning the first four frames. However, not all was lost as the team spirit remained high, and then a brave Ross Dawkes came in cold and won his debut county game to take us to 22-16, sending the team spirits even higher. We shared the last 6 frames 3 each to win the match 25-19. Ben McIntosh is man of the match, having displayed great pool and stamina by winning 4/4.

Come on London let's take the season.

Player Stats:

Ryan Francis 3/4
Shane O'Reilly 1/3
Glen Hargreaves 3/4
Jack Lawrence 3/4
Kulvinder Bath 2/4
Rob Speller 2/4
Steve Burke 3/4
Adam Hewson 0/2
Peter Panayiotou 2/4
Ben McIntosh 4/4
George Covington 0/3
Robert Hearn 1/2
Carl Speller 0/1
Ross Dawkes 1/1
Jonathan Tindall 0/0
Dean Rider 0/0
Jo Slaughter 0/0

Surrey A 27 v 17 London A

Inter CountyA difficult opening fixture away to a Surrey side preparing for next week's county finals.

Surrey won the first 3 sets 8 v 3, 6 v 5 and 8 v 3 before Steve Petty secured the win for them at the start of the 4th set.

London did rally to win that last set 6 v 5 and we'll surely give a better account of ourselves at home to Kent next month.

We missed a few chances and the scoreline could have been a fair bit closer. Having said that it was encouraging that the team spirit remained good throughout. New transfer Dave Rawlinson battled hard for 2 out of 4 on his London debut but without doubt man of the match for London was Stacy Redman, returning to the team with a really confident 3 out of 4.

Joe Prince 2/4
Tony Gear 1/4
Alex Lawrence 2/4
Danny Moffatt 0/2
Nigel Smith 0/4
Stacy Redman 3/4
Andre Cox 1/4
Jerry Tickell 2/4
Rupe Ward 1/4
Jack Pople 2/4
Dave Rawlinson 2/4
Glen Tingley 1/2

GLCPA Seniors 22.2.15 Surrey (away) match report

Inter CountySurrey Seniors 10 London Seniors 10

The 2015 season begun with a tough match away to a strengthened Surrey team which had qualified for Yarmouth from the 2014 season. London got out of the blocks early to lead 2-0, before Surrey sprung into action and began to rack up the frames. London rallied before the end of the third set to get our noses back in front 8-7. Thomas cleared well under pressure only for Surrey to press us hard once again to steal a 10-9 lead, but Gafaí clinched the final frame for a share of the spoils 10-10. On reflection a hard earned away point against a decent Surrey outfit, shows that the London Seniors may have a bit a steel about them this season.

Paul Gafaí 4/4
Glen Tingley 3/4
Paul Dawson 0/2
Jerry Tickell 2/4
Allan Formosa 0/2
Pete Thomas 1/2
Martin Storey 0/2

Surrey B 26 - 18 London B

Inter CountySURREY B 26-18 LONDON B

So the season kicked off with our first match away to Surrey and having beaten them last season we was hopeful of repeating last years result.

Set 1: Surrey B 3-8 London B

So with the team all set and raring to go after our team talk, we got off to a great start taking the first 3 frames with Chris Hobbis, George Hammond & Adam Everitt setting the tone for the majority of the first set with some great finishes. Surrey pulled a frame back only for Rob Cork and Micky Clayton to notch up 2 more wins and push us further ahead. The last 4 frames saw much of the same as we won 3 of those 4 with Willliam Gayler, Pistol Pete Thomas & Tony "Machine Gun" (that's what it says on his top) Mcdowell all winning. Great start from the boys and some great support from all throughout.

Set 2: Surrey B 7-4 London B

So after a great first set, we was looking to kick on but it was a bit of a mixed set with some crucial frames going the way of our Surrey opponents. Having won 4 of the first 7 frames, things were looking good only for us then to lose the final 4 frames.

Mid session break Surrey B 10-12 London B

Set 3: Surrey 8-3 London B

Well what can I say other than this is where it all went downhill, not for the want of trying as the boys gave it there best but for some bad luck and some great finishes from the Surrey boys.
Surrey won the first 2 frames of the set on top of the last for of the last set which made it six on the bounce. George Hammond then gave us some hope winning the 3rd frame and there we had hoped we could rattle of a few wins and get ourselves back in the lead, that wasn't to happen as Surrey won the next 2 followed by a win from Rob Cork then they notched another 2 followed by an win from William Gayler. Then they took the final 2 frames leaving us 18-15 behind going into the last set.

Set 4: Surrey B 8-3 London B

Ok so into the final set we go and being only 3 frames behind, we still had every chance of turning things around as we did last season in the final set.
In the end it just wasn't to be and Surrey dominated much of the set as far as wins go storming into a 22-15 lead having won the first 4 frames. Not letting our heads drop, we continued to fight and Tony Mcdowell pulled one back only for Chris Hobbis to be unlucky in the next and Surrey getting to the magic number of 23 to secure the win.
The team showed a great togetherness at this point having known we lost the match but continue to push for as many frames as possible and showing continued support to one and other. Micky Clayton won the next with a tidy finish, we then lost the next 3 before I won the final frame of the day to then leave us to the the customary hands shakes with our opponents and the get together to reflect on what was a very mixed first match of the season.


Considering this is a relatively new squad and our first match of the season, we have both positives and negatives to take from this match, having showed great team spirit and togetherness and having played some fantastic frames. Maybe we got a bit complacent after the great start and took our foot off the pedal slightly, which allowed Surrey to take a foothold of the match.
I believe we have a great chance with the squad we have to improve on this result and grow further as a team and push for a place at Yarmouth.
Onwards and upwards.

Player Stats:

Chris Hobbis 2/4
George Hammond 3/4
Adam Everitt 1/4
Bruno Silva 0/4
Rob Cork 3/4
Michael Clayton 2/4
Barry Barham 0/2
William Gayler 3/4
Dan Heinink 1/4
Pete Thomas 1/4
Tony Mcdowell 2/4
Richard Chapman 0/2

Report by Will Gayler


Inter CountyOur last game against Sussex ended in a loss for us at 24 -20, having said that we should have beaten them.
We needed a win today in order to put us third in the table below Kent and Hampshire and where I feel the team should be, given the player we have in the squad. A bonus for us was that Sussex was a player short and hopefully we can capitalise on this and get the win. It still wonít be easy as they have some very good players, but I feel we can do it.
Sarah 3/4
Corinne 3/4
Charlotte 3/4
Kerry 2/4
Kirsty 2/4
Natalie 2/4
Sue 1/4
Avril 1/4
Amy 1/4
Donna 1/4
Angie 1/4



The 1st leg went really well for us, even though I had to change the players positions around we managed to pull away 8-3. What a great start and we were playing well and on our way to a good win.

The 2nd leg went to Sussex 5-6 and made the score 13-9 to us. We were still playing well but Sussex seemed to go up a gear and had a great team spirit whereas we started to lose ours.

The 3rd leg was a disaster for us and Sussex won it 8-3 making the score 16-17 to them.
There was now no team spirit whatsoever, no one seemed interested in cheering on their team players at the tables let alone watching the games.

The 4th leg not surprisingly went to Sussex 4-11 giving them the win 20-24.
The exact score as the last time we played them but this time they were a player short and gave us a 4 frames start.

If we continue to lose games that we should be winning we will find ourselves at the bottom of the results table and the other teams will have no respect for us and will think they can walk all over us. Itís time for us to respect and support each other and just maybe we will be able to get the results we know that we can.

Well done to Corinne, Sarah, Charlotte, Kirsty, Kerry who all played well and managed to get their 50 % and more. The rest of us need to seriously look at where we can improve upon.


Two players stood out in this match and both deserve to be player of the match and they are Corinne and Sarah.

Team Captain
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