Comb 1 v Broomgrove (A) - 20/3/15

A trip down the hill to Hallam Sports Hall saw Combined 1 take on Broomgrove last night. A changed team of Claire & Arun and Jane & Rob joined regulars Sam & Lesley in what we knew would be a tough game. 

With three courts to start all games were on straight away.  Number one lady Jane with Claire played one of best ladies in the league Eliza and her partner.  A very tough game ended with a quick point to Broomgrove.  Number one man Rob and Arun had a good game too but ultimately came away empty handed.  Sam & Lesley were heading the same way after some sloppy play but managed after a first terrible game to pull it around in the second and secure the third to take a point. 2-1 to Broomgrove. 

The next round went Broomgroves way too so 5-1 and the match won we were playing for fun. Rob & Jane were happy enough despite a tough couple of games.    And Claire and Arun were building on their partnership in Combined 2 but couldn't stay in contention as Broomgrove stretched away in the second end. Sam & Lesley took theirs to 3 but lost out in the end with tight scores 19-21, 23-21, and 18-21. Oooo.  

A great set a games played in a very friendly spirit. Ranmoor always enjoy being hosted by Broomgrove and it was good to catch up with Sonja and her new addition to the Slinger clan (due in August). Also random things you don't expect to see: