UK Inter Counties – M35, W50 Preview

Inter County Final – Men Over 35, Women Over 50- 24-25 March 2012

The penultimate Inter County Final weekend of the season comes to COLETS

Two teams will be crowned Inter County Champions this weekend as Colets Health & Fitness Club in Thames Ditton, Surrey welcomes the finalists of the Men’s Over 35 and Women’s Over 50 categories.

TEAMS

Men Over 35                      HERTFORDSHIRE, MIDDLESEX, OXFORDSHIRE, SURREY

Women Over 50               AVON, DERBYSHIRE, SOUTH EAST WALES, SURREY, YORKSHIRE, (KENT – Withdrawn)

MEN 35

Holders Norfolk have not made the finals this season, so the title is up for grabs. Surrey led by former England Junior International Stacey Ross and former Scottish International Neil Frankland will look to home support to boost their chances. PSL stalwart Scott Handley and former National Champion Mark Cairns spearhead Oxfordshire.  Middlesex led by Nationals Over 35 5/8 seed Jago Nardelli look to be strong in depth with Alex Couch possibly at 4th string.  Hertfordshire also have a good chance with Mike Gregory and Nationals Over 45 2nd seed Eamonn Price at the top of the order.

SAT 24th              12.00    HERTFORDSHIRE V MIDDLESEX

15.00    OXFORDSHIRE V SURREY

SUN 25th 10.30     3rd & 4th PLACE PLAY OFF

12.30     FINAL

WOMEN 50

The withdrawal of Kent has reduced this category from 6 teams to 5, but it will still be played on a round robin basis. There are three in a team in this category.  Holders S. E. Wales are captained by National Championships Over 55 semi -finalist Lynne DaviesSurrey with Tammy Bennett Nationals Over 50 semi -finalist in their line-up will enjoy home advantage. Yorkshire look very strong with 2 current National Champions Paula Arrowsmith Over 50 and Julie Field Over 55.  Derbyshire boast Nationals Over 50 semi- finalist Lesley Sturgess and Avon are captained by Nationals 2nd seed Helen Gould.

SAT 24th              11.00    MIDDLESEX v AVON

14.00    YORKSHIRE v SOUTH EAST WALES             AVON v DERBYSHIRE

17.00    YORKSHIRE v DERBYSHIRE                            SOUTH EAST WALES v SURREY

SUN 25th             09.00     S.E. WALES v DERBYSHIRE

12.00     YORKSHIRE v SURREY                                     AVON v S.E. WALES

15.00     SURREY v DERBYSHIRE                                   YORKSHIRE v AVON

Don’t miss this great opportunity to the top Masters players in the country represent their counties in a fantastic finals weekend.  Admission is free!

COLETS HEALTH AND FITNESS, ST NICHOLAS ROAS, THANES DITTON, SURREY, KT7 0PW

020 8398 7108

info@coletshealthclub.co.uk

 

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