Last season’s Division 1 champions Hanson Pumas started their campaign with a 8 – 25
away win against Hanson Panthers. Richard Fettes won three for Pumas, supported by two
each from Eddie & Justin Shoemark. Manish Chitnis (Panthers) did well in his first game for
three years and was unlucky to lose to Justin 11-2, 7-11, 11-8, 4-11, 5-11. The hero for
Panthers was Pete Dyson who played very well to win two sets, by beating both Eddie &
In Division 2 Hanson Lions roared to a 30 – 1 victory over Test Valley Penguins. For Lions, Mike Bonarius, Darren & Ross Walkom all won three each. However, Mike reported that Penguins all played very well and had improved since last season.
Enham had a solid 20 – 13 win against Hanson Falcons, with Peter Farmer, Roy Horner and
Patrick Baker all winning two each. They did not win more, due to Brian Fox (Falcons)
winning all his three sets. In the doubles Peter & Patrick just went down to Brian & Simon
Prosser, 7-11, 11-5, 9-11, 11-6, 10-12.