Ranked no 12 in the England Senior ranking list and no 5 on the the under 21s Emma Torkingtons reward is a spot in the Foresters D side.Playing up for the B team she was clearly the strongest player on view as she demolished Rory "Bandana" Scott 11-9 11-4 11-4,Tom Pomej three straight and the old coach Marc Burman in four.Burman scored Spinners two points recovering from two games down to defeat Dan Pound deuce in the fifth and winning in four against Mark Collins.Mark and Dan continued their winning run against Rory to put a severe dent in his average.
Copthorne had a disappointment when John Robinson showed up for his first match since early January however they put that behind them as Gary Bristowe beat him in five and also won in four against Joe Comper.Sally Hughes continued her recent fine form winning all three,Stuart Brooks had an impressive win against Joe.Good to see Robinson back so soon as older players normally take a lot longer to recover from injury.
Despite picking up an injury in Amsterdam the previous weekend Paul Carter still had too much for Horsham B who are now three points adrift at the bottom after this 9-0 loss.Nick Smith played well in all his matches.
Foresters E team of Dave Steel and Johnny Clarke only still had enough to overcome their D team whose only win was Rebecca George beating Dave Steel.Dave beat sibling Richard close in five.JC won with ease.5-4 to the Es.
Another two man team Blades B went down 2-7 to the A side.Liam Cuffe playing up bamboozled Graham Carter three straight and Michael Bridger won 9 in the fifth against the same player.Two good wins for Richard Hazell over Cuffe and Bridger.
After a successful weekend at the Southern Masters event John Callcut had a nightmare against Foresters C losing all three surprisingly easily to Mike Robinson,Gerry Pugh and Adam Daley.Andy Meads also went down three straight to the same trio.Only success for Commuity was Graham Greens win in four over Gerry Pugh.
Foresters A completed a hammering of Horsham A with Wes BH and Adam Todd winning easily and Rodders playing up squeezed out two close five set wins against Steve Hoad and Chris Vincent after being 2-0 and 2-1 down.