Exmouth Community College (ECC) year seven and eight (Under-14) boys’ team have been crowned national schools tennis champions after a nail-biting finish to the championship finals held in Bolton, Greater Manchester, writes Sam Saxby.
The second weekend of December saw students and instructors from the Lympstone dojo travel to Exeter and Tiverton to complete their final grading of the year under the watchful eye of KUGB’s chief instuctor Andy Sherry Sensei 9th Dan.
First up this week we asked the Cockles head coach for his thoughts on what sounded like a thrilling contest at Camborne – but one in which, yet again, his side were beaten, suffering a fifth straight defeat in the process.
Withycombe battled through another ‘difficult day at the office’ as they went down 32-5 at Pirates Amateurs, a side that started the day sitting immediately above them in the table, writes Adam Curtis.
The first Cornish meeting of the point-to-point season attracted horses from the Midlands and South Wales as well as a good contingent of local pointers to make up a healthy total of 51 runners for the seven races on the Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Granville Taylor.
The final score of the Cockles’ latest South West Premier Division game saw them beaten 43-38 and so they have now suffered five straight defeats in a National Three (S) league season for the first time in many seasons.