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Cleveland League Result – David Lloyd 3 – Barnard Castle 6

On a very hot and sunny afternoon, Barnard Castle managed to continue their unbeaten run in the Cleveland league against David Lloyd winning by Six games to 3. In the opening matches, Barbara Willis and Scott Patrick battled through to win against the 2nd pair from David Lloyd, whilst Judy Freeman and Ben Wicling beat the third pair… Read More »

Cleveland League Result – Stokesley 3 v Barnard Castle 6

Playing on bank holiday Sunday, Barnard Castle went to Stokesley looking to keep up the winning run. Scott Patrick came back into the team and Ben Wicling replacing Adam Thompson who was absent. In the first round of fixtures Judy Freeman and Ben Wicling beat the third pair of Stokesley, before Barbara and Scott narrowly lost to the… Read More »

Cleveland League Result – Hutton Rudby 4 – Barnard Castle 5

In Barnard Castle’s first away match in the Cleveland League, one change was made to the team with Steve Brooks replacing Scott Patrick due to absence. On carpet courts it took the Barnard Castle Pairings time to settle into the game with Jonathan Kirk and Sue Hudson losing out to the Hutton Rudby first pair and Barbara Willis and Steve Brooks… Read More »

Cleveland League Result – Barnard Castle 7 – David Lloyd 2

The opening match of our first foray into the Cleveland Mixed League started on Sunday 14th May in bright sunshine but a strong breeze blowing from one end of the court. Three pairs play for each team, each pair playing a professional set (first to 10) against each of the opposition pairs. The matches started well for Barnard Castle with the first pair… Read More »

Winter League – Quarter Final v Hutton Rudby

The North Eastern Winter League quarter finals were played on a calm sunny but cold morning in the grounds of the Bowes Museum with Barnard Castle playing hosts to a team from Hutton Rugby. Jonathan Kirk and Johnny Heseltine came out the starting blocks in a determined way by taking the first set against the opponents men 6-0.… Read More »

Mens team win league title.

The mens team have won the Darlington and District Tennis League for the first time in several years. Having beaten every team at least once this year and the only defeat coming in a 5-3 loss at Greenfield the team ended with a total points haul of 58 out of a maximum possible of 80. At the time… Read More »

Mens Result @ Blackwell

On Friday evening on the 21st August Barnard Castle travelled to Darlington to take on New Blackwell in the penultimate mens match of the season. New Blackwell sent out a stronger team to try and avenge their defeat at Barnard Castle earlier in the season. Ryan Bond and Nigel Daniels again played as first pair but quickly found… Read More »

Mens Result @ Bishop Auckland

On a drizzly Wednesday evening Barnard Castle mens team travelled to take on Bishop Auckland. Ryan Bond and Nigel Daniels opened up against the first pair losing the first set 4-6, in the second set it was even closer getting to a tie break. The Barnard Castle pair took an early lead in this before Bishop Auckland came… Read More »

Mens Result v Greenfield Tennis Club

On a bright and sunny Sunday morning the men took on the only team to date to have beaten them, Greenfield Tennis Club from Newton Aycliiffe. Due to holidays the opposition had a weakened and inexperienced second pair which both Barnard Castle pairs took advantage of. With Nigel Daniels and Ryan Bond continuing their partnership from the previous… Read More »

Mens Result v New Blackwell

On Thursday 6th August Barnard Castle took on New Blackwell Tennis Club from Darlington. The opening pair of Nigel Daniels and Ryan Bond opened up with a comfortable win taking the match 6-1, 6-2. On the other court a slow start cost Jonathan Kirk and Adam Thompson the first set 1-6 before bouncing back to take the second… Read More »