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Mens Result v Bishop Auckland

On Thursday evening Barnard Castle took on Bishop Auckland with a late tactical switch which saw Jonathan Kirk and Nigel Daniels swap partners. Nigel and Ryan Bond open up against the first pair from Bishop Auckland and as it turned out was the key match of the night. A few early errors form the Bishop Auckland pair allowed… Read More »

Mens Result @ Greenfield (Newton Aycliffe)

After the morale boosting victory against Wellfield earlier in the season Barnard Castle Mens team travelled to Greenfield Tennis Club from Aycliffe, who were last seasons winners. Ryan Bond and Jonathan Kirk opened proceedings against the number one pairing from Greenfield. After a sluggish opening few games Ryan and Jonathan grew into the game with some solid serving… Read More »

Mixed B result v Bishop Auckland

On a damp but drying Sunday in early August it was the Mixed B teams turn to face Bishop Auckland. Opening up against the first pair Sue Hudson and Jonathan Kirk battled away in both sets to take a 6-4, 6-4 win. On the second Court Judy Freeman and Nigel Daniels comfortably won their match without dropping a game… Read More »

Mixed B League Result @ Wellfield

On Tuesday 28th July Barnard Castle Mixed B team took on Wellfield tennis club at High Consicliffe. On a damp night, Barnard Castle’s first pair of Sue Hudson and Jonathan Kirk, raced into a 4-0 lead before being pegged back to 4-4. The next games went with serve meaning a tie break. A nip a tuck tie break… Read More »

John Tuer Trophy at Bishop Auckland – Result

Sue Hudson and Jonathan Kirk travelled to Bishop Auckland tennis club to take part in the annual John Tuer Trophy mixed doubles competition. 6 other pairs from Bishop Auckland took part in a round robin format playing 6 games against each pairing. Despite winning 3 of the matches and losing the remaining games 4-2 this was not enough to see… Read More »

Ladies A Result

Barnard Castle Ladies A v Wellfield drew 4 – 4.

Club Mixed Doubles Tournament

The annual club mixed doubles tournament was played out between 8 pairs on 1st July 2015. Each pair played 4 others with the total number of games won. In a very close competition Claire Trevett and Ryan Bond won winning a total of 20 games, narrowly beating Mary Hansen and Jonathan Kirk into second place with 19 games and… Read More »

Mixed B – League Result

Barnard Castle Mixed B v New Blackwell Barnard Castle Won 5 – 3. On Sunday 28th June 2015 The Barnard Castle Mixed B team took on New Blackwell from Darlington at the Bowes Museum. Opening proceeding against Darlington’s first pair, Sue Hudson and Jonathan Kirk fell behind early in each set before fighting back to 4 games all… Read More »

Mixed B Result

Away v Durham Moor lost 1-7 The mixed B team went to Durham Moor on Sunday 21st June, which is seen by most to be the hardest fixture on the schedule. With Barnard Castles home courts being tarmac the change to a slower astro-turf surface takes a little while to get used to explaining in part the first… Read More »

Mixed A Results

Away v Bishop Auckland  – Won 7-1 Home v Wellfield – Lost 0-8 Home v Durham Moor – Lost 1-7 On a damp sunday morning on the 14th June, the Mixed A team took on the defending champions Durham Moor Tennis club. With team captain Barbara Willis away, Karen Tomlinson played with regular team player Ryan Bond. Opening… Read More »