Melton League Update

Not long to go now until the end of the season with only one league title still up for grabs.

In Mens Division 1 the second last title to be decided has gone to Belvoir. An 8-1 victory at Bottesford, saw them win the title with 62 points from their 8 matches, losing only 1 match and 16 games along the way. Mars A finished a clear second with 50 points after a 5-4 victory away to Grantham. Mars also only lost one match, but had a lot of closer results than Belvoir.

In Mens Division 2, Mars B took their second win of the season away to Belvoir Bottesford with father and son pair of Darren and Steve Cuthbert winning all three games for Mars.

In Mixed Division 1, there are still a number of results with many sides leaving a lot of games to the end of the season – more on this as the scorecards come in over the next week.

In Mixed Division 2, the second and third sides both lost with Grantham going down 8-1 away to Mars B, and a two pair Belvoir B losing 6-3 at home to Great Dalby. Belvoir B have one more match tonight and Belvoir Bottesford and need to win at least 5-4 to finish in second place. This win for Mars B took them up to fourth although Radmoor are only 5 points behind with their two matches against champions Uppingham to play.

Finally, the below message from league secretary Steve Sharp:

“The Melton & District Badminton League A.G.M. will be held at the Hamilton Tennis club, Tennis Ave, Sandy lane, Melton, LE13 0RB, on May 24th stating at 7-30 pm.

We need your clubs support so please send a representative to this meeting. There are some changes taking place with at least three of the Melton clubs. And we are looking for at least two new dynamic committee member to take us into the 2012/13 season.

We have took the decision not to hold a presentation night this year, the trophies will be handed out at the Match sec meeting in September. But will be positive, by saying now, that we will run one in May 2013”

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