This year there will be nine local teams who all play each other. With 6 or more members in each team
For the first 2 matches teams will play triples, and the next 3 they will play as doubles. Each win will score a point.
Saxons v Upton St Leonards Sunday 10th October away
The team: Keith Dancer, Jean Milner, Bev Millin, Tony Milner, Chrissie Harwood, Kevin Weatherhead, Charles Faulkner.
This was a brilliant result for the players and the club.
On a beautiful sunny morning everyone put on a show, including two massive fightbacks in the doubles from seemingly hopeless positions.
The win was set up though by winning both triples first and making it 3-0 with the first double win by Chrissie and Kevin.
Thanks to all the players for a great team effort.
Saxons v CirencesterU3A Wednesday 22nd September home
The team: Keith Dancer, Sheila Karran, Bev Millin, Tony Milner, Peter Sheppard, Kevin Weatherhead.
Result: Saxons 3-2 CirencesterU3A
An enjoyable match, and a great response from everyone following a poor result against Bassetts.
Some very good performances particularly from Kevin and Bev, who won both of their games, and a second victory for the club this season.
Saxons v Bassetts Allsorts Wednesday 1st September home
The team: Keith Dancer,Chrissie Harwood, John Osman, Jean Milner, Tony Milner, Ian Savage,and Kevin Weatherhead.
Result: Saxons 0-5 Allsorts
Saxonsv Malmesbury U3A Thursday 26th August away at The Bull
The team: Keith Dancer, Sheila Karran, Jean Milner, Tony Milner, Peter Sheppard, Kevin Weatherhead.
Result: MalmesburyU3A 2-3 Saxons
An enjoyable match, with some good performances and a first victory for the club this season.
The result was down to the last game, which finished with the floodlights on at 9.40 pm. and Jean & Tony winning by 13-11.
Games were also won by Sheila, Peter & Keith in the triples (13-9) and Sheila & Keith in the doubles (13-4).
Again the team was well supported on the night away from home.
Saxons V Cheltenham Wednesday 18th August home
The team: Bev Millin, Ian Savage, Peter Sheppard, Chrissie Harwood, Jean Milner, Jim Mitchell and Keith Dancer.
Reserve Charles Faulkner
Result: Saxons 2-3 CheltU3A
Most games were competitive and enjoyable and the result was down to the last match, which finished with the floodlights on at 9.30 pm.
Special mention to Bev Millin and Ian Savage, who played well and enjoyed gaining experience of the Cotswold League.
Games were won by Bev, Ian & Keith in the triples (13-8) and Jim & Keith in the doubles (13-2).
Again the team was well supported on the night by 6-7 members.
Saxons V CPC Wednesday 21st July away
The team: Keith Dancer, Shelia Karran, Jean Milner, Tony Milner, Peter Sheppard, and Kevin Weatherhead
Result: Saxons 1 - 4 CPC
Despite the result most games were competitive.
Special mention to Kevin (debut) and Pete who won their doubles match 13-12 in a tight finish.
Again a small number of club supporters helped us through on a lovely warm summer evening.
Saxons V RWB (Royal Wooton Bassett) Wednesday 30th June home
The team: Keith Dancer, Chrissie Harwood, Sheila Karran, Jean Milner, Tony Milner & Peter Sheppard)
Result: Saxons 2 – 3 RWB
This was a close run thing. All matches were very enjoyable and competitive with the result always in the balance against strong opposition.
Thank you to everyone in the team.
Thank you also to 5/6 members, who supported the team throughout the evening.
Saxons V the Red Bull on June 23rd away
The team: Keith Dancer,Bev Millin, John Osman, Tony Milner, Jean Milner, John Osman,Keith Dancer and Jim Mitchell.
Result: Boules@Bull 4 – 1 Saxons
Despite the result most games were competitive with 2 lasting over 1 hour.
Special mention to Tony & Jean Milner who won their doubles match 13-0 and Bev Millin who played well on her debut on a difficult piste surface.