Grafton to meet Telford Park in Millennium Cup Final

Finishing 2 points ahead of hosts…

While there is still one more tie yet to be played in the Millennium Cup league stage of the competition, neither club can now catch the finalists Grafton and Telford Park determined on Sunday 20 May.

Telford Park hosted front runners Grafton in what would prove to be a very tight contest, but the visitors came out ahead, 5-4, to top the leaderboard.

In fact, Grafton has led the way throughout the 2019 season and while both Telford Park and Wigmore narrowed the gap, they could not quite catch them.

At the last, Grafton ended their group campaign with 25 points over Telford’s 23 and Wigmore’s 16.

Woodfield Grove, languishing at the bottom of the table, play hosts to Norbury Park on Sunday 2 June in the final tie of this year’s league stage, and only an unlikely whitewash win could salvage their pride to place them joint fourth in the final Points Standings.

Meanwhile, in a re-match of this past weekend’s encounter, Grafton will be making arrangements to host the final against Telford Park on Sunday 30 June.

A full match report will follow.


Telford Park LTC lost to Grafton T&SC 4-5

[Telford Park names first]

Women’s Singles: Kelly Rhodes lost to Frederica Mele, 7-5 6-1; Men’s Singles: Stephane Legrande d Vincent Huck, 6-0 6-4; Women’s Over 40 Singles: Kate Sheehy lost to Kath Bower, 6-1 6-2; Men’s Over 45 Singles: Keith Lavender d Paul Flatters, 5-7 6-3 [1-0]; Girls Under 16 Singles: Lavinia Rabora lost to Amelia Cornish, 6-0 6-3; Boys Under 16 Singles: Zak Lavender d Simon Paes, 6-0 5-7 [1-0]; Women’s Doubles: Juliet Griffiths & Ellen Hoylelost to Mary Prickett & Mary Micklewright, 6-0 6-1; Men’s Doubles: Paolo Robera & Mark Rothwell d Tim Bannerjee & Andy Webster, 6-1 6-2; Mixed Doubles: Paul Beesley & Hanna Barclay lost to Alan Sheenan & Julie Wilson, 0-6 6-2 [10-3].