The IOMLTA Poker Stars Summer Mixed Tennis Leagues 2017 are coming to their conclusion, with just one or two matches left to play. It has been an extremely close competition for the three Albany Teams, and it is really all down to the final matches to determine the League Champions, ahead of the IOMLTA Prize Presentation Night on Saturday 11 November at Albany LTC.
Thanks as always to our Captains – Alison King, Kirsten Hall and Karen Kelly. Wishing you the best of luck in your final games!
DIVISION 1 – Team Captain Alison King
TO PLAY: Albany A v Douglas A – Monday 16 October
Albany A beat Castletown A 4-2. Sean Drewry/Laura Feely beat Craig Blackwell/Lucy Kerr 6-2 7-6. Ian Watson/Alison King drew with Rob Comber/Hannah Snidal 4-6 7-5. Drewry/Feely beat Comber/Snidal 6-1. Watson/King lost to Blackwell/Kerr 3-6. WIN
Albany A beat Castletown B 6-0. Ian Watson/Alison King beat Richard Kerr/Méjeaan Brümmer 6-0 6-1. Garreth Roome/Charlotte Clarke beat Tim Woakes/Nicola Skillicorn 6-1 6-2. Watson/King beat Woakes/Skillicorn 6-1. Roome/Clarke beat Kerr/Brümmer 6-0. WIN
Douglas A lost to Albany A 2-4. Karen Faragher/Steph Joyce lost to Sean Drewry/Laura Feely 5-7 2-6. Stephen Falconer/Seraphina Batty drew with David Bufton/Alison King 3-6 6-3. Faragher/Joyce beat Bufton/King 6-0. Falconer/Batty lost to Drewry/Feely 0-6. WIN
Crowe Clark Whitehill Castletown A beat Albany A 4-2. Craig Blackwell/Lucy Kerr lost to Sean Drewry/Laura Feely 1-6 3-6. Rob Comber/Hannah Snidal beat Jim Travers/Sarah Breed 6-3 6-4. Blackwell/Kerr beat Travers/Breed 6-3. Comber/Snidal beat Drewry/Feely 6-4. LOST
Castletown B lost to Albany A 1-5. Richard Kerr/Justine Torry lost to Sean Drewry/Laura Feely 0-6 0-6. Neil Ronan/Nicola Skillicorn drew with Ian Watson/Alison King 6-3 6-7. Kerr/Torry lost to Watson/King 3-6. Ronan/Skillicorn lost to Drewry/Feely 2-6. WIN
DIVISION 2 – Team Captain Kirsten Hall
TO PLAY: Albany B v Castletown C – Thursday 26 October
Albany B beat Castletown D 6-0. Tim Davies/Charlotte Clarke beat Karen Murphy/Scott Mason 6-0 6-0. Stuart Colligon/Kirsten Hall beat Alejandro Perez/Barbie Carter 6-3 6-2. Davies/Clarke beat Perez/Carter 6-1. Colligon/Hall beat Murphy/Mason 6-0. WIN
Albany B drew with Douglas B 3-3. Garreth Roome/Charlotte Clarke beat Efren Cagadas/Tania Thomas 6-0 6-2. Paul Reid/Kirsten Hall lost to Victor Pacaco/Linda Faragher 4-6 3-6. Roome/Clarke beat Pacaco/Faragher 7-5. Reid/Hall lost to Cagadas/Thomas 3-6. DRAW
Castletown D lost to Albany B 2-4. Alejandro Perez/Caroline Davies drew with Tim Davies/Charlotte Clarke 4-6 6-4. Neil Watterson/Carole Ennett drew with Garreth Roome/Kath Kermode 2-6 6-4. Perez/C Davies lost to Roome/Kermode 1-6. Watterson/Ennett lost to T Davies/Clarke 3-6 WIN
Castletown C drew with Albany B 3-3. Mark Young/Kirree Ronan lost to Tim Davies/Charlotte Clarke 2-6 3-6. Luca Simmons/Sarah Goldie drew with Stuart Colligon/Kirsten Hall 6-2 1-6. Young/Ronan beat Colligon/Hall 6-0. Simmons/Goldie beat Davies/Clarke 6-4. DRAW
Douglas B drew with Albany B 3-3. Victor Pacaco/Tania Thomas drew with Garreth Roome/Kath Kermode 2-6 6-2. Andy Murray/Linda Faragher beat Stuart Colligon/Lisa Horsfall 6-1 6-2. Pacaco/Thomas lost to Colligon/Horsfall 2-6. Murray/Faragher lost to Roome/Kermode 1-6. DRAW
Div 4: Team Captain Karen Kelly
TO PLAY: Albany C v Ramsey B – Wednesday 18 October
TO PLAY: Albany C v Castletown E – Thursday 19 October
Ramsey B drew with Albany C 3-3. Nerijus Gricevicius/Amelia Hart drew with Jayden Go/Ailish Kelly 6-7 6- 4. Kevin Drewry/Alison Hart drew with Danny Murray/Jackie Russell 4-6 6-0. Gricevicius/Amelia Hart beat Murray/Russell 6-1. Drewry/Alison Hart lost to Go/Kelly 0-6. DRAW
Castletown E lost to Albany C 0-6. Ron Ronan/Karen Murphy lost to Roch Mirski/Ailish Kelly 2-6 0-6. Yanchun Wang/Jessica Haupt lost to Jayden Go/Jackie Russell 0-6 0-6. Ronan/Murphy lost to Go/Russell 2-6. Wang/Haupt lost to Mirski/Kelly 2-6. WIN
Castletown E lost to Albany C 2-4. Yanchun Wang/Barbie Carter lost to Robby Orr/Jackie Russell 1-6 2-6. Will Watterson/Karen Murphy drew with Chris Reynolds/Clare Skelcher-Maxwell 6-4 3-6. Wang/Carter lost to Reynolds/Skelcher-Maxwell 4-6. Watterson/Murphy beat Orr/Russell 7-5. WIN
Albany C drew with Ramsey B 3-3. Jayden Go/Katsuyo Yamazaki beat Nerijus Gricevicius/Alison Hart 6-1 6-3. Danny Murray/Clare Skelcher-Maxwell lost to Kevin Drewry/Sally Broadhead 2-6 3-6. Go/Yamazaki beat Drewry/Broadhead 6-1. Murray/Skelcher-Maxwell lost to Gricevicius/Hart 1-6. DRAW
The Albany Summer League Teams win 3 out of a possible 6 League Titles – notably winning both Divisions in the Women’s Leagues!
Men’s Division 1 – Albany A won – Congratulations to Ian (Captain), Jamie, Jim, Sean and Adam.
Well done to the Albany B Team in Division 1 – Tim (Captain), Rob , Paul, Sasha, Garreth, Sam, Stuart, Peter, Adam, David and Alistair.
Well done to the Albany C Team in Division 2- Robby (Captain), Stuart , Rob, Chris, Jayden, Garreth, Roch and Paul.
Well done to the Albany D Team in Division 4 – Yannis (Captain), Jayden, Marc, Anthony, Danny, Pawel, Bryan and Alan
Women’s Division 1 – Albany A won – Congratulations to Jane (Captain), Alison, Charlotte, Katsuyo, Kath, Trish, Kirsten, Sarah, Laura and Katie.
Women’s Division 2 – Albany B won – Congratulations to Jackie (Captain), Kirsten, Charlotte, Trish, Katsuyo, Kath, Jane, Lisa and Clare.
Well done to our youngest player Charlotte who played the most matches during the Summer Leagues – a grand total of 8!!
League Results to date. The Women’s teams doing better than the Men in the first half of the season, but plenty of matches yet to be played. Our Men’s A team are yet to play a match!
Last two fixtures before the TT break are the Women’s B team at home tonight v Douglas B, and the Men’s C team at home tomorrow v Douglas A – both likely to be closely fought matches!
Well done to everyone who has taken part and thank you to all those who have supported the Leagues this season, especially our Captains – Ian, Tim, Robby, Yannis, Jane and Jackie.
|Tuesday 18 April||6.30||Ramsey A v Albany C||5 – 1|
|Wednesday 19 April (W)||7.00||Albany B v Douglas B|
|Thursday 20 April||7.00||Albany D v Ramsey B||0 – 6|
|Wednesday 26 April||7.00||Albany B v Albany A|
|Tuesday 2 May||6.30||Castletown A v Albany B||5 – 1|
|Thursday 4 May||7.00||Albany C v Douglas B||2 – 4|
|Thursday 4 May||6.30||Ramsey B v Albany D||6 – 0|
|Monday 8 May (W)||6.30||Ramsey A v Albany B||2 – 4|
|Monday 15 May||7.00||Albany A v Castletown B|
|Monday 15 May (W)||6.30||Castletown B v Albany A|
|Wednesday 17 May (W)||6.30||Castletown C v Albany B||0 – 6|
|Monday 22 May||6.30||Castletown D v Albany D||6 – 0|
|Monday 22 May (W)||7.00||Albany A v Douglas A||1 – 5|
|Wed 24 May (Rescheduled) (W)||7.00||Albany B v Douglas B|
|Thursday 25 May||7.00||Albany C v Douglas A|
RESULTS from this week’s Fixtures:
Tuesday 18 April 6.30 – Away – Ramsey A v Albany C Men: Lost 5 – 1
Wednesday 19 April 7.00 – Home – Albany B Women v Douglas B: Match abandoned due to rain!!
Thursday 20 April 7.00 – Home – Albany D Men v Ramsey B: Lost 0 – 6
It may not be our best start – but we can only get better!
FIXTURES coming up:
Wednesday 26 April 7.00 – HOME – Albany B v Albany A Men
Tuesday 2 May 6.30 – AWAY – Castletown A v Albany B Men
Thursday 4 May 7.00 – HOME – Albany C Men v Douglas B
Thursday 4 May 6.30 – AWAY – Ramsey B v Albany D Men
Good luck to everyone!
The Summer League matches are due to start this week. We have 4 Albany Mens Teams and 2 Albany Womens Teams taking part over the next 17 weeks!!
Good Luck to everyone!
Fixtures this week:
Tuesday 18 April 6.30 – Away – Ramsey A v Albany C Men
Wednesday 19 April 7.00 – Home – Albany B Women v Douglas B
Thursday 20 April 7.00 – Home – Albany D Men v Ramsey B
RESULTS of RE-SCHEDULED FOURTH FIXTURE:
Saturday 25 March 2017 Castletown A v Albany A 1.00pm AWAY
Team: Andy, Jim, Laura & Sarah
A WIN for Albany A – 6 Sets : 0 Sets – CONGRATULATIONS!
RESULTS of SIXTH FIXTURE:
Monday 20 February Douglas B v Albany A 6.30pm AWAY
Team: Andy & Laura / Garreth & Kirsten
A WIN for Albany A – 5 Sets : 1 Set – CONGRATULATIONS!
RE-SCHEDULED FOURTH FIXTURE:
Saturday 25 March 2017 Castletown A v Albany A 1.00pm AWAY