The Norfolk Ladies O60’s headed up to the David Lloyd Dudley this weekend to play the intercounty final against Essex, and came home as champions.
It was a good match with the result being decided on the last match.
Tish Peal and Caroline Blincoe played the singles matches against Essex with Tish narrowly losing on a third set championship tiebreak and Caroline claiming a good win. Sue Rich and Jane Ray then played the doubles round and won comfortably . Hence Norfolk were 2-1 ahead after round 1.
Next the Norfolk singles players teamed up to play doubles against the Essex doubles pair with Sue and Jane played doubles against the Essex singles players.
Jane and Sue just lost, again in a third set championship tiebreak but luckily Tish and Caroline clinched their game in 2 sets.
Hence Norfolk won 3-2.
Left to right: Sue Rich, Jane Ray, Tish Peal, Caroline Blincoe