Chasing pair refuse to give up squash title fight

by Martin Braybrook
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
12:04 PM

With Potters without a match in the Premier Division of the Norfolk SRA leagues, former champions East Anglia and holders East Anglia II kept alive their faint hopes of winning the title.

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East Anglian beat the Bob Carter Centre 19-8 while East Anglia II were 18-9 victors over Broadland.

Former champions Barnham Broom remain rooted firmly to the bottom of the division after losing 18-5 to Bannatyne’s.

With Potters’ two remaining matches against Broadland and Barnham Broom the title is theirs to lose, but the East Anglia teams showed they won’t go down without a fight with battling wins.

East Anglia III remain well clear at the top of Division One after beating bottom side Broadland II 20-2. The two other teams in with a serious chance of promotion both won with Diss winning 18-8 at North Norfolk while North Walsham beat Fakenham 17-6.

North Walsham only had four players for their match at Fakenham but still won 17-6.

The Division Two title race is wide open after top of the table Cromer lost 13-9 at UEA while second place East Anglia V beat Broadland III 17-8.

In Division Three Potters II are the only unbeaten team in the five divisions and they made it eight wins from eight matches as they beat Fakenham II 19-3. Barnham Broom III remain in second place after a narrow 16-10 win over UEA II.