Squash: Bannatyne’s are on the up after victory over Oasis

East Anglia's result against Broadland in the Premier Division of the Anaco sponsored Norfolk SRA Summer Squash League has not yet been received but at the other end of the table Bannatyne's have moved off the bottom of the table with a convincing 16-1 victory over Oasis who are still looking for their first win of the summer.

Peter Dye, Paul Bradnock and Paul Gedge all won their matches in straight games while in the first string match Jordan Creed beat Mark Thomas 3-1.

In Division One Barnham Broom II have edged clear at the top of the table after beating Bannatyne's II 15-6 while their nearest challengers, Fakenham, dropped points in a 12-6 victory over Cromer. For Barnham Craig Mattless won 3-2, Pete Blackmore won 3-1 and Adie Martin won his match in straight games. Bannatyne's one winner was Jordan Creed who dropped down to the second team and just won the first string match against Adam Goodson 4-9 1-9 9-1 9-4 10-9.

Fakenham's two winners against Cromer were Adam Sinkins and Martin Jolley both of whom won in straight games while for Cromer Richard Keeble also won in straight games against Liam Brett and John Baker came from 1-2 down to beat Ian Raisbury 3-2.

North Walsham have been far too strong for the four other teams in Division Two and they clinched the title in style with three matches to go beating Wensum Lodge 16-0. Tom Smith, James Gair, Rob Whiting and Matt Purling all won in straight games dropping just 19 points between them in the twelve games. Earlier a below strength Walsham were held to a 10-10 draw by bottom of the table Potters for whom Cliff High and David Cook both won 3-1.


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Broadland II remain in second place after beating Long Stratton 13-4. Neil McDonald and Terry Mayes both won in straight games and Richard Barnes beat Lee Harris 3-1. Stratton's one winner was Tom Bobbins who beat Jon Bird 3-0 in the first string match.

Cromer II are still top of Division Three after a 16-3 maximum against Broadland III. Matt Jordan, in his first match for the team, came from 0-2 down to beat John Wright 3-2 while Martin Sanville won 3-1 and Nick Dunnett and Matt Copeman both won in straight games. Broadland IV who beat Fakenham II 13-4 are still in with a chance of winning the division. Andy Clabon and young Will Henden both won their matches in straight games while Ben Seruys won 3-1. Jono Lynn who won 3-0 was the one Fakenham winner.

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League secretary Tim Allenden has confirmed that only one team will be promoted and relegated from each division and that there will not be any play-offs.

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