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Northamptonshire Seniors v Suffolk Seniors

Suffolk Seniors traveled to Kettering Golf Club on Wednesday 10th May to take on Northamptonshire in their opening East Anglian League match of the season.

The morning foursomes saw Suffolk trail by 3-2 with wins for Suffolk from Stephen Whymark and Roger Taylor and Trevor Hellyer and Nigel Fosker.

Stphen Whymark, Nigel Fosker and Trevor Golton recorded wins in the afternoon singles whilst Roger Taylor, Trevor Hellyer, Graham Shillings and Stephen Duffety all halved leaving the match level with only Mark Jackson's game on the course. This was all squarel until Mark lost the 16th and 17th holes to lose 2 & 1 and give Northamptonshire victory by 8 to 7. 

Results- Am Foursomes- Richard Cole and Alan Freeman beat Stephen Duffety and Trevor Golton 2 up, Ted Dunn and Andrew McDonald beat Steve Mann and Graham Shillings 2 & 1, Roger Butler and Alistair Heslop lost to Stephen Whymark and Roger Taylor 1 down, Brian O'Connell and Mike Abbotts beat Andy Whittaker and Mark Jackson 3 & 2, Graham Jones and Ian Smith lost to Trevor Hellyer and Nigel Fosker 2 & 1.

Pm Singles-Cole halved with Taylor, Freeman lost to Whymark 3 & 2, Butler beat Mann 2 & 1, Dunn halved with Hellyer, McDonald lost to Fosker 2 & 1, Heslop halved with Shillings, O'Connell beat Whittaker 5 & 3, Abbotts beat Jackson 2 & 1, Jones halved with Duffety, Smith lost to Golton 4 & 2.

Northamptonshire 8 Suffolk 7