Mens 1 Apollo v Faversham

Tonight it was the turn of mens 1 to start their season facing newly promoted Faversham. Having watched them last season against our mens 2 I remember saying mens 1 would struggle against them. Once again injuries and work commitments meant we fielded a team quite different to that expected. First up was captain Rob Jones and Jordan Reed Ashton (making his debut for us tonight). A new pairing but they proved their worth and won 2 of their 3 games. Jordan's serve setting up many chances that Rob took advantage of. Alan Coulthart stepped up into the team to partner Graeme Solly. They narrowly lost their opening game despite going to 3 ends and 2 tie breaks so really couldn't of been closer. "T

First 'Ladies' match report for Apollo!

The season has started! The ladies team made their debut last night against an experienced Hartsdown team. To those who don't know, the ladies consist of 4 players ranked similarly to how composite matches work, but with only 4 players there are 6 games to a match. Lee and Emily completed the first game of the clubs season, adapting well to counter the strengths of the opponents. The fitness of our players was evident and kept us in the game narrowly losing out 17-21 15-21. While this was going on Abby with Diana Spinner were also playing well and learning quickly. Having gone down 13-21 they came back to take the next game in style 21-14. Unfortunately narrowly losing out in the third end 1

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