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Some Olympic Games’ Memories

Some Olympic Games’ Memories

It was at about this time last year that I volunteered (or was I volunteered?) to help at this Summer’s London Olympic Games.  After an interview, a few trips to London for meetings and to collect my kit, besides many emails from LOCOG, I was given a job along with[Read More…]

September 21, 2012 Latest Posts, News

Pimpled bat again!

A match full of uncertainty, especially with Dave Goodyer suffering with an injury which prevents too much movement.  It was going to be a tough match! However, our fears were dispelled as the Waterside H trio each gained 2 games plus the doubles against Lesley Jerram and Gerry White.  Once[Read More…]

December 13, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League

Hard-fought contest

The Waterside “H” squad of Dave, Colin & Jeff arrived in plenty of time for the match against Hedge End “B”, at their Social Club, and had to wait for a significant time for the home team to present themselves and set up the equipment. At least the surrounding were[Read More…]

December 2, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League

A question of styles

It is always difficult playing another team from the same club, especially if opposing players have previously sparred with each other on several occasions on practice nights at Testwood. Each player knows the others’ weaknesses and need to produce something special to win the games. With Wojciech playing for the[Read More…]

November 28, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League

Man of the Match

Another clash between Waterside and Southampton West sides, saw Waterside H team ending the match win a 7-3 win. Both Dave and Tony won all three of their games but Super Tony’s scores were most emphatic! Tony annihilated the opposition by winning each game in three straight sets, not allowing[Read More…]

November 9, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League

Closer than the score suggests

Tuesday night’s match at Cavendish Hall resulted in a 7 – 3 win for St Denys. Although 7 out of the 10 games only went to 3 sets, the result could/should have been more favourable as St Denys had an under-strength side and, although their substitute played well, we (Dave,[Read More…]

October 31, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League

Waterside H rollercoaster

We were under no illusions that playing in Division 2 this season was not going to be as straightforward as our matches in Division 3 were last season!  Last Wednesday’s match (5th October) against an experienced South West L side brought us down to earth, with a 9-1 drubbing, with[Read More…]

October 13, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League