Newcastle Estates Sports and Leisure Club Eagles  and The Mount are joint leaders of the Premier division of the Northumbria league after the Eagles team of Richard Wilson, Steve Penman and Eddie Smith defeated The Mount C team 9 – 1. Dale Aitkenhead and Duncan Wraight were both on form for third placed Saint Columba’s […]

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The Northumberland County Senior team have achieved promotion to the Premier Division of the County Championships after defeating Lincolnshire 6 – 4 and Cheshire by the same score in the final session in Scunthorpe to finish top of Division 1A. This is only the third time in their history that the County Seniors have reached […]

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The Northumberland County side are in action again this coming weekend for the second and final session of Division 1A of the County Championships at Scunthorpe when they have to play Cheshire and also the home county Lincolnshire. Having won three and drawn two of their matches in the first session they are top of […]

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The Northumberland County side, promoted to the first division of the County Championships last season included the Cleveland player Joe Clark who is at Newcastle University for the first session of matches along with Graeme Barella, Andrew Wilkinson, Christine Burke and Lynsey Storey and they made a good start with two victories and one draw […]

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Andy Benjamin was in good form for Old England Jacks when they visited Cramlington Stingers in a bottom of the table clash in the Premier Division of the Northumbria League, winning his three singles victories plus the doubles with Alan Atkinson. With  Lynne Herrington getting two the Jacks ran out 7 – 3 winners. Hat […]

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The match between last year’s champions, North East Chinese Association and The Mount,  favourites to win the Northumbria League this year ended up all square with Graeme Barella winning all of his sets for Mount including victory over Chu Yin Yu who won his other two. Adam Webster got two for the Chinese with Mount’s […]

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The Mount kept up their winning ways in the Premier Division of the Northumbria league by beating Saint Chads in a close fought match. Graeme Barella was unbeaten and backed up by two sets from Anthony Ainley and one from Phil Prady. The  Chinese Association side defeated Old England Jacks 9 – 1 but then […]

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Northumberland’s leading Veteran Andrew Wilkinson who is ranked at number three by the English Veterans Association won the over 40s singles at the Veterans Midlands Masters tournament beating Ritchie Venner of Sussex in straight games in the final having put out the number two seed, Mark Short of Nottingham in the semis. He was also […]

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Two young players, Peter Smallcombe and Adam Webster are certainly making a name for themselves in the Northumbria League Premier Division. Durham’s Peter Smallcombe, who is now ranked at number five in the England Junior rankings, recently beat the County Senior champion Graeme Barella and was unbeaten again when his team Saint Columbas beat Old […]

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Andrew Wilkinson and Steve Penman have both moved from Cramlington to N.E.SL.C.Eagles this season in the Northumbria League Premier Division and both of them along with Jim Stamas featured in their home match against the League Champions N.E. Chinese team of Chun Yin Yu, Adam Webster and Harry Saxton. Despite the fact that Wilkinson won  […]

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