Durham beat Pendle & Craven in the Murphy Shield

After a pleasant drive across the Yorkshire Moors, the Durham team of Peter Tymms, Nigel Martin, Dave Parsons and  George Cansino arrived at the Pendle lawns in Early, to a warm welcome from the Pendle and Craven Club team.

Before the lunch break lunch, Peter & Nigel won the doubles and Dave his singles match to leave the score at 2-1. In the afternoon singles Peter, Nigel and George all won their singles matches, to leave the final score at 5-2 to Durham.

While all the matches were completed in two games, competition was nonetheless tight with more than half of the games going to hoop 12 or 13.

The day was rounded off with some excellent hospitality from the Pendle Club in the form of afternoon tea for all.