BADMINTON: Grantham teams defeat Lincoln Albion

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Grantham Badminton Club’s mixed first team thrashed Lincoln Albion 9-0.

Sophie Turley played with Nick Gill, Susie Steeples paired Ben Johnson and Kerry Durham was with Jan Bailey.

There was further success over Lincoln Albion 2nd for Grantham men’s third team but it was a close shave, requiring the final game of Carl Jennings with Andrew Watson to win the deciding rubber. They managed it, adding to their tally to claim two rubbers from three. Rob Howbrook with Declan Hill won all three rubbers, and Josh Gould played with team reserve Daniel Watson.

The men’s fourth team lost 6-3 at Balderton. Daniel Watson with Dean Patel won two rubbers and Mike Woodhouse with Brian Coyle won one. Ian Witham with Dave Chambers had an off night and failed to add to the tally.

The thirds also lost away to Westside, 7-2. Rob Howbrook with Declan Hill scored one rubber, as did Carl Jennings with Andrew Watson. Josh Gould with Chris Graves failed to add to the score.