Dec 2014: Salopians squeak through to set up ABC Final rematch

01/12/14: The Alan Barber Cup semi-finals were at Eton yesterday afternoon, with the Olavians and the Salopians making it through to set up a replay of last year's final. The Olavians had a routine win over the Old Harrovians but the Salopians were pushed all the way by Lancing, only winning in the fifth game of the deciding pair. The final is at Eton at 2:30pm on Sunday 18th January.
 
OLD OLAVIANS beat OLD HARROVIANS 3-0
 
Toop and M Wiseman beat T Dunbar & Bryan 8-12, 12-1, 12-3, 12-4
Cooley & White beat Poole & Shaw 12-5, 12-1, 12-1
3rd pair conceded by Harrow
 
OLD SALOPIANS beat LANCING OLD BOYS 2-1
 
Taylor & Williams lost to Campbell & W Betts 12-5, 9-12, 9-12, 8-12
Lewis & Thomason beat Foster & Scurr 12-6, 12-7, 8-12, 9-12, 12-4
C Hughes & Welti beat T Betts & Linfield 12-2, 12-3, 12-1 
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Alan Barber Cup Draw 2014/15

Read on to see the draw for the Alan Barber Cup 2014/15. Will this be the year that sees the Old Olavians finally toppled? Will the Aldenhamians be able to find their way to Repton? Will the Harrovians make it all the way to deepest darkest Suffolk? Which of the sleeping giants of the Cholmeleians and the Edwardians will come out on top? Is this the year Berkhamsted break through? All these questions and more will be answered...

 

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