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Warwickshire League 1st Team Monday 15th October 2012

First up was Dave Amos versus Liam Flood and rapidly Liam went 2-0 up before Dave had any idea where the ball was going. Things then improved, Liam started to make more mistakes and Dave came through 3-2. Brett Green then took on Richard Woodruffe and had a similarly slow start going 2-0 down. Brett then played well to win the third 11-7 but couldn't sustain it for the following game and therefore went down 3-1. Andy Beale had a very close match with Harley Flood with an epic 15-13 in the first game which Andy lost. Andy won the second but couldn't hold Harley off for the third and fourth and therefore lost 3-1. Neil Bennett playing at 2 had a very long and close match with the super fit Richard Jones. The match went all the way to 5 sets but unfortunately a couple of late errors from Neil meant he lost 11-8 in the deciding set. The final pairing of Dan O Hara and James Bowden proved a classic as always when these two players meet with a range of sublime attacking shots and some unbelievably long rallies. On this occasion Dan lost 3-1 so leaving the final match result 1-4.

Dave Amos

Warwickshire League 1st Team Mid. Season Report 2011-2012.

This was my 3rd year as captain for the 1st team and having finished in 3rd place in 2010 and 2nd place in 2011 I was looking to go one further and get C&NW back to their winning ways. Unfortunately what I hadn't take into consideration was how much the other teams had strengthened their line-ups with the additions of Chris Ryder and Chris Trusswell - West Warwks, Jamie Haycock and Richard Birks - Sutton, Chris Tasker - Priory, which is just a selection of the standard we were putting ourselves up against!

Having said that we got off to a reasonable start with 4 wins out of 6; wins were against Solihull, Kenilworth, Cleaver 1 and 2 and the losses against Birmingham Uni and West Warks. We then entered a bad patch of 4 losses in a row (Priory 1 & 2, Leamington and Sutton) which meant we reached the half way point with 4 wins and 6 losses; the fact we suffered injuries to our no.1 seed Luke Rawlins and also our no.2 seed Danny O'Hara didn't help the cause either.............might as well get the excuses out now!!!

So my original goal at the start of the season "to win the league" has come down a notch or two, due to our current position; we have played 4 games this side of Christmas and having won 1 of the 4 (win against Solihull, losses against Kenilworth, B'ham Uni & West Warks) we are currently sitting in 8th place out of 11 which leaves us one place above the relegation zone. I am determined to have a strong finish to the season and being realistic I think we have a chance of winning 3 of the remaining 6 matches which should see us safe in the top division. Revised target is to get 8 wins on the board by the end of the season.

Over the 5 years I have been playing at Cov and NW it is clear how much the standard has improved in the Warwickshire league, which is great to see as long as these players remain loyal to their clubs / league and don't just play for one season and then move on. We continue to stick to our principles by not paying for top players and in return we try to make up for this by fielding a consistent team every week. This is becoming harder and harder as our 1st team squad has depleted over the years with the loss of James Bowden, Mark Soule and Phil Cullinane (to name a few) who were top 1st team players and we haven't really been able to replace them (bar Luke Rawlins) so we need to seriously look at who we can attract to the club for the 2012/13 season.

Hopefully I will be updating you at the end of the season with confirmation that Cov & NW remains in the top flight division for squash.


Brett Green - Warwickshire League 1st Team captain


You can see all the Warwickshire 1st Team results for the season so far here

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