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Kidlington junior players get involved in lots of matches. Here's a round-up of where to find match reports:

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Junior League

Match Reports

Monday 6th June 2016 Junior League results

CBFC beat Jaffa United 3-2.
For CBFC - Benjamin 1, Cooper 2.
For Jaffa United - Adam 1, Olivia 0, doubles 1.

Although Cooper and Ben managed to win 3 of the 4 singles they lost the doubles 11-5, 11-6, 11-8, an unlikely outcome but showing that if you master the different skills needed in doubles it will pay off.

Monday Blues beat Minis 3-2.
For Monday Blues - James 1, Adam (sub) 1, doubles 1.
For Minis - Cooper (sub) 2, Isabelle 0.

The doubles were crucial again. James and Cooper edged through in the doubles over Cooper and Isabelle 11-9, 11-6, 11-9.

As a result of the second round of games CBFC have established a 4 point lead although the other teams are very close.

- John Duncalfe

Monday 23rd May 2016 Junior League results

CBFC beat Minis 3-2.
For CBFC - Cooper 1, Benjamin 1, doubles 1.
For Minis - Isabelle 0, Pelin 2.

Another match that went down to the doubles. That it did so was thanks to close victory by Pelin over Cooper in a 5 setter, 11-7, 11-9, 6-11, 9-11, 11-7. However, Cooper and Benjamin won the doubles 11-4, 11-8, 7-11, 11-4 to run out winners.

Jaffa United beat Monday Blues 3-2.
For Jaffa United - Adam 1, Olivia 0, doubles 1.
For Monday Blues - Subs 2.

The Monday Blues team were represented by subs throughout and the match was at 2-2 when the doubles was conceded. Game of the match was Adam's 5 setter against Benjamin, 7-11, 11-3, 11-7, 10-12, 11-8.

- John Duncalfe

Monday 16th May 2016 Junior League results

Only 4 players turned up, one from each team, so one match was played: Monday Blues and Jaffa United combined (James and Adam) against Minis and CBFC combined (Isabelle and Benjamin).

It resulted in a 5-0 win for Monday Blues/Jaffa United. Ben had a couple of close games but the greater age and experience of James and Adam prevailed. Isabelle managed to take a game off James.

- John Duncalfe

Monday 9th May 2016 Junior League results

Minis beat Monday Blues 3-2.
For Minis - Pelin 2, Isabelle 0, Doubles 1.
For Monday Blues - James 1, Cooper (sub for Scott)1..

Minis eased past Monday Blues on the doubles. It could have been a different story if James had beaten Pelin but in a close fought match Pelin won 11-9, 14-16, 14-12, 11-4.

CBFC beat Jaffa United3-2.
For CBFC - Benjamin 1, Cooper 1, doubles 1.
For Jaffa United - Adam 2, Olivia 0.

The Jaffa United v CBFC match also went to the doubles before the result was known. That it did so was down to Adam who pulled off a very close victory against Cooper 11-5, 8-11, 11-6, 10-12, 11-9.

- John Duncalfe

Monday 25th April 2016 Junior League results

CBFC beat Minis 3-2.
For CBFC - Cooper 1, Benjamin 1, doubles 1.
For Minis - Isabelle 0, Pelin 2.

The Minis v CBFC match was another one decided on the doubles. A steadier CBFC pairing won the doubles 11-9, 15-13, 11-5 to secure the win.

Monday Blues beat Jaffa United 4-1.
For Monday Blues - James 1, Cooper (sub for Scott) 2, doubles 1.
For Jaffa United - Adam 1, Olivia 0..

Although Jaffa United lost their match it was a closer affair than the score indicates. The second games of singles were both won in 5. Cooper beat Adam 11-8, 10-12, 8-11, 11-8, 11-6, which showed a determination from Cooper to keep going from a losing position. James beat Olivia 11-8, 5-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-9 with James using his greater experience and ability to keep returning the ball to outlast Olivia.

- John Duncalfe

Monday 18th April 2016 Junior League results

Minis beat Jaffa United 3-2.
For Minis - Pelin 2, Isabelle 0, doubles 1.
For Jaffa United - Adam 1, Olivia 1.

Minis won this one on the doubles, 3 games to one. Pelin was the strongest player winning her two including a close one against Adam 11-5, 10-12, 11-8, 12-10. Olivia beat her younger sister in 4 games to set up the doubles decider.

CBFC beat Monday Blues 5-0.
For CBFC - Pelin (sub for Benjamin) 2, Cooper 2, doubles 1.
For Monday Blues - James 0, Adam (sub for Scott) 0.

CBFC won comfortably in a match with a sub on each side. Pelin and Cooper won both their matche and the doubles in three games. Pelin beat Adam again but more convincingly 11-9, 11-6, 11-6.

- John Duncalfe

Organisation & Results

April 2016 Junior League Teams

The League is being contested by four teams from the Forum Club this year. They are:

CBFC Benjamin Cattell and Cooper Whitford
Jaffa United Adam Jenner and Olivia Thacker
Minis Isabelle Thacker and Pelin Karabulut
Monday Blues James East and Scott Campbell

The table of results up to 6th June, is as follows:

Team Played Won Lost Games for Games against Points
CBFC 6 5 1 17 13 10
Monday
Blues
6 3 3 16 14 6
Jaffa
United
6 2 4 15 15 4
Minis 6 2 4 12 18 4

Organiser: John Duncalfe