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U11s Medal at EPSCA East Zone Qualifier

The Essex Under 11s played in the EPSCA Under 11 East Zone at Bishop Justus School, in Bromley, Kent on 17th March 2018.  The other teams involved were Barnet, Bucks, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Newham, Northamptonshire, Richmond and Suffolk.

Richmond, March 10th 2018 - Zonal Qualifiers for EPSCA U9

Richmond found the U9s battling it out for a place in the finals.
A team of 12 players plus one reserve tackled through the Richmond traffic to 
make it in time for the 1st round.
Players travelled from all over Essex arrived to represent their county.
Three rounds of hard-fought mental battles ensued. 
Essex players punched above their weight and many showed the what future talent
that lays ahead.
The team didn't gather enouigh points to move to the next round but

Under 14 Team Qualify for SCCU Final

The under 14 team played their fourth fixture of 2017/18 at home against Kent at the King’s Road Primary School, Chelmsford on 10 March 2018.  We had to win this match or score more than nine game points to make the tournament final for the second year running. 

New Date for Colchester GP4

Following the recent bad weather the 4th event in the Essex Junior Grand Prix scheduled for 3rd March in Colchester had to be postponed.  The new date will now be Saturday, 26th May 2018 at a venue to be confirmed. 

Under 14s Continue Good Form in Surrey

The under 14 team played their third fixture of 2017/18 away against Surrey at Wilson’s School, Wallington on 24 February 2018.  The Team Manager was pleased to be able to bring a strong team, including reserves, and we soon built up a healthy lead in the first round although there were several hard fought games.  The top three boards were the last to finish but were all eventually won by Essex despite this looking unlikely until the closing stages of the games.  This left us with a 10½ to 1½ lead at the interval between the games.