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Entries for June 2014

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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

CAMBRIDGE GET THE BLUES
Result: IC of GB 9  – 3 University of Cambridge (Men)
Event Date: Saturday 31st May 2014

The IC of GB men beat a youthful Cambridge University team 9 – 3 at Fenner’s Sports Ground, Cambridge. The fixture started with doubles at 11am on hard courts (due to rain overnight) with a closely contested first round - the IC managed to win two of the three matches in third set tie-breaks, as well as a straight sets win at third pair. Once the courts had dried the match switched to grass in the afternoon for singles and another round of doubles. With 4 wins and 2 losses in the singles, the IC team took an unassailable 7 - 2 lead ahead of the final round of doubles before closing out a 9 - 3 victory. Read more...

07
POTTER CUP

5th PLACE FINISH OVERALL…
Results: IC of GB vs IC of Italy lost 5-0; vs Spain B won 5-0; vs IC of Belgium won 5-0
Event Dates: Friday 30th May – Sunday 1st June 2014

The IC of GB once again faced the eventual champions in the first round of the Potter Cup, held at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona. Last year it was Spain, and this year it was Italy who thwarted the Brits chances of progressing deeper into the tournament. A tough 5-0 loss to a very strong Italian team meant the best place the Brits could finish was 5thplace overall. Read more...

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IC OF FRANCE
GRAND SLAM IN PARIS
Result: IC of GB 12 – 9 IC of France
Event Date: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th May 2014

The Club Tir Aux Pigeon once again proved to be a splendid venue for the annual match against the IC of France. After falling 7-2 behind on the first day, in true Ben Ainslie fashion, the IC of GB mustered an America’s Cup style recovery to win the match 12 – 9 overall. Read more...