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IC of GB versus IC of Germany - Dunlop Trophy

Played at Edgbaston Priory Club

The match was held over the weekend with 6 singles and 3 doubles on Saturday and 2 further doubles on Sunday.

There was a sighseeing trip around Birmingham on Friday for the IC of Germany players.

The official dinner was held at Edgbaston Priory with notable guests being Micky Fallows Chairman Edgbaston Priory and David and Gill Waite.

The weekend was a great success with dry weather and a good competitive spirit.,However, inspite of the best endeavours of IC Captain Bill Gowans, the IC of GB were the eventual losers being beaten by a very solid IC of Germnany Team led by Wolfgang Popp who regain the Dunlop Trophy from the IC of GB.

We look forward to the next match in Germany in two years time!

Benson Greatrex
Match Manager

Katie Shaw beat Claudia Porwick 6-4 1-6 10-1

Andrew Evans lost to Rainer Marzenell 6-2 3-6 8-10

Simon Curtis beat Stefan Heckmanns 4-6 6-4 10-8

Bill Gowans beat Lutz Steinhoefel 1-6 7-5 11-9

Benson Greatrex lost to Wolfgang Popp 1-6 4-6

Niall Sweeney lost to Helmut Rudzinski 6-3 3-6 8-10

Katie Shaw Claudia Porwick
Simon Curtis lost to Stefan Heckmanns 1-6 1-6

Andrew Evans Lutz Steinhoefel
Bill Gowans beat Rainer Marzenell 6-1 6-4

Benson Greatrex Wolfgand Popp
Niall Sweeney lost to Helmut Rudzinski 2-6 6-7

Bill Gowans Wolfgand Popp
Benson Greatrex lost to Stefan Heckmanns 3-6 5-7

Katie Shaw Claudia Porwick
Andrew Evans lost to Rainer Marzenell 2-6 6-3 9-11

Overall Result :- IC of Germany 7 IC of GB 4
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