On Sunday 26th April the 1st team played their last friendly of the season against Northamptonshire at Market Harborough Golf Club. It was a turn around in fortunes compared to the previous weeks match as we came in at lunch 3-1 down following the foursomes session. However, the team put in a strong afternoon performance in the singles picking up 6 out of 8 points on offer. With the final result a win to L&R 7-5.
The match again provided the opportunity to give our junior players a run out - with Lucy Fisher Garfield making her debut for the County Ladies.
Briony Allen - Cosby
Lucy Fisher Garfield - Cosby
Rebecca Hovell - Cosby
Gemma Parkes - Cosby
Leah Radford - Melton Mowbray
Lydia Sharpe - The Leicestershire
Carolyn Walley - Cosby
Emma Watson - Longcliffe
Foursomes: Gemma Parkes & Leah Radford halved against Gill Snelson & Gillian Curley; Carolyn Walley & Emma Watson halved against Alison Irvine & Ellie Darnell; Roseanne Youngman & Anne Wright beat Briony Allen & Lucy Fisher Garfield - 3&2; Lorraine Gilder & Thalia Martin beat Rebecca Hovell & Lydia Sharpe - 2 up.
Singles: Gemma Parkes beat Alison Irvine - 5&3; Leah Radford beat Ellie Darnell - 2&1; Carolyn Walley beat Gill Snelson - 4&3; Briony Allen beat Anne Wright - 4&3; Emma Watson beat Gillian Curley - 2up; Mary MacLaren beat Lucy Fisher Garfield - 6&5; Rosanne Youngman beat Lydia Sharpe - 4&3; Rebecca Hovell beat Thalia Martin - 1up.
Note: Match was played from the yellow tees.