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Tennis: Cantrell and Spencer in Beryl Bean Tournament triumph
11:05am Tuesday 8th October 2013 in Sport
HOLDERS Rosie Cantrell and Hilary Spencer lifted the trophy at the Beryl Bean Over-55s Tennis Tournament at Poppleton.
A field of 11 couples competed on the day from a variety of clubs and divisions across the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League.
Cantrell and regular partner Spencer beat fellow Poppleton player Judith Evans and York’s Christine Place in the final.
Runners-up in the two group stages were Rowntree Park’s Breeda Gallager and Jean Jaram, and Dunnington’s Denise Bolam and Joyce Rhodes.
Tournament sponsor Beryl Bean thanked all the players for taking part and “providing some enthralling matches”.
Meanwhile, anyone interested in the history of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League can phone Terry Haw on 01904 627899 for a copy of his book, covering the league from 1978 until 2012.
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