Blind tennis could be Paralympic sport thanks to York man

York Press: York’s Andy Crockett

1:28pm Saturday 1st March 2014

BLIND tennis could be a Paralympic sport within the next two decades thanks, in part, to the efforts of a York man.

Tennis: Trophy wait is over for David Lloyd

York Press: David Lloyd’s Jamie Preston, left, receives the division one trophy from league sponsor Derek Boorman

12:37pm Thursday 21st November 2013

DAVID LLOYD finally got their hands on the division one trophy after 11 years when they hosted the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League presentation evening.

Mixed Tennis League trophies handed out

York Press: Trophies were presented to all division winners by league president Malcolm Huntington at David Lloyd.

10:50am Wednesday 6th November 2013

DOUBLE winners Stamford Bridge, Rufforth and David Lloyd were feted at the annual presentation for the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League.

Tennis League’s AGM

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11:05am Wednesday 6th November 2013

THE Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League’s annual general meeting and presentation evening will take place at the home of division one champions David Lloyd on Monday, November 11, at 7.30pm.

Coaching sessions at Heworth Tennis Club

9:45am Thursday 17th October 2013

HEWORTH Tennis Club, based on East Parade, have launched adult coaching sessions on Wednesday evenings from 7pm until 8pm.

Tennis: York avoid relegation

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10:47am Wednesday 9th October 2013

YORK Tennis Club’s men’s team have kept their place in division one of the Yorkshire League, despite losing their last two matches of the season.

Tennis: Cantrell and Spencer in Beryl Bean Tournament triumph

York Press: Beryl Bean Tennis Tournament winners Rosie Cantrell and Hilary Spencer

11:05am Tuesday 8th October 2013

HOLDERS Rosie Cantrell and Hilary Spencer lifted the trophy at the Beryl Bean Over-55s Tennis Tournament at Poppleton.

Beryl Bean tennis tourney

11:13am Wednesday 25th September 2013

THE Beryl Bean Over-55s Tennis Tournament will be held at Poppleton on Sunday, September 29, at 10am.

Tennis: Fulford Ladies Invitation League winners celebrate title feats

York Press: Pictured at the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League presentation are from left (back row) Maxine Gordon, Suzanne Straw, Lee Kirkland and Carmem Mackle; (front row) Christine Place, Liz Jones, Diana Lang and Kate Lewis

10:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

UNSTOPPABLE York 1 celebrated their storming division one title success at the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League’s end-of-season presentation.

Tennis: Harlow claim division four shield

York Press: From left (back) Gary Ede, Jasper Jacobs, Andy Bennett, Steve Duckenfield; (front) Roland Hom and Graham Mather.

10:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

The last outstanding trophy in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League has gone to Harlow. A narrow 56-52 victory at second-placed neighbours, Starbeck 2, has secured them the division four shield with a match in hand.

Tennis: David Lloyd claim Tyke Petroleum Men’s League title for first time

York Press: The  David Lloyd champions team with captain Andy Holmes, front, kneeling and  clutching the trophy, and, from left, Jan Dyl, Ben Orton, Trevor Watson, Duncan Bradshaw and Tom Walker

9:30am Tuesday 10th September 2013

The Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League has brand new champions as David Lloyd triumphed in their final match at former champions Dunnington to claim their first title since joining 11 years ago.

Thrilling win bonus for York Tennis Club

12:23pm Tuesday 10th September 2013

YORK Tennis Club men’s team ousted Yorkshire League division one visitors Doncaster 5-4 – a result that should keep them in the top tier.

Wigginton on rise in IT Sports Mixed Tennis League

10:28am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

With just four results outstanding all the promotion places in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League have now been decided.

Roll of honour resolved in Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League

10:27am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

THERE are just a handful of games left in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League, but the roll of honour has now been resolved.

David Lloyd close in on first-ever Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League division one crown

9:25pm Monday 26th August 2013

DAVID Lloyd completed the double over 2012 champions Poppleton to move one step away from their first Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League title.

Promotion hat-tricks for Cliffe and Stamford Bridge

9:24pm Monday 26th August 2013

CLIFFE and Stamford Bridge are celebrating a season of success with all three teams from both clubs achieving promotion in the IT Sports Mixed Doubles Tennis League.

Death of tennis ace Doris Newton

12:00pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

DORIS NEWTON, a former York school teacher and well-known sporting all-rounder, has died aged 86.

Tennis: Pocklington 2 are pipped at post by Starbeck

York Press: New Earswick, who  finished third in division five of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League

11:35am Tuesday 20th August 2013

POCKLINGTON 2 were denied the division three title in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League as back-to-back defeats to Starbeck handed their rivals the title.

It’s a three-way fight for division one Tyke tennis title

York Press: Copmanthorpe captain Graeme Butcher returns a fierce tramline drive by Poppleton 2’s star junior Reuben Young

11:34am Tuesday 20th August 2013

Every point counts now with only ten separating the top three sides in division one with two matches to play in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League. Top dogs this week were Poppleton captain Nick Turnbull and Jack Hannah with 3-33 at Dunnington, followed by David Lloyd’s Ben Orton and Jan Dyl with 3-31 at home to Wetherby. Rowntree Park captain Ian MacAulay and Nils Morosz bagged 3-27 at Pocklington, who have been relegated.

Tennis: Rufforth secure IT Sports promotion

11:20am Tuesday 13th August 2013

Rufforth have secured the second promotion place in division two of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League by winning their final match.

Tennis: Veteran-fired Riccall go top of division five

York Press: Watched by  veteran Paul Elmhirst, far left, Andy Woodward returns for Riccall against Dunnington 2’s Nick Bentley and James Todd, right)

11:18am Tuesday 13th August 2013

Just six points separate the top five teams in division five of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Tennis: Championship conquest for David Lloyd 2 after Sheriff Hutton toppled

11:15am Tuesday 13th August 2013

David Lloyd 2 comfortably took the points with a win at Sheriff Hutton to claim the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League division five title.

Tennis: Yorkshire League win for York women’s team

11:53am Thursday 8th August 2013

YORK Tennis Club women’s team thumped Thongsbridge 8-1 in Yorkshire League division one at Clifton Park.

Tennis: Division one trophy shared around in IT Sports Mixed League

York Press: David Lloyd 3, who are battling it out with Cliffe for the  division nine title in the IT Sports Mixed Doubles Tennis League

11:11am Tuesday 6th August 2013

Poppleton have been crowned division one champions in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League.

Tennis: Delightful dozen clinches division four crown for Rufforth

11:09am Tuesday 6th August 2013

RUFFORTH coasted to their 12th win of the season to take the points and secure the division four title in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League.

Tennis: Fulford turn tables to win Heworth tie

York Press: Heworth’s Ollie Hicks shapes for a return to Fulford 2  captain Paul Ruff, watched by  team-mate Nick Latcham, left

11:08am Tuesday 6th August 2013

Fulford 2 bounced back from a heavy home defeat against Heworth by narrowly winning the return fixture to top a volatile division five in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Yorkshire League victory for York Tennis Club’s men’s team

11:09am Wednesday 31st July 2013

YORK Tennis Club’s men’s team gained their first victory of the Yorkshire League division one seasion following up a brace of defeats by beating hosts Mexborough 6½-2½.

Tennis: York I crowned as division one champions

10:45am Tuesday 30th July 2013

York I have been crowned champions of division one of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League after a brace of wins mean they cannot be overtaken.

Tennis: Crucial win for Rowntree Park

10:43am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Rowntree Park claimed a crucial win after a dramatic third tie comeback clinched a seesaw duel against David Lloyd in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Heworth claim division four Mixed Tennis League title

10:41am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Heworth have won the division four title of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League after winning their last two matches.

Tennis: High five Wilberfoss conquest

York Press: Wigginton IV's Neil Storey watched by brother Ken, (far left, returns to Wilberfoss II's Alex Gurnell and Mark Screeton in the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League

10:44am Tuesday 30th July 2013

Wilberfoss 2 won five rubbers by 7-5, for a huge 11-point haul at Wigginton 4.

Away wins for York Tennis Club ladies

10:23am Thursday 25th July 2013

YORK Tennis Club women’s team have got off to a flier in the Yorkshire League first division with a brace of away wins.

Teams serve up thrilling climax in IT Sports Mixed Tennis League

York Press: Stamford Bridge 2 celebrate promotion from  division seven in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League. Pictured are, from left, Jenny Hunt, Louise Dwyer, Neil Hilton, James Hunt, Aileen Hunt, Phil Rigby and Richard Doughty

11:43am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

ALL the silverware is still up for grabs with only three weeks remaining in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League season.

Tennis: Pocklington win sees leaders stretch advantage at top

11:40am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

David Lloyd secured a clean sweep at Pocklington to move nearly 12 points clear at the top of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League. Lloyd have taken 46 points from their last four matches and next up are rivals Rowntree Park, who dropped vital points at Wetherby Castlegarth. Dunnington won by a whisker despite a maximum from Fulford’s Nigel Skelton and Sean Evans.

Tennis: Promotion for David Lloyd 2

11:39am Tuesday 23rd July 2013

David Lloyd 2 claimed top spot and secured promotion from division five of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League after beating Knaresborough 2 67-41.

Tennis: David Lloyd 2 top of division five

10:19am Saturday 20th July 2013

DAVID Lloyd 2 have moved to the top of the Ladies Fulford Invitation League division five after a convincing win against challengers Knaresborough.

Bubwith Tennis Club celebrate 50th anniversary

11:08am Thursday 18th July 2013

Bubwith Tennis Club have celebrated their 50th anniversary with a special event at the Bubwith Centre.

Tennis: Stamford Bridge ousted as Bishopthorpe go top of division six

11:00am Tuesday 16th July 2013

THERE was a change at the top of division six in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League as Bishopthorpe 3 overtook former leaders Stamford Bridge.

Tennis: County ace Will Spencer stars as David Lloyd stay out in front

York Press: Tom Walker, right, and Will Spencer take up defensive  positions as Wigginton’s Ben Walker prepares to pounce in their division one match

10:59am Tuesday 16th July 2013

David Lloyd and Poppleton both claimed big division one wins as the Tyke Petroleum Men’s League enters the home stretch.

Tennis: Fulford move closer to title with York win

10:55am Tuesday 16th July 2013

THERE is still all to play for as the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League heads into the final quarter of the season.

Family Tennis Tournament to cease

10:49am Thursday 11th July 2013

YORK’S Family Tennis Tournament played for for more than a generation is to cease.

Tennis: Heworth stay top of division four with another draw

9:00am Tuesday 9th July 2013

ONLY five teams are still unbeaten in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League as promotion and relegation issues start to take shape.

Tennis: David Lloyd hit front as Murray mania strikes local league

York Press: Tyke Petroleum Men’s League table-toppers David Lloyd 1 are, from left, Jan Dyl,  captain Andy Holmes, Tom Walker, Ben Orton, Pete Wilson and Will Spencer

9:00am Tuesday 9th July 2013

WITH Wimbledon luring players away, David Lloyd took charge at the top of Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League division one by storming to victory at depleted Fulford.

Tennis: Pockling toppled by Appleton Roebuck in major shock

9:00am Tuesday 9th July 2013

There was a shock first defeat for division three Pocklington 2 in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League as they were conquered by Appleton Roebuck 1.

Tennis: Rowntree Park pound past Poppleton

York Press: Selby captain Ian Rothery awaits as his younger partner, Alex Needham, fires down a service in the division six match against Wigginton 3

11:17am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

ROWNTREE PARK powered ahead at the top of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League with a convincing mid-season win at home to champions Poppleton.

Tennis: Stamford Bridge solid in demolishing Bishopthorpe

11:14am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Stamford Bridge retained top spot in division six of the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League after overcoming nearest rivals Bishopthorpe 3 63-45.

Teams turn up heat to pursue tennis title triumph

11:14am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

THE division two title in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League is between three teams.

Tennis: Poppleton go top of division nine with twin victories

10:35am Tuesday 25th June 2013

UNBEATEN Poppleton are the new leaders of division nine in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League after back-to-back wins.

Tennis: Rowntree Park knock Poppleton off premier pole position

10:34am Tuesday 25th June 2013

DIVISION one leaders Poppleton suffered their first defeat of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League season, pipped by David Lloyd.

Tennis: Top pair Lister and Stirke lead way for York 1

10:33am Tuesday 25th June 2013

York 1 made it six wins out of six as they beat top-flight newcomers David Lloyd 1 76-32 in the Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League.



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