Firstly we would like to thank Wychelm for hosting the venue and allowing us 2 courts from their club night.
The teams in the challenge cup final were:-
Emerson Eagles 2
The handicaps were Redbridge -4 v Emerson Eagles 2 @ scratch.
Although the final score was 7-2 to Redbridge, Emerson Eagles 2 put up a very strong fight. There were some very close games and some excellent rallies. As you can see from the scoresheet (below), 3 of the games went to a decider.
Our congratulations go to Redbridge on retaining the challenge cup for a second season!
After the match, the medals were presented to all of the players. As is tradition, the trophies will be presented at the AGM on Thursday 17th May (confirmation to follow)
BHDBL CHALLENGE CUP FINAL
BHDBL Challenge Cup Semi-Final Result:
The Challenge Cup semi-finals took place on the 7th March between Emerson Eagles 1 and Redbridge as well as Emerson Eagles 2 v Epping. The result of the first semi final is as follows:-
Redbridge came out as the winners on the night so advance through to the final. In the other semi-final, Epping were unable to field a team so had to reluctantly concede the match meaning Emerson Eagles 2 progress to the final. Therefore, the 2018 Challenge Cup Final will be held between Redbridge and Emerson Eagles 2 on the week commencing 16th April 2018:-
Final to be played week commencing 16th April 2018.
BHDBL Challenge Cup Quarter-Final Result:
The quarter-final of the Challenge Cup took place on the 5th February between Wychelm and Emerson Eagles 1. The result was 3-6 to Emerson Eagles 1 as follows:-
This means that Emerson Eagles 1 go through to the semi final to face Redbridge. The semi final draw is as follows:-
You can download a copy of the scoresheets for the semi-final matches below:-
Matches to be played week commencing 5th March 2018
The draw for the Challenge Cup has taken place so please see the details below. The first match (Wychelm v Emerson Eagles 1) is to take place on the week commencing 5th February 2018.
The handicapping of the teams is shown on the draw below.
Challenge Cup draw will take place on 5th October 2017.
Matches are scheduled to take place:-
Final Round: w/c 5th February 2018
Semi-Final: w/c 5th March 2018
Final: w/c 16th April 2018
The following teams should make sure their fixture lists are clear for these weeks:-