On a balmy evening on 23rd June 2015, the Under 14 Newcastle girls headed off to CIYMS Belfast for an important match. The team of Molly Crawford, Katie Lowry, Sinead Flanigan and Ellen Gorman were the runners up in Division 2 and so were to play the winners of Division 1 for a place for the trophy. It was always going to be a tough match but the girls were fired up and ready to play their best.
At CIYMS, the task proved too much. Play was hard and the girls were kept on their toes. They played some excellent shots and took many games to deuce but the CIYMS team showed why they were the winners of Division 1. Newcastle had one great win by Katie Lowry who excelled herself in winning her match, defeating an opponent who was much older and bigger. Well done to Katie and hard luck to the other girls who have all played in this tournament with great enthusiasm and have improved considerably as a team.
A big thank you to John Lowry for taking the girls to the match, for putting up with the singing and chat and treating them to burgers on the way home.
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