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County Week Summary 2016


Monday to Friday, 20th to 24th June 

County Week Presentation

Well done to the Bucks team who had a fantastic win on Friday to win the Midlands South County Week for the third year in a row. Starting the day behind Berks by a single half point on count back, the two counties went head to head in a bid to take the title as winners of the Midlands South region. 

Berkshire won two of the three morning foursomes matches meaning that Bucks had to win four of the six afternoon singles. After a nail biting finish the four matches were secured. The team now go to the County Finals at Waterlooville in Hampshire from 12th to 16th September.  

A summary of the week's matches:-

Monday v Northamptonshire:
Morning foursomes abandoned due to flooded greens. Afternoon singles took place in brilliant sunshine - a great start to the week with a 5 - 1 win. 
Other first round matches:-
Berkshire beat Warwickshire 5 - 1  & Worcester/Hereford beat Oxfordshire 4½ - 1½

Tuesday v Warwickshire:
Bucks take a 2½ - ½ lead from the foursomes into the afternoon singles. Another good win for Bucks 5½ - 3½.
Other results:- Oxon beat Northants 5 - 4; Berks beat Worcs/Hereford 5 - 4

Wednesday matches:
Bucks beat Worcs/Hereford 5½ - 3½. This third win puts Bucks at the top of the table on equal points with Berks, just one game behind on countback.  
Other results:-  Berks beat Oxon 7 - 2;  Warwicks beat Northants 5 - 4

Thursday matches:
Following a 2-1 lead in the foursomes the Bucks team had four big wins and a halved match in the rain delayed singles. Bucks took the match  6½ - 1½, to remain unbeaten for the week. Berks, also unbeaten, join them at the top of the table - on countback Berks lead Bucks by a single half point.
Other results:- Berks beat Northants 6 - 3;  Worcs/Hereford beat Warwicks 6 - 3

Friday's final round matches:-
Warwickshire beat Oxon (6 - 3)
Worcestershire & Herefordshire beat Northamptonshire (7 - 2)
Buckinghamshire beat Berkshire (5 - 4)

At the conclusion of Friday's matches Lizi Sweetnam was awarded her County Colours.