Alex and Sue into National Final

Yesterday saw teams from Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, Wiltshire and Cumbria proceed to contest the finals of the Women’s National Pairs Championship, sponsored by Sporting Highlights, tomorrow at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa.

The first semi-final will feature Huntingdonshire’s Emma Thurston and Pat Reynolds who face local rivals from Cambridgeshire Sue Alexander and Ellen Falkner.

The second semi-final features Wiltshire’s Sue Cooke and Alex Jacobs who will bid for a place in the final against Cumbria’s Penny Peile and Carol Baxter.

The semi-finals were played earlier today and the results saw Ellen Falkner from Cambridgeshire beating P Reynolds from Huntingdonshire 23-19 and Sue Cooke and Alex Jacobs from Wiltshire beating C Baxter from Cumbria 20-15.

The final will take place this afternoon.

Alex and Sue narrowly missed out on the national title but received their runner up trophies (as shown in the picture below).