Runaway win for juniors in opening match at West End

WINNING LINE-UP: the Halifax-Huddersfield Union's junior team at West End on Sunday. From the left, Gordon Abernethy (West End, starter), Kian Sutcliffe (West End ), Harry Mowl (Crow Nest), Tom Pearson (Woodsome Hall), Matthew Holden (Lightcliffe), Tom Edwards (Woodsome Hall), Seb Crabtree (Woodsome Hall), Oliver Caton (Crosland Heath), Max Nicholson ( West End), Loiue Walsh ( Crow Nest) , Dylan Radford-Shaw ( Huddersfield), Ben Walker (Huddersfield), John Turner ( Union Ex President ), George Hanson (Crosland Heath ) not present for photo.
WINNING LINE-UP: the Halifax-Huddersfield Union's junior team at West End on Sunday. From the left, Gordon Abernethy (West End, starter), Kian Sutcliffe (West End ), Harry Mowl (Crow Nest), Tom Pearson (Woodsome Hall), Matthew Holden (Lightcliffe), Tom Edwards (Woodsome Hall), Seb Crabtree (Woodsome Hall), Oliver Caton (Crosland Heath), Max Nicholson ( West End), Loiue Walsh ( Crow Nest) , Dylan Radford-Shaw ( Huddersfield), Ben Walker (Huddersfield), John Turner ( Union Ex President ), George Hanson (Crosland Heath ) not present for photo.

The Halifax and Huddersfield Union’s junior team got off to a flying start in the Yorkshire Inter-District League by winning their opening match 26-10 against Teesside at West End last Sunday.

They led 8-4 after the morning foursomes but won eight of the 12 singles matches, with two halved, to set them up nicely for the next match against the strong Sheffield team at Huddersfield on Sunday, May 13.

Foursomes winners: James Edwards (Huddersfield ) & Harry Mowl (Crow Nest) won 6 & 4, Ben Walker ( Huddersfield ) & Matthew Holden ( Lightcliffe) won 7 & 6, Oliver Caton (Crosland Heath ) & George Hanson (Crosland Heath ) won 6 & 4, Louie Walsh (Crow Nest ) & Dylan Shaw- Radford (Huddersfield ) won 4 & 3.

Singles winners: James Edwards won 2 & 1, Matthew Holden won 7 & 6, Oliver Caton won 7 & 5, Ben Walker won 7 & 6, Seb Crabtree won 4 & 2, George Hanson won 9 & 7, Max Nicholson won 6 & 5, Kian Sutcliffe won 5 & 4 . Halved : Harry Mowl, Dylan Shaw-Radford.