The County Under 160 team played two matches today at Newmarket, winning both. The win against previously unbeaten Cambridgeshire was the highlight, whilst a weakened Norfolk team were soundly thrashed.
(AM) Cambridgeshire 7½ – 8½ Suffolk
(PM) Suffolk 10½-5½ Norfolk
Andrew Shephard, Ed Kirkham and John Peters scored 2/2.
Sam Brennan, Rob Harden and Mark Bettley scored 1½/2.
The full results can be seen on Dave Wild’s website.
The other matches finished Norfolk 4 – 12 Hertfordshire; and Hertfordshire 7 – 9 Cambridgeshire.
This means that after two rounds, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk share the lead on 6 match points (three wins each out of four). Cambridgeshire have 36 game points, compared to Suffolk’s 35.
The final matches take place on Sunday 3 March, when Suffolk play Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.