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from January to December 2008

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DEC 2008 20th It's a family affair at the County Mixed Fours Championships
14th County 'A' team defeat Derbyshire at home and Jean plays her 100th game
7th Youth triumphs over experience in the County Fours Championships
6th Maturity overcomes youth in the County Pairs Championships
NOV 2008 30th County 'B' team clock up second win of season away at Merseyside
29th Helmsley trio win the Kirbymisperton Triples
21st Registered membership drops to it lowest total for 10 years
16th County 'A' team share points at Leeds whilst County 'B' team struggle at Humberside
15th/16th 6 of our players travel to Cambridgeshire to play for the England U21s
15th Crossgates team win the North Duffield Triples
2nd County 'A' team annihilate Durham - County 'B' team just lose to Humberside 'B'
OCT 2008 25th Very close finish to this years Vale of York Pairs tournament
19th County 'B' team score a decisive victory awy to West Yorkshire 'B'
5th County 'A' team also have a disappointing start - away to Stockport
4th County 'B' team have disappointing start to season away to Lancashire
1st Minutes of the 57th Committee meting are now available to view online
SEP 2008 28th Kyle Valley league win 3rd annual David Moore memorial match
21st Warm-up game
14th We now have 7 Juniors in the England Junior squad
7th Training day
JUN 2008 7th White Rose find it tough against Durham both at home and away
6th Gareth makes it to the top level (Photo added 23rd June)
MAY 2008 11th Unlucky day for U18s in Woodbridge Trophy
10th/11th Cambridgeshire travel north to play White Rose league
11th Minutes of the 17th AGM are now available to view online
7th Full Diary for 2008/09 season now available online
APR 2008 19th Our 4 Juniors play in the first England U18 "international" against Wales
13th/20th White Rose league struggle in away match against Derbyshire but improve in the return at Scotton
12th The 11th Little Cup (sponsored by Greensleeves Lawn Care) - results
3rd-6th How our teams fared at the main National Finals
MAR 2008 30th End of season Triples tournament raises nearly 200
16th National U18 Singles - both finalists reach last 16
16th The Newsome family so nearly win the Triples at the North of England Championships
15th Disappointment at the National Mixed Fours
15th David fails to retain his Singles title but Geoff triumphs in the Fours at the North of England Championships
9th County 2nd team win final game of season away to Merseyside
2nd County 2nd team win 6th game of season away to W. Yorkshire B
2nd County 1st team avoid relegation by winning close final game against Humberside A
1st The Crosslands retain the Kirbymisperton Pairs title
1st Hambleton win KVL Challenge Cup for 3rd time
FEB 2008 24th England U18s draw 3rd match of the season against Cheshire
24th County 1st team suffer worst defeat of season whilst 2nd team score a 5th victory
10th Trevor and Edith win the Swinton Pairs
10th County 1st team suffer at the hand of division leaders West Yorkshire A (away)
10th County 2nd team clock up their 4th win at home to Durham
9th Very close finish at the BSA High Fives
8th Minutes of the 56th Committee are now available to view online
2nd Close match ends in defeat for County 2nd team away against Lancashire
JAN 2008 26th An Easingwold team win for the first time in 13 years in the Easingwold Open Triples
20th Narrow victory for County 2nd team home to Lancashire
19th Helmsley team win the inaugural County Mixed Fours
12th 36 teams fight it out again at the BSA open Triples
6th Second title for Tate & Lyle three in the County Triples
5th Gareth retains the County Singles crown