Hardwick House pay a Visit TAGS: Hardwick February is mostly dedicated to the Category tournaments and practice for a series of matches against the other place at the end of the month. However, a visit from Hardwick …Continue reading →
CURTC Crumbles at the last… TAGS: Hatfield Hatfield House TC were in town on Saturday, and what a gripping day of tennis it was. Seven Singles matches were on the schedule and three went to 5-all, 40-all …Continue reading →
One more Court ticked off…. TAGS: RTC CURTC were hosted by RTC on Saturday and CURTC’s travelers did not disappoint. Andrew Petrie was first up and didn’t let losing the first set at 5-all, 40-all get in …Continue reading →
Cambridge Ladies vs HHTC – Match Report TAGS: CU Ladies | varsity On Saturday I returned from my holiday back home in the sunny land of Oz and swapped mornings swimming at the beach for a dark wintery morning trip to the historic Hatfield House. We were welcomed heartily at the door by our wonderful host Martin. After a brief discussion…
Cambridge vs MCC*, Pol Roger Trophy, 11/12/16 TAGS: Alex | Ed | Jamie | MCC | Video Click on the times/links below to take you to the corresponding part of the video. Highlights include the 2nd set of the 2nd Doubles (listen for the banging on the …Continue reading →
Match report from the real MCC v CURTC match, Saturday 10th December 2016 at Lord’s Cricket Ground TAGS: MCC CURTC opened well when Gary Weller won against MCC match manager Tom Carew Hunt. The match went the full distance (one set all, 5 games all, 40-all) and then Gary …Continue reading →
2016 Pol Roger Inter-University Tournament TAGS: inter-universities The 2016 Pol Roger Inter-University Tournament saw a gathering of Men’s and Women’s student real tennis players from across the country at the Cambridge University Real Tennis Club (the home …Continue reading →
Hurlingham Pigeons leave their mark on and off Court…. TAGS: Hurlingham | Pigeons …but they were kind enough to send us a match report!
CURTC vs MURTC @Middlesex, 29/10/2016 TAGS: MURTC I’m sure the velocity isn’t quite as high as Thursday night but I’m equally sure the intensity is… Simon Hirtzel wins the opener 10-7 after being up 6-0 and down …Continue reading →
Cambridge vs Petworth National League Div 1 TAGS: Ed | Jamie | Petworth Jamie loses to Louis Gordon in three sets but Ed wins against Tom Durack in straight sets. The tie breaker goes to Petworth being the away team. Cambridge wins the Exhibition …Continue reading →
Hardwick House Tour visit Cambridge for a spot of Lunch…. TAGS: Hardwick | Jimmy .. and some tennis! Some more PHOTOS
The Second ‘Not the Varsity Match’, NtVM2, @Oxford and Radley, 25/9/16 TAGS: NtVM | Oxford | varsity In the best of 17 format, our ace scheduler had managed to have the score 8-8 as I took to the Court to play my fellow captain, Liz Eva Leach, in the aptly named ‘Captains’ Match’. I …
CURTC vs Radley, 25/9/16 TAGS: Jimmy | Radley It was good to see some new names on Court representing the Club as CURTC eased to a come from behind victory against Radley last weekend. Keeler Meers, Andy Smith …Continue reading →
CURTC rise above Ol’ Rugbeians TAGS: Ol' Rugbeians CURTC got back on track with a 3-2 win against the Ol’ Rugbeians last weekend. CURTC were helped by Andy Smith’s ‘big jump’ to get above Simon Hirtzell (Old Rugbeians). Andy took …Continue reading →
(not) Up for Cup TAGS: Hatfield | Prested This year’s East Anglia Cup was held at Prested last Saturday. Still buzzing from Cambridge’s epic victory in the National League, Division 1 final the day before (tinnitus following a …Continue reading →
CURTC vs Canford: The Movie (and Photos, of course) TAGS: Canford | Gallery | Video The Hyde’s Court was nice and bright but Canford was even brighter with an interesting mix of natural and artificial (sodium, I think) light. Well that’s my excuse for even more photos than usual and a movie.
CURTC stagger on to Canford – June 5th, 2016 TAGS: Canford Fortified by an assortment of fine dining, wine and whiskey (and I dare say a few beers) our intrepid CURTC travellers made it to Canford for the 2nd leg of …Continue reading →
CURTC visit The Hyde, June 4th 2016 TAGS: Hyde It’s quite a way and the ‘end of half term’ weekend is probably not the best time to go but one of the more characterful Tennis Court awaits. It’s had a varied life including but was restored to its rightful use in the 90’s.
The Home of Cricket comes to Cambridge for some proper sport TAGS: MCC With a test match and the final of the Real Tennis World Championship going on, what better way to celebrate some famous victories than for the MCC team to visit …Continue reading →
LRTA vs Newmarket, May 8th 2016 TAGS: Linda | LRTA | Newmarket LRTA beat Newmarket 3 matches to 2 Linda Fairbrother lost to Julia Scott 1/6 6/5 5/6 Hazel Dunn lost to Rob Bawden 1/6 6/1 3/6 Pam Tomalin beat Ian Lindsay …Continue reading →
Varsity Report: Seconds 2016, March 4-6, Oxford TAGS: Amanda | Jimmy | varsity Following on from the epic success of the first team last weekend at Lord’s, the seconds were not to be outdone and performed outstandingly in Oxford at the weekend. CURTC …Continue reading →