Manager: Terrey Sparks
|Area League||2014 winners||2014 Play-off winners||
The Chairman's Cup
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1 The Beds & Herts League was won by Melgrave but since this was a joint team
2 The Northern League was won by Histon & Downham but since this was a joint team
AC League play-off results by year:
Previous AC league winners - summary
This year the Federation returned to Wrest Park for the first time since 2011 when the old lawns were decommissioned. Although we received a warm welcome from the club members, unfortunately the weather had other ideas and the players endured a very unpleasant cold misty day.
The teams this year representing the three regions were Colchester (South) (Essex/Suffolk), Peterborough (Norfolk/Cambs) and St. Albans (Beds/Herts). In the morning comprising doubles, Peterborough made a strong start winning both their games, closely followed by St. Albans with one win. In the afternoon fortunes declined for Peterborough who only managed to win one game, leaving the gate open for St. Albans to emerge from their morning stupor to win all their four remaining games and again run out the Eastern Region League Champions.
A special word of congratulations must go to all the members of the Wrest Park Club, and the conditions of their new lawns. They are now only in their third year, and it is easy to see all the improvements and hard work put into their move from within the old grounds to their current location. In fact you would hardly notice that you were playing on different lawns. In the words of Schwarzenegger "We will be back".Report and photo by Terrey Sparks
|St. Albans||Terry Mahoney (C), Chris Frost, Heather Bennett, Thomas Cullis|
|Peterborough||Adrian Kirby (C), Terrey Sparks, Paul Hetherington, Joe Iddison|
|Colchester (South)||David Haslam (C), Jeff Farrington, Jane Collier, Graham Bond|
Area League Play-Off for the Chairman's Cup
The format will be normal handicap games of 26pts, doubles in the morning and single games in the afternoon. Singles games will be double-banked and the duration of each game will be 3¼ hours.
|am:||A1,A3 v B2,B4||B1,B3 v C2,C4||C1,C3 v A2,A4|
|pm:||A1 v C2
A3 v C4
|B1 v A2
B3 v A4
|C1 v B2
C3 v B4
A draw will take place in the morning to determine which teams will be designated A, B or C.