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Over-35s ready to do battle in annual squash event

PUBLISHED: 16:23 07 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:23 07 February 2017

Former champions Martin Sanville (left) champion in 2013 and Peter Arbuthnot, champion in 2014, after their final of three years ago. Photo: MARTIN BRAYBROOK

Former champions Martin Sanville (left) champion in 2013 and Peter Arbuthnot, champion in 2014, after their final of three years ago. Photo: MARTIN BRAYBROOK

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Next week sees the 35th staging of Cromer Squash Club’s annual handicap tournament when players of all abilities come together.

Reigning champion John Baker will be bidding to become champion for an unprecedented fifth time.

But, playing off minus 10, he faces a tough first draw against the club’s technical director Barry Starling, who with an advantage of 20 points in each game, will be looking to get his hands on the prestigious trophy for the first time. Whoever gets through that match has got a tough quarter-final against Sean Moore (4) who has received a first round bye.

Three other former champions will also be looking to regain their title. Martin Sanville (-2), Peter Arbuthnot (1) and Kim Payne (4).

With all matches played under the point a rally scoring system up to 1 points and being the best of five games whoever comes out on top on Friday evening will have earned their title.


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