Juniors Baggaley and Parker move up Senior ranking list
England junior boy champion Andrew Baggaley, 17 from Milton Keynes, moves up from 4 to 3, his highest ever senior ranking, in the latest National Ranking list published today. He retains his no. 1 junior ranking. Meanwhile 15 year old Katy Parker from Preston moves up from 13 to 8 in the women's list, and from 3 to top in the junior girl's list, displacing Louise Durrant (Notts). Senior Men Senior Women 1 (1) Matthew Syed (Surrey) 1 (1) Nicola Deaton (Derbys) 2 (2) Carl Prean (Isle of Wight) 2 (2) Helen Lower (Staffs) 3 (4) Andrew Baggaley (Bucks) 3 (4) Kubrat Owolabi (Middlesex) 4 (5) Terry Young (Berks) 4 (3) Linda Radford (Essex) 5 (6) Alan Cooke (Derbys) 5 (5) Gemma Schwartz (Berks) 6 (3) Alex Perry (Devon) 6 (6) Karen Smith (Leics) 7 (7) Gareth Herbert (Berks) 7 (7) Sally Marling (Yorks) 8 (8) Bradley Billington (Derbys) 8 (13) Katy Parker (Lancs) 9 (9) Micheal Isherwood (Derbys) 9 (6) Louise Durrant (Notts) 10 (11) Andrew Eden (Lancs) 10 (9) Lindsay Thornton (Lancs) NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS IN BIRMINGHAM Top players and teams from all over the country converge on the North Solihull Sports Centre, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham this weekend for the National Team Championship Finals. Ten national knockout competition titles are being fought for, with the programme as follows: Saturday 6th May: Ormesby Cup (Men's Club); Siemens (Nottingham), Ifield (Crawley/Horsham), Norton (Potteries), Progress* (West Middlesex). Gainsford Cup (Women's Club); Ebenezer* (Leeds), Ellenborough (North Middlesex), Cippenham (Slough), Norton Ladies (Potteries). Leach Cup (Cadet Boy's League Team); Slough*, Bradford, High Wycombe, Brentwood. Hammersley Cup (Cadet Girl's League Team); Bradford, Reading, Slough, Maidenhead*. Alec Brook Trophy (Veteran Men's League Team); Hallam, Bournemouth, London Banks, Thames Valley. Sunday 7th May: Wilmott Cup (Men's League Team); West Middlesex*, Barnets, Crawley/Horsham, Northumbria. J. M. Rose Bowl (Women's League Team); Wolverhampton*, North Middlesex, Barnets, Hastings. Carter Cup (Junior Boy's League Team); High Wycombe, North Middlesex, Burton, Medway. Bromfield Trophy (Junior Girl's League Team); Norwich, Maidenhead*, Harlow, Chesterfield. Pat Archdale Cup (Veteran Women's League Team); Bradford*, North Middlesex, North Herts, Bracknell. Wolverhampton women are attempting to win the J.M. Rose Bowl for the 14th consecutive season. Players from London Progress Club, who last weekend won the Premier Division of the British League through their draw with Darlington, are attempting to do the 'treble' for the second season by retaining the Ormesby Cup and, as West Middlesex, the Wilmott Cup. Cippenham Club, Slough players representing variously Cippenham, Slough, Maidenhead and High Wycombe will be in strong contention in the Gainsford Cup, Leach Cup, Hammersley Cup and Bromfield Trophy. Play starts at 10.30am on both days. For further information contact Ken Muhr, ETTA Information Officer, Tel. 01424 722525 Fax. 01424 422103.