Search

LYG: Havering serve up tennis finals spot

PUBLISHED: 10:24 26 May 2017

Havering's tennis team have qualified for the London Youth Games finals

Havering's tennis team have qualified for the London Youth Games finals

Archant

Squad impress with four successive wins

Havering won trampolining bronze at the London Youth Games (pic wusphotography/LYG) Havering won trampolining bronze at the London Youth Games (pic wusphotography/LYG)

Havering youngsters served up some brilliant tennis to qualify for the London Youth Games finals next month.

The squad beat Bromley, Haringey, Enfield and Tower Hamlets in their qualifying group to the delight of manager Peter Bruce.

He said: “The ones playing this year have more or less been playing together for three years and have all grown up a little, older, stronger and wiser, so they’re becoming a really strong team.”

Havering’s trampolining squad landed a bronze medal at their finals at Harrow on Sunday, with Adam Dobbins (sixth), William Smith (seventh), Kate Walker (21st) and Mack Mcauley (22nd) jumping for joy.

Havering's James Pratten celebrated his 14th birthday at the London Youth Games angling finals Havering's James Pratten celebrated his 14th birthday at the London Youth Games angling finals

The angling team finished fourth overall at Tylers Common Fishery, with Jimmy Gilbert fifth in the senior standings as James Pratten (11th) celebrated his 14th birthday and Luis Jensen took fifth in the junior competition.

Havering’s boys beat Redbridge (3-0) and Kingston (2-1) in the para football finals and finished 13th.

Basketball qualifiers take place at UEL Sportsdock this weekend.

Latest Romford Sports News

After three away games in a row, the Eagles will look to impress against Somerset, Surrey and Glamorgan over the next week

Yesterday, 17:00

Gareth James will skipper the side against their local rivals this weekend and they are keen to bounce back after a loss at Harold Wood

Yesterday, 16:00

Hornchurch’s Bobby Thompson is hoping for kinder conditions in the next round of the Dunlpo MSA British Touring Car Championship next month after a tough weekend at Thruxton.

Yesterday, 15:00

The latest news from the Havering ‘90 Joggers

Yesterday, 14:30

A brand new book ‘Essex County Cricket Club Memories’ has been released to bring back the greatest memories of the county side after they were crowned champions of the County Championship last season.

Yesterday, 12:45

Paul Upton has yet to taste defeat in his 15-fight, five-year pro career, but faces his toughtest test yet against unbeaten Ted Cheeseman at York Hall on June 6.

Yesterday, 12:00

Former Bangor City boss Kevin Nicholson is understood to be interested in the Dagenham & Redbridge manager vacancy.

Yesterday, 10:30

GPR beat Upminster by 70 runs last time out

PROMOTED CONTENT

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

Newsletter Sign Up

Romford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now