Term 2 Week 3
Hello one and all tennis members, what a strange week it has been.
There was a perhaps disappointing start to the week with our great isle blessing us with so much rain that the outdoor courts were only functional as a swimming pool.
There were mixed results for our teams at Fortress Westwood with
the men’s firsts beating Loughborough 10-2, some say Connor was
able to supply some insider tactical information to the players. And
the women’s firsts lost 10-2 in some tough fought matches against
Nottingham, some say Grace was no longer able to get insider tactical
information (Ollie take this out if its too spicy). We wish the women’s
team better luck next week with an away match against Oxford
Brookes. And the women’s seconds have their first match of the
calendar year against Coventry at home, with the men’s seconds also
playing Coventry at Westwood, it certainly worth coming down to
watch, giving us a little taster of what Varsity maybe like this year.
The men’s first shall be playing Oxford firsts away. And top this all off,
we shall also be sending a dev squad side to Leicester for another
tournament with Birmingham, Leicester, and ourselves.
However, while sadness was brought to my heart due to a lack of social play, it was rectified with what was a rather interesting but fun circle theme. It was a big one with over 60 people in attendance although we are still unsure as to who some *cough*
half, the people were. It was perhaps a week start for myself,
having to make a quick adjustment to my costume two minutes in.
It could be said perhaps in hindsight it wasn’t adjustment enough
(if you know, you know, you know 😉).
After some fine circling action, I presume, I wouldn’t actually
know. There was a fine night of pop with questionable dance
moves as per, and rumours of a top-secret discussion of future
exec politics in the gentlemen’s toilets. Would be a good time to
start thinking about what exec roles you would like to run for with
elections much sooner than you would think.
Sunday saw a quite return of social play, with many of the big
names in tennis missing due tp representation at the charity
dodgeball tournament where we all did admirably, apart from
Harry, who lived up to his ‘last pick’ reputation and was the sole
cause of Tennis 1s getting knocked out in the quarters, it would
have been earlier had Ollie not displayed incredible athletic prowess and tactical wizardly, having finally found a sport he's capable of playing to some degree of success. Tennis 2s played excellently getting knocked out only in the semi finals by tournament favourites' Water Polo. Shout out to Cameron and Imran for amazing catches and Crawford for his innovative underarm technique.
Otherwise Matchplay was on as usual with a surprise appearance from Tayden showing us he only crumbles when it truly matters.
That is all until next week,
Lots of love your exec XOXOXOXOXO!