Dumfries Dean’ied semi-final place

11 06 2008

Dumfries Men’s Tennis Team competed in the National Scottish Cup Quarter Finals last Saturday against top Edinburgh Club, Dean. The Dumfries team comprised Mickey Breen and Chris Topping at number 1, Colin Dunbar and Lister McKiddie at number 2, with Will Zielger and Jack Copeland at number 3. The team’s brilliant run came to an end as they were beaten 5-1 but the game was much closer than the score suggests with some tight matches.

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Scottish Cup tennis on Sunday 1st June

26 05 2008

Dumfries Men’s Tennis Team have been competing in the Dumfries & Galloway Scottish Cup qualifiers.

Dumfries defeated Dalbeattie by 6 to 3 to move into the final qualifying round to play Castle Douglas at Nunholm on 18th May. The Dumfries Team saw Mickey Breen and Chris Topping at No 1, Colin Dunbar and Lister McKiddie at No 2 with John Steele and Jack Copeland at No 3. Castle Douglas had Geoff Legg and Bruce Todd at No 1 with Colin Kennedy and Rab Peacock at No 2 and Neil Carmichael and Jeremy Culham at No 3.

The Dumfries Team had one of their best Scottish Cup performances in winning deservedly 5-1 to go into the National stage of the Scottish Cup.

Dumfries now play at home against Border rivals, Peebles in the first round of the main draw. The match takes place at 1 pm at Nunholm on Sunday, 1st June 2008 and spectators are most welcome.