ADAM ADAMANT FOR SUSSEX AS COUNTY CLINCHES PLACE IN FINAL
Bognor player Adam Rafael-Holmes played his full part in Sussex Under 11s’ success in winning the Southern Counties zonal match in Leatherhead. Adam, pictured with the rest of the team, won all his three games in a match which means Sussex have secured a place in the final at Birmingham. Photo: Jaideep Jadav
APRIL 18: Bognor/Chichester C won 3-2 at Portsmouth C - B Cochran 0-1 M Spence; A Bucchi 1-0 M Mindak; D Wenman 0-1 T Howeson; M Daykin 1-0 S Howeson; P Penneket 0-1 L Cribb.
APRIL 14: Jaimie Wilson is the club champion again - his win v Leon Cribb means he has reached an unbeatable 6.5 points. Congratulations Jaimie!
APRIL 11: A draw has been agreed in the outstanding game from Bognor/Chichester A v Emsworth A - giving us a 3.5-2.5 victory.
APRIL 8: Bognor/Chichester A stand 3-2 up against Emsworth A, with Rolandas Lukoshius' game v P. Stimpson playing on. Results: 1. Jaimie Wilson 1-0 M. Krawczuk; 2. Bill McDougall 1-0 K. Eyles; 3. Rolandas Lukoshius adj P. Stimpson; 4. Steve Smith 1/2 P. Dallas; 5. Ian Judd 1/2 M. Davies; 6. Alex Miller 0 P. Pinto 1.
APRIL 2: Chichester/Bognor B wrapped up their division 2 campaign with a 2.5-2.5 draw away to Fareham B. Results:1. Ted Black 1/2 Ian Judd; Joseph Coburn 0 - 1 Alex Miller; 3. Alan Butler 1 - 0 Mike Spence; 4. M.Street 1 - 0 Mick Plumb; 5. Adrian Krajewski 0 - 1 Tom Howeson.
MARCH 26: Chichester/Bognor A have wrapped up the division one title ... without even playing! Their closest challengers, Cosham A, lost to Portsmouth A and can't now catch Chichester/Bognor, even with two rounds to go.
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THAT CHAMPION FEELING
Bognor/Chichester B have won division 2 of the Portsmouth League - with a match to spare. They beat Portsmouth B 3-2. Steve Smith 0 Simon Venables 1; Alex Miller .5 Steve Russell; Bill Partridge .5 Paul Eyles; Mike Spence 1 Brian Cochran 0; Mick Plumb 1 def. They are six points ahead of second-placed Cosham B and can't be caught.
Jaimie Wilson, left, was presented with the club championship and Lightning tournament trophies by chairman Bill Partridge at the club's annual meeting.
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