JEANETTE Wheeler was the most successful competitor at the annual Clarrie Dunbar Indoor Club Championships last weekend, writes DAVE EATON.

Wheeler contested three finals – the ladies club singles championship, two wood singles and ladies pairs – and won them all.

She beat holder Kathy Walker 21-10 in the top ladies event, club singles championship, stormed to a 21-2 victory over Thelma Deane in the two wood singles and linked up with Ann Jones to defeat holders Ailsa Midwinter and Jo Dunford 29-18 in the pairs.

Andrew Colebrooke completed a double, beating Brian Hawkins 21-15 in the men’s club singles championship and Russell Francis 21-10 in the two wood singles.

Wheeler and Colebrooke will represent Dunbar next season (2014-15) in the national champion of champions competition.

Doubles were also recorded by Duncan McGovern and Peter Hooley.

McGovern retained his pairs title, partnering Keith Bailey to a 29-18 win and lifted the Open Singles when beating Francis.

Hooley took the Open Novices Singles, beating Ian Johnstone in the final 21-10 and linking up with Alfie Tucker and Craig Doughty to win the men’s triples.


Men’s, Club Singles Championship: Andrew Colebrooke (holder) beat Brian Hawkins 21-15.

Two Wood Singles: A Colebrooke beat Russell Francis 21-10.

Pairs: Keith Bailey & Duncan McGovern beat John Arnold & Harry Edwards 28-13.

Triples: Peter Hooley, Alfie Tucker & Craig Doughty beat Jeff Clapp, Keith Windel & D McGovern 17-10.

Fours: Andrew Taylor, Ian Perkins, Terry Perkins & Dale Taylor beat Russell Milne, Francis Parker, Paul Hewitt & Fred Pope 22-17.

Ladies, Club Singles Championship: Jeanette Wheeler beat Kathy Walker (holder) 21-10.

Two Wood Singles: J Wheeler beat Thelma Deane 21-2.

Pairs: J Wheeler & Ann Jones beat Ailsa Midwinter & Jo Dunford (holders) 29-18.

Triples: Dorothy Amor, Sadie Farrell & Nesta Parfitt beat Ruth Haines, Maggie Morgan & Anne Jones 18-11.

Mixed, Pairs: Nicki Keefe & Graham Shadwell beat Thelma Deane & Keith Bailey 25-6.

Fours: Alan Brown, Irene Abel, Doreen Watson & David Pitcher beat S Farrell, N Parfitt, Francis Parker & Alan Totterdale 18-17.

Open events, novice singles: P Hooley beat Ian Johnstone 21-10.

Open Singles (sets): D McGovern beat R Francis (holder) 1.5-0.5 (12-0, 7-7).

Open Pairs (sets): Paul Hewitt & Fred Pope beat Andy & Dale Taylor 2-1 (3-10, 7-4, 2-0).

ANDY Moore from Christie Miller, the last player from the area left in the national championships at Melton & District lost in the first round (last 32) of the singles championship to Phil Epton (Gedling, Nottingham) 21-15.