ELeague's opening salvo [07/Nov/07]

Results from Sept/Oct are now available on the ELeague website. Whilst it is still early in the season and always dangerous to draw conclusions from data which doesn't include many universities, there are already some interesting developments.

Edinburgh, supposedly weakened by graduations posted a fearsome 2316 to ease past Warwick's 2264. In fact the top five senior A sides (Edinburgh, Warwick, Cambridge, Nottingham and Imperial) lined up almost politely at 50 point intervals. Nottingham, promoted in Div 1 last year were impressive in fourth. Edinburgh and Warwick B top Division 2 with relegated Loughborough edging Bath to be the top A side here. Liverpool (Div 3) and Swansea (Div 4) both demolished all their opposition making excellent starts towards consecutive promotions.

Helping Swansea's cause was top gent for the month Rhodri Curnow whose 586 was too much for the 583s of Colin Geenes (Coventry) and Alex Lamb (Edinburgh). Jenny Jeppsson (Edinburgh) had it all her own way in the ladies with 589 and a 24 point gulf to Julie Chenery (Warwick) in second.

Edinburgh's novice team (who all had surnames starting with Z) comfortably claimed top spot, ahead of Nottingham and Keele, the only other sides in the division to enter scores. Individual novices collecting maximum points were Austyn Barker (Liverpool) and Maggie Ziriax (Edinburgh).

A top score of 589 by Jonathan Goodman was not enough to stop Edinburgh pipping Loughborough 1698-1693 in the compound league, to complete a Senior/Novice/Compound team whitewash.

News and Editorials 2007/2008

  • Glover's silver Taiwan highlight [25/Jul/08]
  • Essex, Kent, Huddersfield join party [15/Jul/08]
  • BUSA Outdoors Review [30/Jun/08]
  • Made for Taiwan [17/Jun/08]
  • Lancaster, Edinburgh win Outdoors [07/Jun/08]
  • Cancellation of League Team Champs [09/May/08]
  • Photo finish for NEUAL, pt 2/2 [21/Apr/08]
  • Photo finish for NEUAL, pt 1/2 [17/Apr/08]
  • ELeague Season Ends [14/Apr/08]
  • League Team Championship Info [07/Apr/08]
  • Easter Updates [27/Mar/08]
  • BUTC Review [21/Mar/08]
  • BUSA Indoors Review [04/Mar/08]
  • Warwick's perfect 23 as SWWU starts [29/Feb/08]
  • Head to Heads [26/Feb/08]
  • Surrey joy plus BUTTS results [22/Feb/08]
  • Napier win SUS Novice League, lose venue [19/Feb/08]
  • BUSA, BUTC and other updates [11/Feb/08]
  • Wonderful Warwick rip up records [06/Feb/08]
  • Buckle up for busy Feb [31/Jan/08]
  • York get BUSA as calendar settles [17/Jan/08]
  • 2007 becomes 2008 [09/Jan/08]
  • Ding ding round two [17/Dec/07]
  • Sheffield success as Liverpool lead [13/Dec/07]
  • Napier and Aberdeen's novice wins [03/Dec/07]
  • NEUAL and BUTTS take shape [29/Nov/07]
  • BUTC bid deadline announced [26/Nov/07]
  • Surrey set SEAL pace [20/Nov/07]
  • Oxford and Warwick with opening wins [13/Nov/07]
  • ELeague's opening salvo [07/Nov/07]
  • Neath the cover of October skies [29/Oct/07]
  • Calendars and Clubs [04/Oct/07]
  • Changes for BUTTS and NEUAL [25/Sep/07]
  • Back in the saddle [10/Sep/07]

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