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County Competitions

Inter County Events

Inter County Events give players the opportunity to represent their county in team competition in national/regional stages. The age group categories range from 8U to Open. Events are held at different times of the year and in order to compete players have to be selected by their County.

2022 Current Competition packs and Groups 

 

Junior County Cup

Junior County Cup information

Results 2022

 

Selection Policies

Selection is done through a Selection Panel consisting of:

  • County captain
  • EPLCO
  • Essex Tennis Chair of Performance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 12 Counties Championships

Category:  Junior

Age ranges 10U – 18U – Boys and Girls.  Players are invited to play by the Team Captains in conjunction with the EPLCO.

Current Results

 

The Lionel Cox Trophy

Category:  Junior

Age ranges:  9U, 10U,  12U,  Boys and Girls. Team Nominations will open on 1st April 2020.  Players are invited to play by the Team Captains in conjunction with the EPLCO.  Finals are  currently played at the Queenswood Club, Herts.

Lionel Cox 2022 photos and results

Lionel Cox Current Results 2020

Junior Team Captains 2021/22

TeamTeam Captain(s)
U8 BOYSTom Higgins
David Wright
U8 GIRLSTom Higgins
David Wright
U9's BOYSPiers Nightingale
U9's GIRLS Piers NIghtingale
U10’s BOYSDavid Wright
U10’s GIRLSHelen Parish
U12’s BOYSPeter Richmond
U12’s GIRLSHelen Parish
U14’S BOYSDarren Rogers
U14’S GIRLSLorna Woodroffe
U18’S BOYSTom Higgins
U18’S GIRLSDavid Wright

 

Adult County Cup

Selection Policies

Essex Tennis Men’s,  Ladies and O35’s Selection Committees are responsible for the selection and organisation of the Adult County Teams.

Current Selection Committees 2021/22

Men’s Team Selection

Chair: Tom Higgins, Captain.
Simon Harston, Graham Ray, Richard Wire, David Wright

Ladies Team Selection

Chair:  Sophie Cockell, Captain
Mandy Wainwright, Helen Crook

O’35s team Selection

Ladies
Sophie Cockell Captain Mandy Wainwright, Helen Crook

Mens
Richard Barham Captain, Tom Higgins

Summer County Cup 2021

Mens and Ladies Summer County Cup 21 Results and placings 
Captains Reports and Photos

Summer County Cup 2022

Winter County Cup 22

Friday 25 to Sunday 27 November 2022

2021 Draws and Results

Competition pack (TBC)

Winter County Cup Roll of Honour 

 

 

Over 35 County Cup Event 2022

Ladies O35s 2022 Results and placings 

 

Over 35s County Cup Event 2021 results and placings

Mens Over 35s County Cup 2021 
Ladies Over 35s County Cup 2021

 

Selection Policies

Essex Tennis Men’s,  Ladies and O35’s Selection Committees are responsible for the selection and organisation of the Adult County Teams.

Current Selection Committees

O’35s team Selection

Ladies
Sophie Cockell (Captain) Mandy Wainwright

Mens
Richard Barham (Captain), Tom Higgins

O35 Captains

For enquiries relating to the Over 35 Captains where an email address has not been provided below, please call the Essex Tennis Office on 0208 502 6364 and your enquiry will be passed on to the relevant Captain.
CaptainNameEmail
LadiesSophie Cockell
MensRichard Barham

Seniors Tennis GB

Seniors Tennis GB is dedicated to promoting the game of tennis for players of all standards aged 35 years and over.
Follow the link to start competing, more information, events and results 

Seniors County Cup

The Seniors County Cup is played over two stages – a qualifying event, followed by a Finals. 

For 2022, county teams have been placed in groups based on their performance at the 2019 event, with group sizes differing between age groups. 

Teams who finish top of Group 1 of each age group will qualify for the Finals and compete against each other to determine which county will be crowned champion! 

Who can play? 

There are seven events for both men and women:  

  • Women – Over 40s, Over 50s, Over 55s, Over 60s, Over 65s, Over 70s and Over 75s  
  • Men – Over 45s, Over 50s, Over 55s, Over 60s, Over 65s, Over 70s and Over 75s 

Teams are made up of a minimum of four and a maximum of five players. 

Players are selected / nominated by their county. If you wish to be considered for selection, please contact them directly. Details of county offices can be found here. 

Dates 

The qualifying rounds of the Seniors County Cup will take place from Monday 4 April to Monday 3 October 2022. 

  • Team Entries Open – Monday 1 November 2021 
  • Team Entries Close – Monday 20 December 2021  

The Finals of the Seniors County Cup will take place at the Graves Tennis Centre, Sheffield from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 October 2022. 

  • Team Nomination Entries Open – Monday 3 October 2022 
  • Team Nomination Entries Close – Monday 17 October 2022
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Helpful resources 

2022 Competition Pack (as of 23 March 2022)

Roll of Honour (as of 20 December 2019) 

Current Draws and Information 2022

 

Current Seniors Coordinators

Ladies: Sarah Ball         E mail: seniors@essextennis.org.uk

Men:  Selwyn Jones       E mail: seniors@essextennis.org.uk

 

Seniors Captains 2021/22

Ladies 

For enquiries relating to the Ladies Senior Teams, please contact the the ladies seniors coordinator Sarah Ball (e mail below)
CaptainName
O35'sSophie Cockell
040sNell Mead
050sSarah Ball
O55s Gillian Sanderson
O60sPat Wire
O65sIsabel Holmes

Mens 

For enquiries relating to the Mens Senior Teams, please contact Selwyn Jones the Mens Seniors Coordinator (e mail below)
CaptainName
O35'sRichard Barham and Tom Higgins
O45sJon Lee
O50s Simon Payne
O55s Richard Stephens
O60sSelwyn Jones
O65sClive Shaller
O70s Alan Rayner
O75s Terry Stevens