Deposed Yorkshire end on winning note in Cheshire

Yorkshire's Northern Counties Match week squad, led by captain Jean Waring, second left in front row.
Yorkshire's Northern Counties Match week squad, led by captain Jean Waring, second left in front row.
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YORKSHIRE ended Northern Counties Match week with a 6-3 win over Northumberland at Sandiway GC, Cheshire.

The title may have been prised from their grasp by Lancashire - who edged Cheshire 5-4 on the final day - but Jean Waring’s young side took second spot after four wins and just one loss to their successors.

Fulford’s Charlotte Austwick and Lees Hall’s Holly Morgan won their morning foursomes 3&2 and Cleckheaton’s Olivia Hamilton and Megan Clarke were even more emphatic victors, by 5&4.

The 2-1 morning advantage was turned into the overall 6-3 victory with singles wins from Woodsome Hall’s Rochelle Morris, Rotherham’s Olivia Winning, Morgan and Lightcliffe’s Hannah Holden.