AS the sun slowly set in an amazing shade of orange, Round Nine of summer men’s pennant was played on Monday night.
The boys from Nadal (Stuart Pollock, Jim Taylor, Lachie Wark and Andrew Hayes) are doing something right, winning all six of their sets for the second week in a row.
With just three weeks of competition to go, the guys are looking the goods, sitting on top of the ladder … albeit in a bit of a logjam (more about that later).
Newcombe had a strong team, but just couldn’t get close.
Speaking with Hayesy during the week, he was really happy with his tennis.
It must be his pending fatherhood … I’ll check the stats for when his first baby was born and see if there’s a correlation.
Full story in the Spectator on Saturday, February 22, 2014