National Development Plan
Report by Sue Snelgrove
Pictures by Ben and Sam (nice work!)
The National Development Plan (NDP) finals were held in Newcastle on 2nd and 3rd May. This is in the form of 2 competitions -
It was a good weekend for the East Midlands, with some excellent team and individual results.
Level 1 (U9)
Level 4 team of Finlay Clarke (Hinckley - 1st all round), Jairaj Jandu (4th), Tom Orridge (7th), Luke Pearce and Euan Broughton convincingly won the gold medal by nearly 10 marks!
For the boys in Levels 1-4, those who finish in the top 10 plus 2 reserves) have the added bonus of getting invited to a national training camp at Lilleshall - so congratulations to Jonathan, Andrew, Jai and Tom.
These excellent results also meant that the East Midlands came 3rd in the Bob Currier trophy - which is contested between all the regions over the Club Grades.
The photos from the Elite Grades & Setwork Challenge at Ipswich and the NDPs at Newcastle are now on Flickr:
NDPs 2009...http://www.flickr.com/photos/13157079@N05/sets/72157618284842632/ (if you click on "sets" you can view all the other sets of our competition photos as well)[www/photogallery/photo00020651/real.htm]
Full size originals available on request