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The Ormesby team immediately after securing the prestigious title (left to right) Nicky Jarvis, Trevor Taylor, Nancy Evans, Alan Ransome, Denis Neale


On Thursday 11th May 1972 Ormesby won the Europe Club Cup of Champions, the only English club to achieve the feat.

Now 50 years later, on Sunday 8th May, after securing the British League title, the occasion was celebrated.


Nicky Jarvis and Denis Neale cut the cake


Selecting Nicky Jarvis, Denis Neale and Trevor Taylor, away in the first leg of the final, facing BTK Falkenberg, they recorded a 6-3 win; in the second contest, a 5-1 win secured victory.


Second Match

Nicky Jarvis beat Tommy Andersson 21-16, 21-0; lost to Stellan Bengtsson 9-21, 11-21

Denis Neale beat Lennart Nilsson 21-17, 21-9; beat Tommy Andersson 21-12, 21-15

Trevor Taylor beat Stellan Bengtsson 21-14, 21-19; beat Lennart Nilsson 16, 17

This photo is taken after the first match at a restaurant called SkreagĂĄrden, just outside Falkenberg.

In the middle in the back is Lennart Nilsson, Falkenberg’s fourth player at that time.

Top right is Bo Bengtsson, team captain.