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SQUASH: Coleman the hero
12:00pm Saturday 20th October 2012 in Sport
Oxford Health & Racquets moved up to second in Group A after winning 3-2 at the University of Birmingham in the Premier League.
Madeline Perry, the 13-time Irish champion, and Richard Birks twice gave the visitors the lead, only for Chris Tasker-Grindley and the Birmingham top-string Chris Ryder to level it up.
But Ben Coleman beat Birmingham’s Nathan Lake to clinch victory for Oxford.
RESULT University of Birmingham 2, Oxford Health & Racquets 3 (Oxford scores first): S Handley lost to C Ryder 11-9, 11-5, 11-6; B Coleman bt N Lake 11-8, 9-11, 10-12, 11-3, 3-11; M Perry bt S-J Perry 13-15, 8-11, 9-11; R Birks bt C Truswell 11-5, 10-12, 4-11, 7-11; K Johnson lost to C Tasker-Grindley 10-12, 11-7, 11-5, 11-7.