• Liddell gets the better of Allen in Lawn final

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    Brendan Liddell, Men's Champion. PHOTO: Emma Hillier

    BRENDAN Liddell has capped off a fine individual season by taking out the men’s singles championship on Sunday, defeating multiple club champion Matt Allen in straight sets.

    In a match that ebbed and flowed, Liddell grabbed the first set narrowly before hanging on to win 10-8 in the second set tiebreaker to secure the title 6/4 7/6.

    Having been beaten by Allen in last year’s semi final, Liddell was relieved to finally have a singles title to his name.

    “I’m pretty pumped with it,” he said.“It’s a massive relief to finally win one.

    “Matt is just so tough to beat – he doesn’t give you any free points and makes you work for everything.

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