AT the half point of the season, Redditch Squash Club are one of just two clubs in the Worcestershire League to be strong enough to field four teams.

Flying the flag in Division One the firsts, under the guidance of Davey Banks, have recovered from a difficult start to sit mid-table.

Hereford bagged a narrow 3-2 win at Redditch, with James Davies and Ben Bryant picking up valuable points for the home team.

In Division Two, the thirds have been hit hard by injury and illness and find themselves in the relegation zone.

Matt Eades leads the way with five wins from his eight starts.

The seconds have had five successes from their nine games and sit mid-table and are well placed to mount a promotion challenge in the New Year.

Redditch’s fourth team are involved in a titanic battle for the second promotion spot in Division Three along side main rivals Droitwich and Malvern College.