The England team enjoyed one of their best European Championships for some time, improving on their performance earlier in the year at the World Championships in Moscow and continuing their progression towards the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Unlike the World Championships which run team and individual events on alternate years the European Championships contains both, although it was the team event where our strength shone through, with the men’s team finishing 10th and the women just missing out on promotion in 20th position.

To read how they got on click on the reports below from courtside correspondent Malcom Macfarlane.

And the final curtain falls

Almost all gone in Ostrava

Germany and Holland are European Champs Again

Another good win for the men against Greece

A Great day for both teams in Ostrava

So close to a superb double for Liam

Good win for Paul in the loss to Sweden