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Notice submitted by Chris Durrant on 09/12/14
Norfolk Schools Table Tennis Association - Individual Championship; click on link: Norfolk Schools Entry Form 2015 (PDF format)
League report submitted by Edna Fletcher on 14/12/14
Kings “A” had Curtis Beales and Lewis Carby turned out polished performances when they met a stubborn Mill Lane Exiles team – an excellent Match between Andy Knell and Mike Wood saw the Kings player win at 11 – 8 in the fifth with some clever defensive shots- score 8 – 2.
With Yarcon Police managing to field a full team they managed to win 6 – 4 when they met Yarcon Sparks gaining two points each – Kian Burgess was once again the shining star for Sparks with a maximum. Great to see Brendan Green back in play after injury.
A spirited Reedham Eagles team fought hard when they met the strong St Johns team but with no success although Mick Wright took one set from Ian Brown and Wally Ladmore- Cliff Frazer playing up for Eagles came close to a shock victory when he took David Boatman to a five setter score 0 – 10.
Yarcons “A” v Yarcon College Exiles- many close results in this derby match. Yarcon A managed to win the vital points in each final game to give them a 10- 0 victory.
v GCX; maximums from Paul Stone and Bob Lamb ensured the points for their
team. Mill Lane took the doubles to gain a creditable four points for their
Kings “D” entertained Gorl Cons- four of the matches went to five setters- from two down in the doubles the young players fought their way back to a 11 – 5 win – match ending all square.
Underdogs lost all ten points when they met Kings “B” but are improving with every match.
The young ENSFC “C” team produced some excellent play when they met GCX- but experience told in the end with only Kane Simmonds managing to take a point when he defeated Paul Bartram in four sets.
by Sue Allen ably supported by Karen Smith and Cliff Fraser saw Kings “B”
win 7 – 3 over Gorleston. Cons. with Albert Cadmore winning two and Reg
Cadmore winning one.
After the holiday break- please send the names of your team players (2) for the Spring Pairs Competition to the Tournament Officer before January 8th to enable the paper-work to be finalised.
Group A / Group C / Group E = Tuesday 13th January. Group C / Group D = Thursday 15th January. All at Yarmouth Cons Club- start by 7- 3 0pm.
The Spring Pairs group play will be held as follows-some new handicaps
The Spring Handicap will
be held on TUESDAY 10th February; start 7 pm *** (note
Q F of the Nov handicap
will also be held on Thurs 12th February start 7.30pm .
ALL AT GT YARMOUTH CONS. CLUB.
Doubles will be held on FRIDAY 13th February at MILL LANE CENTRE start 7.30pm.
Entries to Tournament
Officer by FRIDAY 6TH FEBRUARY £3 AND £2 Jnr .
New handicaps for players are as follows (old handicap in brackets where appropriate):
Ian Brown -16; Lewis Carby -9 (-8); Baden Connolly 10 (9); Joel Gasper 10 (15); Jacob Goss -8 (-7); Joseph Goss -8 (-7); Mike Harvey 8; Alfie
Nicholls 7 (8); Martin Pigott -8 (-7); Calen Rudkin 15; Louis Woolston -1 (1); Mike Woolston -3 (-2); Mick Wright -1 (0)
Autumn Handicap Singles tournament report submitted by Edna Fletcher on 21/11/14
The Autumn Handicap Singles tournament was held at the Gt Yarmouth Cons. Club – with a record entry of 14 juniors and 14 seniors.
Lewis Carby was the winner of Group “A” with 16 points - followed by Joseph Goss with 13- Darren Smith 10, Charlie Nichols 8 – Will Simms 7 - Jane Burgess with 3 – and Baden Connolly Aldridge with 1.
There was a tie in Group “B” with Mike Woolston and Niall Simmonds both scoring 13 - on count back Niall came out top- other scores were 10 for Matt Current and Roddy Brewer 7 for Bradley Burgess 5 for Martin Nichols and 1 for Kevin Chaney.
Group “C” had young Alfie Nichols become top-dog with 11 points followed by Ray Lee 9 who just pipped Martin Clarke by one point- Mick Wright and Louis Woolston both gained 5 points- Louis Barboza 2.
Another tie in Group “D” saw Jacob Goss with 14 points come top on count-back followed by Ryan Moore, Kane Simmonds was third with a very creditable 13 points- Alan Yardy scored 7, Goncola de Silva 6 - Terry Rymer 4 and young Harry Lee 1.
quarter finalists will be informed when the next stage is played.
League matches continue until the Christmas break - then early January the Spring Pairs team event will take place. Venues to be announced.
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