New Player Handicaps commencing January 2014 - Handicaps (PDF format)
LATEST NEWS for GYDTTL
The group play in the Spring Pairs Competition has been completed.
Group "A" with five teams was won by Kings Church "C" represented by Joseph and Jacob Goss. They scored 12 points pushing Yarcons A - Ray Lee and Mathew Current into second place with 10 points.
Group B was won on count back - Yarcons Sparks and St Johns tied with 11 points each but it was the former team of Brendan Green (who only lost one game) and Chris Durrant who went through.
In Group C Police failed to arrive and Benjamin Bombers - Kian Burgess and Josh Barnard were clear winners - being unbeaten - Gorl Cons Reg Cadmore and Terry Rymer were runners-up.
Group D - this was another group won on count back - Yarcons Telecom - Alan Yardy and Alan Jones just pipped the youngsters - Kaisey Bailey and Trafford Burrell of Cliff Park Tigers by ONE point t- A feature of this group was that eleven matches went to 21 - 20 !!
Group E Yarcons Dynamos failed to field a team - Mick Wright and Trevor Johnson of Acle Eagles triumphed followed by Kings Church A represented by Lewis Carby and Mike Wood.
FINAL will be held on THURSDAY April 10th at Gt Yarmouth Cons Club.
Names to Tournament Officer by Monday 7th April –
Tables updated by Peter Smith on 27/02/14
Six pairs contested the Random Doubles - one round robin group was
The TOWN CHAMPIONSHIPS will be held week beginning March 3rd.
SINGLES TUESDAY 4th March
DOUBLES THURSDAY 6th March
Entries to TOURNAMENT OFFICER by Sunday March 2nd- 6pm
The quarter-finals of the League Cup have been held. Benjamin Bombers scored 6 against Kings Church "C" 3. A hat-trick from Joshua Barnard and two from Caleb Pennington sealed the match for the Bombers. Kian Burgess with a lower handicap could only win one game this time- being beaten by both Sue Allen and Karen Smith.
St Johns "B" had to give away too many points and lost 8 - 1 to ENSFC "B" who had Ruben de Silva / James Smith and Darren Smith well in control.
ENSFC "A" came home with a 5 - 4 victory against Acle Eagles - Alex Harley won a very close match when he played David Robinson 21 - 20 / 21 - 20 this turned out to be the deciding game.
Yarcons "A" after battling some close games also won 5 - 4 against Yarcons Sparks. Andrew Knell with a slight start had a good win over Martyn Clarke.
The Semi-Finals will be played on TUESDAY APRIL 1st
The Final will be on THURSDAY APRIL 3rd.
ENSFC ‘B’ 1 St Johns 9. College B with only two players stood little chance against the strong Saints team. Sole winner for College was James Smith with an excellent win over Charles Goddard.
GCX could only muster two players when they visited Acle Fruitcakes - Bob Lamb managed two wins and lost the other in a very close game. Overall fruitcakes deserved their 8 - 2 victory.
In a close fought match Mill Lane just lost out to
Gorl Cons 4 – 6.
ENSFC ‘C’ came up trumps when they met two man Acle Avengers - score 8 - 2. The College then met Acle Assassins who put them to the sword Luis Barbosa for College took two scalps to deny Alfie Nichols and Jack Chase their maximums. The Assassins then met the Cliff Park Tigers who showed their claws and ripped them apart- score 1 - 9.
Kevin Chaney was on great form when Yarcon Dynamos met Yarcon Sparks - he
scored three wins - Andrew Knell fought hard for two for Sparks score 8 -
Bradley Burgess, now 8 years old, started playing Table Tennis at the Kings Church Table Tennis Club and the Mill Lane Centre just before his 7th birthday. Along with other under 16 junior players, Bradley receives regular coaching at the Kings Centre from Ernie George who is an ETTA Level 2 UKCC Table Tennis Coach.
At 7 years old Bradley won his first table tennis tournament, the Lowestoft and District Table Tennis League U11 Tournament in 2013 without losing a game. Bradley hope to repeat his success when he plays in the Tournament again this month.
Bradley took part in the Norfolk Schools Championships (Under 11 Boys) and was the youngest player and came 4 out of 6 in January 2014.
Bradley was selected to join the Eastern Regional Development Squad and has played for Wensum – Norwich in the National Cadet League 5 times.
This season he has played in the Great Yarmouth & District Table Tennis League for Cliff Park Tigers and has had some very good games even though he is the youngest player in the Table tennis League.
Kings Church Table Tennis Club at the Kings Centre, Great Yarmouth welcomes all adult and junior players, beginner or experienced, who are interested in playing table tennis whether recreationally or competitively in the League, on Thursday evenings 7.00 - 9.30pm. Coaching is available.
The Mill Lane Centre in Bradwell also welcomes all adult and junior players, beginner or experienced, who are interested in playing table tennis on Saturday mornings from 10.00am to 12.30pm.
The Great Yarmouth and District Table Tennis League, established since
1935, currently have 22 teams divided into 3 divisions, and is very keen
to welcome new players, teams and venues.
the week commencing 13th January, all Acle Table Tennis teams will be
playing their home matches on Thursdays at Reedham Village Hall. The
following is a link to the Reedham Village Hall website which shows how to
find the venue - http://www.reedhamvillagehall.org.uk/findUs.php
The Great Yarmouth & District Table Tennis League
(GYDTTL) was established on October 20th 1931 and exists to promote Table Tennis and to provide competitive Table Tennis in and within a 10 mile radius of Great Yarmouth and to encourage table tennis generally.
The league season commences in September and finishes in April each year. As well as the league fixtures there are also various Tournaments and Competitions during the season.
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