The cost is £4, payable on the night.
The updated player handicaps to be used in the first round of matches can be found here:
Handicaps Nov 2018v2.xls
Please note that the maximum starting score is now 0 - 15 (previously 0 - 16)
Our condolences go to this family, close friends and members of Oldfield TTC.
The draw for the first round of matches in the KO cups is below. Matches to be played week commencing 12 November:
The Avon County Closed Championships will be held on Sunday 11th November, at the WISE campus. Application forms for both the Junior and Senior events are attached. Closing date 2nd November 2018.
Avon Junior Closed Entry Form Nov 2018.docx
The entry form to the 2018/19 KO Cup competitions is available below. Entries to be received by 12 Oct '18.
Alan Feltham and Ben Greene (another debutant) won a match each but were unable to win the doubles as Bathford won 26-15, with Paul Vincent contributing 3 points.
Attendees enjoyed a splendid buffet supplied by the golf club and were entertained by a topical quiz, expertly organised and refereed once again by Dennis Townsend.
Division 2 - W Chippenham D, R/U Bathford D
KO Cup Final
Chippenham B 4 (A. Cox 1, S. Cooper 1, A. Kearney 2) Bath Invaders A 5 (D. Busari 1, I. Maggs 1, B. U. Chandra 3)
Bath Invaders A were pushed all the way by Oldfield C in their KO Cup semi-final, but got the better of a 5-4 score-line thanks to a Bhargav Chandra treble and a double from Len Vowles. Sasi Anandraj registered a brace in reply, with Nick Branch and Bill Guibarra winning one apiece.
An end of season "hard bat" competition will be held on Wednesday 16th May, at St John's School, commencing at 7 pm. Cost £3.50. The competition is open to Bath league players only.
Only bats and balls provided by the league can be used.
Intended to be a fun evening....
The finalist of the three cup finals to be held at St John's School on Monday 30th April are:
KO Cup - Bath Invaders "A" v Chippenham "B"
Restricted Cup - Chippenham "C" v Yatton Keynell "B"
Handicap Cup - Bath Invaders "B" v Ensleigh "A"
Please note that this a change from the previously advertised date of 18th May shown in the handbook.
Make it a success by giving the event your support.
Ensleigh B are second from bottom after losing 28-6 away to Radstock B, with Glyn Flinders (5) and Brendan Rouse earning their points. Simon Young and Paul Crocker both registered maximums for Radstock, with Jack Hier adding a further 7 points.
Dave Naismith also turned out for the C team that evening and earned 8 points, with Jon Turner and John Hunter securing maximums, as they overcame two-man Bathford E 29-9. The visitor’s points came from Tony Parr (4) and Evan Holding (2) plus two from the doubles.
Please see the attached calling notice for the Bath Summer League 2018. Anyone wishing to enter a team should do so before 30th April 2018.
SUMMER LEAGUE 2018 CALLING DOC.docx
Bathford A 16 (A. Bolhuis 3, P. Marshall 7, B. Dearling 3, Dbls 3) Chippenham B 19 (S. Cooper 9, A. Feltham 1, A. Kearney 8, Dbls 1)
Yatton Keynell A racked up maximum points in beating visiting Radstock A 30-7, with Jamie Smith, Keith Holland, and Shaun Eagles making up the undefeated threesome. Phil Ware (4) Keren Millard (2) and Dean Barmby were on the scoresheet for the away team.
Charlie Joyce scored maximum points, and Ali Pearson 6, in a losing cause as Oldfield D went down 20-16 away to Bathford A, who are well placed in mid-table, but with games in hand. Josh Kashdan-Brown (7) Albert Bolhuis (6) and Bruce Dearling (4) were on the scoresheet for the hosts.
Key Centre B hosted leaders Bath Invaders B and could only scrape together 4 points as the table toppers gained a full 30. Andy Boucher, Simon Monks, and Martyn Millard were the visitors’ unbeaten trio, while Dave Carter and Matt Timpson shared the bottom team’s points.
The Bath and District Table Tennis Association held its closed championships last week at St John’s school.
Open Singles: Semi-Finals – D. Busari bt G. Baldwin, C. Joyce bt Josh Kashdan-Brown. Final – C. Joyce bt D. Busari 10-12 17-15 11-6 12-14 11-9
Yatton Keynell C went down 23-9 at home to Bear Flat A with only Alasdair Hulbert (6) registering any singles points. Paul Green carded another maximum for the visitors, and Paul Gibbs and Andy Steady also scored well with eight and six points respectively.
Yatton Keynell B caused an upset in the Restricted Cup, defeating current Division 1 leaders Bath Invaders B 5-3 at Yatton. Andy Boucher’s hat-trick was not enough for the visitors as Andy Purkiss (2) Joe Dukes (2) and Adam Dawes put the home team into the semi-finals once more.
Division two’s basement team Chippenham E had no answer to Yatton Keynell D in their away match and went down by thirty points to three, with Steve Rodda the only player to register. Jon Freeman, Bob Portlock, and Edward Lea were the host’s winning trio.
Please find attached a report of the latest series of matches for the Avon Vetts team. An excellent result for all involved.
AVON VETTS REPORT - Jan 18.doc
Oldfield D 20 (A. Pearson 6, C. Joyce 7, S. Andrews 4, Dbls 3) Yatton Keynell A 15 (R. Powell 9, N. Bird 3, S. Eagles 2, Dbls 1)
Chippenham A 27 (T. Parkins 8, R. Jemmott 7, G. Baldwin 9, Dbls 3) Bathford B 10 (S. Husbands 2, R. Bennett 0, Josh Kashdan-Brown 6, Dbls 2)
The Key Centre A team could only field two players for their home tie against Bath Invaders B and paid the price as they were thumped 7-1, with Andy Boucher and Steve Doidge both carding maximums for the victors. Brent Pollard beat Simon Monks to prevent the white-wash.
The updated player handicaps to be used in the 2nd round of handicap cup matches is attached. These handicaps will also be used for the forthcoming Handicap event in the Bath Closed Championships.
Handicaps Jan 2018v1.xls
A report on the Avon Seniors matches played in the County Division One during December. An excellent performance winning 6 of their 7 matches played. Well done to all the Avon players for their tremendous efforts on the day. Thanks to Dave Reeves for his report.