2012-13 Week 9
Rajinder Singh led Hamstead B to a surprisingly easy 8-2 victory over Smiths Wood A in the Premier Division.  Pat Glynn, the former Ireland international who was 2011/12 Player of The Season in the city, won the two for Smiths.
Beaufort Sports A are the leaders at the halfway stage in the top flight with 21 points from seven games, followed by Colebriage Aces 18 from six.  Jack Williamson of Beaufort is the leading individual with 18/21.
Bouunville B and Streetly B drew 5-5 in Division One, with Steve Taylor and John Waters of Streetly and John Harrison from Bournville all winning two singles.  Sutton Coldfield A lead the title chase with 20 points from seven fixtures with Bournville B in pursuit having 18 from seven also.  The experienced Taylor is top dog in thsi section with 20/24.
Colebridge Chiefs had teenager Sam Henderson to thank for a 7-3 away success at Bournville C as he gained an excellent maximum.  Colebriage Giants hammered Colebridge Hawks 8-2 in a basement battle, that saw both Chris Allen and Mick Bere unbeaten.  Kevin Flavell and Dave Whittingslow were both maximum men for Smithereens in an  
8-2 mauling of Colebridge Falcons.  Flavell came from two games down to beat the awkward John Overton 11-9 in the fifth.  Colebridge Dinosaurs lead the way with 25 points from eight, with Chiefs and West Midlands Police both three points in arrears.  A fabulous scrap for the individual title is taking place with Martin George (Bournville C) 19/21, Henderson 19/24 and Whittingslow 19/24 jist ahead of a clutch of talented players.
Andy Rowland maintained top form for Bournville D in their 7-3 away win at Jacombs A in Division Three.  Youngster Sam Georgevic pocked up two singles for Jacombs.  Sutton Coldfield D edged Streetly D 6-4 despite a magnificent performance from Graham Fleet who won all three singles and teamed up with Dave Collins for a doubles success.
Fleet beat the highly rated trio of Chris Harris, Brian Morris and Colin Cleverley.  Roger Ellerington inspired Smiths Wood C to a 6-4 success over Sutton Coldfield E with a maximum display.  Smiths Wood lead the pack with 23 points from eight games followed by Ivy Leaf 22 from seven, while Rowland is leading plater in the division with 18/21.
Dave Freeman and Ming Sung called the tune for Quinborne in a 9-1 demolition job over Walmley B.  Sutton Coldfield F had a comfortable 7-3 home victory over Beaufort Sports D courtesy of a Bob Graham hat-trick,  Tim Fell from Colebridge Jaguars is favourite for the individuals currently boasting a 15/18 aggregate, with Sutton Coldfield F leading team with 21 points from six fixtures who are two points in front of Bournville E who have played the same amount.
Jamie Fellows reeled off another hat-trick for Colebridge Knaves in Division Five as his side pipped Walmley C 6-4. Derek Pulsar was another maximum man for Ivy Leaf B at West Midlands Fire in a 6-4 scoreline.  Bournville G had a sweet 6-4 victory over Jacombs B, with Riaz Hussain in max form for the winners.  Fellows is leading player in this section with 19/21 with his team gaining 23 points from seven and Walmley second four points behind also from seven matches. 
Author: via Birmingham & District Table Tennis Association
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