In the third week of play in the Bolton and District Table Tennis League the Ramsbottom Music Festival clear up from the weekend means that their derby A versus C team match will have to be played later. In the meantime, by the Wednesday, Ramsbottom B
In Division One, two teams already stand out as potential candidates for promotion. Burning Desire hoping for a swift return to the Premier beat Meadow Ben A 27-0 and new team Wigan TTC beat Little Lever A 25-5 with nines from Daniel Watkinson and Tony Whitney. Closer results had Polonia Club A with their third win over Coburg 18-16 helped by nine from Lukasz Serdiuk and Hilton D just pipped Farnworth Social Circle A 17-16. Heaton Cricket Club A had their first win of the season over Wingates 19-16 helped by a nine from David Hall. Hilton C have yet to make their mark and went down 22-14 to Ramsbottom Town D with Martin Holt scoring a nine.
Division Three’s Polonia Club C are top of the division. They had their third win this season over Albany 25-9 with nines from Henryk Michalowski and Karolina Mucha. Second-placed Meadow Ben C had their third win over Hilton H 23-11 assisted by a nine from Neil Cowburn and Meadow Ben D beat a two-man Farnworth Social Circle D 21-10. Third-placed Meadow Hill A triumphed with their third win 21-9 over Ladybridge C helped by nine from Bob Woodcock. Irlam Steel Social Club just beat Farnworth Social Circle C 16-12 despite a resisting nine from Christopher Lord. Hilton G got a maximum 27-5 over a two-man junior Hilton I team.