Bribar 2 Star Junior Open 13th September 2015

Bribar Plymouth Junior 2 star Table Tennis Tournament 13th September 2015

On Sunday 13th September the first Open Junior Table Tennis tournament of the season was played at Eggbuckland Community College in Plymouth with a turnout of over 70 junior players.

Beginning the day with the under 11 boys saw an exciting match from Somersets’ Bertie Kelly, who managed to beat Devon’s Jakub Piwowar to take home the first trophy of the day. Next came a hard fought battle for the under 13’s title seeing Matthew Stanfield take on Bertie Kelly for his second title game. Matthew managed to prevent a second win for Bertie, taking home the trophy to Dorset.

In a closely fought under 15’s final, Dorset players Kai Major and Alex Malloch played for the title with Kai just overpowering Alex in the fifth game.

Plymouth Talent Development squad member Carl Baldry held on to his under 18’s title after a heated game against Stovers’ Kelvin Cheung who just lost out on the title.

With the girl’s games being just as exciting as the boys, Angharad Bemen took on Plymouth Talent Squad player Gemma Kerr for the under 13’s girl’s match. Gemma who is now Nationally ranked 7th in the under 13 girl’s did not disappoint, winning her match and the title. The under 15’s girls match then saw Gemma Kerr take on Nina Kadir from Avon for Gemma’s second title play off, unfortunately Plymouth’s own Gemma did not stand up to Nina who won the under 15’s category. Winning the under 18’s girls for the second time in a row was Jazmin Johns, beating Nina Kadir in an exciting final match.

A big congratulations to all the winners of the day and thank you to all those who made the tournament such a great success.

 After further outstanding performances in the Bribar Plymouth Junior 2 star, Joola Plymouth Table tennis club continues to go from strength to strength seeing the up and coming stars pitted against one another in battle.

As many will have seen and even visited the Ping Pong parlour in the city centre, Ping Plymouth has been a huge success seeing tens of thousands of people trying out the sport. With the aim to get the people of Plymouth playing table tennis, we were amazed by the numbers of people giving the sport a go and enjoying it. Not only is table tennis a fun sport but a good way to stay fit and healthy for all ages of people.

The search still continues for more youngsters who are interested in the sport with many coaching sessions available and regular talent identification across the city. If you’re interested in finding out more about Joola Plymouth Table Tennis club and the training sessions we have on offer, please contact Kevin Buddell on 07836 550308 or by email

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