Last weeks’ matches in the Middlesbrough and District Table Tennis League concentrated on the Knockout Handicap Cup Third Round, where East Cleveland A scored a very narrow victory over Nunthorpe A winning by 5 sets to 4. Paul Flanagan was the star of the match scoring a hat trick for East Cleveland, while Ray Darcy and Hugh Williams both scored 1 each.
For Nunthorpe Eileen Robinson produced the best performance winning two of her sets whilst Glynn Robinson and David Williams won one each.
In another close match, Beaumont Nomads B scored 5-3 victory over Ormesby L. Kevin Linsley and Robert Evans both won two each for Nomads; whilst Barry Pearson won one. Marie Edwards produced the best performance for Ormesby winning two of her three sets.
Ormesby K progressed to the next round with a 5-1 victory against Ormesby H. Eve Witterick and Jonah Hannaway did well for Ormesby K to win two each, whilst Ryan Davis won one.
Alan Ransome OBE