The Spalding and District Table Tennis League’s week 4 unfortunately hit another problem.
JDM and South Holland were unable to complete their match because of a late illness.
The match will be concluded later.
Finally TNC opened their account against Team TJ.
Week 3 of the Spalding and District Table Tennis League’s new season saw the official start to the league matches, of which there were six, one having been played early.
However Tom and John Chesworth, with Phil Chandler, in the doubles had few other scares.
A new member coming in to the Spalding and District Table Tennis League means that there are now 7 teams in Division 2.
As a consequence one of the byes from Round 1 of the Moulton Shield now had a match.
So the new season for the Spalding and District Table Tennis League is under way with 8 teams in Division 1 and 6 in Division 2.
Last Tuesday saw the start of competitive play with a good turn out and five of the six Moulton Shield matches were played, with most starting early.
The Spalding and District Table Tennis League will be, as advertised, making a start to its new season programme from tonight (Sept 25th) with Round 1 of the Moulton Shield.
As a warm up for the new season Spalding and District Table Tennis League welcomed Denis Neale, 6 times National Singles Champion, twice English Open title holder and 1969 World Doubles Bronze medallist along with Steve Gray.
Teams need a minimum of two players.
September and the Spalding and District Table Tennis League’s thoughts to the new season, preceded by its AGM and presentations for 2017 – 18.
The Treasurer reported a poor summer season, the lower income having a knock-on effect for the coming season.
Whatever the rest of the season held for the Spalding and District League it can at least be said it ended with a bang.
Early in the evening Division 1’s Mine’s a Pint and 2’s Hurricane Brothers had concluded their Guardian Cup semi-final.
With just one week to go in the Spalding and District League and while two matters have been decided others are still open.
In Division 2 Pottermus Clarets’ Tom Chesworth faced Castle Sports and took both points in straight ends.