Each week of the season, one team in each division has a free week so there could be players there only too willing to play.
Divisions 1 and 2 will commence the season in week beginning 13 September but, so that there won't be large gaps in the fixtures later in the season, the Premier division will only commence in week beginning 4 October.
The Executive Committee met last night to discuss the upcoming season.
Certain League rules have been amended and in some cases, temporarily adjusted, in an attempt to help teams in the current situation. The rules are now on the website.
Long standing Standish A and Wigan League player, Terry Smith is planning to undertake an arduous journey. He intends, along with his young daughter, Poppy, to canoe from West to East coast of England along 162 miles of inland waterways.
Good luck Terry and Poppy
We should by now have concluded another league season but, of course, because of the pandemic, no matches have been played at all.
Division One LSG Saints
Division Two LSG Dragons
In view of the ongoing situation and the likelihood of more measures to come it is now certain that no competitive table tennis will be allowed for some time.
Consequently we have to come to terms with the fact that the 20/21 season will just not happen.
The biggest problem is the availability of premises for competitive matches and unfortunately we have no real idea when venues will come available again.
Watch this space.
Also please note we will be unable to hold our Annual General Meeting this year but an email will be circulated with any essential business.’
On this already sad day, there is more bad news to report. Possibly the oldest surviving member of the Wigan Table Tennis League has passed away as a result of the terrible Coronavirus. Bill died in hospital this morning.
Martin's funeral will be on Monday 6 April at Greenacres in Rainford. It will be at 12 Noon. Obviously none of us will be able to attend but perhaps we can pause for a moment to send our thoughts and best wishes to Jacqui and the family at that time.
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