League Week 17

Amann Ubhi closed in on the individual title in the Premier Division as he helped Colebridge Aces to a 7-3 win over Streetly A.
The 18 year old student from Acocks Green is the most promising youngster to emerge in the city since the legendary Ian Ferguson.  Amann's younger brother Amit was also unbeaten and looks set for a regular place in the team for the 2011/12 season.  Jack Williamson and Phil Burwell gained maximums for Beaufort Sports A in their 9-1 trouncing of Smiths Wood B. Smiths Wood A beat Smithereens A 7-3, thanks to trebles from Helen Turner and Alan Caffery.  Rob Rowson and Rob Sheldon did likewise for Beaufort Sports B. in a 9-1 drubbing of Smiths Wood C.  Hamstead A closed in on the title with a 10-0 drubbing of their B side.

Colebridge Braves and Hamstead C both enjoyed 6-4 successes in Division One against Sutton Coldfield A and Bournville A respectively.  John Harrison gained a maximum for Maypole A in a 7-3 victory over Sandwell Unison.  Terry Cooper was back to his best for Streetly B as they edged West Midlands Police A 6-4.

Colebridge Dinosaurs clinched the Division Two crown as Mark Georgevic and Jim Connor won three singles each.  Dean Hicks was unstoppable for Colebridge Falcons in a 6-4 toppling of Colebridge Giants.  Harry Sideras and Ryan Birbeck showed that Beaufort Sports C have the ideal blend of experience and youth, in an 8-2 triumph over Colebridge Chiefs. Smithereens B had an easy 9-1 success over Smiths Wood D, as Martin Rollason and Dave Whittingslow were unbeaten. Mike Cooper inspired Sutton Coldfield D to a 7-3 success over Quinborne A, including an 11-5 in the fifth victory over the talented Dan Ranford, in the first set of the night.

Author: via Birmingham & District Table Tennis Association
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