Last week in the Bolton Table Tennis League Ramsbottom Town A took advantage of the fact that Glodwick
Division One’s top team, unbeaten Ramsbottom Town C, continued their campaign with a 21-10 victory over much lower team Hilton C with nines from Martyn Holt and Tommy Ryan. Second joint placed Coburg also won 21-14 against Little Lever Cricket Club B. Second joint placed Hilton B just missed out to Ramsbottom Town D 17-15 with Ramsbottom’s David Kay steering them to victory with nine points. Two mid-table clashes had Hilton D just pipping Meadow Ben A 20-15 and Wingates just outplaying Farnworth SC A 18-13 thanks to a nine from John Bradbury. Mid-table Heaton Cricket Club A overpowered bottom of the table Hilton E 22-10 assisted by a nine from David Hall.
In Division Two, top team Bolton TTC A maintained their form with a 27-15 win over mid-table Top Spinners assisted by a nine from Nayem Alam. Second-placed Polonia Club A are now really making their mark in this division just missed out 17-15 to Bolton TTC B despite a resisting nine from Kryspin Zajac. Mid-table Meadow Ben B lost by one point 20-19 to Ladybridge B who now sit just one point above
In Division Three unbeaten Walkden Methodists march on relentless with a 24-10 victory over Irlam SC with nines from Carl Bennet and Steve Kelsall. Juniors Hilton H in second place missed out allowing their own F team below to close the gap to one point difference. A resisting nine came from the H team’s Jei Makino. Fourth-placed Meadow Hill A kept up the pressure with an 18-15 win over mid-table Hilton G despite a resisting nine from Martyn Rolling. A mid-table clash between Ladybridge C and Meadow Ben D just below them had Ladybridge taking it 22-10 with a nine from Brian Greenhalgh. Albany third from the bottom had their third win of the season against a hapless bottom of the table Meadow Hill B 27-4.