After a week’s cup break, league matches continued last week in the Bolton & District Table Tennis League. Top of the Division Ramsbottom Town A took full advantage of playing bottom of the table Hilton B trouncing them with a maximum 27-2 score. Eight points behind them, Flixton Cricket Club A beat Radcliffe Cricket Club23-9 with nines from Stephen Scowcroft and Tony Worthington. Third-placed Ramsbottom Town B came unstuck against Flixton Cricket Club B who had a good win 25-9 with nines from Jordan Potts and Anthony Bates. Fourth-placed Little Lever Club A beat Nomads just below them 23-8 with nines from Graham Jeffries and Ron Durose. Hilton A beat Ladybridge A 26-6 with Robert Hall and Andrew Michnowiec on nines.
In Division One, the top teams all had wins apart from
Division Two’s leaders Hilton E maintained form with a 21-14 win over fifth-placed Heaton Cricket Club B with nines from Jei Makino and Matthew Kennedy. Second-placed Bolton TTC also won 20-11 against Farnworth Social Circle B assisted by a nine from Peter McCormick. Surprisingly, Third-placed Meadow Ben B just lost out 13-15 to ninth place Brasszone whose Phil Petts was on his usual form with a nine. Fourth-placed St. Paul’s Peel maintained form with a 21-13 win over Ladybridge B with the usual nine from Lee Devenport. Mid-table Hilton Top Spinners had a close 20-17 win over second from the bottom Hilton F and Polonia Club B had a 25-9 win over bottom of the table Walkden Methodists with nines from Stefan Jankowski and Vojtech Sanc.
Division Three’s top team Meadow Ben C had a bit of a shock when fifth-placed Meadow Hill A took them to task winning 23-11 thanks to nines from new signing John Nuttall and ever-improving Bob Woodcock. From mid-table to second place, Irlam Steel Social Club took advantage of