Last week top team Glodwick had easy pickings as they met second from the bottom of the table Warton in the Bolton Table Tennis League Premier Division. It was a straight 27 – 0. Second-placed Ramsbottom maintained form with a 21 – 16 win over Little Lever Cricket Club A. Third-placed Flixton Cricket Club A who have a game in hand had a 25 – 11 win over Hilton A with nines from Stephen Scowcroft and Philip Bowen. Fourth-placed Ramsbottom Town B beat fifth-placed Radcliffe Cricket Club 19 – 14. Mid-table Flixton Cricket Club B took advantage of
Hilton B are establishing themselves as leaders of Division One. They got a maximum points 27 – 4 win over a one-man Wingates with nines from David Andrews and John Davies. Just behind them, Coburg had a 26 – 4 win over Meadow Ben A. Fourth place Hilton D beat Hilton Cricket Club A 22 – 9. Mid-table team Ramsbottom Town D beat Hilton C 19 – 12 assisted by a nine from David Kay.
It looks like Division Two’s top two are already decided. Leaders Bolton TTC A had their expected win 23 – 14 over bottom team Meadow Ben C despite a resisting nine from Ian McPherson. Second-placed Polonia Club A beat tenth placed Farnworth SC B 25 – 7 with nines from Kryspin Zajac and Dawid Kakol. Third-placed St. Paul’s Peel beat fifth-placed Meadow Ben B 21 – 11 with the usual nine from Lee Devenport. Mid-table Bolton TTC B beat second from the bottom Farnworth SC C 24 – 10 with nines from Sam Greenhalgh and Peter McCormick. Other mid-table matches saw Ladybridge B beat Brass Zone 18 – 12 assisted by a nine from John Birchall and Heaton Cricket Club B beat Top Spinners 18 – 15 despite a resisting nine from Gary Hilton.
In Division Three we await the result for top team Walkden Methodists. Hilton F have just ousted juniors Hilton H from second place with a 27 – 1 win over bottom of the table Meadow Hill B. Now third, Hilton H beat their own G team 17 – 12 with a nine from Jei Makino. Fourth-placed Meadow Hill A beat Irlam Steel SC 22 – 11 with a nine from Roy Platt. Steadily improving Polonia Club B had a 24 – 11 win over Meadow Ben D just below them with a nine from Karolina Mucha and also improving Albany beat Ladybridge C 23 – 11 with a nine from David Chadwick.