News Report wc 13 Mar 2017

The league representative A and B teams completed their fixtures in the Open Age Lancs/Cheshire divisions with mixed fortunes, following the first team retaining the Premier title a few weeks ago. in division 1 Malcolm McEvoy joined the squad and together with Steve Green and Ray Worthington promptly outpointed Halton and East Lancashire 4 2 before being held to a draw by Preston A. Andy Eagles completed the quartet and with a strong finish they have come runners up to Glossop and hope to gain promotion next season.
The B team in division 2 gained valuable experience at this level and led by Colin Fergus they gave a good account of themselves despite suffering a number of close defeats. Wayne Taylor and Will Sleddon completed the line up on the day.

In the local league it was cup week and Premier side Barrow reached the final of the handicap cup following a 48 point victory over division 1 outfit County Officers B. Once again Jonathan Taylor was in unstoppable form for the villagers.

In the Robert Moreton Shield for divisions 2 and 3 Paul Curley once again led Barrow D to success, this time over their own E trio, and they are joined in the final by Groves D who accounted for Saughall Institute. Lynsey Pellew -Nabbs led the way for the victors, and was well backed up by experienced Steve Jones.

In a division 2 fixture County Officers C held Barrovians to a draw, with Charlie Cooke being the first player to defeat Jens Andersen this season. Elsewhere Jack Auckland and Andy Moulton led Electric Sports to an emphatic victory at Tarporley.

D Terry

Author: via Chester and Ellesmere Port Table Tennis League
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