County Seniors - Division 2A Championship

The Teams involved in the Championship this season where:-

                    Derbyshire 2

                    Northumberland 1

                    Northumberland 2

                    South Yorkshire

                    Staffordshire

                    Warwickshire 2

As there were just 6 teams in this Division it was possible to conduct the whole Championship over a 2 day weekend. There were 3 Rounds on the Saturday and the final 2 Rounds on the Sunday.

Round 1 - South Yorkshire made the best start beating Northumberland 2 by 9 - 1 whilst Staffordshire and Warwickshire 2 won their matches by the same score of 7 - 3.

Round 2 - South Yorkshire beat staffordshire and Warwickshire 2 beat Derbyshire 2 by the same score of 9 - 1 which resulted in South Yorkshire topping the table with a better games different score. Northumberland 1 beat their 2nd team quite convincingly which put them above Staffordshire by virtue of a better games difference score.

Round 3 - Warwickshire 2 continued their winning ways by beating Staffordshire 9 - 1. The 2 Northumberland teams recorded wins in this Round, The 1st team beat South Yorkshire 8 - 2 and the 2nd team beat Derbyshire 2 by 7 - 3. Warwickshire 2 remained top and South Yorkshire remained 2nd, despite losing, keeping Northumberland 1 in 3rd.

Round 4 - Warwickshire 2 beat South Yorkshire 9 - 1, Northumberland 1 beat Derbyshire 2 by 8 - 2 and Staffordshire beat Northumberland 2 by 6 - 4. There were several personnel changes from the Saturday teams which didn't seem to make much difference, probably Staffordshires team benefitted most! Warwickshire 2 remained top, Northumberland 1 moved up into 2nd and Staffordshire joined South Yorkshire in joint 3rd place.

Round 5 - Warwickshire 2 beat Northumberland 2 by 10 - 0, South Yorkshire beat Derbyshire 2 by 6 - 4 and Northumberland 1 drew with Staffordshire. These results meant that the finishing order was Warwickshire 2, Northumberland 1, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Norhumberland 2 and Derbyshire 2 last.

Warwickshire 2 were by far the best team only dropping 5 games throughout the 5 Rounds leaving the rest to fight it out for the runners up spot.

Author: via Draycott and Long Eaton Table Tennis Club
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