In an excellent competition, West Exe Pilots have come top of the Junior League, with Newton Wonders runners-up. Trophies will be presented at Finals Night on Thursday 9th April.
Final league placings
|1. West Exe Pilots||21|
|2. Newton Wonders||16|
|3=. Newton Marvels||12|
|3=. West Exe School||12|
|5. Exmouth Blades||11|
|6. Exeter City Dream Team||3|
Well done to all, we were very impressed by the table tennis being played. And thank you all for the feedback (very positive, and with some suggestions for the future). Thanks again to all who helped with the event, and to Exeter City FC for hosting at St James' Park.
Original article 7-3-15
Our pilot President's Junior League, organized by Penny Perry, has made a very successful start. This competition is taking place on Tuesdays 6-8pm at Exeter City Football Club, St James' Park every week up till Easter (except for the 17th). Members are welcome to pop along and see. it's downstairs in an informal setting and refreshment is available; there is ample parking on site.
Thanks to Penny for organizing, and many of you for helping (any more helpers please contact Penny). We and the football club are putting out a press release as follows:
Exeter City FC Football in the Community have linked forces with Exeter & District Table Tennis League to provide a new ‘pilot’ Junior Table Tennis League. It started on Tuesday 24th February in the Centre Spot at St James Park and will run for 5 weeks. We have 6 teams entering a round robin tournament with the main focus being fun participation in a professional environment with an introduction of competitiveness.
All the juniors will receive a t-shirt and will be invited to EDTTL Finals Night on Thursday 9th April at the Coaver Social Centre, where the winning team will be presented with their trophies. The competition is between teams made up from boys and girls aged 9 to 17 years. The team names are Newton Wonders, Newton Marvels, West Exe Pilots, Exmouth Blades, West Exe School and also a team from Exeter City’s Monday night club called the Dream Team.
Chair of EDTTL Penny Perry said "We are really grateful to ECFC for providing the venue and to Scott in particular for supporting us with this initiative. It is a very exciting time for Exeter League and we hope all the youngsters enjoy the experience and develop a love of table tennis, a sport that can be played throughout their lives".