Tony Collins wins Eastern Valley Division One Tournament 2019
The final of the Eastern Valley Table Tennis League Division One Tournament was held this week. The number one seed and veteran, Tony Collins took on the up and coming junior, Ben Allen. Collins was the favourite going into the final, having not lost to Allen previously in the league, although, Allen did beat Collins on his way to winning this years Hard Bat tournament. When winning the first game 11-6 another straight forward result for Collins was anticipated. However, Allen showed his improving form by coming back to win the next two games 11-7 and 13-11 leaving the watching spectators thinking an upset was on the cards. However, back came Collins to win the fourth games 11-5 to set up a deciding game. The audience were treated to some spectacular table tennis with the final result proving difficult to predict. In the end it was Collins who prevailed in the final game 17-15 to collect the Division One trophy.
Author: Wayne Ford via Gwent Table Tennis Club
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