Hereford Challengers had a brilliant final weekend in the Veterans British Table Tennis League at Derby Arena on 18 th and 19 th February 2017. They built on the success of their first weekend back in September when they led the division by 3 points from their nearest rival. This time they won 3 matches and drew 1. Their only loss was due to an injury to Ola who had to concede the 2 singles in the last match.
The team of Mark Owen, Toby Eckley and Ola Andersson finished 5 points clear from the second team and gain promotion to division 1. Mark achieved an average of 85%, Ola 72% and Toby 55%.
Harry Jutle was also there umpiring. He recently achieved the highest International Umpire qualification of Blue Badge, currently 1 of only 6 in England.