It is with great sadness we announce the death of our President Tony Reeves on Wednesday 9th August after a short but  severe illness . 

Our thoughts are with his wife Lorna & children Caroline, Dave, Mark & family.

Tony was a great ambassador for Table Tennis in Newbury' Reading and Berkshire

Tony burst onto the scene as a Junior in 1952 when he was runner up in the Boys Singles to Wally Smith still a youngster the following year saw him runner up in both the Mens and Mixed Doubles Finals partnering Lorna Beaver who was to become his wife.

He won the Mens Singles 5 times between 1958 and 1965 and had numerous Mixed Doubles success with his wife and Mens Doubles with his team mate from Woolton Hill Ian Bennett. He helped Woolton Hill to several Div 1 titles 

Tony was Match Secretary fron 1961 to 1967 and was made Chairman from 1970 to 1984 and Coaching Officer from 1970 to 1974.

He became our President in 2003 and often attended our AGM to give out awards

Author: via Newbury Table Tennis League
Article Published:
Last Updated:
Share This Page