A mixture of  fortunes saw a tie at the top of the league with Thatcham Jeffernauts and Thatcham Scorpions having to play off for the title
Whilst Scorpions were recording a 7-3 victory over Thatcham Chppers with Simon Barter, Bill Stamatiou and Dean Mustill winning two each although none of them could beat Choppers Sourabh Dubey
Meanwhile Jeffenauts lost 6-4 at AWE Fission for whom Bob Harris and John McLarty won two each and also shared the doubles. Andy Jeffery got two for Jeffernauts.
Thatcham Spartans finished third after their 7-3 victory against Woolton Hill Wildcats who are one off the bottom Malcolm Record won three and Celia Hooker two.Alan Fuller was Wildcats best with a brace.
Woolton Hill Wombats had mixed fortunes first losing 7-3 to Ashford Hill Misfits for whom Denise Weller had a hard fought treble including coming back from 2 sets down to Robin Burns and Simon Craig won twice.Jonathan Hopson replied with two for Wombats
Wombats then defeated Kintbury Cobras with a maximum from Burns including a 12-10 final set win over Ian Wu and two each from Hopson and Sthiven Pinhilla . . Wu got both Cobra's wins 
Thatcham A and E move up the table and could finish second if they win their last two games. This week they beat West Ilsley B 6-4 with Lorainne Mortimer getting three wins 
The early rounds were played this week and qualifiers for the finals were
John Panting Spitfires Celia Hooker Spartans Sajish Pavithran Dragons Jonathan Hopson Wombats Mark Every Jeffernauts Christine Haines Spitfires Matt Smith Jeffernauts and Sthiven Pinhilla Wombats

Lee Monk of Table Tennis England has issued the following

So you are all aware, I recently had a meeting with the shopping centre management team at the Kennett Centre, Newbury and we will shortly be announcing the opening of a brand new ping pong parlour. The parlour will make use of an empty shopping unit with 3 tables, bats and balls available to play on for the public for free! Clubs across the county have successfully used them to run fun competitions, recruit new members and engage with the public, most locally in Maidenhead. The Shopping Centre are keen to link up with local clubs and have also offered free event space in the mall if there is interest. 

They are aiming for a 1st May opening Anyone who can help with this please let one of our committee members know

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