Young Starlet Ben Moore selected to represent Wales Junior Table Tennis Team In April

 

Press Release Issued By St David's College 8/3/2017

 

PRESS RELEASE 8/3/17

 

Ben Moore has been  selected represent Wales at table tennis. Ben will compete for the Welsh Juniors at Chippenham in April.  Ben started playing when he was 9 years old at Rhyl Community Table Tennis Club, where  he received coaching by North  Wales coach Barrie Russ.  Ben competed with the Rhyl Junior Team last year winning the premier cadet Division1 league title at Halton, defeating  teams from all over the north west. This  year they have clinched the under 18 junior title and are odds on to retain the cadet title, this time under the Trinity and Halton team banner.

 

Individually Ben receives regular training from the Welsh coach Ryan Jenkins and  has recently won the Cadet Under 15 open tournament, and  finished runner up in the under18 category at Halton and this weekend he traveled down to Cardiff where he finished cadet runner up in the premier Welsh championships, losing in the final to the number 1 seed, his strong showing was enough, however to clinch his first full Welsh cap.  Ben was picked to represent Wales in the Euro minis tournament last year but had to drop out due to appendicitis so a welcome second opportunity.

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