Llandudno Table Tennis League Week 7 - 8 Round Up

News - week 8

In the first division, Conwy B remain in third despite losing 2-8 to Rhyl ARon Bradburn representing Rhyl A proved the strongest player securing his maximum losing only two games and teaming up with Barrie Russ to land the doubles. This win was the first of the season for Rhyl A but they also drew 5-5 with Trinity C. Here the strongest player was Ben Moore who beat Ron Bradburn over five games. Two other tight five-game encounters both went to Barrie Russ and Dave Foster of Rhyl AConwy A beatTrinity B 6-4 in what is becoming a very competitive league below the two teams. Again, Ben Moore secured a maximum for Trinity B winning two five-game matches. He teamed up with his father Fred Moore to land the doubles but his team were unable to record their first win of the season. Mark Kane unfortunately lost two encounters in a deciding fifth game and this ensured a Conwy A victory.
In the second division, Amlwch C continue their fine season by beating Craig-y-don B6-4. George Higham won all three of his singles narrowly seeing off Ady Waugh 11-9 in the fifth. Caren Ault also beat Ady but was prevented in her quest for a maximum byGed Haresnape 7-11 in the fifth. Matthew Winnett failed to win a game but was twice beaten in the fifth in a very competitive night of table tennis. Meirion Williamsmade his first appearance for Police B for about a five years and was rewarded with a maximum. He was ably supported by Alan Lavery who also won his singles and teamed up with Meirion to secure a doubles victory. Marcus Jones prevented a clean sweep with a fine performance to beat John Cartwright in an exciting five-game battle to record a point for Rhyl CCraig-y-don A beat a spirited Y Morfa B who still search for that elusive victory. Martin Bill and Andy McNeil won a five-game doubles thriller andBill Woolley beat both John Bastin and Bill Williams but it was not enough. Nigel Watson won all his singles and captain Bill Williams chipped in with two wins forCraig-y-don A.
Division One:
Police A                       7       Amlwch B                    3
Conwy A                      6       Trinity B                      4
Rhyl A                         8       Conwy B                      2
Rhyl A                         5       Trinity B                      5
Division Two:
Craig-y-don B              4       Amlwch C                   6
Police B                       9       Rhyl C                        1
Y Morfa B                    4       Craig-y-don A             6

News - week 7

In the first division, second placed Trinity A beat third placed Conwy B 9-1 and is temporarily topping the division. Ben Moore started the night on fire with his backhand particularly impressive against Paul Hulme. He found Sean Lucas initially more difficult, but he then came back from 4-9 down and 2-1 in games to beat Chris Phillips in five to secure his maximum. Abhishek Bathula secured his maximum dropping two games in the process. Stuart Dearden narrowly beat Paul in a five-game thriller before losing another five-game encounter to Chris Phillips.
In the second division, Craig-y-don B are catching up their fixture backlog with impressive wins this week, beating Police B 6-4 and Y Morfa B 10-0. Kevin Evansplaying for Police B did not drop a singles game on the night. However, Ged Haresnape and Gary Blakemore representing Craig-y-don B landed the doubles 12-10 in the fifth. Craig-y-don B led 5-4 going into the final match where Ged played well to land the match beating Peter Roberts in three straight. Y Morfa B were able to win a game in half the matches in their 0-10 defeat, with Andy McNeil taking a game fromAdy Waugh the standout performance. In a good week for the Craig-y-don club the A team beat Rhyl C 10-0. Here John BastinBilly Hayes and Bill Williams won all their matches without dropping a game.
Division One:
Conwy B                      1       Trinity A                      9
Division Two:
Police B                       4       Craig-y-don B             6
Y Morfa B                    0       Craig-y-don B             10
Craig-y-don A             10      Rhyl C                         0
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