Hansells Inter League Challenge Trophy played on Tuesday 23rd April 2013
Hansells Inter League Challenge Trophy.
The first round was held on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 commencing at 7:30 pm at the DC3 Building , Vinces Road, Diss. The match was a straight knockout with each group playing 9 singles matches against the Great Yarmouth League.
The Diss Team was:-
Premier Division:- Chris Jones, Stuart Langridge and Steve Pendle.
First Division:- Alan Worthington, Dennis Sore and Terry Rayner.
Junior Team:- James Bridden, Nathan Lamb and Lewis Taylor.
The Great Yarmouth Team was:-
Premier Division:- Paul Wright Jnr, Carl Stevenson and Ryan Moore
First Division:-Mick Wright, Darren Smith and Andrew Knell
Junior Team:- Lewis Carby, Matt Currant and Josh Baker
This turned into a long evenings Table Tennis commencing at 7:30 and finishing just before 11:00pm.
There was a lot of excellent table tennis on offer in all the groups.
The Diss premier players produced the goods on the night winning their group 8-1. There was some really excellent play from all the players and all the games were close. 4 of the 9 games went to 5 sets. There were maximums for both Chris and Stuart. Steve lost one match against Paul Wright Jnr, who also took Chris and Stuart to 5 sets. There were some great games Chris against Carl was a tight match with Chris winning in 4 sets , 11-13,15-13,14-12 and 11-9. All players were somewhat amazed at the speed of hitting from Ryan, both forehands and backhands appeared to be rocket driven.
The Diss First Division found it harder losing 6 - 3 with each Diss Player winning a match each. However 3 of their losing matches were close going to five sets. It was a good display and could have gone either way. Dennis and Alan both beat Darren and Terry beat Mick. Andrew was the most successful player winning all his matches although was taken to five by Terry and Alan.
The Diss Juniors found the opposition to strong and lost their match 9 – 0. James, Nathan and Lewis all put up good displays with James and Nathan taking their matches against Matt to four sets and Lewis taking both his namesake, Lewis Carby and Josh to four close sets. Great Yarmouth juniors were just that bit too strong on the night.
So in spite of excellent displays from all the groups Great Yarmouth go through to the next round winning 16 – 11.
Congratulations to them and good luck in the next round.
The Hansells Inter-League Challenge Trophy
The Diss and District Table Tennis League are delighted to announce that we have entered the Hansells inter-league trophy, a new competition between Norfolk table tennis leagues. Eight leagues from around Norfolk have entered and the first round of the competition will be held on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 at DC3, Vinces Road, Diss, IP22 4HG. This is between the Diss and District Table Tennis League and the Great Yarmouth and District Table Tennis League. The competition is a straight knockout with the winning team going through to the Semi-Final. The semi final and final will be played later in the year. For full details of the competition, please click on this link→ Hansells Inter League Challenge Trophy website. When you get to the home page click on the left sidebar labelled 2013. This gives you details of the draw.
The Leagues representative for this competition is Ian Brown from Weybread Rejects. He will of course, keep us informed and any further information will be displayed on this website!
Click below for Hansells website and then click left side labelled 2013 for details of the draw↓
THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
MANAGER, Barry Evans
SECRETARY Nigel Houseago
TREASURER Barry Evans
PRESS OFFICER Phil Stone
PLAYER SELECTION CO-ORDINATOR (PSC) Nigel Houseago
until further notice the Management Team may be contacted via the contact form opposite, or as follows
Address; c/o Violet Cottage, Hilltop, cley-next-the-sea, Norfolk NR25 7SE
Telephone; 01263 741558
THE HANSELLS INTER LEAGUE CHALLENGE TROPHY COMMITTEE
CHAIRMAN Barry Evans 01263 741558, [email protected]
SECRETARY Nigel Houseago 01603 880559, [email protected]
TREASURER Barry Evans as above
PRESS OFFICER Phil Stone 01692 406576, [email protected]
PSC Nigel Houseago
LIASON OFFICERS DISS & DT Ian Brown 01502 575351
DEREHAM DTTL Nigel Houseago 01603 880559
FAKENHAM DTTL Andy Marsh 01328 830178
YARMOUTH DTTL Walter Ladmore 01493 722424
KINGS LYNN DTTL John Blythe 01945 580883
N.NORFOLK TTL John Hancock Jnr 07899 917070
NORWICH DTTL Mark Dare 07809 838360
WYMONDHAM DTTL Mike Alderson 01953 788326