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Week 19

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This week in the Guildford Table Tennis League saw Division Three table toppers Emmanuel  suffer a rare 6-4 defeat at the hands of Ash B. Terry French and James Wyncoll won two singles each plus the doubles with Margaret Thornton  tipping the balance with a last ditch victory over Stephen Schofield at 9 in the fifth. Aftermath E moved into a credible second place with a 6-4 win over Godalming K,  Alan Webb was  undefeated .In an entertaining match Challoner C and Burymead D fought a five all draw with Chris Ray starring for Challoner, Gordon Aplin and Richard Penton replied with pairs for the Shackleford side.

In the Second tier  Godalming G roared up the table with a convincing 9-1 win over their F side to make the mix in  the  top half of the Division even more of a crush. Mick Stanners, Chris King and Paul Fenton inflicted the damage.

Division Four, and a well paced draw between Godalming N and College F saw  Brian Michell, Rob Chatwell, Rick Clements and Richard Abbey sharing the honours with each taking two singles.

 Local Schools  are reminded that the annual Surrey Schools Individual Competition is to be played at Christ College Guildford, entry details from Jane Barella email

Steve Day writes” As everybody knows the role and influence of social media in the modern world seems to grow year on year . As part of  our ongoing quest to raise the profile of the sport of Table Tennis in and around Guildford  this season we have decided to join the majority and establish our own social media page on Facebook  This season,  as well as being  able to keep up to date on all the matches and player activity, the aim is to create a further source of interesting information about the sport . So far we have over 60 followers from around the country and the numbers continue to grow. Because of the  nature of the way Facebook works some of our articles have reached over a 100 people”