Table tennis - It's no lark at settlement

PUBLISHED: 10:28 23 February 2006 | UPDATED: 14:35 12 May 2010

LAST week's North Herts Table Tennis League programme provided little joy for Royston with just one draw and four defeats from the matches played. The 5-5 draw was obtained by the A team in their Premier Division meeting with Settlement Skylarks where Pa

LAST week's North Herts Table Tennis League programme provided little joy for Royston with just one draw and four defeats from the matches played. The 5-5 draw was obtained by the A team in their Premier Division meeting with Settlement Skylarks where Paul Robertson won his three singles supported by a single and the doubles and Kevin Moore. The B team however, suffered another defeat going down 7-3 to Green Man A Dave Bridges, Simon Cockman and Alf Mills winning one single each. In Division Two, the C team were unable to repeat their recent cup victory over leaders Broadway C losing 6-4. Gordon Barnes won two singles, Haydn Gowan one and the pair took the doubles. Their D team colleagues, went down by the same score to Broadway E. Rob Vasello taking two singles, Larry Meriez one and the doubles with Vassello. In Division Three the E team could only record a single from Andy Teemal in their 9-1 defeat at Green Man E. In matches played the previous week the A team recorded an encouraging 6-4 victory over Arts TTC thanks to another treble from Paul Robertson, one apiece from Kevin Moore and Mike Malone and a Moore/Robertson doubles. Both C and D teams gained 5-5 draws. Gordon Barnes and Haydn Gowan winning two singles and Terry Bailey one at Settlement Wrens for the C team whilst Rob Vassello took two singles and the doubles with Larry Meriez, who also won one single plus one from Abigail Moore against Green Man D for the D team. Simon Cockan managed one single win in the B team's 9-1 defeat against Settlement Hawks and Barry Sharp and Andy Teemal won a single apiece for the E team in their 8-2 loss against LABB A.

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