Table tennis: University 'A' stay up in thriller

York Press: York Table Tennis tournament at the York Railway Institute. Pictured is Richard Crowther. Picture David Harrison. (6483133)

1:01pm Saturday 24th May 2014

UNIVERSITY 'A' retained their division one status after defeating second division runners-up Shepherds 'A' in a thrilling York & District Table Tennis League play-off match.

Table Tennis: Holgate 'C' relegated in dramatic finale

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12:57pm Saturday 12th April 2014

TRAMWAYS survived the drop in a dramatic round of fixtures at the bottom of division two in the York & District Table Tennis League.

Table tennis: Thornton-le-Clay and University ‘B’ promoted from division three

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9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

THORNTON-LE-CLAY joined University ‘B’ in clinching promotion from division three of the York & District Table Tennis League with a 9-1 demolition of relegation threatened Burnholme ‘A’.

Coneysthorpe ‘A’ champions of York & District Table Tennis League

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12:18pm Saturday 29th March 2014

CONEYSTHORPE ‘A’ are champions of the York & District Table Tennis League for the fifth successive year.

Table tennis: Crowning moment draws ever closer for Coneysthorpe

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11:39am Saturday 22nd March 2014

CONEYSTHORPE ‘A’ appear certain to retain their York and District Table Tennis League first division title after a 10-0 whitewashing of now relegated York RI ‘C’.

Table Tennis: Coneysthorpe's Martin Lowe prevails in all-club tie

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1:07pm Saturday 15th March 2014

CONEYSTHORPE ‘A’ remain hot title favourites in the first division of the York and District Table Tennis League following an 8-2 triumph over their ‘B’ team.

Table tennis ace Lowe on a high as Cohen goes fourth

York Press: Martin Lowe

11:42am Saturday 22nd February 2014

SEVENTH heaven was ascended by crack Coneysthorpe player Martin Lowe after he was crowned York table-tennis men’s singles champion.

Table Tennis: Leaders Coneysthorpe ‘A’ suffer first defeat of campaign

York Press: Beaten finalist Filip Wojtkowiak

11:48am Saturday 15th February 2014

THE division one title race in the York & District Table Tennis League was thrown wide open as second-placed York RI ‘A’ inflicted the first defeat of the season on leaders Coneysthorpe ‘A’.

Table tennis: Seven up aim for championship favourite Martin Lowe

York Press: Top seed Martin Lowe

11:51am Wednesday 12th February 2014

DEFENDING champion Martin Lowe is aiming for a magnificent seven at this weekend’s York & District Table Tennis Closed Championship.

Table Tennis: Rule treble feat seals share-all

York Press: James Rule, who starred for Coneysthorpe ‘B’, although his side lost to their ‘A’ team

11:41am Saturday 8th February 2014

THE top game of the week in the first division of the York and District Table Tennis League was a 5-5 draw between Coneysthorpe ‘B’ and second-placed York RI ‘A’.

Table Tennis: Double triumph keeps Coneysthorpe side in pole position

York Press: Mick Wilcockson

8:00am Saturday 1st February 2014

IT WAS business as usual at the top of division one in the York & District Table Tennis League.

Table tennis: Balmforth stars as leaders sweep aside Bootham rivals

York Press: Aidan Ranftler, who helped Holgate ‘C’ to a 6-4 win over University ‘A’ in division one of the York & District Table Tennis League

10:52am Saturday 25th January 2014

THE promotion race is hotting up in division three of the York & District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Martin Hood leads Holgate ‘B’ to success

York Press: Martin Hood

8:00am Saturday 18th January 2014

IN-FORM Martin Hood led unbeaten York & District Table Tennis League division two leaders Holgate ‘B’ to their latest success.

Table Tennis: Sensational play from James Rule, 14

York Press: James Rule, who starred for Coneysthorpe ‘B’, although his side lost to their ‘A’ team

11:03am Saturday 21st December 2013

Fourteen-year-old James Rule produced a sensational display for Coneysthorpe ‘B’ against their ‘A’ in division one of the York Table Tennis League.

Table tennis: Leading pair level pegging in York & District league

York Press: Jon Wooldridge

9:43am Saturday 14th December 2013

CONEYSTHORPE ‘A’ and York RI ‘A’ are neck-and-neck at the top of division one of the York & District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Martin Lowe and Ashley Hodgson excel for Coneysthorpe

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11:38am Saturday 7th December 2013

Coneysthorpe ‘A’ took a significant step to retaining their title by beating main contenders York RI ‘A’ in division one of the York & District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Mick’s six of of the best gives York RI ‘A’ a keen edge

York Press: Mick Wilcockson

10:29am Saturday 30th November 2013

INSPIRED by a mighty six from Mick Wilcockson, York RI ‘A’ lead Coneysthorpe ‘A’ by six points at the top of the York Table Tennis League first division.

Table Tennis round-up

York Press: Filip Wojtkowiak

7:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

IT is early days in the York & District Table Tennis League season but there have already been some significant matches, writes John Farmery.

Table Tennis: Ben Robinson, 14, to represent Great Britain at World School Games

York Press: Ben Robinson with his bronze medal

8:00am Saturday 28th September 2013

BATTLING Ben Robinson has got the world in his sights after revelling in the bronze age.

Table Tennis: Division three trio oust big league foes

York Press: Shepherd Trophy winners Holgate ‘D’,  pictured from left, Pete Taylor, Steve Wands and Colin Dickson

10:54am Saturday 11th May 2013

DIVISION three side Holgate WMC ‘D’ toppled top flight Bootham ‘A’ to win the York & District Table Tennis Association Shepherds Trophy.

Table Tennis: Trapdoor to division three opens for Bootham ‘A’

9:58am Saturday 20th April 2013

Ed Wardman helped consign Bootham ‘D’ to relegation to division three in the Northern Powergrid York & District Table Tennis League as he guided Shepherds ‘C’ to a 7-3 win.

Table tennis: McCarthy hunts down top-rated opponent

8:33am Saturday 6th April 2013

YORK RI ‘F’ may be doomed to relegation to division three of the York and District Table Tennis League, but Lewis McCarthy claimed the scalp of Dave Simpson as Shepherds ‘B’ won 8-2.

Table Tennis: Quartet of top flight crowns for all-conquering Coneysthorpe ‘A’

9:41am Saturday 30th March 2013

Coneysthorpe ‘A’ are champions of Northern Powergrid York & District Table Tennis League division one for the fourth successive year.

Table tennis quarter-final draws

11:02am Wednesday 27th March 2013

THE draws have been made for the quarter-finals of the York & District Table Tennis Association’s Shepherd Trophy and Machell Trophy.

York Family Tennis Tournament to be staged for last time

10:59am Tuesday 26th March 2013

THE York Family Tennis Tournament – first held 30 years ago – will be staged at Rowntree Park for the last time in May.

Table tennis: Lowe downed by Robertson but Coneysthorpe ‘A’ march on

9:51am Saturday 23rd March 2013

YORK singles champion Martin Lowe went down to his first defeat of the season in division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Ruane hits top form for Aviva ‘B’ in division four

10:50am Saturday 16th March 2013

RUNAWAY leaders Thornton-le-Clay underlined their superiority in division four with two emphatic wins in the Northern Powergrid York & District Table Tennis League.

Table tennis: Crescent ‘B’ make break for survival

York Press: Rich Crowther

10:47am Saturday 9th March 2013

Crescent ‘B’ have climbed off the bottom of the division one table in the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League after a 10-0 thrashing of a two-man University ‘A’, who replace them at the foot of the table.

Table Tennis: ‘A’ grade rules in Coneysthorpe duel

11:40am Saturday 16th February 2013

NORTHERN Powergrid York & District Table Tennis League division one leaders Coneysthorpe ‘A’ whitewashed their ‘B’ side, with Martin Lowe, Ashley Hodgson and Joel Wright successful.

Table tennis: Lone stand for Lewis McCarthy

10:11am Saturday 9th February 2013

Teenager Lewis McCarthy produced the shock singles result of the season as he inflicted Jeff Cohen’s fifth defeat of the campaign in division two of the Northern Powergrid York & District Table Tennis League.

Martin Lowe wins York Closed Table Tennis Championships

York Press: The action starts at York RI

8:10am Saturday 2nd February 2013

MARTIN LOWE (Coneysthorpe) defeated second seed Filip Wojtkowiak (York RI) to win the York Closed Table Tennis Championships men’s singles title for a sixth time.

Table Tennis: Jon Wooldridge’s joy in gritty run

8:00am Saturday 2nd February 2013

JON WOOLDRIDGE has been in fine form for Bootham ‘A’ in division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League, writes John Temple.

Table tennis: Iron Mike sends RI ace Chabry to rare defeat

York Press: Nathan Taylor

9:20am Saturday 26th January 2013

Iron Mike sends RI ace Chabry to rare defeat Mike Robinson of Tramways pulled off a notable victory as he inflicted the first defeat on RI ‘D’ ace Jonathan Chabry in division two of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Martin Lowe top seed for Table Tennis Closed Championships singles title

York Press: Top seed Martin Lowe

11:16am Thursday 24th January 2013

REIGNING champion Martin Lowe has been installed as top seed for the defence of his York & District Table Tennis Closed Championships singles title.

Nathan Taylor topples Rich McCarthy in stunning Table Tennis singles win

12:15pm Saturday 19th January 2013

Nathan Taylor produced a stunning performance for Shepherds ‘B’ as they took on division two leaders RI ‘C’ in the Northern Powergrid York & District Table Tennis League.

Closing date for table tennis championship entries extended

11:16am Wednesday 9th January 2013

THE York and District Table Tennis Association Closed Championships will take place at York Railway Institute in Queen Street on January 26 and 27.

Table Tennis: Holgate end 2012 on a high

York Press: Coneysthorpe ‘A’ player Martin Lowe in action

7:10am Saturday 22nd December 2012

HOLGATE ‘C’ are the new leaders of division three in the York & District Northern Powergrid Table Tennis League.

Tennis: Jonny Marray aims for top ten hit

York Press: Jonny Marray shows the style at York that captured a Wimbledon title

9:10am Saturday 15th December 2012

WIMBLEDON champion Jonny Marray shared his ambitions for 2013 on a visit to York – he wants to break into the top ten.

Table tennis: Holgate in wipe out of RI rivals

York Press: Ed Wardman

9:00am Saturday 15th December 2012

ANCHOR outfit Holgate ‘D’ pulled off a shock 10-0 win over a depleted RI ‘G’ in division three of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Unbeaten Lowe steers Coneysthorpe ‘A’ team to victory

3:18pm Friday 7th December 2012

CONEYSTHORPE ‘A’ were pushed all the way by Coneysthorpe ‘B’ in division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Coneysthorpe continue to lead in league

11:49am Saturday 24th November 2012

Coneysthorpe ‘A’ continue to lead division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League after a 7-3 win over RI ‘B’.

Table tennis: Duo reinforce Coneysthorpe credentials

York Press: Jon Wooldridge

10:00am Saturday 17th November 2012

Coneysthorpe ‘A’ came out on top in the clash between first and second in the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League division one encounter.

Table Tennis: Anders on top form as Uni ‘A’ hammer rivals

York Press: Rich Crowther

9:20am Saturday 3rd November 2012

Anders Hammarback and Franco Cheung turned in fine performances as University ‘A’ stormed to their first win of the season in division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis: Taut tussle tests mettle of champions Coneysthorpe

8:00am Saturday 27th October 2012

CRESCENT ‘B’ gave champions Coneysthorpe ‘A’ a fright before going down 8-2 in division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Table tennis: Division three player topples York RI club-mate in second tier clash

9:25am Saturday 20th October 2012

THERE was a shock result in division two of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League, as RI ‘E’s Dave Dunn pulled off a straight games win over RI ‘C’s Tim Smith.

Table Tennis: Jonathan Chabry bolsters RI side

10:54am Saturday 13th October 2012

French recruit Jonathan Chabry made a sparkling debut for RI ‘D’ in division two of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League.

Table Tennis:Aidan takes two top scalps but cannot stop RI seeing off his Holgate side

9:47am Saturday 6th October 2012

AIDAN Rawftler announced his arrival in the Northern Power Grid York and District Table Tennis League by claiming two notable scalps for Holgate ‘A’ in their opening game in division one.

Death of table tennis ace Betty Norman

11:20am Saturday 19th May 2012

Betty Norman, a long-serving member of the York and District Table Tennis Association, has died after a long illness.

Table Tennis: University rising

10:57am Saturday 12th May 2012

University ‘A’ will play in division one of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League after defeating Shepherds ‘A’ 5-1 in their play-off.

Table Tennis: Veteran John Lloyd hangs up bat

10:15am Saturday 14th April 2012

Veteran John Lloyd has retired from the game after playing his final match in division three of the Northern Powergrid York and District Table Tennis League, writes John Temple.



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