Tom Johnson Wroxall A

COMPETITIVE ACTION AND TOM WINS IN STYLE BUT A NUMBER OF MATCHES POSTPONED

Lee Orton Ryde A

Despite a number of Isle of Wight table tennis matches being postponed this week, the 2 that were played were highly competitive.

Wroxall A met Newport Vics B, with Para Champion Tom Johnson in fine form winning all his games in style.

With Newport’s Dave Newnham and Rob Warren winning 2 games each, and Barry Joyce winning 1, the match was decided on the doubles. Wroxall’s Johnson teamed up with Carl Rye to take a decisive 3 set win and the match ended in a draw.

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Meanwhile, Ryde A met Ryde Royals in an equally close match with some top Island talent on display. The Royal’s Hugh Idle kept his 100% record despite the A team’s Mark Turner taking him to five sets. Idle’s teammates Ricky Lock and Conal Howells could not gain a victory, although they had some close games against Lee Orton, Rob Smith and Turner.

Despite an easy doubles win for the Royals, the A team won 6-4.

Division 1

Wroxall A 5 Newport Vics B 5
Ryde Royals 4 Ryde A 6

In Division 2, Havenstreet Locos and Ryde Relics both had easy victories and lead the table in first and second place respectively.

The Relics’ Glenn Morley and Havenstreet’s Graham Evans also leading the players’ averages table on 100% each.

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Division 2    

Havenstreet Locos 9 St Lawrence Lizards 1
Undercliff Belters 1 Ryde Relics 9
Ryde Rangers 3 Ryde Red Kites 7

With just 1 match in Division 3 played this week, Ryde Rustics continued their fine form beating Ryde Regals 8-2 and head the table by 6 points.

Division 3

Ryde Regals 2 Ryde Rustics 8

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