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Pulham extend lead at top

PUBLISHED: 09:35 25 March 2009 | UPDATED: 10:59 12 July 2010

PULHAM extended their lead at the top of the Leisure Sport Premier Division of the Diss and District Table Tennis League after 9-1 victories over Shotguns B and Roydon.

PULHAM extended their lead at the top of the Leisure Sport Premier Division of the Diss and District Table Tennis League after 9-1 victories over Shotguns B and Roydon.

James Skilleter and Steve Pendle were unbeaten in the win over Shotguns, with Stuart Langridge beating Francis Webb to save the whitewash, whilst Skilleter and Greg Collett won their games against Roydon. Webb again lost the point, this time against Alan Connelly 4-11 14-16 11-7 11-5 8-11.

Shotguns B then fought back in their next match beating a two-man Palgrave Terriers 10-0. Only the doubles went to the deciding leg.

Elsewhere, Shotguns D beat Shotguns C 7-3 with Jason Evans and Darren Hubbard scoring maximums. Peter Evans was unlucky not to pick up a point for the D team narrowly losing to Trevor Cottee 11-9 15-17 11-9 9-11 11-13.

In the Speedy Bat Sports First Division Thrandeston had mixed fortunes after losing 6-4 to Shotguns G, they then beat Botesdale by the same scoreline.

Thrandeston's Richard Pursehouse was unbeaten in the Shotgun match while Nigel Bowen achieved the feat for Botesdale.

Dennis Sore scored a maximum for Palgrave Tornadoes in their draw with Aslacton as did Terry Rayner for Palgrave Stars in their draw with Shotguns F.

In the second semi-final of the Knock-Out Cup competition Withersdale Bees beat Roydon 10-4. Steve Griffee (+8) recorded the most legs with five wins and was well supported by Barney Garrod (+3) and Adrian Key (+9).

Withersdale now meet Palgrave Terriers in the final, which will be played this evening (Wednesday).


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