Rejects ease to victory on table

ONLY a handful of scorecards were sent in this week in the Diss and District Table Tennis League as the bad weather caused matches to be postponed.In the Leisure Sport Premier Division, Weybread Rejects travelled to Aslacton and came away 10-0 winners.

ONLY a handful of scorecards were sent in this week in the Diss and District Table Tennis League as the bad weather caused matches to be postponed.

In the Leisure Sport Premier Division, Weybread Rejects travelled to Aslacton and came away 10-0 winners.

Aslacton, fielding only two players, found it tough although both Joe Aldrich and John Bryant took a leg off Greg Collett, Bryant featured in the game of the evening against Mark Durham before eventually losing 11-9, 4-11, 14-12, 5-11, 3-11.

Palgrave Terriers overcame a resilient Newton Flotman A 7-3 in a match played before Christmas. Tony Park was the Terriers' star performer with a fine maximum, dropping only one leg on the night.

Will Cole supported with a double before teaming up with Park to win the doubles 11-7, 11-9, 10-12, 11-7. Stuart Cooper also won two points for Flotman which included a 12-10, 11-5, 6-11, 11-8 win over Cole.

In the Speedy Bat Sports First Division, Palgrave Stars overcame the Diss Youngsters 9-1 with Terry Rayner and David Leeder unbeaten. Robin Breeze gained the youngsters' only point with hard-fought battle with Brian West which went to the wire - 11-6, 7-11, 11-7, 5-11, 14-12.

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Elsewhere, Thrandeston drew 5-5 with Shotguns F. Billy Howe was the top performer as he won all his games without dropping a leg. Adam Whitehouse overcame Chris Willoughby 11-7, 11-13, 11-8, 10-12, 11-5 before teaming up with Howe to win the doubles 12-10, 11-8, 12-10.

This week sees the first round robin of matches in the knock-out handicap cup competition.

Please note that Weybread Rejects have taken the place of the withdrawn Shotguns C team and will play Botesdale Batters at home and Aslacton B away.