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Plovers victorious again

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April 12, 2017

A team effort from Rob Erskine and Zenon Golonski enabled Plovers to cause an upset in A-grade table tennis action last week.

The unlikely win came when both players won a singles each and then produced a sterling effort to score a straight-sets doubles victory to steal the match from high-flying Kookaburrras.

Brian Harrington struggled to win his two singles with both match ups going to three sets.

Owls continued on their winning way with an impressive 4-1 victory over Rosellas.

John Bajada was in top form to win both singles, with John Holschier playing well to take one.

They comfortably won the doubles in straight sets.

Meanwhile, top team, Wallabies had a close encounter with Possums, prevailing for a hard-fought 3-2 victory.

Ashley Duns was the standout, playing brilliantly to account for both singles in a great display.

He then combined with Cooper Irwin to win a thrilling doubles in three close sets.

Echidnas battled hard to hold out a desperate Taipans, finally posting a gallant 3-2 victory.

Ray Grant and Adrian Squires each won a singles before wrapping up the match with a fine doubles victory.

B-grade

A fired-up Redbacks had an epic struggle with Bullants, finally posting a sensational 3-2 victory.

Nicole Irwin was in good form, showing her class in winning both singles.

She then teamed with Graeme Sharp to take out the doubles in straight sets.

In another close encounter, Frogs rose to the occasion to overcome Wombats for a solid 3-2 victory.

Pauline Hooper starred, winning both singles in easy fashion.

Teammate Heather Crawford played well under pressure, winning a singles to seal the match.

Mozzies pounced on an out of form Gliders, showing their strength for an easy 5-0 victory.

Numbats also dominated in their match with Eagles, enjoying a hard-fought 5-0 victory.

C-grade

Falcons were in great form to edge out Hawks, snatching a tight 3-2 victory in a hard fought affair.

Avalon Arifin was at his best to score both singles victories, and then teamed with Andrea Cathcart to take the doubles in a close three setter.

Magpies were too strong for Doves, taking control of the match early to enjoy a 5-0 victory.

Jenny Sawyer led Crickets to a tense 4-1 victory over Koalas, playing brilliantly to win both singles in style.

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