Owls climb to the top

July 08, 2017

Another win took Owls to the top of the ladder in the Benalla Table Tennis Club’s winter tournament after a convincing 4-1 victory against Wallabies in A-grade action last week.

Kookaburras continued their winning streak, edging out Possums for a tight 3-2 victory.

Brian Harrington and Jeff Austen each won a singles and a doubles.

Plovers showed Taipans no mercy, with Michelle Feldtmann and Gavan Crothers enjoying a 5-0 victory.

Rosellas’ Adrian Squires and Bruce Reid showed their class to take a 5-0 victory against Echidnas in a one-sided affair.


Ray Grant led Numbats to a 3-2 victory against Wombats in a high standard clash, winning both singles, before taking the doubles.

Meanwhile, Mozzies held out Redbacks for a 3-2 victory.

Chris Lee and Avalon Arifin played well to win a singles each.

Pauline Hooper took Frogs to a convincing 4-1 win against Bullants.

She was on top of her game to win both singles.

Nicole Irwin showed her class, starring to win both singles for Eagles in the clash with Gliders, before going on to a 4-1 victory.


Magpies overcame a slow start to take a solid 3-2 victory against Koalas in a close encounter.

Crickets enjoyed a 4-1 win against Hawks, with Paul Watson playing well to win both singles.

He was well supported by Heather Crawford.



A win in the doubles earned the Wombats’ Andrew and Adam Marriott the close 3-2 win against the Tigers.

The Eagles’ Jim Renkin and Shaun Murphy beat the Cranes’ Tim Butler and Tom Smith 5-0 in a thumping match.

In other 5-0 matched, the Bombers’ John Bajada and Colin Exton defeated the Hawks’ David Beer and Geoff Austen, and the Falcons’ Cooper and Nicole Irwin defeated the Farmers’ Pete Smith and Emma Appleford.


The Saints’ Dan Grima and Geoff Draper made short work of the Turtles’ Will and Grace Smith, 5-0.

Meanwhile, Henry and Thomas Hill accounted for the Wedgies’ Rose and Kay Mathieson, and the Vixens’ Chris Seeley and Shane Mathieson defeated the Sharks’ Pedro Schroder and Beth Smith.

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