Rosellas flying high

July 15, 2017



Rosellas have continued their fine form in the Benalla Table Tennis Club’s domestic competition.

A magnificent performance enabled the in-form Rosellas to move another step up the competition ladder when they convincingly outplayed Taipans for a 5-0 victory in A-grade action last week.

Top team, Owls were too strong for Possums, with John Bajada and Steve McCallum accounting for all their match ups in a 5-0 victory.

Meanwhile, Wallabies claimed a solid 4-1 victory over Plovers. Apoorv Saxena was at his best to win both singles, with Brian Perry chipping in for one.

Kookaburras overcame Echidnas in a 5-0 victory. Brian Harrington and Jeff Austen were on their game to win all their matches.


Gliders edged out Mozzies in a hard-fought 3-2 victory. Richard Morton and Jack McNulty posted a stirling singles win each before combining in the doubles.

Eagles displayed top form to win a tight one over Numbats, 3-2. Beth Grant and Bill Sharp snared a singles each before taking the doubles.

Pauline Hooper led Frogs to a gallant 4-1 victory over Redbacks. She took both singles matches, before combining with Sienna Irwin to take out the doubles in three sets.

A fired-up Wombats enjoyed a 4-1 victory over Bullants, with John Spencer accounting for both singles and Greg Wippell taking one.


Andrea Cathcart ensured a 3-2 win for Hawks over Magpies in a tight clash. Promising junior, Jackson Squires backed up his good form to account for a singles in style.

Koalas’ James Young was untroubled in winning both his singles to take the team to a 3-2 victory over Crickets.


Meanwhile at the Swanpool Table Tennis Club the Tigers were downed 5-0 by the Falcons in A-grade action last week.

At Tatong the Bombers showed no mercy for the Farmers, winning 5-0.

And in another 5-0 result the Tigers’ Jim Renkin and Shaun Murphy defeated the Wombats’ Andrew and Adam Marriott.



At Moorngag the Saints’ Geoff Draper and Daniel Grima made short work of the Shark’s Pedro Schroder and Paul Shea winning 4-1.

At Molyullah the Cockies’ Henry and Thomas Hill continued their competition-leading form to defeat the Turtles’ Beth and Will Smith 5-0.

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