TABLE TENNIS: Family fever as Palmers earn festive glory in Christmas doubles event
PUBLISHED: 16:03 27 December 2019 | UPDATED: 16:03 27 December 2019
March and District Table Tennis Club held a competitive Christmas doubles event at Neale-Wade Academy.
The knockout styled event consisted of groups of four, with the top two teams from each group going through to the quarter-finals.
Those to advance were Phil & Marti Pentney, Steve Buttriss & Mike Smith, Phil Locke & Mark Woodall and Harry & John Palmer.
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In the last four, the pair of Woodall and Locke beat Phil and Marti Pentney, while the Palmers beat Buttriss and Smith to progress into the final.
After a close contest, it was the Palmers who won in three ends, 11-3, 13-11 and 11-8 over Woodall & Locke to earn festive glory.
The league would like to thank Sam Page-Mitchell for making a Christmas cake for the event.
Sessions restart on Tuesday, January 7 at Neale-Wade between 7-9.30pm until the end of March, and players of all abilities are welcome.
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