Archive for December, 2011

Top of the league at Christmas

If it was football and we were playing Championship, and according to statistics, we would be well positioned for promotion (as the Mighty Saints!). But it is table tennis and we are playing Division 4 and we will have to continue to play well. In any case, “we are top[Read More…]

December 21, 2011 Competitions, Division 4, Southampton League

Pimpled bat again!

A match full of uncertainty, especially with Dave Goodyer suffering with an injury which prevents too much movement.  It was going to be a tough match! However, our fears were dispelled as the Waterside H trio each gained 2 games plus the doubles against Lesley Jerram and Gerry White.  Once[Read More…]

December 13, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League

Experience vs youth!

Matt was unwell so we gave away even more than normal in the difference in average age in our encounter with the enterprising youngsters of Southampton West N. For them, Alan Dawson was very quick on his feet and gave a good account of himself. If we (Bob and Tony)[Read More…]

December 13, 2011 Competitions, Division 3, Southampton League

Hard-fought contest

The Waterside “H” squad of Dave, Colin & Jeff arrived in plenty of time for the match against Hedge End “B”, at their Social Club, and had to wait for a significant time for the home team to present themselves and set up the equipment. At least the surrounding were[Read More…]

December 2, 2011 Competitions, Division 2, Southampton League