Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Northfield Win Promotion after League Clean Sweep; TABLE TENNIS

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Northfield Win Promotion after League Clean Sweep; TABLE TENNIS

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NORTHFIELD TTC Junior Boys earned promotion to Division One of the Junior British League after dominating play last weekend.

TCC boys Billy Forster, Matthew Leete, Joe Clark and Luke Bradburn produced another fantastic performance for another clean sweep during the competition in Lilleshall, Shropshire, last Saturday and Sunday, following up on the first weekend's competition with another five wins.

On Saturday, Northfield needed to win all of their three matches to stay top of their division ahead of Olop Impact, and the boys rose to the challenge by recording three straight 6-0 wins against Halton TTC, Halifax TTC and Woodforde TTC.

This left Northfield needing one win from their two matches on Sunday to secure the title and promotion.

They did so in style by defeating their closest rivals Bankfield and Olop 6-0 and 4-2 respectively, meaning they were the only team to win all 10 of their matches in the process.

Billy finished top of the averages in the division, winning 20 out of 20, with Matt second on 19 and Joe fourth with 13 wins from 18 matches, and both Matt and Joe joined Billy with 100% records in the final weekend. …

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