Tonight we saw Civil Service D take on Banbridge B at home in Division 4 of the Belfast and District Table Tennis League. The match ended with a score line of Civil Service D (4) and Banbridge B (6). The format for the match was a 4 Vs 3 player format.
Rodney Simmons reporting on the match said “The match was a story of two halfs with Civil service starting strongest rushing into a 3-0 lead. Banbridge began to pull back but at the half way stage civil service lead 4-1 with 5 matches remaining. A steady run of tight results for Banbridge leveled the match at four each. Banbridge held there nerve and won the final singles and then doubles match 3-1. Best on the night for civil service was Chris Flannigan while Graham Davison and Rodney Simmons both won 3 out of there 4 matches. A very tight match with Banbridge relieved to get the win after losing the first three matches.”
The players that were fielded for the Home Team Civil Service D in their playing order were:
For the doubles Civil Service D decided to play Chris Flannigan & Billy Mcateer
On the Away Side Banbridge B sent a team consisting of:
For the doubles Banbridge B had Graham Davison & Rodney Simmons joining forces to take on the hosts.
Match Break Down:
Chris Flannigan VS Graham Davison (3 – 2)
Daniel Flannigan VS Rodney Simmons (3 – 2)
Ron Drain VS John Whitten (3 – 0)
Billy McAteer VS Rodney Simmons (0 – 3)
Chris Flannigan VS John Whitten (3 – 1)
Daniel Flannigan VS Graham Davison (1 – 3)
Ron Drain VS Graham Davison (1 – 3)
Billy McAteer VS John Whitten (2 – 3)
Chris Flannigan VS Rodney Simmons (1 – 3)
Chris Flannigan & Billy Mcateer VS Graham Davison & Rodney Simmons | (1 – 3)
With the match card now fully completed the final score of Civil Service D (4) and Banbridge B (6) was recorded.
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Original Match Card