Ormeau 3 – 7 Glenburn

Tonight we saw Ormeau take on Glenburn at home in Division 2 of the Belfast and District Table Tennis League. The match ended with a score line of Ormeau (3) and Glenburn (7). The format for the match was a 4 Vs 4 player format.

Neil Magrath reporting on the match said “In a tight match played in a very friendly spirit with excellent rallies, Glenburn managed to come out on top with a 7-3 victory, but sets and games were so close the match could have gone either way. Matthew and James led the way winning very close matches against Connor and Ranjit, with Connor unlucky to lose a match on an edge to James and Ranjit losing deuce in the 5th to Matthew. Jeff and Tim starred initially for Ormeau to peg the match back with good wins over Lucy and Steve however, after Tim edged out Steve in the 5th, Lucy won a crucial match against Jeff to give Glenburn a 5-3 lead going into the two doubles matches. Matthew and Steve managed to get victory from the jaws of defeat coming from 2-1 down to win in the 5th against Connor and Ranjit. James and Lucy also dug out a very tight win against Jeff and Tim in a very entertaining attack against defence match. Very enjoyable evening’s entertainment and everyone looking forward to the re-match.”

The players that were fielded for the Home Team Ormeau in their playing order were:

Connor
Ranjit
Jeff
Tim

For the doubles Ormeau decided to play Connor with amp; Ranjit & Jeff with Tim

On the Away Side Glenburn sent a team consisting of:

Matthew
James
Steve
Lucy C

For the doubles Glenburn had Matthew with amp; Steve & James with Lucy C joining forces to taken on the hosts.

 

Match Break Down:

Singles:

Connor VS Matthew (1 – 3)

Ranjit VS James (1 – 3)

Jeff VS Steve (3 – 1)

Tim VS Lucy C (3 – 0)

Connor VS James (1 – 3)

Ranjit VS Matthew (2 – 3)

Jeff VS Lucy C (1 – 3)

Tim VS Steve (3 – 2)

Doubles:

Connor & Ranjit VS Matthew & Steve | (2 – 3)

Jeff & Tim VS James & Lucy C | (1 – 3)

With the match card now fully completed the final score of Ormeau (3) and Glenburn (7) was recorded.

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Original Match Card

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