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Owls hit top form

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March 17, 2018

A determined Owls outfit sneaked into top spot on the ladder, after an outstanding 3-2 victory over the in form Wallabies in last week’s round four A-grade clash.

John and Dean Bajada put on a great exhibition to account for a singles each before teaming strongly for a straight sets doubles victory to seal the match.

Ashley Duns was impressive, using all his skills to win both singles, with the win over John Bajada, the icing on the cake.

But it wasn’t enough to get Wallabies over the line.

In another close contest, Rosellas just held off Echidnas to score a tight 3-2 victory.

Mick Kelly showed he had lost none of his magic when he played brilliantly to win both singles in a great display.

He then combined with Brian Perry to win the doubles in straight sets.

Carol Perry and Jeff Austen played well to win a singles each for Echidnas but needed the important doubles to turn the result.

Meanwhile, Plovers showed off their skills with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Taipans in a hotly contested match up.

Cooper Irwin was back to his best with a powerful display to win both singles.

Ray Grant played his best this season, producing an outstanding performance to win a singles before teaming with Irwin for a hard-fought 21-23, 21-13, 21-12 doubles victory to seal the win.

A fired-up Kookaburras had the last laugh over Possums, playing powerful table tennis to post a comfortable 5-0 victory.

Brian Harrington and Bruce Forster played relentlessly to win all their matches in a stylish display.

B-grade

Eagles fought back from a slow start to narrowly take the points from Gliders for a hard-fought 3-2 victory.

Henning Aretz and Graeme Sharp had to produce their best form to take Eagles to a tough 3-2 victory in a high-standard affair, winning a singles each before wrapping up the match with a straight-sets doubles victory.

Top player, Beth Grant produced another spectacular performance for Gliders.

She was at her best in winning both singles in sensational style, with both going to three sets.

Redbacks showed great courage to overcome Mozzies, going on to a fine 3-2 victory.

Pauline Hooper was at her very best, producing some powerfully placed shots to win both singles clashes in straight sets.

She then showed her versatility to combine with John Bradshaw, savouring the win with an outstanding 19-21, 21-17, 21-18 doubles victory.

Wombats had a close encounter with Numbats, producing a gutsy effort to fight back for an impressive 3-2 victory.

Jack McNulty and Sienna Irwin were in top form to account for a singles each before taking out the closely fought doubles in three sets.

John Spencer was the standout, playing brilliant table tennis to win both singles in style.

Graeme Greed produced his best form to lead Bullants to a magnificent 4-1 victory over Frogs.

He was in fine touch to win both singles with Matt Parkinson playing consistently to win one.

They went on to win the doubles in three hard-fought sets.

C-grade

Heather Crawford was at her best to take Koalas to a hard fought 3-2 victory over Magpies in a thrilling match up.

She had to meet the challenge with the strong opposition bringing out the best in her game.

She went on to win both singles in tough battles.

New player, Elliot McCallum was quickly into stride, winning his first singles match in a fine display.

Crickets were too strong for Falcons.

Andrea Cathcart was back to her best, winning both singles in a fine display.

She was well supported by Jackson Squires, who won a tough singles clash in three sets, before pairing with Cathcart for a straight sets doubles victory.

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