Caister Junior pupil Darcy Brewer and table tennis star to take part in national Butterfly Schools’ championships

Darcy Brewer in action playing table tennis. Photo: Debbie Brewer

Darcy Brewer in action playing table tennis. Photo: Debbie Brewer - Credit: Archant

A young table tennis star is taking part in a national championship.

Darcy Brewer, 10, from Caister Junior School, is taking part in the Butterfly Schools' National Individual Table Tennis Championships.

Over 350 players representing 50 counties will gather in Wolverhampton on Saturday for the finals.

Darcy said: 'I'm a bit nervous but am excited to play in such an important event.'

Her school's headteacher Adam Riley said the school was very proud of her achievement.

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It is the largest one day table tennis event in England, schoolchildren from across the country can take part in the national finals if they qualified to play in the county rounds.

Following the championships the English Schools' Table Tennis Association will select representative teams to play in the Invitation International to be held in June.

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