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The Norwich and District Table Tennis League is now seven weeks in, and title hopefuls and relegation contenders are beginning to emerge.
In Premier A, Foxwood B enjoyed an important 6-4 victory over UEA A, Andy Hawes dominating proceedings with a maximum. It was great to see UEA's Karl Brown get off the mark for the season with a strong 3-0 win over Foxwood's Ryan Moore.
Elsewhere, Originals A beat a two-man Wensum B 8-2. Jonas Lee once again starred for Originals with a hat-trick.
Dynamic Rams A sit two points clear at the top of Premier B, with Foxwood D beating Gothic A into second with a 6-4 win. Captain Carl Matthewson starred on the night, winning all of his singles.
Foxwood E sit just behind the leading pack after an 8-2 win over Wensum F, thanks to maximums from father-and-son duo Mike and Lewis Woolston.
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In Division One, leaders Foxwood G dropped points at Electricity, in a 5-5 draw of contrasting styles. Dave Fordham won player of the match with a narrow win over Ian Layt. Promoted sides Foxwood I and Originals C played out a 5-5 draw featuring many notable performances. Daniel Marche was the pick of the visitors, though Adrien Land took player of the match, winning all his singles.
Roseberry Road top Division Two, with another maximum for Richard Yates helping them to a 7-3 victory over Ex-Choristers. Gothic D overcame Thorpe St Andrew 6-4 to move second. Steve Andrews produced an impressive comeback against Bill Cox to win the fifth leg 11-9. Taverham C won their derby against Taverham D 6-4. Mike Littleboy overcame former team-mate Geoff Cook, but on-form Janet Kelly's maximum proved the difference.
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Tankards moved top of Division Three, with only two points separating the top five teams. NCC C won the top-of-the-table clash against Dynamic Rams B 7-3 with a comfortable maximum for Dave Allwood, but Sophie Gurton's forehand attack secured a point for the Rams. Ceyms moved second with a close 6-4 win over NCC D, Daniel Howes providing a maximum for Ceyms.