October 29, 2019

David Lloyd Junior Open 2019

Day 2 of the DL Open had arrived and Gervis was deep into his second bacon butty while I was enjoying my healthy porridge with nuts and honey. We waited for everyone to arrive and were a little taken aback to be greeted by many stressed and worried looking faces. Gervis leaned over to my right ear and with tomato ketchup running down the left side of his mouth whispered ‘Here we go again!’ JUNIOR RESULTS UNDER 18 MIXED SEMI FINALISTS: JAMES SKELTON & JOEL SMITH RUNNER UP: TOM COLVIN WINNER: MAX SKELTON CONSOLATION WINNER: LUCY MCIVOR SUMMARY We added Lucy […]
October 29, 2019

David Lloyd Senior Open 2019

We had just dropped off the last Table at Ormeau at around 10.30pm on Sunday night and were sitting in our white van when Gervis gave me one of those ‘why do we bother?’ looks! We pondered for a split second and then both burst out laughing! We bother because we love sport, have a passion for Table Tennis and enjoy seeing the joy of competition, warts and all! Sport brings out the best and unfortunately the worst in some people but nothing take can beat seeing the emotions of a competitor straight after a big win! Sport can create […]
October 1, 2019

Ormeau Junior Challenger

Excellent day at the Ormeau Junior Challenger sponsored by Andrew Dennison Sports with 36 players battling it out over 130+ matches over 4 divisions! Full results and photos from today available on our website. Big thank you to all the players and parents who supported our event. Many thanks to Ranjit for looking after Division 4 and to Arvin and Steve for all your help during the event. Division 1 Aedan McGivern (Craigavon) Senan Sheridan (Ormeau) Matthew Mooney (Ormeau) & Alex Lo (Ormeau) Daniel Flannigan (Ormeau) & Louis NG (Glenburn) Dominic NG (Glenburn) & Niall Lane (Loop Dublin) Daniel McFaul […]
October 30, 2018


TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT FEVER A WELLINGTON TABLE TENNIS CLUB A busy Saturday at Wellington Presbyterian Church as Wellington TTC played host to two tournaments. First the Frank Spalding Memorial Masters table tennis tournament commenced at 9am on Saturday morning with the finals played 1pm. Then the Ballymena Junior Table Tennis Challenger event followed hot on its heels at 2pm with the finals played at 6pm. The Frank Spalding Memorial witnessed a welcome comeback to table tennis for Wellington Table Tennis Club’s Pawel Sulkowski who topped his group beating players from Belfast, Donegal’s and Dungannon on this route to the top […]
October 17, 2018

David Lloyd Senior Open 2018

The David Lloyd Table Tennis Open sponsored by McDonalds Dundonald and Drew Wylie Building Services was held last Saturday at David Lloyd Club Belfast. Artur Bialek who is originally from Poland defeated Irish # 1 Gavin Maguire 3/1 to win the Men’s Singles title. Zak Earley (Ormeau) and Dillon Byrne (UCD) reached the Semi Finals. Daryl Strong defended his Masters title by defeating fellow Ormeau Club mate Phil Wallace 3/1 and Irish Cadet James Skelton  (Ormeau) defeated former International Peter Graham 3/2 to lift the Restricted Singles (Irish top 20 ranked players ineligible). Rebecca Finn (Glenburn) defeated Mia O’Rahilly Egan […]
September 3, 2018


Table tennis players from all over Ulster converged on Wellington Church on Saturday 1st September to participate in the 2018 North Antrim Table Tennis Open. The qualifying competition commenced at 10.00am sharp with six groups each containing four or five players. To qualify for the Open Singles the players had to be placed in the top two in their respective Group. Those finishing third, fourth or fifth were entered in to the Class 2 event. In Group 1 the top seed Thomas Early (Ormeau TTC) emerged relatively unscathed with a four set victory over Ballyclare’s Addy Subramani who finished second, […]