Aedan McGiven Junior Male of the Year!

Ulster player Aedan McGivern has just been awarded Junior Male of the Year within the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Junior Sports Awards. Aedan plays for Craigavon Table Tennis Club. Aedan has also represented Ulster and Ireland at junior level many times. Aedan was selected to represent Ireland in the European Mini Youth Championships (August 2019) […]

Sophie Euro Top 10

Sophie Earley Competes in Euro Top 10! Sophie Earley has put hours of dedication into her training for it to all now show. Earley has progressed to the No.7 in the World and No.2 in Europe at Cadet Level. Earley has competed in nearly all the events possible including World Cadet Challenge, European Championships and […]

Weekly Ulster Squads

Weekly Ulster Squads Dear Parents and Players Everyone will be aware that our sport has been badly impacted by the COVID situation. To get our sport started again, Table Tennis Ulster has restarted the weekly Wednesday squad training sessions. The TT Ireland Protocols for return to Table Tennis will be followed as will the Lisburn […]

Irish National Championships Report

Irish National Championships Report This years 2020 Irish National Championships where held a little different to previous years. Initially postponed from April, Nationals were due to take place on August 22nd and 23rd, however, due to circumstances with COVID-19 this was postponed to the following week after being given the go ahead by Sport Ireland. […]

Irish National Championships Weekend Two

Irish National Championships Weekend Two The second weekend of Irish National Championships took place on Saturday 5th September 2020 at the Irish Wheelchair Association. This consisted of U21 Men’s, Cadet Boys and Girls Singles. U21 MEN’S SILVER – James Skelton BRONZE – Zak Earley and Thomas Earley CADET GIRLS SINGLES GOLD – Lucy Mcivor SILVER […]

Table Tennis Ulster Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Table Tennis Ulster Annual General Meeting (AGM) Table Tennis Ulster held their AGM on Monday 17th August. Due to the current circumstances of COVID-19, this was held via Zoom. Chairman expressed thanks to the outgoing Exec Committee for their hard work and dedication during the past season. All sporting achievements of our athletes at local, […]

Irish National Championships Weekend One

Irish National Championships Weekend One After originally being postponed due to the current circumstances of COVID-19, the first weekend of the Irish National Championships went underway on Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th August at the Irish Wheelchair Association Sports Hall in Dublin. Many Ulster players competed showing good results while staying safe, wearing masks when […]

Sophie Earley, Irelands next flag bearer

Sophie Earley, Ireland’s next flag bearer? Ireland’s Sophie Earley, 14, has burst onto the scene with a stunning show at cadet level in Europe and with the help of Sport Ireland, ITTF has managed to gain some added insight into the teenage prodigy’s journey so far. Sophie Earley has more than showcased her talent on […]

David Lloyd Junior Open 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. […]

David Lloyd Senior Open 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 […]