The much anticipated Handicap Cup final took place at the sporting Club of Cramlington between the two club teams of Corinthians and Tigers. The Corinthians team of Andrew Matfin, Jamie Hall and Adam Webster were the pre-match favourites and the Tigers team of Paul Jameison, Peter Smallcombe and Lee Eadington looking to upset the handicapping […]

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The final few matches of the Northumbria winter league were played this week. Division 1 runner up spot was decided when the Club Derby between Riding Mill A & B teams completed the fixtues in that division and saw the A team win 6-4. This match saw the return from long term injury of Andrew […]

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With the Premier Division having been decided a couple of weeks ago all the interest has been in the lower divisions of the Northumbria League to see who will be promoted or relegated. In Division 1 the Cramlington Tigers have been promoted to the premier as champions and with only one match remaining against their B team […]

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Cram Corinthians

A night of fantastic table tennis on Tuesday saw both semi finals of the Team Handicap Cup take place at the neutral venue of the Newcastle Badminton Centre. Unusually two Cramlington teams played two Matfen teams. A young Cramlington Corinthians team of which all are under 18 took on the experienced Matfen A side on one side […]

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The semi finals of the 2015-16 Handicap KO Cup were played at the Tyneside Badminton Centre on Tuesday evening 4 April between 2 Cramlington teams and 2 Matfen teams. Corinthians, one of Cramlington’s junior teams from the third division, fielded Andrew Matfin, Adam Webster and Jamie Hall and competed against a Matfen A team made […]

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The race for division 2 honours in the Northumbria League is hotting up and this week saw Newton B moving up to third place with a win against current leaders Sacriston Aces. Newton played Ex county player Neil Mcmaster who has missed the last few seasons and despite being a bit rusty managed to win 2 sets against Jon Mawson […]

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NESLC Eagles took another step to securing what is looking very much like second place in the Premier Division with an away win over Springwell A by eight games to two. Jim Stamas leading from the front in winning all 3 of his sets against Alex Smith, Tony Gelder and Phil Prady. Gelder of Springwell got […]

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The quarter finals of the handicap took place this week and the derby match between Cramlington Tigers and Jaguars ended in a win for the Tigers team of Lee Eadington, Peter Smallcombe and Paul Jamieson. Peter Smallcombe was man of the match winning all three of his games and vitally clinching the tie with a […]

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Northumberland’s Veterans County team played the second and final round of matches at Draycott last weekend 5th/6th March and the team comprised Dave Robson, Jim Stamas, Paul Baines and Karen Henry. Currently playing in Division 1A and sitting mid table after the first round of matches. The best they could hope for was to maintain […]

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Division 4 leaders Ouston C suffered a rare defeat this week at the hands of Cramlington jaguars who included League Chairman Aubrey Drapkin. With the match tied at 4-4 going into the last 2 games the Jaguars John Murrells beat Derekn Knapp by three games to one setting up Steve Round to go for the victory in the […]

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