ETTU Eurotalents Training Camp

Welsh Players Gain Valuable Experience at ETTU Eurotalents Training Camp   Last week 4 Welsh players attended the ETTU U15 & U17 Eurotalents Training Camp in Vila Nova, Portugal. The camp, which saw 36 players and 15 coaches from 13 European Countries in attendance, provided Harri Docherty, Ruby Elliott, Darcey Taylor and Lowri Hurd the…

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Fourth Commonwealth Games call up for umpire Jackie Williams

Jackie Williams has been selected to umpire at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham – her fourth appearance at the tournament. As the only female Blue Badge umpire in the UK, Jackie made her Commonwealth Games debut in Delhi in 2001 – and went on to umpire at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2009…

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The Swansea Open Returns

  After several years of covid, 2022 saw the return of the Swansea Open Table Tennis Championships which took place at Swansea Bay Sports Park on the 26th & 27th of February. The tournament welcomed 91 competitors from all over the nation Including Bristol, Southampton, Essex, and even Ireland. The players saw a mix of…

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TTW Newsletter

Welcome to the TTW Newsletter. Here you will find all the up to date information regarding what our Team is working on to improve welsh Table Tennis at all levels. Please click the link below. TTW NEWSLETTER

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Lara Whitton Lifts Junior British League Title

Lara Whitton, playing for Wensum TTC along with English teammates Mari Baldwin, Amy Marriott and Gemma Kerr, won the 2021/22 British Junior League Girls Title after the team goes unbeaten all season. Junior British League is played over 2 weekends and see’s the best juniors in the country battle out for the title. Whitton played…

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From Nigeria to the Welsh League – via a bakery!

Sammy Ogunade has been playing table tennis for over 30 years but it was whilst working in a bakery that his sporting talent came to light, and via the smell of cake mix and the sweet taste of icing sugar a path to the Welsh League was formed. Sammy was born in Nigeria, where he…

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Swansea Open 2022

As part of the ever-developing Swansea University Table Tennis programme, a yearly international Swansea Open, returning for its second year after a covid break, will take place on the 26th and 27th of February at the University’s Sketty Lane Sports centre, home of the Welsh National Pool. The two-day event will see events from U…

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Home Countries Championships Largs, Scotland 12th-14th November 2021

Wales Win 10 Medals at Home Countries Championships   Largs, Scotland was the destination for the first Home Countries Championships since the COVID-19 Pandemic with a team of 10 players representing Wales across the Men’s, Woman’s, Junior Boys, Cadet Boys and Cadet Girls events. After 3 days of play the team walked away with 10…

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More Ping Pong Parkinson’s medal success for Martyn Symons

Following on from the bronze he won in the Open Singles at the Ping Pong Parkinson’s UK National Championship in St Neots (21 August), Martyn Symons has continued his run of medal winning success at two major tournaments in Germany. Photos provided by Martyn Martyn, who was born and grew up in New Tredegar, played…

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