England stars at league presentation night

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Mansfield and District Table Tennis Leagues Presentation night at the Summit Centre in Kirkby, with ladies England No.2 Kelly Sibley and men’s England No.7 Chris Doran who came to play exhibition matches and hand out the season’s trophies.

The night was kicked off by chairman Brian Roddis, when he gave the Chairman Award to Roy Drew.

At 84 years old Roy has played every game this season for his team Hucknall 50+ in Division Two, won 60 per cent of his games, attended all the other tournaments throughout the year and making the semi-finals in the Yuletide cup and the Mick Dennis Cup.

Chris Doran and Kelly Sibley then played an exhibition match followed by challengers from the league with Joe Zygadlo and Junior Stoddart both playing Chris Doran while Amber Zygadlo and Matt Fowkes played Kelly Sibley.

It was then time for juniors with Jessica Melrose partnering Chris Doran played a match against Jessica’s brother Billy Melrose who partnered Kelly Sibley.

Then Chris and Kelly presented all the awards for the season and had photos with all the winners.

Anyone is interested in joining the League next year please contact leebenswain@gmail.com or visit www.tabletennis365.com/Mansfield