‘The future’s bright after best season ever’

Tring Table Tennis Club winner

Tring Table Tennis Club winner

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TRING table tennis club are celebrating after their ‘best season ever’.

The club presented players with trophies at Tring Park Cricket Club on Friday, June 3, after a number of team successes.

Tring table tennis winners

Tring table tennis winners

Tring won Divisions One and Two of the Aylesbury League and a further three teams were promoted as runners-up in Divisions Two and Three.

Another team were the runners-up in the Hemel League Division Two.

Secretary John Richardson said: “We have had five teams out of seven promoted and won two league titles.

“Add to this the personal successes, especially from the junior section, and you have a dazzling array of achievements.

“We see a very bright future for the sport in our area.”

The club also enjoyed many successes in its junior section.

Rose Luscombe, aged 12, is now ranked England Number Eight for England U13s and 25th for U15s.

Eleven-year-old Aaron Taylor is ranked 90 in England U13s and capped off a fantastic season, winning the Aylesbury Junior and Cadet titles, as well as the Bucks Boys U13 championship.

He was also runner-up in the Division Two closed championship.

Ant McCormack was Aylesbury Junior runner-up and Rose Luscombe was Cadet runner-up.

The TTTC best division player’s awards went to Les Ferguy (Division One), Mark Luscombe (100 per cent in Division Two), and Sankar Balan (Division 3), was also runner-up in closed championships.

Georgina Lark won the Most Improved Player of the Year while the Junior Player of the Year was shared between Ant McCormack and Robert Dunford.

The Player of the Year award went to Aaron Taylor for his outstanding victories and team contributions.