As the pop group Queen said another one bites the dust! By Roger Bannister Sheffield Publicity
With a Will Bayley Treble, Vulcan A put a massive dent in Crookes B's chances of winning the top prize in Sheffield Table Tennis! Vulcan A beat Crookes B 7 3. This now leaves two teams in contention to win Division 1. Crookes A and Stocksbridge A.
The following League week Vulcan A won again, this time at Swallownest Miners Welfare A 9 1! Northern General A managed a draw against an Understaffed Abbeydale A! Stocksbridge A continue to apply pressure to Crookes A's position! This time a 10 nil victory against, Rotherham Scorpions A. Simon Pugh, Stephen Horsfield and Jack Grant, all winning three each.
Northern General C got a draw against Shiregreen A! Whilst Albert Premier A got a draw, in a keenly fought match against Clifton A.
In following weeks Vulcan E got a draw against Abbeydale F and then Lost 3 7 at Rotherham Scorpions B! In week 19, Abbeydale F beat Crookes F 7 3 due to a Jordan Greenwood treble! Vulcan F lost Crookes E 4 6.
Down to 4 and Hallam Grange B beat Hallam Grange D 10 nil in a rather one sided match, only two of the sets going to 4 ends! High Green A were back to winning ways with a 7 3 result against Crookes H Mick Large won all his games. Northern General D lost to Hallam Grange C 4 6 with John Daniels winning all his matches!
HSBC were surgical in their 8 2 win against Wadsley Bridge B. Chris Thompson starring with three at home! Dronfields Hannah Jenkinson and Ian Geddes both tripled up to beat Wadsley Bridge C on an away trip 6 4. Abbeydale K lost a tight match against Vulcan J 4 6 in week 18. They then played at Table toppers Telecom A, it was a 7 3 win for Telecom, surging towards the Division 5 title! Vulcan H demolished WadslyBridge C 10 nil, with Dennis E Green, Chrissy Sykes and Adam Morton undefeated! Albert Premier B, fielded a strong side against High Green B, but the man from Uncle Rob Vaughan was back to form and delivered 3, the result 3 7.
Wadsley Bridge D appear to be nearly there as they won again 7 3 against Abbeydale L. Jack Cross winning three in style! Nigel Pepper , Hallam Grange E, won a titanic five setter against Steve Cross, it was to no avail as Wadsley Bridge won 2 8, another three from Jack Cross.