Possums scamper to top spot
A hard-fought 3-2 win over Echidnas enabled Possums to jump to the top of the ladder with a four-point margin, after round four of the spring pennant last week.
Cooper Irwin and Stephen Lane were in top form, winning a singles each before wrapping up the match with a closely contested doubles victory.
Jeff Austen was the standout, playing superb table tennis to claim both singles in an outstanding performance.
In another close encounter, Wallabies just held on to edge out Owls in a high-standard affair.
Ashley Duns and Col Exton produced some amazing rallies to win a singles each, with the doubles deciding the outcome.
They teamed brilliantly to claim the doubles match, 23-21, 21-19 in a hard-fought clash.
John Bajada starred for Owls, winning both singles in a stylish display.
Meanwhile, Rosellas recorded an upset 3-2 win over Plovers in the battle of the birds.
Adrian Squires and Michelle Feldtmann put in a solid performance to win a singles each before taking the match with a straightsets doubles victory.
Mick Kelly was the star of the match, continuing his great form to win both singles in style.
Kookaburras had to fight hard to hold off a determined Taipans unit, finally prevailing for a close 3-2 victory.
Brian Harrington impressed by winning both singles, with John Holschier showing his talent to win one.
Gavan Crothers was in form to win a singles for Taipans before combining with Matt Gill for a fine doubles victory.
A fired-up Numbats outfit had to produce their best to hold out Bullants in a highstandard match.
Carol Perry and Sienna Irwin played strongly to win a singles each before sealing the win with a straight-sets doubles victory.
Nicole Irwin starred for Bullants, winning both singles in a sensational performance.
Wombats had a close encounter with Mozzies, with Ray Grant showing off his skills to lead his team to a tight 3-2 victory.
He convincingly won both singles before joining with Peter Williams to win the doubles in a hard-fought three-setter.
Chris Lee and Coby Linke tried hard for Mozzies, winning a singles each, but needing the doubles.
Frogs were given a scare by Eagles, just lasting to record a close 3-2 victory in a tight contest.
Brian Perry was in good touch, accounting for both singles in tough matches.
He was well supported by Kaleb Lissenden who played strongly to win the deciding singles.
Redbacks destroyed Gliders, with Pauline Hooper and John Spencer showing no mercy in their 5-0 victory.
They won all their matches sets.
Magpies caused an upset when they overcame Koalas for a tense 3-2 victory.
Andrea Cathcart was in top form to win a singles with teammate Archer Irwin showing his talent to win one.
They then combined for an impressive doubles victory to seal the match.
Koalas’ Kerry Yang was the outstanding player, winning both singles in a fine performance.
Doves produced an impressive display to score a closely fought 3-2 victory over Crickets.
Kaye Grosser and Lian Li performed well to win a singles each before claiming the match with a straight-sets doubles victory.
Outstanding junior Jackson Squires was the star of the match, winning both singles in style.