Table Tennis: County Cup joy for league team

Carl Stebbing.
Carl Stebbing.
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The Lancaster and Morecambe Table Tennis League representative team has won the prestigious Lancashire and Cheshire Vets County Cup for the first time.

Having accounted for Widnes and Oldham in the previous rounds the local team of Paul Stebbing, Ian Felton and Carl Stebbing were in the show piece final against an Ellesmere Port team containing a nucleus of Liverpool league players.

The final, played at Bolton, resulted in an emphatic 5-0 win for the representative team over a shell shocked Ellesmere Port team.

In addition to the winning the cup, the achievement has also resulted in a shirt sponsor offer for the team from a local company.

Plans are in progress to stage the popular Summer League, any local players who are interested in joining contact 781000 or 34632.