Obituary: Colin Hyland

Hastings, Sussex and England lost one of their most senior and respected members when Colin Hyland passed away on Saturday, 26th March 2022 in his home town of Hastings where he was born on 24th May 1934.


Obituary: Bob Wood

It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of Bob Wood who sadly died peacefully in March. A much respected coach in Blackpool & Lancashire and key figure in English Schools Table Tennis.

April 13, 2022 | Martin Ireland

Obituary: Shaun Bibby

Neil Marples pays tribute to Shaun Bibby, a well-known player, coach and administrator in the Sheffield area, who has passed away at the age of 56.

February 21, 2022 | Paul Stimpson

Obituary: Derek Bunday, Sussex stalwart

Sussex County Table Tennis Association lost one of its stalwarts when Derek Bunday died on 16th February 2022, two days after his 90th birthday.

February 18, 2022 | Diane Webb

Obituary: Peter Garvey

On Saturday, 5 February 2022, Kingston Upon Hull’s table tennis community received the very sad news that Pete Garvey - the city’s longest serving and most accomplished coach - had passed away following a short illness.

February 16, 2022 | Paul Stimpson

Obituary: Dennis Worrell, coach and ESTTA stalwart

Dennis Worrell, a stalwart of the former English Schools’ Table Tennis Association (ESTTA) and of the sport in Lincolnshire, has died. Dennis was Lincs country... Continue reading

February 5, 2022 | Paul Stimpson

Obituary: Harold Webb, Ellenborough club President

Harold Webb, the President of Ellenborough Table Tennis Club in Enfield, sadly died on January 14th after a fall at home. Here, the Ellenborough committee... Continue reading

January 25, 2022 | Paul Stimpson
British League

Obituary: Melvyn Lovegrove, British League photographer

It is with great sadness that we announce that Melvyn Lovegrove, known to hundreds as a player on the veterans’ circuit and as the WBL... Continue reading

January 19, 2022 | Paul Stimpson

Obituary: Paralympic legend Paul Lyall

Paul Lyall, one of the pioneers of para table tennis in Great Britain and a Paralympic gold medallist, has died at the age of 77.... Continue reading

January 18, 2022 | Paul Stimpson

Obituary: England international David House

Former England junior and senior international David House passed away aged 86 on 30th November in the USA, where he had lived for many years.... Continue reading

December 14, 2021 | Paul Stimpson

Obituary: Connie Warren, England international

A heart of gold, a loyal friend and a player who delighted in leading officials a merry dance but always with a twinkle in his... Continue reading

October 14, 2021 | Paul Stimpson