Over 120 table tennis teams from 87 clubs will start their campaigns at selected host venues across the country to battle it out for league points. Teams from the home nations; England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Guernsey and the Isle of Man are taking part in what promises to be an exciting season of highly competitive table tennis.
Clubs hosting this weekend’s action include Nottingham, Halton, Cippenham, Ormesby, Morpeth, Scarborough, St Neots, Draycott and BATTS.
The SBL Championship – also starting this Saturday – will see 10 teams playing the first four rounds of the division across the weekend at Nottingham TTC’s home venue, Carlton Le Willows School. Four fixtures will be live streamed on TTE.TV kicking off with BATTS 2 vs Brighton 2 at 10:30 followed by PPong vs Nottingham at 14:30, and then on Sunday, Perry Dale 08 face Wymondham at 9:30, and wrapping things up Ormesby 2 vs Urban at 13:30.
Table Tennis England’s Head of Engagement, Keely Armitt, said
“We’re delighted to be adding coverage of the SBL Championship division to the TTE.TV schedule and are excited to bring more live table tennis to members and fans, as well as a Match of the Day style round up of all the fixtures in our Rewind show which will be aired later next week”
Coverage of the Championship comes in addition to a full schedule of SBL Premier Division fixtures, which started two weeks ago and are available to watch live and on demand. You can catch the final Round 1 fixture of the Premiership broadcast on TTE.TV at 14:00 on Saturday as newcomers Table Tennis Daily take on defending Champions, Ormeau.
British League Executive Officer, Henry Arthur said
“Following on from the thrilling first round of matches from the Premier Division, I’m really excited for the matches this weekend across the 16 divisions. With a record number of entries for SBL, it promises to be another fantastic season of table tennis. We wish all the teams, players, officials and volunteers the best of luck for the season ahead and congratulate them all for being a part of British table tennis history”.
To keep up to date with fixtures, results and stats, visit the TT League website and follow on social media.
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