In the second week of play in the Bolton and District Table Tennis League, the Premier Division’s Ramsbottom Town A had a comfortable 21-13 victory over Wharton with a maximum nine points from Michael Moir.

Ramsbottom B just beat Flixton Cricket Club A 19-15 largely due to nine points from last year’s new acquisition Ryan Choong.

Hilton A had a good 22-12 win against Radcliffe Cricket Club with nines from Robert Hall and Andrew Michnowiec.

However, newly-promoted Hilton B went down 23-8 to Little Lever Cricket Club A with Graham Jeffries and Ron Durose on top scores.

Nomads overshadowed Ladybridge A 24-5 with nines from Kyan Chin and Charles Musa.

Due to a rather late discovery the Ramsbottom room was being used for a music festival, the C team’s match against Flixton Cricket Club B had to be postponed and rearranged for sometime in the next three weeks. If unplayed, the result will be decided in committee.

In Division One, Burning Desire pressed on for a return to the Premier Division with a 25-9 victory over Ramsbottom Town D with nines from Brett Haslam and Ben Armstrong.

New team Wigan TTC made their presence felt by beating Heaton Cricket Club A 24-4 with nines for Paul Clark and Daniel Watkinson, while Farnworth Social Circle A beat a two-man Wingates 24-7.

Closer results saw Coburg overcome Hilton C 23-12 with nines from Chris Naylor and Derek Watmough, and Meadow Ben A beat Hilton D 20-12 helped by a nine from Stephen Jones.

Newly-promoted Polonia Club A had their second win, 20-17 against Little Lever Cricket Club B helped by nine from Lukasz Serdiuk.

Apart from Division Two’s Bolton TTC, who beat Hilton F with a maximum 27-4 score, the other results were quite close.

Hilton E beat Brasszone 22-11 despite a resisting nine from Jim Bolton.

Heaton Cricket Club B had a 22-13 victory over newly-promoted Walkden Methodists, assisted by a nine from David Jones.

New team Polonia Club B beat Farnworth Social Circle B 20-13 with a nine from Vojtech Sanc.

Meadow Ben B just pipped St Paul's Peel 19-18 despite an expected resisting nine from Lee Devenport, while Hilton Top Spinners just edged their game against Ladybridge C 18-17.

Division Three’s Polonia Club C marched on with a 25-7 victory over Hilton H with nines from Karolina Mucha and Henryk Michalowski, while juniors Hilton I fared better with a 17-14 victory over Meadow Hill B.

Relegated Farnworth Social Circle C had their second win, 19-13 over Meadow Ben D, with nines from Christopher Lord and Dave Rogers.

Social Circle's two-man D team lost 18-11 to Albany, although Farnworth’s new addition, Elena Cecilia Tepelus, produced an impressive performance with a nine.

Meadow Ben C overcame Hilton G 19-11 despite a resisting nine from Dimitar Petrov, and Meadow Hill A just pipped Irlam Steel Social Club 17-16 with Irlam’s David Yates putting up strong resistance with a nine.