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19 Oct Super League 2017/18 - competitions page is being updated every week, so please make sure that you head over there for up to date tables, averages, results and fixtures.
06 Sep Super League 2017/18 - Round 1 Fixtures and also 2017/18 Handbook can be found on our competition page.
05 Sep Summer Competition Grand Prix series is now complete, and updated results along with final positioning can be found on the clubs competition page.
17 July Updated monthly summer competition results can be found on our competitions page. Last two summer dates are Thursday 20th July and Thursday 31st August.
05 April Details of our monthly summer competition can be found by clicking here. Whether you are just starting out or have been playing the game for years, this is open to ALL, for lots of competitive matches.
03 April Blitz Club Championships - Well done to all competitors who competed in our Club Championships. All results and pictures can be found on our facebook page.
29 Mar Club Championships are on Sunday 2nd April. Entry form can be found by clicking here.
25 Mar Good Luck to Amy Gittings on her final day of her UKCC Level 1 coaching course in Durham, and to Adam Gittings who is competing in the Nottingham Grand Prix this weekend.
22 Mar Thanks to the Gainsborough Standard for this weeks report on the Blitz 2* competition. Report can be found by clicking here.
18 Mar Good luck to Richard Element, Tom Mcintosh, Peter Cowburn and Adam Gittings representing Blitz in the senior British League this weekend.
12 Mar Blitz 2* - Well done to all competitors who competed in our 2 star. All results and pictures can be found on our facebook page.
11 Mar Good luck today to Blitz TTC players Chloe De La Fontaine and Amy Gittings representing Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire respectively at Draycott TTC.
24 Jan Entry forms are now available on the Table Tennis England website for the Blitz 2* competition. Sunday 12th March at Blitz TTC venue the Gainsborough Academy. Closing date for entries is Monday 21st February so get your entries in quickly.
23 Jan Well done to Blitz players Amy Gittings and Tom McIntosh for their performances this weekend at the British Junior League in Derby. Amy playing for Bishop Aukland TTC helped the team win the girls division 3 title. Tom playing for Market Raisen helped his team to promotion by finishing runners up to Halton in their division.
21 Jan Good luck to Blitz players Amy Gittings and Tom McIntosh competing in the British Junior League at Derby this weekend.
14 Jan Good luck to Blitz player Adam Gittings this weekend at the Cleveland Grand Prix.
10 Jan Well done to Steve Fox who won our new year competition last Thursday. He won a very hard fought competition, without dropping a match. Well done to all competitors and thank you for an enjoyable evening.
04 Jan New Year Competition - Thursday 5th January - 6.30pm-9.00pm - Everyone Welcome - £3 per person - Please let me know if you are attending.
29 Dec Great nights bowling at the Ashby bowl tonight for Blitz players, friends and families. Thanks to all those who attended and see you back at the club in the new year.
28 Dec Write up on the clubs recent 2* can be found by clicking here.
18 Dec Blitz 2* - Well done to all competitors who competed in our 2 star. All results and pictures can be found on our facebook page.
16 Dec Blitz Christmas Training tonight - Last coaching session before the club closes for Christmas. Don't forget your Christmas jumpers.
12 Dec Blitz Christmas Social Night - 10 Pin Bowling at Ashby Bowl in Scunthorpe on Wednesday 28th Dec from 7.30pm. The evening includes 3 games of bowling plus food. This is open to all family members as well as current club members. Please let us know if you will be attending by Friday 16th December.
07 Dec Details of some up and coming training days can be found on our facebook page.
02 Nov Our 2* entry form, for competition on Sunday 18th December can be found by clicking here. Closing date for entries is Fri 9th December.
23 Sep Our Super League & club members handbook can be found by clicking here.
31 May We are pleased to announce that we are launching our very own Super League due to start September 2016. Closing date for entries is Friday 22nd July so get your team in ASAP. Details of the league rules and entry form for the League can be found here.
26 May Our New Social Table Tennis Session continues tonight from 6.30pm - 9.00pm. For more details view our leaflet here, or email us and we will be happy to help.
19 May Congratulations to Blitz player Adam Gittings winning the Doncaster Free Press Disabled Sport Personality of the year award at tonight's awards ceremony at the Keepmoat Ceremony.
14 May Good luck to Darcie Proud who is playing in the Danish Youth International this weekend.
10 May New Social Table Tennis Session starts Thursday 19th May from 6.30pm - 9.00pm. For more details view our leaflet here, or email us and we will be happy to help.
01 May Massive congratulations to 12 year old Darcie Proud who picked up a silver medal in the u15 girls doubles at the English National Championships today.
29 April We are running in conjunction with Gainsborough Table Tennis League a FREE open table tennis session on Thursday (5th May) from 6.30pm - 9.00pm. All local league players past, present and future are encouraged to attend this session. Please can you all pass the word on.
23 April Good day today at ESTTA finals. Darcie coming 3rd in u13 girls and Amy making the last 16 in the u16 girls. Lots of positives today to build on in the coming weeks. Well done girls.
10 April Good effort from the Blitz Senior British League team. A draw v Drumchapel then a narrow defeat by Derwent left the team in 4th position after the final days play.
04 April Results and pictures from our Blitz Club Championships can be found here.
21 March The Lincolnshire County u11-15 Closed entry form can be downloaded here.
16 March Our latest Newsletter can be downloaded here.
6 March Well done to the NCL team today finishing 4th in div 1 at Ormesby. More importantly and as you can maybe tell by their faces, they seemed to enjoy themselves too. Sam has to have the cheesiest smile ever!
21 February Well done to all club members that competed in the Inter Regional Qualification competition at Draycott yesterday. There was some good performances all round and for some it was their first competition. Lots learnt and lots to improve on before the next competition.
14 February Update from Blackpool 4* - In the Junior girls banded, Darcie Proud makes the semi finals losing out to eventual winner Megan Gidney 3-1. Darcie had earlier beat number 1 seed Amy Hutchings 3-2 in her group to top the group, before beating Medha Verma 3-1 in the quarters. In the Junior Girls, Darcie was in a tough group with both the 2nd seed in Charlotte Bardsley, and 9th seed Holly Williams. Although Darcie beat Holly Williams in the group, she was knocked out via count back due to losing to Alice Dillon also in the group stage. All in all a decent weekend for Darcie with 1 final, 1 semi final and 2 quarter finals out of the 5 events she played. Well done Darcie.
13 February Update from Blackpool 4*. Darcie Proud comes runner up in the u13 girls, losing 3-0 to Faye Leggett from Scotland. Faye also beating Ruby Chan in the semi. Darcie then made the quarter finals of the cadet banded before losing again to Leggett from Scotland, this time 3-2. In the cadet girls, Darcie made the quarter finals beating Alice Dillon 3-0 on the way before losing 3-1 to Tiana Dennison. Good luck in the juniors tomorrow.
8 February Blitz player Amy Gittings representing Bishop Aukland TTC alongside Ffion Myers, Ruby Chan and coach Matt Porter. 1 win, 2 draws and 2 narrow defeats this weekend saw the team finish a respectable 4th in their league to guarantee their place in the league again next season.
31 January Really good day with these two at Bishop Auckland 2* today. Tom Mc coming runner up in the cadet boys and making the semi of the juniors. Darcie coming runner up in the cadet girls and winning her 3rd 2* u13 title in a row!! Harry T also competed but found the going a little tougher getting knocked out in the first round of the junior plate event.
24 January Well done to Blitz player Darcie Proud winning both the under 13 girls and Cadet Girls competitions at the clubs first ever 2 star event.
20 January Draw for our 2 star competition, this coming Sunday has been released and can be downloaded by clicking here.
30 October Entry form for our 2 star competition, due to be played on Sunday 24th January, can be downloaded here.
30 October Our latest Newsletter can be downloaded here.
29 October Latest Gainsborough standard newspaper article can be found here
26 October Some very good performances from our Blitz players this weekend at the Stockton 4 star. Tom Mc reaching the quarter final in the cadet singles and Darcie reaching the quarters of the junior banded. Some results didn't quite go our way but all in all an extremely promising weekend. Well done to both, and keep up the hard work.
25 October Blitz Player Adam Gittings with his 3 medals from this weekends SportsAble Southern Disability Grand Prix event held at Cippenham TTC, Slough. Gold medal in the Class 11 event. Bronze medal in the standing doubles partnered by Ashley Wray. Bronze medal in the Band A Open competition losing an epic 5 set semi final 3-2 to Josh Morgan of Wales.
23 October Don't forget that even though it's half term, all sessions are still on as normal. See you all tonight.
17 October Round up from the Junior British League, where the club had two players out on loan can be found here
16 October Report from the Senior British League's team first weekend in Oldham, can be found here
05 October Blitz player Adam Gittings in action at the Halton (Widnes) BTTAD Disability Grand Prix event earlier today. Gold in the class 11 event with good wins over Archie Taylor, Jordan McGarry, Ashley Wray and Jordan Abbot. Followed this up with a Silver medal in the Standing Doubles partnering Ashley Wray losing a close final 3 1 to Tim Fields and Craig Allen.Medals were presented by the Mayor and Mayoress of Liverpool.
04 October Well done to Tom McIntosh and Chloe De La Fontaine who came runner up in the cadet boys singles and runner up in the junior girls singles plate event. Tom losing deuce in the 5th and Chloe also losing in the 5th. Unfortunately Darcie had to pull out due to illness. Keep working hard guys, lots more still to come.
18 September Blitz player Adam Gittings has done an interview with Expert table tennis. To have a listen, you can download the interview here.
13 September Good luck to Chloe Delafontaine who is competing at Burton Uxbridge today.
12 September Tom Mc reaches the semi final of the Cadet singles and Quarter finals of the juniors at Chandlers 2*. Some very good play from Tom today too.
11 September Report of Adam Gittings Double Gold at The Sainsbury School Games can be found by clicking here
10 September Very good report in the Gainsborough standard this week about Darcie's trip to France. Click here to have a read.
9 September ***REMINDER - CLUB MEMBERSHIP*** Just a reminder that our Club membership forms should be returned by this coming Friday (11th September). If you haven't got a form or have misplaced your form, then please contact Paul for a blank one.
5 September GOLD!!! Well done to the North East disability team of Adam Gittings, Alex Bland and Megan Shackleton coached by Shaun Alvey. The team went through the competition unbeaten winning all their 7 matches. Fantastic team work over 2 days of intense competition here in Manchester at the Sainsbury's school games. Good luck to all 3 athletes going into the singles competition which concludes tomorrow.
31 August Read about Englands and Darcie Prouds first international results here. Well Done Darcie.
21 August Cuttings of our most recent newspaper articles can be found here and here.
5 August Blitz Summer league this Thursday 7.30 till 9pm at the Gainsborough Academy. Open play and practice prior to Summer league 6.30 - 7.30pm. Everyone welcome to both whether beginners or league players. With Friday sessions taking a breather for the summer holidays lets see a good turnout tomorrow to get in shape for the new season.
31 July Good luck to Blitz player Adam Gittings taking part in Tough Mudder at Skipton on Saturday. Proving once again that disabilities shouldn't hold you back. Have fun!
24 July Good day out at Clumber Park today for the Blitz players and families. I hope everyone's as competitive on the tables this coming season as they were on the footie pitch!
22 July Our Summer social event at Clumber park is this Friday. Hopefully the weather holds out for us.
22 July Our Summer Newsletter can be downloaded here.
18 July Unfortunately it just wasn't meant to be, at the JBL qualifiers today as we finished 2nd in our group behind a strong Great Stukeley team. We wish Great Stukeley all the best in the main JBL event over the course of the season, and hopefully we'll be joining you next season. Well played today girls, onwards and upwards from here.
16 July Report in the paper from this weeks summer league here.
11 July Blitz player Adam Gittings picked up 2 Silver medals today in the BTTAD Ormsby Grand Prix event in Middlesbrough. Read more and view pictures here.
09 July Blitz summer league tonight 7.30-9pm at the Gainsborough academy. Not too late to join -all welcome. Open practice prior to summer league 6.30-7.30pm.
01 July Report about the satellite clubs that we are opening up in September can be found here. Some big things happening, and things are shaping up nicely.
21 June Good competition today at Burton Uxbridge 2* tournament. Good entry in all events. Amy Gittings reached the Semi-Final in the Cadet Girls competition losing 3-2 to Katie Holt. Knocked out in group stages of Junior Girls winning 1 out of 3 but had better look in the consolation event winning both her matches against Georgia Harris and Rebecca Lowman. Adam Gittings qualified through his group winning 2 out of 3 matches(lost only to No 1 seed and losing finalist Joe Pilkington). Won his last 16 knock out match 3-1 but then lost 3-1 in the quarter final to no 2 seed and tournament winner Mathew Evans from Milton Keynes. Good days play. Next 2* event at Burton is Sunday 5th July. Entries need to be in by 29th June.
17 June Congratulations to Adam Gittings on his Selection to represent the North East in the Sainsbury's School Games 2015. The event will be Held in Manchester 3rd - 6th September at the Etihad Arena competing against teams from Wales, Scotland and Ireland as well as the other UK Regions.
12 June We are very pleased and proud to announce that Darcie has been selected to represent England at the Euro Minis in France at the end of August. Well done Darcie and keep up the good work. Report can be found here.
08 June Congratulations to Blitz player Darcie Proud for her performances at the English National u11-14 Championships this weekend at Ponds Forge Sheffield. Darcie reached the last 16 in the under 13 girls competition on Saturday and followed this up on Sunday by winning a Bronze in the under 12s losing to eventual winner Jasmine Wong in the semi Final.
06 June Good day for Adam Gittings at the Glasgow Para Open. Adam won the Class 11 title winning all his matches 3 0 and then followed this up with victory in the doubles event partnering Scottish player Neil Innes. Thanks to all at Drumchapel TT club for their Scottish hospitality throughout the day.
01 June Well done to Adam and Amy Gittings, claiming all available titles to them at the recent Burton Uxbridge 1*. Adam took the Junior Boys title, with Amy taking the Junior girls and Cadet Girls.
24 May Some good performances today at the Bishop Auckland 2*. Darcie coming runner up in the u13s, & losing in the semi final of the cadets. Harry Tomlinson playing in his first individual competition made it to the last 16. Well done to both and keep working hard. Pictures can be found here.
20 May Report from the Burton Uxbridge 1* competition can be found here. Well Done girls.
13 May Great results for three of our players, dominating the Burton Uxbridge 1* competition at the weekend, taking all girls titles on offer. Report to follow shortly.
30 April Don't forget that it is our club AGM tonight (Thurs 30th April), starting at 6.30pm prompt at TGA. Summer league matches will take place after the AGM, so anyone attending, don't forget your bat! Hope to see you all later.
26 April Pictures from the recent Lincolnshire u11-15 county closed championships that we held can be found here.
21 April This weeks Thursday session is cancelled due to a parents evening taking place in the hall. This means that our Summer league will be postponed until Thurs 30th April. Also just a reminder that our Club AGM is being held on Thurs 30th April from 6.30pm - 7.30pm with Summer Ladder matches taking place straight after this. Everyone is welcome to attend.
17 April Enjoyable first night of our Summer Ladder competition and it worked really well. Hope to see you all again next week.
13 April A fantastic day yesterday at our Club Championships. Well done to all competitors, making it an extremely enjoyable day. There were lots of matches played by all... Link to full write up can be found here.
07 April Draw for our Club Championships has been done. Doors open at 9.00am with matches starting no later than 9.30am. See everyone on Sunday.
01 April Details of our weekly summer competition can be found here.
01 April Easter opening times - Thursday 2nd = Open, Friday 3rd = Closed, Monday 6th = Closed, Thursday 9th = Open, Friday 10th = Open.
11 March Our latest club newsletter is available to download here.
27 February We are pleased to announce that we will be running the Lincolnshire u11-15 Closed County Championships, on Sunday 26th April. Closing date for the event is Saturday 18th April. Entry form can be downloaded here.
27 February Our Annual Club Championships is being held on Sunday 12th April. Please contact Paul for the Entry form and to enter before the closing date on Friday 27th March.
24 February We are conducting a small survey of what you as club members would like us to offer over the summer months, when the winter league has finished. Please could all club members complete this online survey. Link can be found here.
23 February Satellite sessions back on as normal now after half term, along with all club sessions as normal. Looking forward to seeing everyone after the short break.
16 February No Satellite club sessions this week due to it being half term. Normal club sessions on as normal - Monday (League Matches), Thursday (Club Practise), Friday (Group coaching). In addition to that we have a coaching day being held at TGA on Wednesday from 10am - 3pm. Please book your place with Paul, as only a couple left.
2 February We are hosting the National Cadet League again this coming Sunday (8th Feb). Two of our teams will be in action, hoping to keep themselves in contention going into the final days play at the start of March. Everyone is welcome to come and watch.
24 January Good day for the club teams today. Vetts National Team picking up their first two points with two draws and a defeat in what seems to be a strong division. Followed up with Blitz A in the NJL winning all their matches and Blitz B winning 2 out of 3, including a fantastic individual win for Amy Gittings.
22 January February Half Term training days at Redlands and Blitz, with Paul Johnson and potential practise partners depending on numbers. Please book a place with Paul.
5 January After the Christmas break, we start all sessions back this week, with the first being our Satellite session at TGA from 3.00pm - 4.30pm, followed by league matches from 6.30pm - 9.00pm. Hope to see you all at some point over the week.
5 December A reminder that we are going Bowling again this year for our Christmas outing. We are heading to Ashby Bowl in Scunthorpe on Sat 20th December. If you would like to attend, please confirm with Paul ASAP.
29 November Busy few days for us this weekend with training last night, young leaders course today, national cadet league tomorrow and then league matches on Monday. Thanks to Shaun Alvey for tutoring today's course. Feedback has been good.
18 November Winter Newsletter 2014! Download here.
31 October Congratulations to Harry Tomlinson who has been selected to represent Nottinghamshire at next Saturdays county championships. We would all like to wish him good luck for next Saturday.
24 October Adult table tennis session starting on Thursday 6th November and will run on every Thursday. It is open to absolutely all abilities, whether you are a local league player, a national champion or a complete beginner looking for a social night out doing something different. The session will start at 6.30pm and finish at 9.00pm, but you can come for as long as you want. For more details, please contact the club.
11 October 3 teams in action today. Good luck to the two national junior league teams playing at Ormesby TTC & the one national vets team playing at RAF Cosford.
8 October Pictures from our recent training day with Bishop Auckland and players in our new sponsored shirts can be found on our facebook page
28 September League Teams practise night tomorrow night from 6.30pm - 9.00pm. Last one before league matches start the following week. Handbooks can also be collected tomorrow too. If you can't make tomorrow night, then some are coming on Thursday instead.
19 September League Team Practise night this coming Monday (22nd September), from 6.30pm - 9.00pm. Chance to get that extra practise in before the season starts.
17 September All Satellite clubs are now up and running. Great to see so many new kids trying table tennis for the first time. The future is looking bright.
8 September New satellite session starting tomorrow at Rossington All Saints 4.00pm - 5.30pm. Looking forward to it.
29 August A fantastic couple of days training, preparing for the forth coming season. Everyone worked extremely hard and there was some extremely tired players and coaches after the two days. Another training day on Monday, before going back to our normal weekly timetable starting Thursday.
21 August Important Dates! Download here.
04 August Summer 2014 Newsletter! Download here.
19 July Another very productive day at Marshalls Yard promoting the club amongst the local community.
17 July We now have 4 pre-season friendly matches confirmed for September. 1 vs Bishop Auckland, 2 vs Ryton Park & 1 vs Lincoln, with another against Retford in the pipeline. Looking promising.
17 July That's a fantastic 5 weeks of coaching completed at Hillcrest Early Years Academy. Looking forward to working there again in September.
15 July A great 4 weeks of coaching at Frederick Gough School completed. Looking forward to September now.