TABLE TENNIS: THREE wins for Jonathan Taylor condemned Caldy to a fifth defeat on the trot in the Wirral table tennis league Division One.
NBCC had a healthy win at Phoenix thanks to maximums from Dave Harse and Charlie Potts.
In Division Two, Dave Blair was unbeaten as Phoenix II kept up their challenge for the title. Jeff Sharples beat Bill Stanley and Jim Clewett.
Mitchell Barker and Matthew Langford won three each as Wirral Prem V won at bottom of the table Hoylake. Wirral Prem IV went joint top after success over Spinners.
Fiona Dennett gave her best performance of the season to win three as did Sophie Byron while Hayley Parker lost to Don South. Paul Loftus and Matt Battersby won three each as Caldy II beat Pinewood.
Richie Cross won three for Wall Man but could not prevent defeat by Pinewood as Brian Carter and Ann Dakin won two each.
Division Three action saw Spinners II move top of the table after beating Spinners III. Bob Hall won three again while Keith Naylor and Tony Reuben both fell to Stef McLaughlin.
Spinners II keep a 100% record with success over ESWA. Tony Reuben won three while Bob Hall and Keith Naylor both lost to Ken Grain.
Ken Grain and Bob Jones won three each as Eswa beat Spinners V.
FIXTURES Bill Lowe Prelim w/c 15th December: Wirral Premier TTC V V Hoylake LTC (rec 66); Wirral Premier TTC VI (rec 125) v Spinners V; Calday Gs (rec 113) V Pinewood II; Caldy III (rec 55) v Wall Manor; ESWA (rec 136)v Phoenix II; Spinners III (Rec 114) v Phoenix III RAFA CUP Round 2 w/c 15th December: Phoenix III beat Spinners III 6-0; Wall Manor v Phoenix II; NBCC IV V Wall Manor II; Wirral Premier IV v Caldy III; Pine-wood II v Wirral Premier TTC VI; Nalgo V Spinners II; Pinewood v Wirral Premier TTc V; Caldy II v Hoylake.