Ben Holmes won the best player award in the Regional Cadet League and in the 4th division of the Keighley League. Jonny Fisher has won the most improved player award in the Keighley league having added 70% to his average as compared to the previous season.
Ellen Ben and Owen beat the Haworth Sparrowhawks in the final of the Boothman Plate . All three players leave for University at the end of the season and are rewarded for constant improvement . The were also runners up in the Jeff Naylor Cup against the same opposition.
Ben Ben and Jonny ran out handsome winners of the bottom League with Ben Holmes winning the most sets award for the season. They crushed the runners up 9-1 in an end of season match to emphasise the improvement they had made throughout the season and to confirm that they were worthy winners.
In the disabled standing group of 6 players Saddique lost in the final to his doubles partner at Bishop Auckland a partially sited player. His success shows the benefit he has gained from all the league games he has played against able bodied players in both Bradford and Keighley.
Saddique reclassified into the impaired standing category won runner up awards in the singles and doubles competition at a venue with table tennis every night of the week and a load of enthusiastic volunteers ready to help with raffles food and support to the entrants . A great day out.
Allen Jeffery was awarded the Frank Briggs Trophy for long service to the league whilst at the same annual meeting the Club its self was awarded the Emile Segard Trophy .
Having lost to Scottish and Lancashire players ranked above her in the group stages Ellen kept her form to win the plate as the highest ranking player in both the September and October Competitions.
The club supported the Soroptimists of Ilkley in getting an outdoor table installed at Riverside Ilkley. It is now available from July 2014 for casual play with bats and balls available from the nearside Pub. http://www.sigbi.org/ilkley/outdoor-table-tennis
Helen and her partner Jan Johns of Cheshire won a silver medal in the 2014 World Veterens Championship over 50s doubles in New Zealand.
They lost in the final to a Japanese pair 3-1 after knocking out a strong Korean pair in the semi-finals.