Teams fight to avoid the drop

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With only two more games to go there are still a number of relegation issues to be resolved in the Milton Keynes Table Tennis League.

After suffering their second 10-0 Premier Division defeat in two weeks, MK Rovers look destined for Division One, and with only one point between them, it’s going to be between two Greenleys teams – Kings and Legends – as to who will join them.

In Division One, MK Tornadoes look headed for a lower division, but three teams are fighting it out to avoid the drop with them – Greenleys Warriors,

Woburn Sands Data and MK Pumas were all equal on points last week, although Pumas helped their chances of survival with an 8-2 win over Warriors last time out, with Andy Smith getting a treble.

Greenleys Princes have been struggling to get a team out for the last four weeks, which means they are now firmly rooted to the foot of Division Two. Nobs Mob could join them, although they do have games in hand over the teams above them.

It’s also very tight at the bottom of Division Three and it will all depend on the last two results as to which two of four teams are relegated.

Meanwhile Mursley Swifts had a good 8-2 victory over MK Cavaliers to take them off the bottom of Division Four, with Dave Bartlett winning all three for Swifts. But any of five teams could still be relegated.

Bottom of Division Five team Greenleys Valiants are fighting hard and beat MK Dons 6-4 with the help of Andres Lopez and Jaison Mistry winning two games each.

It’s more clear cut in Division Six as MK Flames and OU Newcomers appear to be the relegation favourites. In their first season, Little Horwood Destroyers have competed bravely but look set for the wooden spoon in Division Seven.