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AGM 2021

Just a reminder that the AGM is on Tuesday at the Church Hall @ 7:30pm. We will make the call on the night if the weather is good enough to sit outside, or we socially distance indoors.

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From adult beginner to national champion – Charlie Ellis’s TT story (part 1 of 2)

Our latest interview is with Charlie Ellis. Charlie took up the game fairly late in life and began in the bottom division of the ELTTL. He has since risen to be Edinburgh champion, an ELTTL Premier League winner, vets’ national champion and Scottish ping pong champion. Murrayfield and ELTTL President Lindsay Muir considers these achievements to be unheard of for someone taking up the game so late in life. Charlie has also been involved with writing about TT and doing research on the sport’s history. This interview (conducted by Gordon Muir) focuses on Charlie’s initial period as a TT player and some of the lessons he’s learnt.

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The MTTC Championship is finally finished

The much delayed final of the 5th place tournament finally has finally taken place. In case you’ve forgotten, the main event was won by John Hannah who defeated Krzysztof Borkowicz in the final. In the 5th place ‘final’, club President Lindsay Muir took on Charlie McGowan at the Gyle Pop in & Play venue.

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Trip to Murrayfield North

After realising I hadn’t hit a ball since March…March 2020, I thought I’d make use of John Yau’s ‘pop-up’ Murrayfield North venue. John has an excellent setup, with a competition level table and a great setting. His garden walls give pretty good shelter, even on a fairly breezy but bright day.

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MTTC Performance 19/20 Survey

We would like to ask you to do a short survey about our work in last season. All members and non-member are therefore encouraged to complete this survey in an honest and frank manner. The survey contains few questions about last year club performance, will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete and is your chance to have a say in the future of our Club.

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Q&A – Roger Thomas

Roger Thomas has been a key figure within Murrayfield Table Tennis Club for several decades. He joined in the 1960s when a student at Edinburgh University and became a member of the club’s first team and a leading Edinburgh & District player. He’s also held significant administrative positions within the club, including secretary and Vice-President.

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New MTTC Treasurer

News story about the club’s new treasurer Anna Porsch.

A glimmer of ping-pong at the end of the tunnel

A well attended club AGM took place on Zoom on Wednesday evening. Among those in attendance were club trustee Roger Thomas, as well as some new faces.

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Q&A – Anna Porsch

Unlike the majority of Murrayfield members, Anna only began to take table tennis seriously as an adult. Alongside her partner Mike, she’s developed her game steadily under the tutelage of the likes of Stan Stoodley, Gordon Muir and (in recent months), Krzysztof Borkowicz.

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Season’s Greetings! Wishing you and your family a blessed holiday season. Wishing you and your family peace, health, happiness, and prosperity in the coming year. Merry Christmas!

This past year has been so strange and we have all been through a lot of change. Everything we took for granted before we appreciate much more now. We have to stay positive and wait for better times to come soon.

READ MORE the entertainment we have prepared for you.

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