U16 Table Tennis team are national champions

The Tanbridge House School U16 Boys Table Tennis team were crowned national champions at the Butterfly National Schools Team Championship following an incredible performance at the competition finals on Saturday 23 March.

The team won all three of their matches to take home the Leach-Carrington Cup.

Their final match was against Carlton Le Willows from Nottingham, which they won 6-2. This followed on from 7-1 victories over both Ernest Bevin College (Wandsworth) and St Mary’s College (Hull).

It is also noteworthy that the school were taken to a deciding set in seven of their individual matches and won them all.

Jacob Evans, one of the winning players, said: “The chemistry of the team was there – we worked together a lot and cheered each other on.”

Mr Hunt, PE Teacher, said: "This is fantastic news, I’m delighted for all the team members and their families, who have supported them all the way. What a wonderful achievement."