March 1, 2020

7 Titles At Connacht Open for Ormeau Players!

7 Titles At Connacht Open for Ormeau Players! Excellent weekend for the Ormeau squad who travelled to Breaffy Resort for the Connacht Junior and Senior Open this weekend. Well done to our seven champions – Aaditya U11s, Niamh U13 Girls, Senan U13 Boys, Lucy U15 Girls, Jonny U15 Boys, Zak U21 Men and Sophie Ladies singles. Top results from weekend include : U11s Aaditya Winner U13 Girls 1st Niamh 2nd Anjali 3rd Grace U13 Boys 1st Senan 2nd Matthew U15 […]
February 16, 2020

Sophie Shines At Czech Junior Open

Sophie Shines At Czech Junior Open Excellent event for Sophie Earley (13) as she finishes with a silver and bronze medal in Hodonin, Czech Republic. Sophie teamed up with Anna Hursey (Wales) in the doubles and after a fantastic run up to the final of the Junior (U18) girls doubles! The girls battled hard but lost 3-1 to a strong team from Belerus and Italy. Sophie and Anna teamed up again in the Cadet (U15) girls team event and worked […]
November 11, 2019
Hungarian ITTF Junior & Cadet Open

Hungarian ITTF Junior & Cadet Open

Success for Owen & Sophie at Hungarian ITTF Junior & Cadet Open Owen Cathcart and Sophie Earley travelled last week to the Hungarian ITTF Junior Open where they both achieved massive success with Irish coach Conn Higgins! Biggest success over the week came in the Girls Cadet Team event with Sophie pairing up with Top Egyptian player Hanna Goda. The pair got off to a great start beating Hungry 2 and Romania both 3-0 in the group stages. After winning […]
October 30, 2019

Good Luck Sophie

Good luck Sophie!!! Wishing Sophie Earley all the best today as she sets up a rematch in the singles against European No1 Elena Zaharia in the best of 7 sets this morning at 9am. So far it’s been an epic event for Sophie beating Europe’s No 1 & 2 in the team and we hope the journey continues in the singles. Best of luck to coach Conn also who has done an unbelievable job!
October 27, 2019

Sophie Earley Live

Sophie Earley live at the World Cadet Challenge.. tune in herehttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uOBdgBgXFT0&feature=youtu.be
October 26, 2019

Sophie Earley Defeats European Champion Elena Zaharia

Sophie Earley defeats European Champion and current European No.1 Elena Zaharia from Romania to commence her world Junior Circuit campaign for the World Hope’s Team! More info to follow… what an astounding result!!
September 13, 2019

Sophie Earley claims top honours at first Irish Womens Event!

Last weekend 6 young ormeau players took part in the first Irish tournament of the season. Conor, James and Max joined Zak and Thomas last weekend through an impressive qualifying tournament. 13 year old Sophie entered the event as the favourite and the number one seed in the women’s event. James started the day firing on all cylinders storming to a 1-0 lead on Tom Davis and a 2-1 lead on Ryan Farrel. James found it difficult to keep the […]
September 10, 2019

Ormeau Vets Trio Impress at Veterns Home Nations

Our top 3 Vets Daryl Strong, Phil Wallace and Allen Robson made the short journey to Perth, Scotland to represent Ireland in the over 40 and 50s categories. OVER 40S TEAM Daryl proudly led the Ireland Over 40s team to a silver medal, closely losing out to the mighty English. Strongbow won 10/12 matches which included an impressive win over top Scot Richie Venner 3/0. Fast Phil also enjoyed a successful team event in which he won 6/9 matches. Congratulations […]
August 14, 2019

Sophie Earley Selected for World Cadet Challenge!

The 2019 ITTF World Cadet Challenge will be staged in Wladyslawowo, Poland from Wednesday 23rd to Thursday 31st October. Sophie Early will Represent the World Hope’s Team for the second time and take on the best cadets (U15) the planet has to offer. The ITTF High Performance evaluated the players and invited those ranked no.1 to no.8 on the final standings at last year’s ITTF World Hopes Week and Challenge to a selection camp in Shanghai, China. Selection was based […]
July 15, 2019
Owen & Borgar move into Quarterfinals of European Championships in Doubles!

Owen & Borgar move into Quarterfinals of European Championships in Doubles!

Owen & Borgar move into Quarterfinals of European Championships in Doubles! Owen and doubles partner Borgar from Norway have secured a place in the quarterfinals of the Junior boys doubles as they beat Denmark 3-0 in the last 16! Next up the lads will play the winner of France and Italy. The partnership with Owen and Borgar has been very strong over the years as they have won many ITTF medals in doubles and let’s wish them good luck in […]
July 11, 2019

Day 2&3 At Junior Europeans

Successful Day 2&3 At Junior Europeans Further success for the Irish teams in Ostrava, Czech as all three teams take wins to progress. In the Cadet boys it was an epic with Slovakia yesterday as the lads lost 3-2 with James losing out to their number 1 3-2, leading the fifth set 10-6! Today the boys bounced back with a great win against Norway and with James clinching the deciding game! Last game of today was against Bulgaria which seen […]
July 5, 2019

Sophie, Lucy, James &, Owen head to European Championships!

Sophie, Lucy, James &, Owen head to European Championships! Best of luck to Sophie, Lucy, James & Owen who will represent Ireland at the European Championships in Czech over the the next few days. These guys have been training every day on the build up to Euros and we know they will do themselves, Ireland and Ormeau proud. Wishing you all the best and results to follow 💪🏓
June 29, 2019

Ormeau Players Selected to Represent Ireland at Guernsey Senior Schools International.

Ormeau Table Tennis have had three players selected as part of the Irish Squad heading to Guernsey this weekend which included Lucy McIvor, Conor Nugent and Joel Smith. The kids have been training hard at the recent Irish National camps as part of their final preparations. The senior schools has always been a fantastic event with lots of teams and lots of matches. The three day event will see players fielded from England, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Guenrsey, Jersey […]
June 23, 2019

Success in VTTL International Youth Open in Leuven, Belgium!

Success in VTTL International Youth Open in Leuven, Belgium! Ormeau club began the two day event yesterday with big group stages with 6/8 players in each group. Over two fantastic days of play we came away with great results and had lots of team bonding/fun in the process! Over the weekend it was little Peadar who finished highest reaching the semi finals of the boys 2010/11s only to lose to a strong boy from Namar. Peadar also had a chance […]
June 21, 2019

Good luck in Belgium to our young stars!

Good luck in Belgium to our young stars! Wishing our young players the best of luck at the VTTL International Youth Tournament in Leuven this weekend!! A great group of 9 kids have made the journey out after several months of preparation in the build up to this fantastic event. The kids have been competing in mini tournaments each Sunday over the past few weeks and we would like to thank Steve for organising and to all the adults/older kids […]
June 8, 2019
Sophie currently in China qualifying for world Cadet Challenge!!

Sophie currently in China qualifying for world Cadet Challenge!!

Sophie currently in China qualifying for world Cadet Challenge!! Ormeau star Sophie Earley has managed to qualify for the ITTF hopes selection camp in Shanghai, China. This camp has 6 girls and 6 boys under 13 fighting to qualify for a place on the world hopes team which will compete in the world cadet challenge in Poland this October. Sophie’s training has consisted of two sessions per day where the first begins at 8:30-11:30am followed by a second session from […]
May 18, 2019

Last premier league match for the season. Ormeau V Drumchapel

Final match of British premier league playoffs Good luck today to the Ormeau lads as we play our last match in the British Premier league playoffs against Scotlands Drumchapel away in Glasgow. Today’s Ormeau team will feature French player Lucas Moland and Irish internationals Gavin Maguire and Thomas Earley. Great to see Thomas making his debut in British league and looking forward to seeing what he can do! Best of luck to our team and a live stream will be […]
May 3, 2019

Sophie Earley Reaches World Top 30!

After some fantastic finishes in the recent ITTF World Tour Events Sophie Earley is now Ranked No.28 in the World. This is truly a remarkable achievement for the Ormeau 13 year old as she has two more years remaining in the U15 category to further push up the rankings. #MoreToCome
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