November 21, 2020
Club Update 20/11/2020

Club Update 20/11/2020

We are aware of Thursday’s announcement from the Northern Ireland Executive and unfortunately our club will remain closed for a further three weeks or until we hear more news. As soon as we have more details and information we will communicate this to all our members via website, email, social media and our Whatsapp group. Thank you for your continued patience and support.
November 17, 2020
*Members Notice* Club Closed From Friday

Mary Peters Trust Awards & Supporting “Mask Out To Help Out”

Mary Peters Trust Awards & Supporting “Mask Out To Help Out” Mary Peters Trust has been fantastic in supporting high performing athletes from across the country and for our players, it’s been a valued source of funding and in most cases the only source of funding. We appreciate all they do! This year we are delighted to announce that Sophie Earley, James Skelton, Max Skelton & Lucy McIvor were awarded the MPT Sports Bursaries to help aid their performance pathway […]
October 15, 2020
*Members Notice* Club Closed From Friday

*Members Notice* Club Closed From Friday

As you may be aware, the NI Executive has made an announcement this morning regards increased restrictions due to the increasing numbers of COVID cases in NI. Included in the announcement is the following: No indoor sport or organised contact sport involving mixing of households, other than at elite level OTTC will close on Friday evening adhering to the new restrictions and hope to get back up and going as soon as possible. We understand it’s disappointing but necessary and […]
October 11, 2020
Sophie finishes 6th in European Top 10

Sophie finishes 6th in European Top 10

Sophie finishes 6th in European Top 10 Sophie finished up her European Top 10 campaign today finishing in 6th position, a place she can be incredibly proud of and also the fact that she’s the first Irish player in history to qualify for this event! With COVID and lockdown, Sophie has kept working hard but there has been a long gap in competitive table tennis and this took some time to adjust. Day 1 was a tough encounter with Sophie […]
October 8, 2020
Sophie Takes On Europes Best At Euro Top 10!

Sophie Takes On Europes Best At Euro Top 10!

Over the past few years, Sophie has progressed massively moving to No.7 in the World and No.2 in Europe! She has played in almost every event including World Cadet Challenge, European Championships and World Hopes but the one event she wanted to compete in is the Euro Top 10 – tomorrow her wish is granted! This is a particularly hard event to qualify for as it goes solely by ranking and to stay within Europes Top 10 players is no […]
August 17, 2020
Ormeau National Championships WarmUp Tournament

Ormeau National Championships WarmUp Tournament

We held our first competitive competition since return from lockdown, with 9 of our best seniors alongside Irish International Ashley Robinson battled it out over 5 hours! This National Championships warm-up competition was run by Gervis and he was incredibly impressed with the Ormeau group quoting “As a group, they all showed that hard work since returning from lockdown is paying off – with all players fighting hard and showing professional attitudes throughout an epic evening of table tennis!” Star […]
July 31, 2020
Sophie Featured On ITTF Website!

Sophie Featured On ITTF Website!

A lovely surprise this morning to open the International Table Tennis website to see one of our brightest young talents Sophie Earley featured as the main article! Sophie now ranks at an incredible 8 in the World and 2 in Europe. Even more impressive is that she has now signed to French club Nimes TTC where club friend Stephane Lebrun signed her to play in Pro A and National 1 in France. This is a massive achievement for this talented […]
July 15, 2020
Ormeau Return To Play

Ormeau Return To Play

It’s been a long wait but we have now been given the ok to return to play and we will officially open the club again the week commencing 20th July with a slightly revised and minimised timetable. Before we explain what will happen over the coming weeks we would like to whole heartily thank you all for maintaining your membership which has helped the club massively and kept it going! Unfortunately we were not eligible for any government funding nor […]
May 31, 2020

Sunday Table Tennis Live Episodes

Sunday Table Tennis Live Episodes Club head coach Keith has been working hard in the lockdown creating good quality content for players and coaches by interviewing some of the World’s most successful and interesting players and coaches. Keith is joined every Sunday with two great table tennis friends Ryan Jenkins (Wales) and John Murphy (Ireland) to discuss all things table tennis! This is a fascinating watch as they have now had Jean Michel Saive (European Champion), Michael Maze (Danish Superstar […]
May 29, 2020
Club Roll of Honour ~ Niamh Mason

Club Roll of Honour ~ Niamh Mason

Club Roll of Honour ~ Niamh Mason Niamh has only recently joined Ormeau after making the tough decision to leave her club Lisburn Rapid and she’s been a great addition to our young performance group. Niamh is currently ranked at Number 1 in Ulster and Number 2 in Ireland (U13 Girls). Niamh has had some excellent wins recently including Gold at Connacht Open and also at the Ulster Closed. Check out the Ormeau Roll of Honour https://ormeautabletennis.com/club-roll-of-honour/
May 24, 2020
Club Roll of Honour ~ Grace Looney

Club Roll of Honour ~ Grace Looney

Club Roll of Honour ~ Grace Looney Grace has represented Ireland at the European Mini Championships, France in 2019 followed by winning team gold at the International Primary School championships, Ireland. Grace is currently ranked at Number 3 in Ireland and has represented Ormeau in the VTTL Belgium International event in 2019. Check out the Ormeau Roll of Honour https://ormeautabletennis.com/club-roll-of-honour/
May 22, 2020
Duplicated: Club Roll of Honour ~ Senan Sheridan

Duplicated: Club Roll of Honour ~ Senan Sheridan

Club Roll of Honour ~ Senan Sheridan Senan is currently joint No.1 in Ireland in the Under 13 boys category and has represented Ireland at the Molnar Open (Hungary) and also at the prestigious Primary Schools Internationals. Senan has won the Connacht Open (U13), Ulster Junior Closed (U13) and the David Lloyd Open (U13) whilst helping Ulster get Gold in the Junior Interprovincial’s. Check out the Ormeau Roll of Honour https://ormeautabletennis.com/club-roll-of-honour/
May 22, 2020

Ormeau On BBC Newsline

It’s been a tough few stretch with the club closed but we have been delighted to stay in contact with our high-performance group with the aid of WhatsApp, Strava and our club social networks. We were delighted to get our story featured on last nights BBC Newsline with Keith and Sophie saying a few words on how lockdown has been. Here is the vide incase you missed it
May 18, 2020

Thank You Phil!

After 7 fabulous years, Philip Jamison has decided to make a new and exciting move to Dublin! Phil has been a loyal servant to Ormeau and although we are delighted for him he will be sadly missed by everyone in the team, the members and of course the Skyway Club. Phil has been with us from the start of our journey and has been a rock in terms of dedication and loyalty to the Club. He has been instrumental in helping us […]
May 14, 2020
Club Roll of Honour ~ Matthew Mooney

Club Roll of Honour ~ Matthew Mooney

Club Roll of Honour ~ Matthew Mooney Matthew is currently joint No.1 in Ireland in the Under 13 boys category and has represented Ireland in the European Mini Championships, France and Molnar Open, Hungary. Matthew has represented Ireland in two International Primary school championships and was selected for this year’s event. He is the current Ulster Open champion (U13). Check out the Ormeau Roll of Honour https://ormeautabletennis.com/club-roll-of-honour/
May 13, 2020
Club Roll of Honour ~ Julian Kelly

Club Roll of Honour ~ Anjali Singh

Club Roll of Honour ~ Anjali Singh Anjali is currently ranked Number 1 in Ireland in the Under 13 girls category and played a massive role in winning team Gold at the International Primary Schools! Anjali has represented Ireland at the European Mini Championships (France) and also Ormeau at the Belgium International U13 youth tournament. Check out the Ormeau Roll of Honour https://ormeautabletennis.com/club-roll-of-honour/
May 12, 2020
Some OTTC Positivity

Some OTTC Positivity

Some OTTC Positivity OTTC were delighted to leave over a little hamper to Deirdre who is one of our first-ever members!! She has been a loyal member and loves her Table Tennis playing 3/4 times per week!! Deirdre has really missed playing along with the social side of the club but hopes we can get up and running again soon. Many thanks to Angela for organising this lovely hamper. Looking at today’s news we hope that our club can resume […]
May 11, 2020
Club Roll of Honour ~ Julian Kelly

Club Roll of Honour ~ Julian Kelly

Club Roll of Honour ~ Julian Kelly Julian was sidelined for a year after surgery but has found his form again representing Ormeau in the Divison 1 Junior British League where he helped the team gain a silver medal. Some of Julian’s highlights include selection to represent Ireland at the Molnar Open (Hungary), Prague GP (Czech) and Senior Schools International. Julian has reached his highest ranking of No.5 in Ireland and is the Ulster Schools winner. Check out the Ormeau […]
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