Richard is new champ!

Richard Tokeley
Richard Tokeley

Richard Tokeley was crowned the Burnley BEST Table Tennis Club 2014 Ping Pong Jam champion after fighting off stiff competition for the prize.

Richard took away the coveted Jam after beating rivals Jim Balmforth, Jordan Moore, Darren Wright and eventually last year’s champion Dylan Storey 34-29 in the final.

Ping Pong Jam is a new concept being rolled out by Table Tennis England to make the sport more appealing to youth culture, set among flashing lights and music.

The club also have three teams competing in the East Lancashire Table Tennis League and have received great support via Sportivate from Lancashire Sport that has enabled the club to attract new youth members.

The league have provided a coaching bursary to put on additional coaching sessions for all levels of players.

Anybody interested in tryingtable tennis can contact the centre on 455068 or email info@thebestcentre.com