Holly Nicolas’ game face

Holly Nicolas, Australia’s number one junior girl, will be heading to Fiji in three weeks for the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships looking to defend her Junior Girls’ Singles title. She will be favourite to take top place on the podium and the AUD$1,500 scholarship. Last year Holly only dropped two games on the way to the […]

Opportunities await at ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships

A lot is at stake in Suva as the next generation will be chasing limited spots on this year’s biggest stages when the ITTF-Oceania Junior Championships get underway next month. In the junior teams events, two teams from both the boys’ and girls’ events will qualify for the World Junior Championships to be held in […]

Third time’s a charm for Natalie?

New Zealand’s Natalie Paterson will be heading to Fiji in three weeks time for the 2017 ITTF-Oceania Cup. This will be her third time competing in the region’s premier event and she could be looking at her first podium finish. “I will definitely be looking for a top four finish at the championships!” Like all […]

ITTF-Oceania Cup; the facts and the figures

We’re three weeks away from the 2017 ITTF-Oceania Cup and the event is shaping up to be Oceania’s biggest tournament yet. Suva the capital of Fiji and the largest city in the South Pacific will play host to the region’s tentpole event. White sandy beaches and twenty-five degree weather await the athletes. And so does […]

William Henzell; life after table tennis

Today is William Henzell’s 35th birthday, and is a chance to look at what the seven time ITTF-Oceania Cup champion is up to now that he is retired from professional table tennis. Living in Melbourne, the three time Olympian is now studying towards an MBA at the University of Melbourne while working at Slater and Gordon as […]