This weekend will see two major tournaments being conducted in Victoria where Australia's best Senior, Junior (U18) and Cadet (U15) players will be competing.
First up will be the Australian Junior (U18) and Cadet (U15) Top 10 played Saturday (11am - 5:30pm) & Sunday (10am - 1pm) at Croydon & District Table Tennis Association. This is the first ever event of this nature in Australia and great credit to National Coach, Jens Lang, for getting this concept off the ground. The MSTT players competing are, Yang Shen (U18), Scott Gilmore (U18), Darcie Morton (U15), Mahi Joshi (U15), Christina Nguyen (U15) and Denise Lim (U15). Other MSTT players, Dillon Chambers (U18), Jakob Smith (U18) and Dylan Nguyen (U15) are playing qualifying event to try and earn the last spot in their age group.
The big one is Oceania Cup played in Bendigo from June 30 - July 2 where Australia's top 3 Senior players from each gender will compete against the other top players from around Oceania. $20k will be won at the end of the event with $5k each going to the Men's & Women's Singles winner. Australia's representatives are,
David Powell (MSTT coach & player)
Jian Fang Lay
MSTT wishes all players best of luck, especially its own players.