FNC table tennis champs return from New Zealand
FAR North Coast table tennis players Col Gradwell and Werner Borkhardt have returned from New Zealand after successfully representing the Australian Veterans Association in a Trans-Tasman Test.
The match was played leading in to the New Zealand national veterans championships.
In the veterans titles, Gradwell won the Over-70s singles and combined with Borkhardt to defend the doubles title they had won last year.
Borkhardt won the mixed doubles in the Over-65s and Over-70s with fellow Australian Margaret Gabbedy.
They defeated the Australian veterans title holders to win the Over-65s.
Gradwell is ranked No7 in the Over-70s division in Australia.