ACC and Fonterra take top honours in Round 2 of Business Class Waikato

Final notes on Round 2 of Business Class Waikato

18 Jul 2018 by Jess Macaskill

ACC Warriors and Fonterra take out top honours in A and B grade respectively for Round 2 of the Business Class Table Tennis Waikato competition. 

The short 6-week competition comprised of 12 different teams split into two grades of six teams. The competition included teams from ACC, Fonterra, Forlongs, Hamilton City Council, Wintec, Livingstone Building and the Waikato Regional Council.

The A-grade competition was highly competitive with only 2 points separating 1st and 3rd place in the division. Top honours went to ACC Warriors on 25 points, with Forlongs finance in 2nd place just 1 point behind the winning team. While Waikato regional council narrowly missed out on a top-two finish ending on 23 points.

In the A-grade ACC has asserted their form with winning both round 1 and 2 of the Business Class Table Tennis Waikato competition, with remaining team member Jatinder proving to be the backbone to ACC's winning streak. However, Jatinder was not able to secure the win alone, he was supported this competition by team-mate Ryan. 

The B-grade was also hotly contested by the six teams in the division. With Fonterra-fonterrorists proving too strong for their rivals finishing top of the division on 32 points. With the final week seeing a tight match between the two teams who were fighting it out for the second step on the podium, with Forlongs bandits narrowly taking out the place above the second Fonterra team. The winning Fonterra team members were Jimmy and Malcolm.

Well done to all teams on their efforts and to all medal winners!

Once again throughout the competition, there were many close games and matches, with a lot of 3-2 team scores indicating just how competitive the competition was. Although competitive, the competition was seen to be social and fun by all involved with many looking forward to subsequent competitions.

Competition 3 of Business Class Table Tennis Waikato begins on Tuesday the 7th of August.

The competition will run for 6-weeks, on Tuesdays from 6-7.30pm. Teams are to comprise of at least two players from the same work organisation (you can have more than two players as long as your organisation ensures two players are present each week to compete for your team). Cost is $80 per team.

So, what are you waiting for???

Get your colleagues together and enter today. Entries can be made online at or by emailing team name and members to

Entries close Friday 3rd of August.

For any additional information, feel free to contact the local Waikato Table Tennis Association by email

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Jess Macaskill

Waikato Business Class Rep