Premier division leaders, Barrow, had to fight for every single point away at Pulford but eventually won the match 6 4 , finishing at midnight. Mitchell Barker hit a fine maximum for the victors who included Danny Russell for his first game of the season.
Division 1 leaders, Groves A , recorded a terrific 8 2 scoreline over their strong B side with young Phil Hough again in unbeatable form. Keith Roper hit a fine maximum for County Officers A who ended Newton Bs unbeaten run with an 8 2 win that puts them second in the table. Elsewhere John Bowen was in tremendous form to defeat all of the Barrow A side but failed to stop his Beechwood team from losing 4 6, and at the bottom Saughall Deva recorded a very welcome victory , defeating Groves C 6 games to 4.
Electric Sports and Tarporley shared the spoils in a division 2 clash to and leaders Officers C proved too strong for their own D trio, Bryan Davies leading them to a fine 9 1 win. Relegated last season, Barrow B, seem determined to push for another promotion and emphatically defeated a useful Barrovians squad featuring Jamie Rowland 8 2. Glyn Jones hit his first maximum in division 2 as the challenging Saughall Port team outpointed the strong Officers B side 8 games to 2 with Dave Ash and Polina Petrova also recording 2 wins apiece for the villagers.
Ganesh Gangadaren is proving a good signing for Saughall Institute in division 3 and he led his side to an important 6 4 victory over Barrow D, who , in an earlier encounter, had held leaders Barrow C to a 5 5 result.