The keenly awaited clash of teams vying for second proved well worth waiting for as Abbots Road II and Knighton Park III fought out a thrilling 5-5 draw.
In stepped Shirley Pickering who so nearly defeated Geoff Parsons while Rayan Kotecha also took Parsons to five, both are from division two. In the end Unicorn romped home 9-1 with Smith beating Parsons leaving Garry Knights and George Briskolas undefeated for the winners....
Winstanley Wizards, not all that many moons ago were a club testing the league waters with one very inexperienced team in the lowest division. Now boasting five teams their first team has been taking division three by storm.
Dave Gannon was also back playing and winning three for Abbots Road in their 7-3 victory over Unicorn II, with support from Vishal Parmar (2) and one from Geoff Hancock playing up. Luke Greenfield won two for Unicorn.
The eagerly awaited clash between the top two in the Leicester and District League’s Division One resulted in a 6-4 victory for defending champions, Unicorn, who defeated Knighton Park, after not only the expected close score but it was a match full of drama and good sportsmanship.
It was a week when the top two teams played against their own second strings, both resulting 8-2 for the stronger sides.
Lancaster’s maximum, alongside one from Ian Brown, while Steve Silk notched two, overwhelmed Thringstone for whom Newman won the one to prevent a full house.
Only one result through from Division One of the Leicester and District League this week so far but it was quite a match with the final result a fitting 5-5 draw.