Press Office Week 18

In the first division, Amlwch A find themselves four points clear at the top following a 10-0 win over fourth placed Police A. The champions task was made easier when captain Tony Wanhad to withdraw following a shoulder injury. Conwy B remain third beating Amlwch B 8-2. Iain MacGillivray beat Sean Lucas and teamed up with Don Grigg to the land the doubles. Emyr Owen has transformed into a pen-hold player and perhaps Conwy B were lucky that he is yet to fully master his new style and equipment. The Trinity derby witnessed a clear-cut win byTrinity C at the expense of Trinity BDavid Daniels continues to shine and eased to his maximum, he was ably supported by junior Josh Gilmore who also dropped no games in his three victories. Eddie Chan was involved in two five-game battles beating Mark Kane but losing out 16-18 to Fred Moore in the decider. Conwy A beat Rhyl A 6-4 despite Dave Fosterwinning two and only prevented from his maximum by Graham Heath 9-11 in the fifth. Barrie Russ also won two beating Andy Lunt in the 11-8 in the decider. Graham Heath's maximum was an important factor in the Conwy A win as was his doubles victory with Steve Nicholls.

 

In the second division, both Rhyl B and Amlwch C remain unbeaten in the league. They shared the points in their top of the table clash. Rhyl B were without their strongest player Steve Lowe, but Norman Stagg and John Hughes stepped up to the plate winning two each. Then together they became the first partnership to beat Amlwch C at doubles. Amlwch C displayed all their fighting qualities, coming back from 1-5 down in the match. Caren Ault beat John Hughes13-11 in the fifth and captain Matthew Winnett beat Norman Stagg 11-8 in the last game of the night to secure a draw for the islanders. Craig-y-don B lie second in the table, winning 9-1 at the expense Y Morfa BDave Strange made his league reappearance and was denied his maximum by Bill Wooley who landed the consolation point for Y Morfa B. Another draw was produced in the Rhyl C and Craig-y-don B match. Adam Wood won two and was denied his maximum by Ged Haresnape 5-11 in the fifth. Marcus Jones also won two matches and with Adam they secured Rhyl C's first doubles win of the season. But it was not enoughJohn Bastin beat Pat Peak 12-10 in the decider to ensure a share of the points

 

 
Results:
Division One:
Amlwch B                   2       Conwy B                      8
Trinity B                      2       Trinity C                      8
Conwy A                      6       Rhyl A                         4
Amlwch A                   10     Police A                       0
                                             
Division Two:
Craig-y-don B             9       Y Morfa B                    1
Rhyl C                         5       Craig-y-don A             5
Rhyl B                         5       Amlwch B                   5
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