Steve Chu spearheaded Crookes ‘C’ to victory in a Division Two top of the table clash with Clifton ‘A’. Steve disposed of Mick Foster and Dave Kirkup in straight games and Craig Straw who pushed him to a fourth end. Matt Bacon, the division’s leading scorer took a brace with wins over Straw and Kirkup and Liam Carson’s narrow win over Kirkup helped the leaders over the line t a 6-4 result. Mick Foster faired best for the hosts with wins against Carson and Bacon and a 13-11 result in the deciding game of the doubles.
Martin Green and Terry Charles both registered braces for Division Four leaders Vulcan ‘F’. Following his 3-0 win over Shiregreen’s John Jackson, Andy Dawson teamed up with Charles to win the doubles and take two points to consolidate Redtooth’s lead over second placed Hallam Grange ‘C’. Ryan and Pete Henger both scored twice in response for the hosts.
In Division Six, newcomer Stephen Lee notched a maximum and shared in a doubles win alongside Trevor Parsons to secure a 6-4 win for Wadsley ‘C’ on a visit to Redtooth ‘J’. Parsons added to Lee’s contribution with a brace while Keith Archdale recorded two wins for the struggling hosts.
Rob Loxley - Press Officer STTL