It’s tight at the top as snooker’s big 3 win

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The big three teams in division one of the Eastbourne Snooker League all recorded 4-1 wins in week seven.

The current leaders, Glastonbury B, defeated Meads A. Kevin Walbrin secured the solitary Meads win by outpointing Martin Wright 78-41.

Hailsham MI C in second place overcame Seaford Con Club with wins from Ash Bull, Lee Matthews, Matt Barnes and Pete Watson. Mick Walsh, the Con Club skipper, had got his team off to a great start by defeating his opposing skipper Robin Thomas 66-16.

Dolphin A remain in third place following their away win against Nuthouse B.

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MoGary Callingham the Nuthouse captain won the opening frame with a 74-55 defeat of Paul Binks.

Dolphin A replied with wins from Mark Crotty, Neil Sivyer, Phil White and the Dolphin Captain Pete Buckland.

Polegate Legion A one of the near challengers to the top three also recorded a 4-1 home win over Glastonbury A

Shaun Murphy pocketed a 46 break on his way to a 58-5 win over the Glastonbury A skipper Matt Smith, Gary Jones had a 43 break in his 95-8 win against Richard Barnicoat, Mark Saunders the Legion skipper took out Dan Goodchild 38-6 and John Brooker outpointed Paul Croft 89-39. Tokki Yamaguchi winning the solitary point for Glastonbury A stopping Paul Pickett 84-28

Angling Club A were the visitors at the Glastonbury Snooker Club to take on the F team. Hamish Hogg, John Lucas, & Mike Goodwin won the opening three frames for the home team. David Wilkinson and Dave Pain replied for the visitors

Eastbourne Working Men’s Club A entertained HMI Rutherfords, the visitors having a 3-2 victory with wins from Damien Hilder, Dave Relf and the Rutherfords skipper Dave Smith.

Peter Abbotts along with Trevor Binks replying for the Workers A

Fishermens E the newly promoted team into division one are finding it hard going following their seventh straight loss, this time 5-0 against Glastonbury C

Previously unbeaten Dave Proud for the fish E lost out to the in form Luke Herring 62-28

Nuthouse A fell to their second successive 4-1 loss this time at the hands of Hailsham MI A

In an emphatic away victory the HMI A team had winning frames from Richard Frost 75-8, Dan Carr 69-9, Ekrem Vatansever 55-4 and the HMI skipper Mark Sciancalepore 55-31 Total match score 273-97

Martin Halpin preventing a whitewash with a 45-19 win over Connor McLean in the second frame.