Nuthouse move into pole position after Fishermen’s win

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Nuthouse A are favourites to claim the second division snooker league crown following a 3-2 away win over Fishermens Club F.

With two matches left the Nuthouse A are in prime first position. Their final two matches are against teams at the bottom of the division, so baring a dramatic loss of form, they should take the title with ease.

Glastonbury A, long time leaders, will have the consoltation of knowing that with this weeks 3-2 away victory over Ministries they have secured promotion into division one next season.

Fishermens E are seeking the last automatic promotion place, they fell to a 3-2 away loss against another promotion seeking team Eastbourne Workingmens B.

Tom Wigglesworth the Workers lead off player fell to a unexpected defeat against Colin Bray. Tom posted a 32 break during the frame but Colin won the frame 58-46. Phil Tutt, for workers, beat John Satterwaite on the black 57-50 and John Bigsby won the match for the Workers taking out the Fish E skipper Dave Proud 57-18.

Jimmi Simpson and Phil Worssam won frame four and five to keep the Fish E in the promotion race.

Devonshire in mid-table fell to a 3-2 home loss against Hellingly. The Devonshire team could only field three players. Chris Gape (35 break) defeated John Hepburn (jnr) 62-21. The Devonshire captain Dave Manville just outpointed Steve Medhurst on the black 50-42. Ron Jackson lost out to Andy Lawrence (32 break) 60-32. Russell Parkinson along with Nigel Greenham claimed the two walkover frames.

100 up for division 3 champions Railway

Railway Club, the champions of division three, reached the 100 point mark with a 3-2 home win against the Fire Brigade.

Mark Humphries, Paul Goacher and a walk over frame for Richard Edwards took the points for the champions.

John Olive and Pete Marsden recorded the wins for the Fire Brigade.

Transport, still in contention for a promotion place, went down 3-2 at X.R.E.A. Colin Fry, Stuart Smith and Liam Brooks recorded the winning frames for the X.R.E.A. Rob Bennett and a walk over frame for Alan Wickens keeps the busboys in near contention.

Mid table Angling Club B kept up their recent good form with a 4-1 home victory over Hailsham Club B.

Derek Holt for the visitors got his team off to a good start by overcoming Dave Gausden 63-16. The Angling team took the remaining four frames with wins for Tony MacPhail, Norman Lippett, Graham Elphick, and Vic Padget.

Hailsham Club C overcame the bottom team Hailsham MI F 4-1 with wins from Aled Evans, Brian Sparks, Tony Askham, and Stella Bonnick. Alan Wheatley stopped the whitewash with a 46-26 victory against Brian Powell in the opening frame of the match.