Railway prove the best form of Transport after whitewash

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The division three match between the Transport and Railway was won by the Railway 5-0.

Railway are now a massive 18 points in front of the second placed team HMI B who were sitting out their bye week.

Railway wins were from Gavin Wright, Gary Moseley, Mark Humphries, Paul Goacher and Richard Lee.

Two frames went down to the black as Mark Humphries won 46-41 over Ray Swatridge and Richard Lee 54-46 against Trevor Simmons.

Fishermens C entertained Dolphin F with the match being decided on the final frame. Paul Rogers beat Tom O’Connell 48-40 for the 3-2 Dolphin F victory.

Angling Club B lost 3-2 at home to Glastonbury E. The Angling B took the two opening frames via the cues of Norman Lippett and Tony MacPhail 58-39 & 59-21.

Glastonbury E replied with wins from Jose Martin, Damien Mills and the match winner from Robin Mills.

X.R.E.A. got back into match play following two straight bye’s with a 3-2 away win over Hailsham Club C.

Phil Fry and Colin Fry took the two opening frames for X.R.E.A. Brian Sparks and Stella Bonnick (22 break) replied for the home team. Liam Brooks defeated Brian Powell in the last frame 63-30 to take the match win for the visitors. Police collared the Fire Brigade with a 4-1 home win. Charlie Anastasi, Vic Harding, John (the Hit Man)Keller) and Colin (the anchor man) Napier recording the victories. John Olive stopped the whitewash by overcoming Roland Grant on the black 59-50.

In division two Glastonbury A, the division two leaders of the Eastbourne Snooker League outplayed near challengers Meads B recording a 5-0 victory.

Grant Martins, Tom Burke, Richard Barnicoat, Tokki Yamaguchi and Paul Croft recorded the Glastonbury A wins.

Nuthouse A hot on the heels of Glastonbury A kept up the pressure with a 4-1 away win against Workingmens B.

Glen Williams Nuthouse A posted a 51 break during his 67-7 win over Tom Wigglesworth. Martin Halpin the Nuthouse captain overcame on the black 49-39 John Bigsby

Matt Walker pocketed a 33 break on his way to a 66-23 win over the Workers skipper Glen Girling.

Marcel Compton won on the black 51-47 against Paul Richards. David Noakes for the Workers prevented the whitewash by defeating Costa Kyprian 49-25.

The mid table match between Devonshire and Fishermens B went the way of the Devonshire 3-2. Chris Gape for the Devonshire recorded a 31 break in the opening frame during his 71-31 win over Mick Agg.

Barrie Finch and Tim Stirmey recording the other two Devonshire wins. Martina Lumsden and Rob Connell replied for the Fish B.

Topaz took on three man Fishermens F. The Fish F team took the opening two frames via the cues of Mal Dixon and the skipper Mick Wheeler. 39-29 and 65-42 respectively.

Dave Williams the Topaz skipper defeated Steve Heather 54-35 to record the only Topaz played win. Pete Bowman and Darren Gurr claimed the two non-played frames for Topaz.

Hellingly, long time leaders of division two, got back to play following their two week lay-off due to successive byes.

Hellingly entertained Hailsham Club A and recorded a 3-2 home victory. Steve Medhurst, Andy Lawrence and Nigel Greenham recorded the Hellingly wins.

Alan Rowden and the skipper Les Atkinson replied for the visitors.

Hailsham MI E went down 3-2 at home to Ministries. The visitors taking the opening three frames via the cues of Bob Cooper, Mike Hart & Steve Jones. The HMI E skipper John Lamb and Ian Cox replied for the home team.