Week 12 Report W/E 30th November


Division 1
Kingfisher A stay ahead of the chasing pack after a comfortable win 20-4 over Pilling A. 4 players won 7 but Chris Foote had the best points difference. For Pilling Elaine Danson and Andy Davis won 2 each.

Albany A remain just outside the top 3 after beating their own B team 21-3. Sian Meakin was POTM winning 8 games and Amit Mistry won 2 for the B.

The ladies from Poulton A were too strong for their counterparts from Lids A winning all 6 games whilst the men's were more competive and ended 4-2 to Lids. In the mixed Lids won 4 games which was enough to secure a bonus point and keep them safe in mid table. Poulton stay 3rd. Usual suspects Nikki Wilford won 8 and Sam Ames won 5 for Lids.

Division 2
Last week Project 12 were the comeback kings winning 14-10 after being 10-4 down. This week saw Stanley A perform another miraculous fight back in their match against Fleetwood B. 10-2 down after the levels, Stanley won the next 8 games to square the match 10-10 ! However Fleetwood regathered their nerves and the last 2 sets were split for a remarkable draw. Lynsey Rees and Lee Meakin were top scorers for Stanley with 5 - all 4 mixed plus 1 levels. Diane Atkinson and Ant Cross were top scorers for Fleetwood with 5 - all 4 levels plus 1 mixed !

Division 3
Kirkham Charter A easily beat their B team, who couldn't get into their flow, and ended up worthy winners 21-3. Both Emma Gilfoyle and Ian Chase won the maximum games and only J.Taylor-Millington bothered the scorers winning 2 games. This win keeps the A in second but the B remain rooted at the bottom of the division.

Ribby Hall A likewise trounced their own B team to stay in the promotion hunt. B team managed 2 split games in the mens and 2 in the mixed. Anita & Emma both with 8 for the winners and Dave winning 3 games for the losers. Big effort from the B team who managed to put a full team out despite illness's.

The pressure was on Hesketh B to keep up their unbeaten run and stay ahead of the chasing pack. The match against Stanley B started with their ladies winning 5 and their men winning 4 for a healthy 9-3 lead. Going into the mixed Stanley gave Hesketh a scare by winning the 1st set but Hesketh replied winning the 2nd. The next 3 sets were split to ensure a bonus point for Stanley but Hesketh's Vanessa Butcher & Mike Lloyd won the last 2 games to complete a 16-8 win. Not only are Hesketh unbeaten but this was their 7th consecutive win! Stanley's point means they sit comfortably in mid table. Vanessa & Andy Manson both won 7 for the leaders and Steve Whyatt played very well to win 5 games for Stanley.