With the top two places in the league settled last week, the highest available place this week that was up for grabs was third, and the two teams that could claim that spot faced off, and it was John F Kennedy that claimed 3rd by 7 points in the end, after they won the match against The Roths 7-5. John F Kennedy went 3-0 up early on, before The Roths pulled it back to 3-2. Second wins on the night for Paul McGill and Nigel Crook helped push John F Kennedy on to a 6-2 lead. With only a draw left available, Casey Dawson and second win for James Wood got the comeback going, and got the score back to 6-4, but the match was won by John F Kennedy in frane 11 when Ian Manners won his second of the night. The Roths captain Stuart Ladyman won his second of the night to reduce the deficit, but it wasn't enough to avoid defeat.
The Vic Club ended their league season on a massive high as they demolished Nomads 10-2 in their venue derby. Two frames each for Steve Crutch, Oliver Burgess and Andy Grounsell helped The Vic Club win the first ten frames without a reply to go into a fantastic 10-0 lead. Nomads did win the final two frames, but all it really did was helped the team avoid the whitewash, as the damage was already done. With hindsight, The Vic Club actually needed one frame to move into 4th place, but will settle for a very comfortable 5th place finish. As for Nomads, the result put them in serious danger of finishing in the bottom two, depending on the other game in the division...
With the devastating scoreline at Vic Club, it meant that Shootpool Blues needed a win against Shoot At Will to avoid finishing in the bottom two, something that looked impossible when the team were winless after 10 matches. But the 7-5 win maeant it was 3 wins in their last 5 matches, and the great escape was complete. In a topsy-turvy game, Peter Mizon gave Shootpool Blues a 1-0 lead, before Shoot At Will turned it around at 2-1. But Shootpool Blues led 4-2 at half time after winning the next three frames. That lead soon disappeared though, as a second win on the night for Andy Roberts helped Shoot At Will take a 5-4 lead. Shootpool Blues now needed all of the remaining frames to win. But that's exactly what they achieved, thanks to wins for Ryan May then second wins for John Thorne and Peter Mizon. The win meant that Shootpool Blues finished one point ahead of Nomads in 7th place.
Blues move top of Division 1 with a 8-4 win against The Vic Club, while The Brick Slayers are a point behind after edging past Shootpool Ringers 7-5. John F kennedy drop to third after being held to a 6-6 with Daisy Dukes, while there is another draw between The Roths and Shootpool. Finally, The Yeoman edged past Wonky Weavers 7-5.
Posted: 25 September 2018 12:30
SP Bullets are top of Division 2 and carried on their impressive early form with a 9-3 win against Dukes. Misfits jump up to second place after they had a resounding 10-2 win against The Feathers, and Nomads climbed up to third after they won 9-3 against Cotton Eyed Joes. Elsewhere, Cotton Wheel Krazies had a solid 8-4 win against The White Swan, and Weavers Warriors picked up their first win of the season with a 7-5 win against The Chicklayers.
Posted: 24 September 2018 09:15
A quick note regarding all Shoot Pool & Snooker leagues.
Posted: 21 September 2018 20:45
Review of Week 1 in AIPL Premier.
Posted: 18 September 2018 08:30
Review of Week 1 in AIPL Division 1.
Posted: 17 September 2018 10:45
A double win for Elliot Riley moves him up four places into the Top 5 in Asti.
Posted: 16 September 2018 16:30
Daniel Englefield wins 8-1 to increase his lead at the top of Cava to 5 points.
Posted: 16 September 2018 15:45
Richard Herring beats James Wood 6-3 to stay in contention with the leaders in Veuve Clicquot whilst ending James' unbeaten start to the season at the same time.
Posted: 16 September 2018 15:30
Jamie Whittaker is 6 points clear at the top of Dom Perignon but his title challengers have games in hand.
Posted: 16 September 2018 15:15
Review of Week 1 in AIPL Division 2.
Posted: 14 September 2018 10:00
Darren McGeorge and Andy Roberts both beat promotion contenders and pull themselves into the mix of the Cava promotion battle.
Posted: 04 September 2018 16:00
A double win on the night sees Danny Mobey move up seven places and into second place in Asti.
Posted: 04 September 2018 15:45