Just three matches were played in Smirnoff before the season stops for the Christmas break as Jules Wyborn moved up three places to sit in first with a 9-0, Ryan May stayed second after recovering from 2-0 and 3-2 down to beat Dan Dalton 5-4 and the returning Maria Lewis defeated Sue Latham 7-2.
Callum Boyd staged two comeback victories as he made his debut in the Shootpool Blackball Singles League first beating Amersham League colleague Darryl Clarke 5-4 with a break & dish in the ninth to seal the win before defeating Daniel Marshall by the same 5-4 margin.
Shootpool Ringers caused the big upset in Round 1 of the AIPL Knock Out Cup with a 5-4 victory over Shootpool Sharks despite only having five players whilst three time defending champions New Zealand "B" are through to the next round with a whitewash 5-0 win over Kingsbury and both Swanky and SP Blacks recover from 3-1 down to win 5-3.
Round 1 in the AIPL Plate Cup sees Division 2 Wonky Weavers knock out Aristocrat from Division 1 5-3 where they will be joined by fellow Division 2 teams Shootpool Spitfires and The Roths in the next round.
Mark Game won twice this week to move up into second place in Dom Perignon whilst leader Larry Baker lost for the second week running to an SP Blacks player as Peter Ward won 5-4 for the third consecutive meeting between the two players in Dom Perignon.
Wenda Hooton and Peter Ward both earn promotion from Smirnoff with both playing twice in the afternoon matches but the final outstanding season fixture will decide the title winner where Wenda needs to beat Maria Lewis 8-1 or 9-0 next weekend to finish as champion.
Martin Langley successfully defends his Grey Goose title with a whitewash 9-0 win over bottom placed Dan Dalton, beginning the match with an 8-ball clearance in the opening frame, as victory also ensures Martin finishes the league season unbeaten.
Shoot 8-Ball repeat last week's 11-1 victory over Bricklayers Arms to move 21 points clear in Division 1 at the Christmas break as Shootpool also complete the double over venue rivals Shootpool G to stay in the hunt for the second promotion spot.
Top John avenge their opening day defeat to Shootpool Sirens, winning their home match 9-3, and take advantage of long time leaders Honey Bee slipping to their second defeat in as many weeks to move 3 points clear at the top of Division 2 in the AIPL.
The Felix Cup, pitting players in the SPSL on Shootpool based teams against other Aylesbury Invitation Pool League venues team players, is held for the first time with the match poised all square at half time at 6-6, with Aylesbury Players winning the doubles matches 4-2 and Shootpool Players winning the scotch doubles matches 4-2.
Oliver Burgess turns in a clinical performance to top the table in Smirnoff in the SPBL after week 2, winning the opening seven frames in an 8-1 victory over Simon Honeyball, missing few pots and restricting his opponent to only four shots on the black across all nine frames.
Aristocrat led 5-1 at half-time but a stunning second half for Aeglesburgh sees them win all 6 singles frames for a 7-5 victory whilst Andy Taylor and Paul Knight win the last two frames for Yeoman Duffers to see them beat New Zealand 'A' by the same 7-5 scoreline.
There are 7 matches in the 2013 - 2014 AIPL Plate Cup 1st Round with three Shootpool teams (Shootpool G, Shootpool Sharks and SP Blacks), two Aristocrat teams (Aristocrat 'A' and Aristocrat), Watermead and Cotton Wheel 'A' all victorious and joining a fourth Shootpool team in Shootpool Reds (bye) in the Quarter-Finals draw.
At 2-1 down and struggling, it looked like Division 1 leaders Shootpool 'B' may slip to a second straight defeat, but they rebounded with Stuart Voller first winning the last singles frame and then immediately following that by partnering Daniel Wilkins in the doubles to seal a 5-4 home win.
Division 2 leaders Aristocrat "B" gain revenge for their defeat to title rivals Huntsman in the last round of fixtures 3 weeks ago as they re-establish a six point lead at the top with a 6-3 victory in the top of the table clash.
For the first time since Week 2, there is a new leader in Division 1 as with long time leaders St John's Social Club on a bye week, Weavers 'B' vault their rivals to lead the table by 2 points despite losing both doubles frames to slip to a 5-4 defeat at home to Rose & Crown (Stone).
Aristocrat "A" lead Division 1 for the first time this season with a 7-2 victory over bottom team Rose & Crown (Stone) whilst last week's leaders New Zealand "A" suffer a 6-3 away loss to mid-table Weavers 'C'.
Coming off their bye week, early season pacesetters Weavers B suffer their first defeat of the season as they lose 6-3 to Old Plough & Harrow who vault both their opponents and last week's leaders Skinny Dog who are on their bye week this week to top the division for the first time this season.
There's a full set of sixteen 2006 - 2007 AIPL Knock Out Cup 2nd round matches with last season's runners-up Duck Veterans beating Aston Clinton Sports & Social Club 5-0 in one of five whitewash results in the round.
A break of over a month hadn't slowed Brittania "C" as they won their eighth straight Division 2 league match with a 6-3 win over third placed Rothchilds Arms "A" whilst the other two matches end in 5-4 away wins for Huntsman "A" and Hobgoblin.
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