The C Team claimed a big 10-2 away win against 7th placed The Ari Chicks, to wipe out the gap between themselves and the top of the table, and are now the co-leaders of Division 2. The C Team won the first eight frames without reply, with the trio of Angus Kay, Neil Cato and Jake Bartlett all winning twice on the night.
Despite losing their lead at the top, Misfits still remain joint-top of the league, and kept up their unbeaten run, as they won 7-5 at home against Vic 8-Ball, who drop to 4th with the defeat. The visitors took a 3-2 lead in the first half, before Misfits won the next three to take over. Vic 8-Ball kept in the match till the very end, but second wins of the match for Ross Robins and Tony Festa secured the win for Misfits.
Shoot 'Em Up moved up into third place in the table after they claimed their third successive league win, claiming a 9-3 home win against 8th placed The Renegades. Shoot 'Em Up took a 3-0 lead early on before The Renegades got off the mark. Shoot 'Em Up then won the next four without reply, which included second wins for Mike Hurst and Jack Stewart, before The Renegades' Jack Lumley won his second for the visitors. But the big win was wrapped up when Gareth Hart and Stephen Nanan got their second wins late on.
5th placed Dairy Maid Krazies secured back to back wins for the first time this season after they won 8-4 at home against bottom side Bees Knees. Despite being 2-1 down early on, Dairy Maid Krazies took control after that, winning the next five, which included a second of the night for Rupert Hawthorne, with Bees Knees' Charles Allen winning two in return for Bees Knees.
The final game of the week saw 6th placed The Feathers edge to a 7-5 home win against 9th placed The Partridge. The Feathers took a 4-0 lead, but The Partridge won the next three to get back into it. There was a second win for Ed Steel as the visitors threatened to claim the draw, but late second wins for Brian Montgomery and Billy Tottle made sure of the win forThe Feathers.
The AIPL Singles Round 2 takes place next week, but the league returns on the 13th December for the last fixture of the year, and final game of the half-season, and sees co-leaders The C Team host 3rd placed Shoot 'Em Up in the big game of the week, whilst the other co-leaders Misfits have a derby game against venue neighbours The Renegades. Elsewhere, 4th placed Vic 8-Ball will be hoping to end the lsoing run, but have a tough match hosting 5th placed Dairy Maid Krazies, and 6th placed The Feathers travel to 7th placed The Ari Chicks. The final game sees the bottom two sides face off as Bees Knees host The Partridge.
Fixtures Week 9
Table as it stands...
Review of Week 13 in AIPL Premier.
Posted: 14 February 2024 15:45
Review of Week 13 in AIPL Division 1.
Posted: 14 February 2024 00:15
Review of Week 13 in AIPL Division 2.
Posted: 12 February 2024 20:45
Review of Week 12 in AIPL Premier.
Posted: 07 February 2024 09:00
Review of Week 12 in AIPL Division 1.
Posted: 06 February 2024 21:45
Review of Week 12 in AIPL Division 2.
Posted: 06 February 2024 00:45
Review of Week 11 in AIPL Premier.
Posted: 31 January 2024 17:45
Review of Week 11 in AIPL Division 1.
Posted: 31 January 2024 01:45
Review of Week 11 of AIPL Division 2.
Posted: 30 January 2024 23:15
Review of the 2023-24 AIPL Ladies Singles.
Posted: 22 January 2024 22:45
Review of Round 1 in AIPL KO Cup.
Posted: 22 January 2024 22:15
Review of Round 1 in AIPL Plate Cup.
Posted: 22 January 2024 22:00