Shropshire Division One
Meole Brace 12 (242) George 2 (166)
Important big win for Meole as the George picked up two points courtesy of Dave Edwards 21-12 and Dave Hughes 21-20. Jenny Rogers 21-4, Ian Riddell 21-5, John Maddox 21-7 and John Coxill 21-8 helped rack up the aggregate.
Ludlow Castle 11 (231) Elephant & Castle 3 (185)
This clash between two of the top sides went comfortably to the hosts as Graham Pritchard 21-8 and Dave Wilding 21-8 both won well. Carl Preece and Dave Hanson shared the away sweep with 21-12 cards.
Bricklayers A 8 (219) Castlefields 6 (186)
Games shared at the Brick but Tony Williams’s card of 21-3 ensured an aggregate win for the hosts, Kevin Walker replying with 21-12 for the ‘fields.
Craven Arms 9 (215) Hanwood 5 (188)
A win for the bottom side as Ian Bishop 21-2 and 21-8s from Lee Wilding and Terry Lucas saw the Arms to a sixth victory of the season. Best for the Eggs was Steve France 21-8.
Battlefield 5 (206) Telepost 9 (220)
Second placed Telepost kept the pressure on the leaders with this 14 chalk win, Dom Wootton and Rob Morris both winning 21-10. Barry Gilder’s 21-11 was best for the Lions.
OSBC 4 (201) Pontesbury A 10 (221)
Old Shrewsbury came unstuck at home as Pontesbury won by 20. Derek Jones had the best card of the evening with 21-4 for the hosts but the visitors had eight winners, including 21-10s from Anthony Gray and Boo Challinor.
Crescent 6 (190) Prince Hotel A 8 (197)
Fourth placed Prince Hotel came back from 3-1 down to win this match by seven after Conrad Clapham and Graeme Wornell won 21-5. Crescent had two big cards at the front as Mark Harris won 21-2 and Steve Birch 21-7.
Bayston Hill 12 (240) Hadnall 2 (180)
These two teams are battling at the wrong end of the table so this big win for Bayston Hill will have helped their survival cause. John Hall 21-6 and Trevor Pritchard 21-9 were the top cards and in reply Jackie Price and Kerry Dance both won 21-15 for the visitors.
Prince Hotel B 12 (240) Whittington 2 (151)
The Prince swapped places with Whittington in third place after this good win, John Harrison 21-12 and Julian Turner 21-18 picking up the visitors two points. Sid Bould 21-2, Kerry Lea 21-4 and Jenna Marshall for the Social.
Albert Road BC 9 (236) Unison 5 (189)
This home win for the bottom side keeps Unison in the relegation area. Russell Turner 21-8 and Mark Hill 21-9 for the hosts and Clive Jordan best for the visitors 21-12.
Bishops Castle 10 (236) Wem BC 4 (186)
Both teams’ coppers were shared in this match as 21-15s from Wem’s Paul Ellison and Claire Watkins were bettered by 21-4s from Andrew and Mark Evans.
Ifton 9 (230) Bicton A 5 (186)
Leaders Ifton were comfortable aggregate winners but Bicton still picked up five useful points, Paul Ashworth sweeping up 21-14. Derek Roberts and Neil Evans 21-4 winners for the hosts.
Frankwell 8 (215) Burway 6 (180)
Game shared but Jesse James 21-2, James Ashton 21-4, Mike Haycocks 21-8 and Ollie Ewells 21-9 ensured the match result was never in doubt. Simon Parsonage’s 21-7 card was best for Burway.
Meole Brace V 8 (208) POWBC 6 (200)
Alan Lloyd 21-6 and Dave Pritchard 21-8 helped Meole Village to this eight chalk win against second placed POWBC who had Ivor Sergeant 21-7 and Wendy Jones 21-9 as their best winners.
Greenfields Social 13(251) Bayston Hill B 1(136)
A big win for the Social to keep them at the top of the table, John Brown’s 21 -2 helping them considerably. Just saving the brush for the Hillbillies was Julie Clarke, 21 – 20
Worthen and Brockton 8(206) Severnside 6(187)
Games finished six all with Worthen claiming the aggregate points, Phil Rowson in top form on the night, 21 – 3. Sue Eaton’s 21 – 5 was best for Severnside.
Severnside St. Julians 7(211) Church Club 7(215)
The Church Club had only five winners but took the aggregate points by four chalks with John Roberts claiming their coppers, 21 – 8. Ian Jones was the best homester, 21 – 11.
Corbet Arms 8(221) Bricklayers B 6(183)
Games were level at the end of this match with the home side comfortably claiming the aggregate points, Steve Edwards best for them, 21 – 5. Gary Jones was best for the Brick Bees, 21 – 9.
Bicton B 11(235) Monkmoor 3(206)
A big win for the Bicton Bees who had Diane Washbrook with their best card, 21 – 10. Chris Thomas was the best Monk, 21 – 7.
Pontesbury B 10(218) Oxon Village 4(169)
Cliff Evans won 21 – 1 in this comfortable victory for the Nags B outfit. Brian Selley 21 – 7 was the Villagers best.
Oxon 9(230) Wem USC 5(196)
A solid home performance from Oxon who had Pete Ellis with their best card at the start, 21 – 5, Mo Corley and Carl Pawlowski shared the sweep for the United Services, both 21 – 14.