The other top pairs Stray Cats (Andy Balmforth, Stuart Baker) and Jammy Duo (Danny Leather, Neil Mort) played out a thrilling game before Stray Cats came out on top by 9 shots to 7.

In Division 1 Dad & Lad (Ken Sharkey, David Laycock) were holding 4 shots at the final end in their game against the Autumn champions Bowl You Over (Tom Robertshaw, Andy Gee). However with his final bowl Gee, the “skip” for Bowl You Over knocked the jack into the ditch and his team finished with a single as Bowl You Over ran out 8-5 winners.

Alan Singleton, John Crowson played as the 2 B’s in their game against Young Guns (Chloe Hirst, Frank Higgins) and amazingly the sides were level at 7 shots each at the start of the last end. Higgins, the skip for Young Guns bowled in for “1” as Young Guns ran out 8-7 winners. As Singleton and Crowson, newcomers to the skills of indoor bowling turned in a superb performance.

In Division 1 of the Friday Triples how Red Mist missed the services of their lead player Les Holmes, who was on holiday as his team (Philip Holroyd, Ian Smith, John Beverley) lost their 100% record to True Grit (Keith Owens, Joe Phillips, Tony James) by 14 shots to 8.

In Division 2 of the Wednesday Afternoon Fours, leaders, Rockets (Derek Finch, Steve Archer, John Hartley, Rodney Collinge)  were involved in a close game with lowly Springers (Jean wade, Elspeth Hartley, Jennifer Templeton, Joyce Depledge). On this occasion the ladies proved triumphant as Springers ran out 11-10 winners.

Guys & Dolls (Eileen Dovernor, Ron Bax, Donald Rawson, Val Bax) moved into second spot in the division as they beat high flying jack High (Con McGinley, Stuart Coates, Terry O’Brien) by 12 shots to 9. This division is very tight with most of the teams in with a chance of finishing in second or third place. Rockets way ahead in first place with 14 points from 8 games played.

MONDAY AFTERNOON FOURS.

Rabbits 11  G. 2 + A. 2  13

Hard Lines 10  Luddites 11

Well Bowled 16  Black Jacks 6

K.9’s 13  Rascals 7

MONDAY EVENING FOURS.

Don’e Be Short 8  Amethyst 21

Madlams 4  Avengers 19

Rockets 15  One Direction 4

Spartans 10  Up the Edge 18

TUESDAY EVENING PAIRS.

DIVISION 1

Dad & Lad 6  Bowl You Over 8

Young Guns 8  2. B’s 7

C. Dogs 9  Little & Large 10

46ers 2  SID 11

DIVISION 2

Stray Cats 9  Jammy Duo 7

Pals 0  Pat & Pete 23

Valley Boys 4  Bee Hives 9

Rainy days 16  Double D. 6

WEDNESDAY FOURS

DIVISION 1

Northern Lights 16  Beta Blockers 4

Black cats 22  Illingworth 6

Hard Liners 11 Knockelly Stars 8

Vixens 10 Endeavour 20

DIVISION 2

Kingsley 5 Fair of Face  15

Guys 7 Dolls 12  Jack High 9

Springers 11  Rockets 10

New Look 12  Yorkies 6

WEDNESDAY EVENING FOURS.

Light relief 20  gbc 4

Saxons 9  Gapp  14

Clayton 9  Arriva 15

THURSDAY EVENING TRIPLES.

Light Relief 14  True Grit 18

Hotpots 5  SID 25

Light Relief 12  Avengers 21

Clayton 7  Little 7 Large 19

Madlams 20  True Grit 10

FRIDAY TRIPLES.

DIVISION 1

Knockelly Stars 16 Hotshots 14

Untouchables 10  True Grit

Red Mist 8  True Grit 14

Red Mist 15 G. 2 + 1 13

DIVISION 2

The Fridays 15  Planes 13

Kingsley 10  Sutty’s Heroes 23

Bob’s Kingdom 32  Larks 2

Friends 9 Changers 13

FRIDAY EVENING PAIRS.

Clayton 10 M.G.M. 12

T.N.T. 7  Blue Woods 9

SATURDAY PAIRS” SHIELD”

Rainy days 16  Red Woods 12

Rainy Days 12  Marbles 23

Eskimos 11 Red Woods 9

Phoenix 10  Pennine V.I. 8

Bee Hives 10  Wellhouse 0

SATURDAY PAIRS “PLATE”

Chatterbox 9 Ghurkas 3

Ponders 3  T. & A. 12