Cue Club close gap at top to one point

Swillington Welfare C (left to right) Ryan Cooper, Kieran Smith, Jason Cooper, Graham Wallace, Saul Conlon and Dave Franks maintained their Section B promotion bid with an 8-2 win against strugglers NADS A who have lost their last five games.
Swillington Welfare C (left to right) Ryan Cooper, Kieran Smith, Jason Cooper, Graham Wallace, Saul Conlon and Dave Franks maintained their Section B promotion bid with an 8-2 win against strugglers NADS A who have lost their last five games.

Pontefract Cue Club C stepped up their Castleford and District Snooker League Section A title bid by beating Elmet A 8-2.

It put Cue Club just one point behind leaders Garforth WMC B who won 6-4 at Kippax Central B.

Section B leaders Pontefract Bowling A beat Smawthorne B 8-2 to move 16 points clear of closest rivals Great Preston A who lost 8-2 to Castleford SSC A. Section C pacesetters Pontefract Cue Club E beat Knottingley Conservatives B 8-2.

RESULTS: Section A: B and S Sports Club A 8, Garforth Libs B 2; Garforth WMC C 8, Swillington Welfare D 2; Kippax Central B 4, Garforth WMC B 6; Ponte Cue Club C 8, Elmet A 2; Ponte Cue Club F 10, Rothwell WMC A 0; Roundhill A 0, Green Bowling A 10; Smawthorne A 2, Ponte Social A 8; Smawthorne D 8, Prince of Wales B 2.

Section B: Carleton B 6, Rockware B 4; Great Preston A 2, Castleford SSC A 8; Ponte Bowling A 8, Smawthorne B 2; Ponte Cons A 0, Ponte Cue Club B 10; Progressive B 2, Ladybalk A 8; St Joseph’s A 8, Smawthorne C 2; Swillington Welf C 8, NADS A 2; Townville A 8, Garforth CC A 2.

Section C: Edward B 6, Ponte Bowling B 4; Garforth Libs D 6, Ponte Cue Club A 4; Garforth WMC A 6, Carleton A 4; Green Bowling B 8, Garforth WMC D 2; Ponte Cue Club D 8, St Joseph’s B 2; Ponte Cue Club E 8, Knottingley Cons B 2; Prince of Wales A 4, Ponte Cue Club G 6; Swillington Welf B 4, Rockware C 6.

Section D: Garforth CC B 6, Great Preston B 4; Kippax Ex Serv B 4, Swillington Welf A 6; Knottingley Cons A 4, Ponte Cons B 6; Ponte Social B 8, Townville B 2; Prince of Wales C 2, Swillington Social B 8; YMCA A 10, Kippax Ex Serv A 0.

POSITIONS: Section A: Garforth WMC B played 21, points 129; Ponte Cue Club C 21-128; Garforth Libs B 22-125; Ponte Cue Club F 22-122; Kippax Central B 22-120; Smawthorne D 22-116; Rothwell WMC A 22-115; Roundhill A 22-114; B and S Sports Club A 22-110; Elmet A 22-110; Swillington Welf D 22-102; Smawthorne A 22-102; Prince of Wales B 22-100; Green Bowling A 22-91; Ponte Social A 22-88; Garforth WMC C 22-78.

Section B: Ponte Bowling A 21-144; Great Preston A 22-128; Swillington Welf C 22-126; Ladybalk A 22-124; Garforth CC A 22-119; Progressive B 22-116; St Joseph’s A 22-114; Townville A 22-111; Carlton B 21-110; Smawthorne B 22-106; Rockware B 22-105; Ponte Cue Club B 22-104; NADS A 22-102; Castleford SSC A 22-91; Smawthorne C 22-83; Ponte Cons A 22-67.

Section C: Ponte Cue Club E 22-140; Knottingley Cons B 22-134; Ponte Cue Club G 22-132; Carleton A 22-1231; Swillington Welf B 22-117; Ponte Cue Club D 22-116; Garforth WMC A 22-112; Edward B 22-112; Prince of Wales A 22-108; Green Bowling B 22-104; St Joseph’s B 22-100; Rockware C 21-98; Garforth WMC D 22-98; Garforth Libs D 21-92; Ponte Cue Club A 22-82; Ponte Bowling B 22-74.

Section D: Swillington Welf A 20-124; Progressive A 19-120; Garforth CC B 21-116; Swillington Social A 20-113; Ponte Social B 21-113; Knottingley Cons A 20-108; Ponte Cons B 20-106; Prince of Wales C 21-106; Swillington Social B 21-105; Great Preston B 21-104; YMCA A 21-93; Kippax Ex Serv A 21-92; Townville B 21-88; Rockware A 19-82; Kippax Ex Serv B 20-60.