Title-chasers Methley continue surge as leaders Swillington slip up

Methley Ex-Service Club A beat Smawthorne D 8-2.
Methley Ex-Service Club A beat Smawthorne D 8-2.

Methley Ex-Service Club A moved level on points with Swillington Social A at the top of Castleford and District Snooker League Section A,

Methley beat Smawthorne D 8-2 while Swillington slipped to an 8-2 defeat against Pontefract Cue Club H.

In Section B, Pontefract Cue Club A stormed to a 10-0 win over bottom team Rockware C.

Kippax Central A have a 10-point lead in Section C after trouncing fourth-placed Carleton A 10-0.

Section D leaders Pontefract Cue Club G won 8-2 at Prince of Wales A

RESULTS - Section A: Elmet A 4, Kippax Central B 6; Garforth WMC B 0, Smawthorne A 10; Ladybalk A 10, Ponte Bowling A 0; Methley Ex-Serv A 8, Smawthorne D 2; Smawthorne C 2, Garforth WMC C 8; Swillington Social A 2, Ponte Cue Club H 8; Swillington Welf C 8, Ponte Cue Club F 2.

Section B: F eatherstone A 2, St Joseph’s A 8; Garforth CC A 4, Edward B 6; Ponte Cue Club A 10, Rockware C 0; Ponte Cue Club C 6, Townville B 4; Ponte Cue Club I 4, Green Bowling A 6; Townville A 8, Ponte Cue Club B 2.

Section C: Green Bowling B 4, Ponte Cue Club D 6; Kippax Central A 10, Carleton A 0; Knottingley Cons A 6, Prince of Wales B 4; Ponte Cons B 4, Garforth CC B 6; Rockware A 2, Knottingley Cons B 8; Smawthorne B 4, Methley Ex Serv B 6; St Joseph’s B 8, Swillington Welf A 2.

Section D: Kellingley Club A 4, Prince of Wales C 6; Ponte Bowling B 4, Ponte Cons A 6; Ponte Social B 6, Kippax Ex-Serv B 4; Prince A 2, Ponte Cue Club G 8; Progressive A 2, Great Preston B 8; YMCA A 2, Swillington Welf D 8.

POSITIONS - Section A: Methley Ex Serv A played 12, won 9, points 76; Swillington Social A 13-9-76; Ladybalk A 12-7-75; Smawthorne D 12-7-70; Smawthorne A 12-8-70; Ponte Cue Club H 12-6-68; Kippax Central B 12-6-62; Smawthorne C 12-6-62; Pontefract Cue Club E 12-6-60; Elmet A 12-6-58; Garforth WMC B 13-4-54; Ponte Bowling A 12-4-46; Garforth WMC C 12-4-46; Swillington Welf C 12-4-44; Ponte Cue Club F 12-4-43.

Section B: Featherstone B 11-9-82; Green Bowling A 12-7-68; Garforth CC A 11-6-64; St Joseph’s A 11-7-64; Ponte Cue Club A 12-6-62; Edward B 11-8-62; Garforth WMC D 11-5-58; Townville B 12-6-56; Featherstone A 12-5-54; Ponte Cue Club I 11-5-52; Ponte Cue Club B 11-5-50; Townville A 11-4-48; Ponte Cue Club C 11-3-38; Rockware C 11-3-32.

Section C: Kippax Central A 12-10-80; Ponte Cue Club D 12-8-70; Swillington Welf B 12-8-70; Carleton A 12-7-68; Garforth CC B 12-7-68; Knottingley Cons A 12-6-64; St Joseph’s B 12-7-64; Green Bowling B 13-7-64; Swillington Welf A 12-5-60; Methley Ex-Serv B 12-7-60; Knottingley Cons B 12-4-54; Smawthorne B 12-5-52; Ponnte Cons B 11-3-42; Rockware A 12-3-42; Prince of Wales B 12-3-42.

Section D: Pontefract Cue Club G 12-10-86; Kippax Ex Service A 11-9-76; Swillington Welfare D 11-7-68; Prince of Wales C 11-6-62; YMCA A 11-7-60; Pontefract Bowling Club B 11-6-56; Garforth WMC A 11-6-56; Pontefract Social B 12-4-50; Pontefract Cons A 11-5-48; Kellingley Club A 11-3-42; Kippax Ex-Service B 11-3-42; Progressive A 10-2-34; Great Preston B 11-3-32.