Top two locked in thrilling title race

Defending champions Flanagan's Army won 84-48 at The Upton Army.
Defending champions Flanagan's Army won 84-48 at The Upton Army.

Wanderers retained top spot on points difference from Five Towns Quiz League Division One title rivals Flanagan’s Army when both teams won on Monday evening.

Wanderers beat bottom team G-Fivers 75-61 and defending champions Flanagan’s won 84-48 at The Upton Army.

Third-placed Old Taverners remain 10 points adrift of the top two.

Division Two leaders Last Orders bagged their 16th straight win by defeating Golden Lion Dudes 78-70.

Last Orders are eight points clear of closest rivals Crofton WMC who won 77-55 at Plough Inn.

RESULTS - Division 1: RAFA Vulcan Club 61, Featherstone Phoenix 63; The Upton Army 48, Flanagan’s Army 84; Olde Taverners 67, Railwaymen 59; G-Fivers 61, Wanderers 75.

Division 2: Kippax Ex-Service 70, Leading Ladies 57; Plough Inn 65, Crofton WMC 77; Golden Lion Dudes 70, Last Orders 78; Rockinn’ Gladiators 66, Little ‘UIn 47.

POSITIONS - Division 1 (all played 16 matches): Wanderers won 15, points 30; Flanagan’s Army 15-30; Olde Taverners 10-20; Railwaymen 8-16; Featherstone Phoenix 6-12; The Upton Army 4-89; RAFA Vulcan Club 4-8; G-Fivers 1-2.

Division 2 (all played 16 matches): Last Orders 16-32; Crofton WMC 12-24; Golden Lion Dudes 9-18; Kippax Ex-Service 8-16; Plough Inn 7-15; Rockin’ Gladiators 7-15; Leading Ladies 2-4; Little ‘Un 2-4.