Flanagan’s Masons clinch quiz title

Flanagan's Masons finished two points clear of last season's champions Wanderers.
Flanagan's Masons finished two points clear of last season's champions Wanderers.

Flanagan’s Masons sealed the Five Towns Quiz League Division One title by winning 78-53 at Olde Taverners in their final league game on Monday evening.

Masons finished two points clear of last season’s champions Wanderers who had to settle for second place this time.

Wanderers defeated Top House 77-66 in their last match.

Railwaymen bowed out on a winning note with a 63-40 success at Fallen Angels.

Division Two champions Featherstone Hotel Phoenix narrowly retained their unbeaten league record by pipping closest rivals G-Fivers 61-60.

Phoenix, who won 20 and drew one of their 21 matches this season, finished 12 points ahead of runners-up G-Fivers.

Third-placed Golden Lion Dudes were pipped 54-52 at Leading Ladies.

RESULTS - Division 1: Wanderers 77, Top House 66; Olde Taverners 53, Flanagan’s Masons 78; Rockin’ Gladiators 47, RAFA Vulcan Club 58; Fallen Angels 40, Railwaymen 63.

Division 2: Plough Inn 57, Kippax Ex-Service Club 49; Leading Ladies 54, Golden Lion Dudes 52; Featherstone Hotel Phoenix 61, G-Fivers 60; Little ‘Un 57, Travellers Rest 54.

FINAL POSITIONS - Division 1 (all played 21 matches): Flanagan’s Masons won 19, points 38; Wanderers 18-36; Top House 17-34; Olde Taverners 10-20; RAFA Vulcan Club 8-16; Railwaymen 6-12; Fallen Angels 5-10; Rockin’ Gladiators 1-2.

Division 2 (all played 21 matches): Featherstone Hotel Phoenix 20-41; G-Fivers 14-29; Golden Lion Dudes 13-27; Plough Inn 12-25; Leading Ladies 10-20; Kippax Ex-Service Club 9-18; Little ‘Un 3-6; Travellers Rest 1-2.