Last Orders lift championship

Division Two champions Last Orders won 85-60 at Kippax Ex-Service,
Division Two champions Last Orders won 85-60 at Kippax Ex-Service,
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Featherstone team Last Orders have clinched the Five Towns Quiz League Division Two title with three games to spare.

Monday’s 85-60 win at Kippax Ex-Service gave Last orders an unassailable eight point lead over closest rivals Crofton WMC who won 68-63 at Rockin’ Gladiators.

Golden Lion Dudes pipped Leading Ladies 67-66 in the closest match of the night.

Wanderers and defending champions Flanagan’s Army remain level on points at the top of Division One after victories at The Upton Army and G-Fivers respectively.

Wanderers host Flanagan’s Army on March 7 in what is set to be a title decider.

Olde Taverners and Railwaymen are vying for third place.

Olde Taverners beat Featherstone Phoenix 65-53 to stay two points clear of Railwaymen who won 71-64 at second bottom RAFA Vulcan Club.

RESULTS - Division 1: G-Fivers 59, Flanagan’s Army 79; Olde Taverners 65, Featherstone Phoenix 53; RAFA Vulcan Club 64, Railwaymen 71; The Upton Army 60, Wanderers 87.

Division 2: Golden Lion Dudes 67, Leading Ladies 65; Kippax Ex-Service 60, Last Orders 85; Plough Inn 73 (walk-over) v Little ‘Un 63; Rockin’ Gladiators 63, Crofton WMC 68.

POSITIONS - Division 1: Wanderers played 18, won 17, points 34; Flanagan’s Army 18-17-34; Olde Taverners 18-11-22; Railwaymen 18-10-20; Featherstone Phoenix 17-6-12; The Upton Army 18-5-10; RAFA Vulcan Club 18-4-8; G-Fivers 17-1-2.

Division 2 (all played 18 matches): Last Orders won 18, points 36; Crofton WMC 14-28; Golden Lion Dudes 10-20; Plough Inn 9-19; Kippax Ex-Service 9-18; Rockin’ Gladiators 7-15; Leading Ladies 2-4; Little ‘Un 2-4.