League champions bow out in opening round

RAFA Vulcan Club knocked out Division One champions Wanderers.
RAFA Vulcan Club knocked out Division One champions Wanderers.
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League champions Wanderers lost 86-79 at RAFA Vulcan Club in the first round of the Five Towns Quiz League’s Handicap Cup on Monday.

Division One runners up Flanagan’s Army also suffered a first round exit at Leading Ladies.

The first rounds results, with team handicaps in brackets, were:

Crofton WMC (22) 78, G-Fivers (29) 84; Featherstone Hotel Phoenix (20) 93, Little ‘Un (54) 86; Golden Lion Dudes (30) 92, Railwaymen (16) 84; Last Orders (18) 89, Olde Taverners (15) 92; Leading Ladies (44) 97, Flanagan’s Army (6) 85; Plough Inn (31) 91, Rockin’ Gladiators (34) 101; RAFA Vulcan Club (25) 86, Wanderers (0) 79; The Upton Army (23) 72, Kippax Ex-Service Club (37) 98.

The draw for the second round is:

Featherstone Hotel Phoenix v Leading Ladies, G-Fivers v Kipppax Ex-Service Club, RAFA Vulcan Club v Golden Lion Dudes, Rockin’ Gladiators v Olde Taverners. Ties to be played next Monday, April 11.