Cue Club stretch lead as title rivals slip up

Garforth WMC B won the Castleford and District Snooker League's  Handicap Team Trophy by beating Smawthorne D an all-Section A clash. All the league's 64 teams entered the tournament. Garforth's winning team (left to right) Kurtis Walker, Simon Brompton, Rob Webster, Lee Hill, Dave Elmy and Chris Webster.
Garforth WMC B won the Castleford and District Snooker League's Handicap Team Trophy by beating Smawthorne D an all-Section A clash. All the league's 64 teams entered the tournament. Garforth's winning team (left to right) Kurtis Walker, Simon Brompton, Rob Webster, Lee Hill, Dave Elmy and Chris Webster.
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Castleford and District Snooker League Section A pacesdetters Pontefract Cue Club F increased their lead to 14 points by beating bottom team Roundhill A 6-4.

Cue Club’s closest rivals Swillington Welfare D and Garforth WMC B were both beaten.

The top four teams in Section B - Pontefract Cue Club E, St Joseph’s A, Swillington Welfare C and Smawthorne B - all lost.

Cue Club E still have a commanding 12-point lead despite slipping to a 6-4 defeat at Garforth WMC C.

RESULTS - Section A: B and S Sports Club A 4, Ponte Bowling A 6; Great Preston C 10, Elmet A 0; Green Bowling A 6, Kippax Central B 4; Ponte Cue Club C 4, Ladybalk A 6; Ponte Cue Club F 6, Roundhill A 4; Rothwell WMC A 10, Prince of Wales B 0; Smawthorne D 6, Garforth WMC B 4; Swillington Welf D 2, Great Preston A 8.

Section B: Garforth CC A 2, Rockware B 8; Garforth WMC C 6, Ponte Cue Club E 4; Knottingley Cons B 6, Ponte Social A 4; NADS A 2, Townville A 8; Ponte Cue Club G 8, Ponte Cue Club B 2; Progressive B 6, St Joseph’s A 4; Smawthorne B 2, Smawthorne A 8; Swillington Welf C 4, Carleton B 6.

Section C: Carleton A 2, Progressive A 8; Edward B 6, Garforth WMC A 4; Featherstone A 4, Swillington Welf A 6; Garforth WMC D 6, Swillington Welf B 4; Ponte Cue Club D 2, Prince of Wales A 8; Queen Victoria 8, Green Bowling B 2; Rockware C 8, Smawthorne C 2.

Section D: Kippax Ex-Serv B 8, Garforth CC B 2; Ponte Bowling B 0, Swillington Social B 10; Ponte Cons B 8, Ponte Cue Club A 2; Ponte Social B 8, YMCA A 2; Prince of Wales C 2, Hopetown WMC A 8; Rockware A 6, Kippax Ex-Serv A 4; St Joseph’s B 2, Knottingley Cons A 8; Townville B 2, Great Preston B 8.

POSITIONS - Section A (all played 23 matches): Ponte Cue Club F won 17, points 150; Garforth WMC B 14-136; Swillington Welf D 16-136; Great Preston A 14-130; Ladybalk A 13-126; Great Preston C 12-120; Kippax Central B 13-118; Rothwell WMC A 10-113; B and S Sports Club A 10-112; Elmet A 11-106; Ponte Bowling A 11-104; Smawthorne D 9-102; Prince of Wales B 10-102; Ponte Cue Club C 8-101; Green Bowling A 9-98; Roundhill A 6-86.

Section B (all played 23 matches): Ponte Cue Club E 17-144; St Joseph’s A 14-132; Swillington Welf C 15-132; Townville A 12-126; Smawthorne A 13-124; Smawthorne B 13-122; Knottingley Cons B 11-120; Rockware B 12-118; Ponte Cue Club G 9-116; Progressive B 14-116; Ponte Social A 10-108; Garforth CC A 8-104; Carleton B 12-102; NADS A 9-96; Garforth WMC C 9-92; Ponte Cue Club B 6-88.

Section C: Garforth WMC D played 23, won 19, points 150; Garforth WMC A 23-15-146; Rockware C 23-16-137; Prince of Wales A 23-16-136; Ponte Cue Club D 23-13-124; Edward B 23-12-120; Queen Victoria 23-12-118; Swillington Welf A 23-14-113; Carleton A 23-11-110; Swillington Welf B 23-9-109; Featherstone A 23-10-106; Smawthorne C 23-9-105; Ponte Cons A 22-8-96; Swillington Social A 22-6-90; Progressive A 23-8-82; Green Bowling B 23-4-78.

Section D (all played 23 matches): Pontefract Cue Club A 17-152; Kippax Ex-Service A 16-146; Townville B 15-144; Kippax Ex-Service B 16-140; Pontefract Cons B 15-136; Great Preston B 12-114; Swillington Social B 12-114; Hopetown WMC B 10-112; Rockware A 14-112; Knottingley Cons A 9-111; Garforth CC B 7-100; Pontefract Bowling B 10-100; Prince of Wales C 9-96; YMCA A 8-88; St Joseph’s B 8-88; Pontefract Social B 5-87.