Glasshoughton complete double over Upton Social

Glasshoughton WMC won 8-2 at Upton Social.
Glasshoughton WMC won 8-2 at Upton Social.

Glasshoughton WMC stayed firmly on course to lift the Pontefract Pool League title by beating Upton Social Club for the second successive week.

Glasshoughton followed a 6-4 home win over Upton by beating them 8-2 away.

The Castleford team are now 19 points clear of closest rivals Ambience, who have a match in hand, and Upton Social.

Olde Tavern and Elephant avenged the previous week’s 6-4 defeats at Cutsyke WMC and Willow Park B respectively by beating them by the same score in the return fixtures.

Bottom team Hemsworth MW were beaten for the second week running by Upton Brookside.

RESULTS: Olde Tavern 6, Cutsyke WMC 4; Upton Brookside 6, Hemsworth MW 4; Uptonn Social Club 2, Glasshoughton WMC 8; Willow Park B 4, Elephant 6; Byram Park B 2, Kellingley Club 8; Angling Club 3, Willow Park A 7.

POSITIONS: Glasshoughton Working Mens Club played 22, won 21, points 173; Ambience 21-19-154; Upton Social Club 22-19-154; Olde Tavern 22-14-135; Cutsyke Working Mens Club 22-15-128; Upton Brookside 22-13-120; Byram Park A 21-11-102; Kellingley Club 22-7-102; Elephant 22-11-101; Willow Park Club A 22-8-84; Byram Park B 22-5-73; Angling Club 22-5-72; Willow Park B 22-2-64; Hemsworth Miners Welfare 22-3-56.