Leaders too good for Green Bowling

Leaders Pontefract Cue Club F are 18 points clear of closest rivals Great Preston C.
Leaders Pontefract Cue Club F are 18 points clear of closest rivals Great Preston C.

Pontefract Cue Club F stayed on course for the Castleford and District Snooker League Section A title by winning 8-2 at Green Bowling A.

Cue Club F are 18 points clear of closest rivals Great Preston C who defeated Smawthorne A 8-2.

Garforth WMC B and Pontefract Cue Club E collected maximum points against Pontefract Cue Club C and B and S Sports Club A respectively.

Smawthorne D step ped up their Section B title bid with an 8-2 success at Garforth WMC A. Second-placed Smawthorne are just four points adrift of leaders Garforth WMC D who lost 8-2 at Smawthorne B.

Section C pacesetters Pontefract Cue Club A lost 8-2 at Swillington Welfare B and are now only four points ahead of Townville B and Swillington Social A who are joint second.

Knottingley Conservatives A and Green Bowling B are level on poiints at the top of Section D, six points clear of Kippax Ex Service A, who lost 8-2 at previously winless bottom side Pontefract Bowling B.

RESULTS - Section A: Elmet A 8, Swillington Welf D 2; Great Preston C 8, Smawthorne A 2; Green Bowling A 2, Ponte Cue Club F 8; Kippax Central B 8, Ponte Bowling A 2; Ladybalk A 2, Cas Cue Club 8; Ponte Cue Club C 0, Garforth WMC B 10; Ponte Cue C lub E 10, B and S Sports Club A 0; Swillington Welf C 6, Methley Ex-Serv A 4.

Section B: Garforth WMC C 6, St Joseph’s A 4; Garforth WMC A 2, Smawthorne D 8; Knottingley Cons B 8, Ponte Cue Club D 2; Ponte Cue Club B 4, Ponte Cue Club G 6; Smawthorne B 8, Garforth WMC D 2; Townville A 4, Garforth CC A 6.

Section C: Edward B 4, Townville B 6; Featherstone A 6, Progressive A 4; Prince of Wales A 8, Swillington Welf A 2; Rockware C 8, Queen Victoria 2; Smawthorne C 8, Ponte Cons A 2; Swillington Social A 8, Carleton A 2; Swillington Welf B 8, Ponte Cue Club A 2.

Section D: Garforth CC B 10, Swillington Social B 0; Kippax Ex-Serv B 6, Great Preston B 4; Methley Ex Serv B 4, Hopetown WMC A 6; Ponte Bowling B 8, Kippax Ex Serv A 2; Ponte Social B 4, Rockware A 6.

POSITIONS - Section A (all played 17 matches): Ponte Cue Club F won 14, points 116; Great Preston C 8-98; Garforth WMC B 11-96; Ladybalk A 10-94; Swillington Welf C 10-94; Green Bowling A 9-92; Ponte Bowling A 10-90; Elmet A 9-88; Smawthorne A 7-86; Kippax Central B 10-84; Ponte Cue Club E 6-82; Swillington Welf D 8-82; Ponte Cue C lub C 7-74; Cas Cue Club 6-66; B and S Sports Club A 7-62; Methley Ex Serv A 4-58.

Section B: Garforth WMC D played 15, won 9, points 90; Smawthorne D 15-8-86; Garforth WMC C 15-9-85; St Joseph’s A 15-7-83; Ponte Cue Club G 15-9-80; Ponte Cue Club D 15-7-74; Progressive B 16-6-73; Knottingley Cons B 14-8-68; Smawthorne B 14-7-67; Ponte Cue Club B 14-6-64; Garforth CC A 15-7-64; Carleton B 13-6-60; Townville A 14-5-60; Garforth WMC A 14-5-56.

Section C: Ponte Cue Club A 16-10-98; Townville B 16-11-94; Swillington Social A 16-11-94; Featherstone A 16-11-92; Rockware C 16-9-86; Progressive A 16-9-80; Swillington Welf A 16-7-78; Swillington Welf B 16-8-78; Queen Victoria 16-8-78; Edward B 16-8-76; Smawthorne C 15-7-74; Prince of Wales A 16-7-74; Carleton A 16-5-70; Ponte Cons A 15-5-62; Ponte Cons B 14-2-46.

Section D: Knottingley Cons A 17-12-112; Green Bowling B 17-13-112; Kippax Ex-Serv A 17-12-106; Garforth CC B 17-10-102; Ponte Social B 17-8-88; Rockware A 17-9-86; Swillington Social B 17-9-86; YMCA A 17-8-86; St Joseph’s B 17-8-84; Prince of Wales C 17-8-82; Prince of Wales B 17-9-80; Hopetown WMC A 17-7-78; Kippax Ex-Serv B 17-9-78; Methley Ex Serv B 17-5-68; Great Preston B 16-7-62; Pontefract Bowling B 16-1-40.