Swillington close gap as leaders are beaten

Michael Tomlinson (left) beat Joe Roberts (right) 4-1 in Castleford and District Snooker League's best of seven frames scratch singles final at Pontefract Cue Club. Tomlinson and Roberts, who are pictured with referee Sam Townend, are both tryng to qualify for the professional circuit and would welcome sponsorship from any local companies.
Michael Tomlinson (left) beat Joe Roberts (right) 4-1 in Castleford and District Snooker League's best of seven frames scratch singles final at Pontefract Cue Club. Tomlinson and Roberts, who are pictured with referee Sam Townend, are both tryng to qualify for the professional circuit and would welcome sponsorship from any local companies.

Leaders Pontefract Cue Club F lost 8-2 at Kippax Central B in the Castleford and District Snooker League.

Second-placed Swillington Welfare D cut the gap at the top to eight points by beating Green Bowling A 8-2.

RESULTS - Section A: Cas Cue Club A 8, Ponte Bowling A 2; Garforth WMC D 2, Swillington Welf C 8; Garforth WMC C 4, Smawthorne A 6; Kippax Central B 8, Ponte Cue Club F 2; Ladybalk A 8, St Joseph’s A 2; Ponte Cue Club E 8, Elmet A 2; Smawthorne D 2, Garforth WMC B 8; Swillington Welf D 8, Green Bowling A 2.

Section B: Featherstone B 2, Methley Ex Serv A 8; Ponte Cue Club A 0, Garforth CC A 10; Ponte Cue Club B 2, Smawthorne C 8; Progressive B 6, Cas Cue Club B 4; Smawthorne B 2, Ponte Cue Club D 8; Swillington Social A 6, Ponte Cue Club C 4; Townville A 10, Featherstone A 0.

Section C: Edward B 8, Townville B 2; Green Bowling B 10, Swillington Welf A 0; Kippax Ex Serv A 8, Prince of Wales A 2; Knottingley Cons B 6, Rockware C 4; Rockware A 8, Knottingley Cons A 2; Swillington Welf B 0, Garforth WMC A 10.

Section D: Great Preston B 4, Kippax Central A 6; Methley Ex Serv B 2, YMCA A 8; Ponte Bowling B 8, Swillington Social B 2; Ponte Cons A 3, Ponte Social A 6; Ponte Social B 8, Ponte Cons B 2; Prince of Wales B 10, Kippax Ex-Serv B 0.

POSITIONS - Section A: Ponte Cue Club F played 28, won 20, points 166; Swillington Welf D 28-16-158; Smawthorne D 28-14-144; Swillington Welf C 28-16-144; Ponte Bowling A 28-15-142; Garforth WMC C 28-12-142; Smawthorne A 28-15-142; Ponte Cue Club E 28-15-142; Garforth WMC B 28-14-140; Ladybalk A 28-14-140; Kippax Central BB 28-12-138; Cas Cue Club A 28-15-138; Garforth WMC D 28-11-128; Elmet A 28-11-128; Green Bowling A 28-13-126; St Joseph’s A 28-11-120.

Section B: Swillington Social A 24-17-148; Methley Ex Serv A 25-14-146; Smawthorne C 24-16-140; Townville A 24-15-140; Cas Cue ClubB 24-15-138; Garforth CC A 24-12-126; Ponte Cue Club A 24-12-116; Progressive B 24-11-112; Featherstone A 24-10-110; Smawthorne B 25-9-108; Ponte Cue Club B 24-10-106; Ponte Cue Club C 24-10-102; Featherstone B 23-10-100; Ponte Cue Club D 25-8- 98.

Section C: Edward B 24-21-166; Townville B 24-15-144; Carleton A 24-13-136; Swillington Welf A 25-16-136; Rockware C 24-13-128; Knottingley Cons A 24-13-124; Rockware A 24-13-122; Swillington Welf B 25-11-120; Green Bowling B 25-12-116; Knottingley Cons B 24-13-114; Garforth WMC A 25-9-106; Prince of Wales A 24-9-100; Garforth CC B 24-6-99; Kippax Ex Serv A 24-5-89.

Section D: Kippax Central A 26-17-160; Pontefract Cons B 27-16-152; Prince of Wales B 26-15-146; YMCA A 26-15-142; Methley Ex Service B 26-14-139; St Joseph’s B 26-14-139; Pontefract Bowling B 26-13-138; Progressive A 25-14-132; Swillington Social B 26-12-128; Kippax Ex Serv B 26-12-120; Pontefract Social A 26-13-120; Pontefract Cons A 26-12-114; Great Preston B 26-9-110; Pontefract Social B 27-10-106; Prince of Wales C 25-8-104.