In week five of the Winter League there was stack of 180s and cracking checkouts across all the divisions.
In division three we a 180 for Malcolm Graham of the Carriers A in their 6-3 win against the Crown Smiffys. That’s the third win on the bounce for the Carriers. The Northern Diamonds beat the Phoenix St Pauls 5-4, no big checkouts in this match, but their was a 116 for Tony Clark of the Northern Diamonds last week. That’s the highest checkout so far in division three.
Top of the table Hairy Crown were 8-1 winners against the DSAA C and the Phoenix C are second, they beat the Old Endeavour 6-3.
In division two the Diamond C are top of the table and still unbeaten, closely followed by the Three Cups, also remain undefeated. This week the Diamond C beat the Admiral Harvey B 6-3, Dean Clemmence of the Diamond checked out on 118 and Simon Whatmore of the Admiral Harvey B hit a 180.
The Three Cups beat Tilmanstone 6-3, and the Crown & Sceptre recovered from their defeat against the Three Cups last week with a win against the Admiral Harvey A, who were also unbeaten until this defeat.
The Boars Head A picked up their first win of the season, they beat the Boars B 5-4 and the Carriers B beat the Phoenix Rising 5-4. Like the A side in division three, the Carriers B have won three on the bounce.
In the last game from division two the Bull Dogs beat the DSAA hope 5-4.
In to division one, Tyler Morris of the Phoenix Maddogs hit two 180s in their 7-2 defeat against the Hairy Bull. The Hairy were cracking finishing form though, they had a 117 checkout from Martin McNeill and 121 checkou for Graham Gosling.
Sean Lloyd of the Old Endeavour also hit two 180s, the Old Endeavour won 8-1 against the Bull B. The Boars Head Arrows are back to winning ways, they beat the Boars Head C 7-2.
The Diamond hit six 180s in their match against the DWMC. One a piece for Mark Clayton, Wayne Venes and Brian Pearce and three for Paul Turner. The Diamond ran out 7-2 winners.
Finally, the Dewdrop Oast who last week I had missed were actually also unbeaten, they have a game in hand as well. They won 7-2 against the Real Diamonds this week, they like the Bull A have started the season with four wins in a row.