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What a week for the top three teams in the Spec & Fix Locking solutions Premier League, all winning 7-0.

League Leaders Lincoln Snooker Club A had a tricky fixture against 2nd placed Lincoln Snooker Club B. Daren Doughty started the ball rolling against Dave Norman winning 75-14 followed by a 60-1 victory against Lee Mason. Matt Ransome made short work of his two frames defeating Calum Baptist 79-0 with a 67 break and a   79-1 win against Rick Epton. Gavin Whittle made it 5-0 when he also beat Rick     61-17. Matt Lee rounded the night up when he beat Calum and Dave.

Woodhall Spa Con Club played Moorlands & Railway A, Chris Taylor was up first and with breaks of 29 and 32 took the first frame 68-8 against Sean Falkinder. Neil Dowlman then took the next two frames 54-30 against Gary Falkinder and the with a 54 break he defeated Tony Hicklin 83-2. Chris then came back to the table paying another two frames against Sean and Gary. Chris with a 50 break beat Sean 79-3 and then with the help of a 42 clearance he beat Gary 88-12. Nigel Salmon took the two remaining frames with a 33 break he beat Tony 62-9 and then with a 24 break he beat Sean 74-51.

Newark Con Club A were at home to Lincoln Snooker Club C Dale Schofield opened the scoring with victories over Damon Sykes and Simon Mower. Matt Bavin then took the next three frames defeating Simon and Lee Applewhite twice, Matt with a 57 break against Simon. Dave Jobling finished the night off Against Chris Robinson, Dave took the first 103-10 with a 45 break and 68-35 also against Chris.

The final frame in the Premier league was a lot closer. Lincoln Snooker Club D faced Lincoln Snooker Club E. Steve Burnett and Rick Chester put the away side two up when they defeated Stu Cannings and Paul Bean. Ed Taylor came from behind to beat Mark Taylor 48-47 to pull a frame back for the home side. Justin Hunt levelled the match 78-35 against Steve, Rick made it two wins from two with a 57-43 victory over Ed. The final two frames went to the home side which saw wins for Stu and Justin.

Results 14th November 2023 Premier League

Newark Con Club A 7-0 Lincoln Snooker Club C

Lincoln Snooker Club B 0-7 Lincoln Snooker Club A

Woodhall Spa Con Club 7-0 Moorlands & Railway A

Lincoln Snooker Club D 4-3 Lincoln Snooker Club E

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14th November 2023 Division 1 Results

Lincoln Snooker Academy B 2-4 Hykeham Social Club B

Lincoln Snooker Academy A 2-4 Lincoln Snooker Club G

Moorlands & Railway C 1-5 Castle Ward C

Lincoln Snooker Club F 4-2 Castle Ward A

Moorlands & Railway B 1-5 Hykeham Social Club A

Cube & Triangle 3-3 Castle Ward B

Firstly, an apology to Mr Leigh Blades as I said in my report that he was Captain of his side, Lincoln Snooker Club D when Tom Boyle is their Captain.

Lincoln Snooker Academy A side played Tom Boyles side and it was the Academy side who took the first frame when Ollie Bagnall defeated Michael Alvey 40-25. Olli then played Mr Blades but it was the latter who won the frame 50-42. Matt Todd made it 2-1 with a 56-36 victory against Daniel Shearman. Oli Bishell made it 2-3 when he beat Tom 56-22. Andy Nichol and Leigh completed the win when they beat James Lilley 48-20 and 48-39 respectively.

The Academy B side lost by the same score line against Hykeham Social Club B. Josh Hackney with the help of a 30break defeated Chris Ellis 72-31 and James Sawyer also beat Chris 42-34. The winning points for Hykeham came from Dave Croft who won his two frames against Jack Lowe and Joe Jackson. Darren Edwards was in great form with a 30 break in his first frame against Adie Lowe and a break of 20 and 30 against Jarod Bailey.

Mixed results for the three Castle Ward sides with a win, a draw and a loss. The A side lost 2-4 against Lincoln Snooker Club F. Away team captain Rob Reeves had a good win against Mark Handford 74-42. George Barrett and Ben Rickards put the home side in front, George had an excellent 65-23 against Adrian Bunn. Mark Gibbons made it 3-1 with a 52-16 win over Adrian. Ben kept his excellent performance going with his second win of the night when he beat Tim Dunn 77-35, Adam Petty was Castle Wards other point when he beat Mark 49-24.

League Leaders Castle Ward C were away to Moorlands & Railway C, Tristan Fussey took the first frame of the night with a 46-33 win against Andy Campbell. The unbeaten Martin Key continued his winning ways with a 55-21 win over Ian Baker and a 70-41 win against Scott Simpson. In between Martins wins Craig Starbuck made it two out of two when he beat Andy Riggall 56-24 and 58-14 against David Hayes. Scott took the other point for the home side when he beat Graham Smith   42-28.

The Castle Ward B side were the team to draw 3-3 away at Cube & Triangle, Glynn Ayres put the Cube one up when he beat Craig Wallace 46-32. Matt Strickson made it 1-1 with a good victory over Gary Chambers 42-31. Karl Clayton put the home side back in front when he defeated 49-23 against Ken Hill. Kev Cottam made it 2-2 when he beat Glynn 65-47. Karl put the cube back in front when he won a black ball game against Craig 46-45 and Ken made it 3-3 when he beat Gary in a high scoring match 66-52.

Hykeham Social Club A had a comfortable 5-1 away win over Moorlands & Railway B. the Hykeham side raced into a 2-0 lead which saw Steve Robinson beating Trev Porter 46-36 and Dave Coutts defeating Josh Weaver 52-19. Rob Chapman made it 3-0 with a similar score line against Nathan Shasby 53-19 with the help of a 26 break. Gary Beardsley also had a 26 break in his frame against Liam Shasby with a score of 57-26. Matt May shared his two frames he just got the better of John Rice 55-47 but lost his second frame 66-41 against Josh.

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Con Club Newark 1-1 Woodhall Spa Con Club

Rob Hall fresh from his exhibitions in Grimsby carried on that good form with breaks of 204 and 186 in his victory over Nigel Salmon. Chris Taylor with breaks of 60 and 52 beat Anna 200-151

Recorded Breaks

Premier League

Matt Ransome Lincoln Snooker Club A 67

Matt Bavin Newark Con Club 57

Neil Dowlman Woodhall Spa 54

Chris Taylor Woodhall Spa Con Club 50

Dave Jobling Newark Con Club 45

Chris Taylor Woodhall Spa 42

Division 1

Darren Edwards Hykeham Social Club B 31

Darren Edwards Hykeham Social Club B 30

Josh Edwards Lincoln Snooker Academy B 30

Darren Edwards Hykeham Social Club B 26

Rob Chapman Hykeham Social Club A 26

Gary Beardsley Hykeham Social Club A 26

Billiards

Rob Hall Con Club Newark 204

Rob Hall Con Club Newark 186

Chris Taylor Woodhall Spa Con Club 60

Chris Taylor Woodhall Spa Con Club 52