Melton Pool League: Monkey Magic make it five straight wins

Thunders got the 9-0 gift of a walkover in Melton Summer Pool League Division One as Timmy’s Stick forfeited their match.

We Don’t Play There Anymore’s 6-3 victory over the Welby kept their opponents in the relegation zone, while Rob Smith’s hat-trick spearheaded a handy 5-4 win for the Conkerers over second-placed Arr Boy.

Monkey Magic stayed top and made it five straight wins after a 5-4 victory over Chalk is Cheap, while The Fulderiks handed the Duke their eighth loss of the season, 5-4.

* In Division Two, Adam Wyles’ treble saw Olly’s Army to a comfortable 7-2 win over bottom side Polish Club SL15.

The Swanderers extended their lead at the top to seven points after beating Eaton YM 6-3 thanks to Mark Wardle’s hat-trick. Pop Ya Cherry made it yet another miserable Tuesday for Janet Noels Best, winning 6-3, and Armee Pere are two points shy of second place after a 6-3 victory over the Crown.

* Phoenix Knights Youth became the fourth team to score a 9-0 win over the Crazy Gang in Division Three.

Half Cut closed the gap at the top to seven points after a 6-3 victory over You Shall Not Pot, Alun Davies the standout player for the Half Moon team.

Paul Spooner grabbed a treble in I Smell a Re-Rack’s 6-3 win over Rock Out With Your Chalk Out, and Pool Boyz lie joint third after a 5-4 win over Notorious TIB.

Young Guns sit pretty at the top after a 5-4 win and yet another hat-trick from Kev Hewitt who has lost just one of 22 frames.

* In Division Four, Beedie’s Bitches remain unbeaten after a 7-2 loss to the winless Con Merchants.

We Are Solids Right! rose to second after a 6-3 win over the Generous Amigos of Briton, and Noels365 ground out a 5-4 victory over Legion B, while Burton Street Preachers were pipped 5-4 by MSC Elite despite Mike Allen’s hat-trick.

* Cue Chaos moved up to fourth in Division Five after a 7-2 rout of Gamblers Anonymous.

Cue Up’s 7-2 win over Bears on Powder catapulted them into second, and Chalk My Tip beat Our Drinking Team Has a Pool Problem 5-4 after signing one of their opponents’ stand-in players.

A battle between last week’s top two ranked teams saw Ingall’s Idiots stay top after edging Anything But Straight 5-4.