Melton Pool League: Walkover extends MSC A lead

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In the Melton Winter Pool League, leaders MSC A claimed all the points after the Royal Duke didn’t turn up for their Division One clash.

Elsewhere in the top flight, the Stute thrashed the Thunders 8-1 after losing the opening frame, and The Fulderiks beat the Welby 7-2.

Second-placed Armee Pere also registered a 7-2 scoreline as they saw off Timmy’s Stick, while The Cherry Tree came out 6-3 victors against the Swanderers.

The Conkerers climbed off the bottom of the table after beating Boys and Their Toys by six games to three.

* It was an all-5-4 affair this week in Division Two with all winning teams doing so by the narrowest of margins.

Royally Screwed beat Phoenix Knights, Polish Club WL shaded Legion B, and My Swans Are Sick defeated Ingall’s Idiots.

Second-bottom the Saddle pulled off an upset as they beat runaway leaders Harboro Cadabra for only their third loss of the season, and Pop Ya Cherry edged out Janet Noels Best.

* In Division Three, Pool Boyz kept up their promotion challenge by beating an under-manned Top of the League, 7-2.

Genny Jokers retained their place at the top of the table, after beating the Poolaholics 6-3.

Cue up also took advantage of an under-strength team as they eased past Crazy Gang 6-3, while the Con Merchants pinched it in the deciding frame as they edged out Our Drinking Team Has a Pool Problem, 5-4.

But Just the Tip didn’t need the deciding frame to clinch their 5-4 victory over Burton Street Preachers, and Half Cut handed Bears on Powder a rare loss by yet another 5-4 scoreline.