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Breaks for Lloyd and Tsang help in-form Walkers leap to top of the table
11:57am Thursday 28th February 2013 in Sport
WALKERS A are new leaders in Warrington Snooker League Division Two after extending their unbeaten run to seven games with a 6-1 win at Richmonds B.
Chris Lloyd, with a break of 32, and Geoff Tsang, with a 30, helped Rylands B inflict more misery on relegation threatened St Josephs after they beat them 6-1.
Woolston C’s Tony Finnegan enjoyed a decent break of 36 in his frame but they still lost 4-3 at GTBL B.
St Benedicts suffered only their third defeat of the season, going down 4-3 at Penketh Cons A but still lead Division Three by seven points over Woolston B who beat Culcheth Sports A 5-2.
Roosters D are not out of the race for the last promotion place after they won 5-2 at Eagle Sports.
Division One now looks to be a two-horse race between leaders Richmonds A, who won a tight match at bottom club Monks A 4-3, and second-placed Newton Social B, who are one point behind after they beat Alford A 6-1.
Wayne Brown produced a break of 84 and Danny Thomas one of 41 for Newton, with Dean Little a 32 for the losers.
James Short kept up his impressive form with breaks of 53 and 32 as Irlam Cons dented the hopes of Newton Social A, beating them 5-2.
GESM C are struggling against relegation following a 6-1 loss at Alford D.
Warrington Snooker League results:
Division One: Alford D 6 GESM C 1, Culcheth Sports B 3 Roosters C 4, GESM A 4 GTBL A 3, Irlam Cons 5 Newton Social A 2, Monks A 3 Richmonds A 4, Newton Social B 6 Alford A 1, Penketh Tavern A 5 Irlam Catholic A 2.
Division Two: GTBL B 4 Woolston C 3, Monks C 2 Deaf Social A 5, Richmonds B 1 Walkers A 6, St Josephs 1 Rylands B 6, Walker B 2 Bridgewater Club 5.
Division Three: Eagle Sports 2 Roosters D 5, Irlam Catholic B 1 Kings Club C 6, Penketh Cons A 4 St Benedicts 3, Deaf Social B 4 Kings Club B 3, Woolston B 5 Culcheth Sports A 2.
Fixtures for tonight, Thursday:
Division One: Alford A v Irlam Cons, GESM C v Monks A, GTBL A v Alford D, Irlam Catholic A v GESM A, Newton Social A v Penketh Tavern A, Richmonds A v Culcheth Sports B, Roosters C v Newton Social B.
Division Two: Bridgewater Club v St Josephs, Deaf Social A v Richmonds B, GESM B v GTBL B, Rylands B v Monks C, Walkers A v Alford B, Woolston C v Walkers B, Bye: Rylands A.
Division Three: Culcheth Sports A v Penketh Cons A, Kings Club B v Eagle Sports, Kings Club C v Deaf Social B, Penketh Tavern B v Irlam Catholic B, Roosters D v Woolston B, St Benedicts v Kings Club A.