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Division A week 30 and Division B week 27

Author: Kevin Allen, 02/04/17

Mowers win twentieth consecutive title

Division A 

Top 5 teams all won so it is still the Cottage Pies leading the chase for the title of Division A champions, this week they played Wardens in the closest match winning by just 4 causing wardens to slip from fourth to joint sixth. Reservists stay 3 points back in second after they beat Queens Legs by 25 and Relyon are a further 4 points back in third after beating Club Rockers by 39. The biggest winning margin was 40 achieved by two teams, Holywell Lake who beat O.B.A. to stay in fifth and by Muscotts who beat Bell Green to move up to sixth. Angels are still in fourth after beating Report Centre A by 23. Shooters beat bottom team Oaks by 21, Hot Shots beat defending champions Home Guard 2 by 27 and Fireguard A made it back to back wins by beating Rebels by 5. Friday leaders Cottage Pies are at home to Report Centre A. Reservists in second are home to Muscotts and Relyon third are away to Bell Green.

Division B

Mowers are Division B champions with 3 matches still to play it is the twentieth successive year they have won Division B. They beat stable mates King Pins their closest challengers by 11 pins and with the team in third place Scuppas losing also they now cannot be caught. The Rugby Boys were the conquerors of Scuppas beating them by 26 to put themselves in seventh. Ex-Servicemen are in fourth following their 18 pin win over Railwayites. All Stars slip to fourth following a somewhat surprise defeat at the hands of Soccerites by 8 (the closest match) which keeps them in twelfth. The biggest winning margin was 33 achieved by Outsiders over Foresters, Odds and Ends beat Stragglers by 22 despite Stragglers hitting the highest team away score of the week. Moonrakers beat Home Guard 4 by 17, which meant every one of the 7 matches played was won by the Home Team. Congratulations to Mowers

Tomorrow Mowers will be playing away against Foresters, second placed King Pins are at home to Moonrakers and Scuppas in third host Ex-Servicemen(4###sup/sup###)

Highest team away score

402 Stragglers at the Victoria Arms (downstairs)

Highest individual away score

66 A. Govier of Hot Shots at the Soccer Club

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