2009-10: Week 7

Rileys A struggled against a resolute Stapenhill A team in the Just Wood Premier division. The encounter started close with three frames a piece, two frames from the home sides Martin Riddell and a matching pair from Stapenhills Andy Tomlinson. Steve Ford showed why he is still yet to drop a frame in the league this season with some steady potting and thoughtful snooker, taking both his frames to bag the points 5-3 for the Swans. Rileys B faired better with an excellent away win at South Derbyshire Snooker Centre A. The home side started well with Adam Harrison making a 32 break while winning both frames. These were the only frames for the home side though as they succumbed 2-6. Jonathon Fletcher produced a 44 break for Burton Cons A against Ashby Ivanhoe B. Ian Rennocks replied with a 38 of his own to share this bout. Stuart Roberts and Owen Jones obtained two frame successes to win 6-2. Mark Satchwell compiled breaks of 38 and 52 in his convincing two frame win for Woodville Working Mens Club A against Tutbury A. Fran McInulty for the wooden box side and Daz Lester for the Tutters both made breaks of 32 as this tie also ended even, 4-4. Presidents Division One local rivals, Belmont B and South Derbyshire Snooker Centre D met, with their league positions counting for nothing. The SDSC side ran out impressive 7-1 winners. The score though belied the close frames fought out in this skirmish as two frames went to the black ball for the win. Tony Clements made the difference for Rileys C away against Stapenhill C. With all the opponents level, Tony pocketed both frames for the 5-3 win. South Derbyshire Snooker Centre C went 3-1 up against Burton Cons B but Dave Plunkett pilfered both his frames, sinking a 47 break en route to share the honours 4-4. The divisions leaders, South Derbyshire Snooker Centre B were held to a draw by Ashby Ivanhoe B. Good safety was the theme from both sides in this contest. Alan Orpwoods 35 break was not enough as he lost both his frames for Drakelow A against Rolleston B. This mid table David Wain Insurance Division 2 fixture saw the Rolleston side run out 7-1 victors. Rileys D had a 6-2 triumph against Stapenhill C to keep pressure on at the top of the division. Paul Fox and Adam Farrington winning all their frames for the home side. Swad Cons B edged their contest with Swad Snooker Centre E. Chris Vernon gathering both frames for the 5-3 win. Newhall A went back to the top of Rileys Division 3 with a 6-2 win away at Alrewas B. Callum Gray with the top break of 36 in this fixture. Third placed Tutbury C came unstuck against fourth placed Stapenhill D. Stapenhill only dropped two frames to win 6-2. A fine break of 31 by Doug Lees helped Belmont D beat Woodville Working Mens Club B 5-3.