David Wain Insurance Premier League by Owen Jones
Belmont A won 6-2 at home against Spot On A. Adam McInulty was first up against Ady Harper. Both players potted well and won a frame each, Harper making a 35 break in the frame he won. Arron Vaughan won the first frame on a tense black ball game against Nigel Tomlinson. The second frame was more straightforward for Vaughan. Ian Archer put in a usual good performance to beat Tom Elliott. Finally, Graham Bailey and Andy Spiers shared two entertaining frames to complete the scoring.
Burton Cons B won 6-2 against Belmont B. Dave Plunkett won both frames against Mick Morris. Mark Vaughan responded for the visitors by putting in a great performance against Simon Smith. Jon Swift put the hosts back in front at the expense of Ian Gibson. Mike Buckland made a 31 as he beat Brett Craddock.
Ivanhoe A won 5-3 against Alrewas A. The star of the night was Andy Marriott as he made 100 in his victory over John Richardson. Ian Rennocks drew with Colin Wood. Daniel Blunn also drew with Karl Hancox, but the outcome would have been a victory if Blunn had not gone in off on the final black. Ant Moore secured the victory for the hosts as he beat Tom Smith.
Swadlincote Snooker Centre A won 5-3 away at Rolleston A. Mark Press got the hosts of to a good start as he beat Chris Dewey. Bobby Cliff and John Davis played out an entertaining draw. Matt Keay took both frames from Rich O’Dell and Andy Goldingay proved to be too strong for Joe Docksey on the night to complete the scoring.
Spot On C and Swad Cons A drew their match. Conrad Thomas and Paul Slater won a frame each. Trevor Heath and Mark Hadley also drew their game. Tony Clements defeated Simon Mansfield and Andy Grainger rescued the draw as he beat Steve Gaunt.
Spot On B also drew their match with Ivanhoe B. Lee Cooke and Steve Butterworth drew with Stuart Tagg and Bren Mattley respectively. Loz Kennerson made a 38 break as he defeated Adam Pickering and Jason Pickering won the frames against Steve Lane to level the match.
Champions Burton Cons A won 6-2 away at Tutbury A. Steve Mabbott played Owen Jones first. Mabbott built up a lead but Jones cleared the colours up to the final black but ran out of position. He tried a cut back into the corner pocket , it rattled and left the frame at Mabbott’s mercy. Jones took the second frame. John Shilton won both frames against Daniel Mabbott, aided by a 37 break. Graham Stevens made an 87 break, which could have been exactly 100 but for a positional shot on the final pink that left a tough shot. Unfortunately it was missed. Stevens also won the other frame. Finally, Darren Coady and Dave Mabbot played out a draw, with Coady making a 37 break.
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