The Blyth Valley Pool Association Super-League, sponsored by Union Private Hire & Goschen Street Garage, sees only four points separating the top four teams.
On top are Sports Club C on 65 points following a hard fought victory 9-3 win at Brockwell Seam. Brockwell’s John Lintern won two singles and despite the issues with the table the match finished with an excellent break and dish from Gary Wilson and Julian Slater.
In second place are Annitsford Irish B team on 64 points following a tough game with the improving Cramlington Village. Gary Spooner was the star for Irish for the second week running picking up a hat-trick of wins on the night.
In third are Bedlington Station Club on 63 points following a magnificent team performance in a 12-0 derby whitewash over Sun Inn B.
A further point behind in fourth place are Percy Arms, whose captain Kevin McGarry showed the way in an emphatic 11-1 win with a couple of excellent eight-ball clearances. Ray Irving and Ben Wood took three wins apiece. Dean Dobson and Darren Hall had spared Sports Club A’s blushes by taking the first of the doubles.
Sports Club B’s 100 per cent winning start to the season came to a halt at Newsham Side Club. The home team took the first singles 3-2 only for the Sports B to bounce back taking the second by the same score. With everything still to play for, the teams shared the doubles and the game finished 6-6.
Comrades A maintained their push for a top four finish with an excellent 10-2 away win over Annitsford Irish B.
Seahorse B were in top form in beating the Sun Inn A 11-1. Man of the match performances by Richard Glass in the singles with some quality clearances. John George Armstrong and Davey Bradford’s doubles victory for Sun A saved them from the whitewash.
The BVPA takes a break from Super-League action this week with the Knock-out Cup first round being played on Halloween.
The Super-League will then return with all the Top teams playing each other in the lead up to the Christmas break.
Teams in the bottom half of the league will also be playing each other & the competition is just as fierce there as at the top in the BVPA.