One title down and one to go

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One championship decided the other still in the balance. That was the outcome of last week’s round of matches.

Burgham Park wrapped up the B Division title in their final fixture, taking maximum points at home to Berwick B. Challengers Rothbury also recorded a clean sweep but finished six points adrift.

In A Division, Berwick boosted their title hopes despite being held 6-6 at home to local rivals Magdalene Fields, doubling their lead to eight points over Alnmouth (Foxton) after the reigning champions crashed 10-2 at Bamburgh.

Burgham Park wrapped up the B Division title in their final fixture, taking maximum points at home to Berwick B. Challengers Rothbury also recorded a clean sweep but finished six points adrift.

Results:

Division A

Seahouses 10

Dunstanburgh A 2

SJ Priestley lost to M Carss 1down; G Hornsby beat D Saunders 3 and 2; J Hogg beat D Gilroy 2 and 1; S Olver beat N Cairns 3 and 2; G Pearson beat S Potts 1up; J Clements beat R Jamieson 4 and 3.

Berwick A 6

Magdalene Fields A 6

E Wilson halved with S Jackson; M Collin halved with A Potts; M Wilson lost to D Meakin 1down; K Yule beat P Richardson 6 and 5; A Terras beat K Atkinson 2 and 1; D Blackie lost to S Young 4 and 3.

Linden Hall 6

Alnwick 6

L Cochrane lost to G Ridley 4 and 2; P Basford beat A Tate 2 and 1; S Basford lost to W Belisle 2down; P Cochrane lost to J Friar 2down; G Lowes beat D Harrison 1up; D Holden beat A Smith 1up.

Bamburgh 10

Alnmouth (Fox) A 2

P Sanderson beat R Gander 1up; JT Moffet beat J Eggleston 2 and 1; M Dawson beat H Sutherland 2up; A Mackay beat D Weddell 5 and 4; A Smith beat J Hood 2 and 1; M Thompson lost to J Nickless 1down.

Division B

Wooler 4

Dunstanburgh B 8

S Lowrey lost to A McGrady 4 and 3; P Routledge lost to S Walker 2 and 1; B Tait lost to D Williams 5 and 3; D Chrisp beat G Mallaburn 1up; G Carr beat J Carss 3 and 2; J Smith lost to I Murdy 4 and 3.

Longhirst Hall 12

Magdalene Fields B 0

A McClure beat L Colven 7 and 6; K Hepple beat N Deary 2 and 1; D Kingsland beat D McAskill 5 and 4; S Smiles beat P Purvis 3 and 2; M Glass beat B Renton 1up; A Davison beat C Forster 5 and 3.

Rothbury 12

Warkworth 0

G Stevenson beat G Henderson 5 and 4; M Clements beat S Glass 4 and 3; D Arkle beat I Gray 5 and 4; C White beat D Gray 8 and 6; S Foggett beat J Glass 5 and 4; N Rodgerson beat P Gray 4 and 3.

Alnmouth Village 10

Percy Wood 2

RI Campbell beat J Jobson 1up; N Holden beat D Angus 3 and 2; A Stanton beat D Meyer 2 and 1; SP McKee lost to I Milne 2 and 1; N Davison beat S Bell 1up; M Conroy beat K Stewart 5 and 4.

Burgham Park 12

Berwick B 0

J Paul beat K Turnbull 2 and 1; G Hewitt beat A Paton 6 and 5; R Dixon beat M Jones 3 and 2; P Barnett beat D Wilson 6 and 5; J Trewick beat D Dunn 4 and 3; M Rowell beat P Gautry 4 and 3.