South Ramsey Strengthen Their Position
In week 17 of the Ellan Vannin Fuels sponsored league, South Ramsey A strengthened their position at the top of the division with a 10-0 home win over Castletown B, five of the league leaders side recorded single figure wins, David Bradford was pushed all the way by Alan Phair but came off on the right side 21-20.
Second placed Marown inflicted a 10-0 defeat on South Ramsey B to maintain their challenge which is all they can do, while waiting for the champions to falter. Port St Mary A hosted Peel A the fourth and fifth placed sides, the home side had much the better of the clash, the sides were evenly matched but the green was extremely tricky on the night and favoured the home side who used green knowledge to their full advantage and record an 8-2 win.
At the Villa Douglas A were the home side against the B and delivered an 8-2 return ,a fair result for the A team, but one that sends the B near the bottom of the division. Castletown A and North Ramsey both recorded 9-1 wins to keep them both comfortably mid table
Division Two leaders Marown B were away at Douglas C and came away with a comfortable 7-3 win, but second placed Onchan B went one better winning 8-2 away against Port Erin B this result brings them within one point of the leaders this sets up week 19 nicely when the two meet each other.
Noble’s B had a solid 8-2 away win over Onchan C to keep the pressure on the top two, peel B were 7-3 home winners over North Ramsey B this included three single figure winners and great 21-3 win for Alec Taylor. Finch Hill A had a good home win 8-2 over Port St Mary B, Port St Mary C travelled to Noble’s B and came away with a fine 6-4 win
The division leaders Peel C were at home to struggling Douglas D and had an emphatic 10-0 win underlining the strength in depth at Peel. Ballaugh B did their C team a favour by defeating Castletown C 6-4 while Ballaugh C were recording a good away 8-2 win against Noble’s C, to push them up to third level on points with second placed Castletown C but with a crucial game in hand.