NPL Newport Pool League hots up as Audco come under pressure



For immediate release
Thursday, December 6th, 2007



NEWPORT (Shropshire): The King’s Head stormed into contention at the top of the 2007-2008 Newport & District Pool League after a pair of easy wins against the New Inn and Navy Club.


They brushed the New Inn aside 5-1 in a one-sided encounter, with Mick Collins, Matt Collins, Ian Perry and Neil Hallett doing the damage in the singles. Sam Higgins, Hallett, Irene Whittington and Perry set the King’s Head on their way to a 6-0 whitewash of the Navy Club last Wednesday night, as the Chetwynd End team claimed the first bonus point of the new season for a 6-0 win.


Lilleshall Sports Centre made up for a disappointing start by beating the Navy Club 4-2 and they fought back from 0-2 down to clinch a 3-3 draw against the New Inn. When table-topping Audco visited the LSC home venue, Neil Perkins, Greg Heathcote and Ben Longstaff pushed LSC into a three-nil lead. But they were pegged back by Andy Lycett, Paul Trevor and Anthony Heathcote and the teams settled for a 3-3 draw with the last frame taking just under an hour.


A lack of communication from any member of the Sutherland Tibberton in recent days means that they have been removed from the league with immediate effect. The team failed to turn up at a recent match against the King’s Head. All teams please note that this game will be a bye in future weeks.


Would teams please ensure that all match forms are returned to the Railway Tavern as soon as possible after games to ensure that league tables are as accurate as possible.


Players wishing to see the latest league positions can log on to www.ndp-publicity.com (press releases) for the most up-to-date results.


Revised 1st round Newport Pool League Cup draw

Ties to be played on Wednesday, December 19th


Junction A v Boat Gnosall

Audco v Junction B

Wheatsheaf v Shakespeare

Lilleshall Sports Centre v King’s Head


1st round byes: Navy Club, Sutherland Muxton and New Inn



2007-2008 Newport & District latest league table @ 07/12/07


Team                          P         W        D         L          F          A         Pts

King’s Head               2          2          0          0          11        1         7

Audco                         3          2          1          0          11        7          7

Lilleshall SC               4          1          2          1          12        12        5

Junction A                  1          1          0          0          4          2          3

Boat Gnosall              2          1          0          1          6          6          3

Shakespeare             2          1          0          1          6          6          3

Navy Club                   4          1          0          3          8          16        3

Sutherland Muxton    1          0          1          0          3          3          1

Wheatsheaf               1          0          1          0          3          3          1

New Inn                       3          0          1          2          6          12        1

Junction B                  1          0          0          1          2          4          0


Match forms still to be received from several teams.



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Date issued: 06/12/2007

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