Bob Carter on their way to a treble after league win

Bob Carter retained the Norfolk Summer League title with an 8-0 home win against Kirby Bedon B at Drayton.

Frank Edy, John Turner and Melvin Woods pulled off wins of 16-6 and 25-8 while Nigel Willard, Jason Woods & George Clarke added wins of 19-5 and 15-10 to secure the title and keep their treble dream alive.

Wymondham moved up to second place after a fiercely-fought encounter at home to Kirby Bedon A ended in a 5-3 win, with just three shots between the sides.

Wymondham's Pat Saunders, Peter King and Debbie Phillips drew their opening game 10-10 with Kirby's Alistair Hunter, Jim Couling and Selwyn Goldsmith before holding on to beat Neil Davidson's triple 15-12 after the break.

Goldsmith's triple also collected three points by following their draw with a 17-14 win against Jack Barrett, Mark Linsdell and Chris Mann. At the other end of Division One the relegation trap-door opened for First Bus and Sprowston. First Bus lost 5-3 at home to Hevingham, where Pat Bunn, Alan Bunn and David Sharpe won their first game 15-10 and drew their second to condemn First Bus to the drop.


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Sprowston's hopes of survival disappeared at Kirby Bedon A, where the visitors were beaten 8-0 as Selwyn Goldsmith's triple won 23-5 and 13-8 and Phil Watson's triple won 13-10 and 22-6.

In Division Two the promotion battle heated up as Thorpe Marriott A pulled off a 6-2 win at second-placed Thurton. Janet Pinchen, Trevor Pinchen and Sylvia Turner won 17-12 against Peter Walker's triple and the Pinchens, this time with S Warnes, also won against Trevor Howard's triple. Marriott's other win was scored by Tony Turner's triple who beat Trevor Howard 14-10.

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Their late push for promotion continued with an 8-0 maximum home win against Framingham Earl with the night's biggest win of 18-6 scored by Sheila Redwood, D Knights and S Warnes.

Anglian Windows' 6-2 home win against Watton Yellow eased their relegation fears as Mike Boswell's triple stormed to wins of 21-10 and 23-9.

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