Thurton nearer to safety

Summer League Division One strugglers Thurton moved one step nearer safety by beating Hevingham 6-2.

A great first half saw Margaret Newcome, Kerry Greenacre, Mike Greenacre beat David Sharpe's triple 22-8 while Jenny Walker, Jan McClintock, Peter Walker added a 12-9 win against Maurice Kemp's triple.

Another good 20-9 win for Jan McClintock after the break made sure of victory but Maurice Kemp's triple picked up two points for Hevingham.

Horsford B are staring relegation in the face after losing 6-2 at home to title chasing Wymondham. Mikey George, Chris Mann, Debbie Phillips recovered from 7-0 down to beat Roger Frank's triple 16-11 while Roger Steele, Jack Barrett, Jon Sparham beat Mark Tuttle's triple 21-9 to complete a perfect first half for Wymondham. Debbie Phillips' triple added a 16-11 second half win but Horsford earned what could be two vital points when Peter Fox, Carol Kemp, Roger Frank beat Sparham 15-13.

It's tight at the top in Division Two as Thorpe Marriott A inflicted an 8-0 home defeat on First Bus. Sylvia Turner, Ted Redwood, Tony Turner won their games by 20-13 and 21-8 to keep Marriott's promotion hopes alive. Diss Green are making a late run for promotion into the top flight. Terry Newby's triple won by 14-11 and 26-6 as they beat Horsford A and in their following match Newby's triple again produced the goods winning by 12-10 and 16-11 as they won 6-2 at Sprowston SSC.


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In Division Three Deaf Sports are in second place after a 6-2 win at Hingham Yellow. John Jeffrey's triple won both their games by 17-15 and 18-10 and Robin Amos added an 18-7 win as Deaf completed their last fixture of the season. Framingham Earl finished off any chance that Thorpe Marriott B had of promotion by inflicting an 8-0 home defeat on them.

Karl Bunn's triple won both their games by just one shot while former Langley star Mervyn Blaza won his games by 19-8 and 17-11. This result puts Framingham Earl in third place nine points adrift of Deaf Sports but with still two games to play and 16 points up for grabs they are still in the race.

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Hingham Green cannot yet be discounted but a 6-2 defeat at Thorpe Marriott B will not aid their chances of promotion.

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