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Halvergate & East Tuddenham locked together in Bure

Latest results from the Bure League show that title contenders Halvergate & East Tuddenham are now locked together on 82 points each after playing ten games apiece. Halvergate were in sparkling form at Horsford Heroes where they collected a maximum 10-0 away win. Jackie Smith, Lewis Cranston & David Lamb swept aside Vic Webster’s triple winning 25-6 while Ray Lamb, Nigel Willard & Jason Woods won 23-6 against Peter Fox. Halvergate also won 10-0 at home to Hevingham with Jackie Smith, Roy Walker & Keith Cooke winning 21-5 against Steve Hall’s triple and Nigel Willard, Steven Lamb & Jason Woods beating Maurice Kemp’s triple 21-6. East Tuddenham will be somewhat relieved to have emerged from their away match at Hevingham with a 6-4 win after only winning on one mat. Gillian Amos, Robin Amos & Simon Willies saved the day with a 21-4 win against Aleck Haynes’ triple. Both Chris Mann & John Turner were held to draws by the determined home side while Melvin Woods’ triple were defeated 15-13 by Steve Hall’s triple. Woodbastwick won 10-0 at home to Thorpe Marriott with Ron Elliott, Tony Wright & Derek Sheldrake top scoring beating Kath Frost’s triple by 20-7. They also won 8-2 at home to Windows with Margaret Capps, Norma Jablonowski & Brian Frost beating Russell Daynes’ triple 19-8. But Woodbastwick will be disappointed to have lost 8-2 at Horsford BC, where the home side picked up only their second win of the season. Dot Loftus, Cathy Fiddy & Pauline Strivens were the night’s top triple beating Derek Sheldrake’s triple 22-7. Kirby Bedon took maximum points away to Windows with Carol Aggas, Joan Costello & John Aggas beating Mick Harris 22-4. Kirby Bedon also won 9-1 at home to Heroes with the same John Aggas triple leading the way again with a 20-8 win against Chris Woodhouse. Thorpe Marriott continue to slip down the table after losing 10-0 at Heroes where Russell Hubbard, Peter Fox & Mark “The Marvel” Tuttle beat Tony Turner’s triple 18-12. They did better at home to Windows where Thorpe Marriott won 7-3 but relied on a great 22-10 win by Margaret McPherson, Bob McPherson & John Jarvis against David Walker to clinch the match points.