Whitewash at Miners Welfare
Roger Bannister Sheffield TT Publicity Officer
Crookes B have been playing within themselves of late, but, churning out the results when needed! In a recent return to Sheffield from his native Rotherham, Pete Morgan Junior led the line to inspire his Crookes B Colleagues to a near flawless 10 nil Victory at Swallownest Miners Welfare A. Pete accompanied by Mark Short and Steve Crosby to all win three and even the doubles.
Abbeydale A played host to Stocksbridge A it was a 2 8 result with Darren Lindley winning another three! Bill Grant and Andrew Horsfield won three and the doubles between them, when Stocksbridge B beat Abbeydale B 8 2. Josh Walshe, Stuart Sykes and Luke Tattersall playing for Vulcan A tripled up against Vulcan B, beating them 9 1. With a Mark Johnson triple deciding the issue, Northern General A lost 4 6 to Rotherham Scorpions A.
An under strength Swallownest MW B travelled to Crookes D, who are struggling against relegation into Division 3. Crookes D fought their way to a 5 5 draw to get their third point of the season! Shiregreen A hosted Abbeydale C and thanks to a Tim Wright treble, it was a 5 5 draw! Abbeydale D drew with Rotherham Scorpions B, with Ziggy Mohammed winning his games! Abbeydale C lost 4 6 to Rotherham Clifton A Zoltan Kulic doing the most damage with 3 well won games! Northern General C lost to Northern General B 3 7. Matt Taylor and Mark Croggan won 3 each for Shiregreen A against Crookes D ; a 9 1 victory!
Hallam Grange A beat Rotherham Scorpions B 7 3 with a balanced team performance. Abbeydale E played the struggling Abbeydale H, it was an impressive 10 nil result. With Andy Burton, Kevin Horseman and Andy White winning 3 each and the doubles! Vulcan F lost 4 6 to Shiregreen B. Richard Horsfield winning three ensured a 6 4 win for Crookes E against Crookes F! With 3 each Richard Horsfield and Mick Garratt of Crookes E beat Shiregreen B away from Home 8 2. Abbeydale E beat Vulcan F 8 2 with Andy Burton and Andy White both Tripling! Abbeydale H played a local match against Abbeydale F, it was a predictable 2 8 loss!
In Division 4 in another Crookes derby involving Crookes G and Crookes H it was honours even, in a 5 5 draw! Hallam Grange D played High Green A. Mick Large and Mick Shelton won 3 a piece and the doubles to run out 3 7 winners. Vulcan G hosted Hallam Grange C to a 5 5 draw; John Daniels winning his 3. Abbeydale J had a closely fought 6 4 win. In an underpowered game Wadsley Bridge A lost to an under staffed Abbeydale J 3 7, John Gialucca and Kevin Tann both winning 3 and taking the doubles for good measure. In a match going all the way Hallam Grange C drew with Crookes G. Jim Fergusson starred for Hallam Grange B winning all three to give them a 6 4 win against Vulcan G. High Green A lost to Cricketers 4 6 with Mark Pickersgill winning all three.
In Division 5 Crookes J were in fine form playing Wadsley Bridge C beating them 7 3. Both Ron Clapham and Alan Scott winning 3 a piece and the doubles! A Pete Muscroft triple made Wadsley Bridge B win 8 2 against High Green B with the man from Uncle Robert Vaughan losing his 100% record! Shiregreen C drew with Telecom due to two matches being conceded. Despite another three from Pete Muscroft, Wadsley Bridge B lost to Abbeydale K 4 6.
In 6 Vulcan K was beaten 7 3 by Albert Premier C. Tapton B lost to Wadsley Bridge D 3 7 with Steve and Jack Cross both winning three. Abbeydale L beat Telecom B 8 2 . Hallam Grange E lost to Vulcan K 4 6. Super Veteran Keith Archdale winning his three in style