Darley Dale & District

MATLOCK’S Edgefold Club continued their recent run of good results with a fine comeback win against Matlock Golf Club, who had gone 2-0 up early doors.

Martyn Taylor and Rob Muxlow won both their singles and doubles matches to complete a thrilling 3-2 success with Martyn equalling the league’s highest break of the season with a majestic 71.

Bolehill Institute No 1 took advantage of PJ’z Ripley No 1’s inactivity, going top of A Division by virtue of a 4-1 home win over Jaxx Q Club No 1 of Belper.

Ricki Slack, aided by a 24 break, won both frames he was involved in whilst Ian Birks, despite a rise in the handicap, proved up to the job with a superb 43 break.

The other two matches took place at Belper Strutt Club where the No 1 team won a deciding frame against PJ’z No 2 of Ripley to take the spoils 3-2; Mark Newby and Steve Bullock won both frames they contested.

The No 2 team went 1-0 up thanks to Dave Needham, who notched a 23 break and also won the doubles match he was involved in at the conclusion but in between, the Matlock Club won the three decisive frames with Paul Holmes top scoring.

League week ten results: Belper Strutt Club No 1 3, PJ’z Club Ripley No 2 2; Belper Strutt Club No 2 2, Matlock Club 3; Bolehill Institute No 1 4, Jaxx Q Club Belper No 1 1; Edgefold Club Matlock 3, Matlock Golf Club 2.

Breaks: M Taylor 71,22; I Birks 43; R Slack 24; D Needham 23; M Travis 22.