Alfreton close gap at top of the table
Alfreton Palmer Morewood moved to within a point of leaders Matlock Golf Club in the T & M Motors Snooker League.
They did it courtesy of a quick double over Edgefold Club, this time defeating the visiting team 3-2 to keep themselves in contention, though they have played a game more.Tom Broughton (20 break) took the opener 70-33 before Des Smith and Andrew Haggarty had the hosts dreaming of another maximum points haul as per the preceding week.However, the Matlock team were made of sterner stuff than that and fought back strongly thanks in the main to captain Rob Dicken, who took each of his singles and doubles legs; in the latter partnered by Rob Muxlow.
Belper Strutt Club consolidated third position thanks to a 3-2 verdict over Bolehill Institute No 2. Steve Bullock took both singles and doubles legs, the latter with Paul Jarrett who had earlier notched a run of 33 in putting his team 2-1 ahead.Kevin Munnelly and Keith Robertson were in winning form for the Wirksworth cuemen.