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Legion end 14-game losing streak

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With an 11-4 win and all five points in the Glemsford and District Cribbage League, Melford British Legion finally achieved success at the Pinkuah Arms after losing their last 14 games.

The result means they have closed the gap to six points behind Pinkuah at the bottom of the table.

Clare Ex-Service Club drew level with the league leaders winning 10-5 at the Angel, pushing Glemsford Club A down into third after they could only manage one point when losing 8-7 at the Cavendish Bull.

An 11-4 win for Clare Bell at the Glemsford Cock resulted in the Bell going up one place to fourth, while the Cock dropped to fifth.

There was a sixth win in a row for Glemsford Club B as they took four points at the Melford Working Men’s Club B with a close 8-7 success.

The Working Men’s Club A fared better, winning 9-6 at the Hare.

The Cherry Trees’ close 8-7 win at Stoke Lion moved them up three places into sixth.

n Melford Working Men’s Club opened a four-point lead at the top of the Border Invitation Cribbage League, winning 10-5 to take five points at home to Glemsford Cherry Tree.

Stoke-by-Clare Lion and Clare Bell both lost, only gaining one point each against the Cavendish Bull and the Glemsford Black Lion B respectively.

There was no change for the top six as the Black Lion A won 11-4 at the Melford Hare, but at the other end of the table the bottom three teams all won.

The Barnardiston Arms, the Black Lion B and the Cavendish Bull all took four points, bringing four teams to within three points of each other.

The Black Lion C lost 9-6 at the Barnardiston Arms, dropping two places, while Cavendish Bull stay bottom.

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