Lion end Bell’s undefeated run
Stoke-by-Clare Lion rang the changes at the top of the Border Invitation Cribbage League with a 10-5 win over Clare Bell, ending Bell’s unbeaten seven-game run and dropping them down to third.
Melford Working Men’s Club went top with an impressive 11-4 result at Cavendish Bull, with Stoke Lion moving up into second. Two points separate the top four teams. Glemsford Black Lion B lost their sixth game in a row, going down 10-5 to visitors Melford Hare.
The Black Lion derby between the A and C teams ended in an 8-7 win for the A team, who took four points.
Glemsford Cherry Tree held on to fourth spot with an 8-7 win at home to the Barnardiston Arms.
n It was a fifth win in a row for Glemsford Club B, taking all five points, in the Glemsford and District Cribbage League at home to the Angel. Melford Working Men’s Club B went into double figures for the second week running with four points from a 10-5 win at Clare Bell.
Glemsford Club A gained a point on the leaders Glemsford Black Lion with a 9-6 result and four points against Melford Club A. The Lion could manage only three points at Cavendish Bull, winning 8-7.
Melford British Legion are still struggling, 11 points adrift at the bottom after suffering a 7-8 defeat at home to the Hare.
Clare Ex-Service Club moved up to third, winning 8-7 at home to Stoke Lion, and the Cherry Tree took four points at home to Pinkuah Arms.