Top of the South London & Kent Pool Alliance Elite League, Falconwood faced their neighbours, Falconwood Club and ended the night with a comprehensive win to hold the bragging rights over their rivals but more importantly open up a four point lead at the top of the table.

It was a wonderful team performance, with Richie Mitchell, Clive Black and George Covington all winning their three frames and Paul Williams was successful in his only frame to help their team to a, 3-0 & 13-2 triumph.

Falconwood were the only team to take maximum points in this division, as second placed, Hotshots struggled against bottom team, Royal Oak.

The first set went all the way with Royal Oak just edging it, 3-2 but Hotshots woke up in the second, taking the first two frames, however Royal Oak pulled one back but that was it for them in this set, as Hotshots took it by 4 frames to 1.

Royal Oak took a, 2-1 lead in the final set, to trail, 7-6 but Richard Chapman tied the set and gave Hotshots the bonus point, then Steve Krishnan won the last frame to give his team the, 2-1 & 9-6 victory.

Krishnan's triumph was his third win of the night and he was joined by Tony Wilson to keep Hotshots In the hunt for the title.

Royal Oak Captain, Paul Clements and Steve Heather were responsible for keeping their team in the match, both winning two of their three frames.

Eltham Terrace Club A stay one point behind Hotshots in third after their victory against Falcons.

It was Falcons who started the better, taking the first set, 4-1 with Dan Vowles scoring the one for Terrace, clearing from a dry break but that was bettered by John Runghen, who performed a brilliant break and dish.

Falcons won the first two frames of the second set for a, 6-1 lead but Terrace took the remaining eight frames to win the last two sets and the match, 2-1 & 9-6.

Eltham Terrace Rovers leapfrog Falcons into fourth, although they are both on eighteen points, however Rovers have more frame wins.

Bellegrove Social Club were Rovers victims this week, recording a, 2-1 & 9-6 victory over them to leave Bellegrove second bottom.

It was a different story for Bellegrove Flyers in SLKPA Tier Two East, as they beat second bottom CSC Mr's & Miss Q's to send them to the bottom of the table.

Flyers were looking for their first home win of the season and it was on the cards when they took the first set by 4 frames to 1 and the victory was secured when they won the second set, 3-2.

At, 7-3 they were now looking for the bonus point as well as the final set and Flyers Paul Dawson met Lee Bushell in frame eleven with both of them unbeaten on two out of two, so something had to give.

Bushell broke without potting but left a yellow in the jaws of the pocket, Dawson rolled another yellow along the cushion into the pocket and it was game on.

However, it wasn't that easy and Dawson used all of his experience to nudge and fudge his way through the frame, eventually earning two visits to see out the frame for his unbeaten hat-trick and give his side the bonus point.

Flyers went on to take the set, 4-1 to win their first home match of the season in style, 3-0 & 11-4.

It was a solid performance from the Flyers, with Keith Mitchell and Luke Chantler joining Dawson on three out of three to keep their side in fourth place.

Foots Cray Social Club did incredibly well and earned themselves a point against top of the table, Pickwick to lift themselves off the bottom.

The first two sets were shared, 3-2 so Foots Cray were still in the game going into the final set but Pickwick's experience and class came through in the final set, taking it, 4-1 for an overall, 2-1 & 9-6 victory.

Paul Gafa spearheaded the win with three frame wins, fresh from his holiday and fellow Malteser, Allan Formosa produced a collector's item with a break and dish in the final frame.

Pickwick's lead at the top extended to six points after Rose Inn beat Eltham Terrace Rack Pack to go above North Heath Social Club by just one frame.

Rack Pack won the first set, 3-2 but Rose Inn rallied round and whitewashed the second set, before taking the final set, 3-2 to win the match, 2-1 & 10-5.

The ever dependable Dean Greaney-Parr won all three of his frames, as did Lewis Taylor.

North Heath dropped to third after a shock, 3-0 & 10-5 defeat to Falconwood Club A.

The damage was done in the first set, with Falconwood taking a, 4-1 lead and they went on to win the remaining sets, 3-2.

Alastair Ladd was the only unbeaten player on the night, winning all three of his frames.

Falconwood are now two places and four points behind their opponents.

All of the top four won in SLKPA Tier Two West to create a five point gap between them and fifth, with only five points separating the top four as well.

Top of the shop are Eltham Terrace Nuthouse, after their victory against Fox & Hounds.

The match was much closer than the, 3-0 & 10-5 score line suggests, as Nuthouse only won the first two sets by the odd frame, 3-2 but it was the third set where they turned on the style, taking it, 4-1.

Shane O'Reilly won both of his frames for Nuthouse but team mate Jon Syta went one better with three frame wins.

Sharks are still one point behind Nuthouse as they showed no mercy to bottom team Happy Hustlers with a, 3-0 & 14-1 thrashing.

It all started okay with Captains Kevin Dempsey and Angie Hobbs winning the first two frames but it all went downhill from there for Hustlers, not winning another frame.

The whole team were in fine form, with Jeff Laporte, Chris Mackenzie and Rahat Munim all joining Dempsey on unbeaten hat-tricks.

Despite the loss, Hustlers remain happy and upbeat, as the two teams above them are only one point ahead.

Academicals picked up that point this week in a close match against Hustlers B.

The first set went to Academicals, 3-2 but Hustlers took the second, 4-1 then Academicals won the first two frames of the last set and were looking at victory, only for Hustlers to bring the set back to two all.

Having secured the bonus point, Hustlers were looking for the win to keep pace with the top two and they got just that when Alex Biggs beat Gary Mason to give his team the, 2-1 & 9-6 triumph.

With a match so close, each side only had one unbeaten player, Tony Bailey yet again for Academicals and Hustlers Captain, Trevor Biggs both scoring three out of three.

Just two points behind Hustlers are Crayford Social Club Rugrats after they beat Bellegrove A, 2-1 in sets but they'll be disappointed not to have scored maximum points after winning in frames, 11-4.

Rugrats were in top form, taking the first two sets, 4-1 and 5-0 to have the match and bonus point secured by the end of the second set.

Credit to Bellegrove though, as Steve Redout and Pat Melia won the first two frames of the final set but Rugrats tied the set to send it into a final frame decider, which Bellegrove Captain, Steve Hughes won, to give his side a valuable point.

Interestingly this was a reversal of the score between the two teams earlier this season.

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