The main story of this weeks Indoor Bowling is that after fifteen games and with another three games remaining, the Villans have clinched the Tuesday Morning League title with a 6-0 win over Hillbillies while second placed Cushags beat Smooth Matters 5-1 and third placed Ellan Vannin had a 4-2 win over Early Birds. In the remaining two games Ramsey Raiders beat Maxums 4-2 and Onchan Royals lost 4-2 to Thru the Gap. This then leaves Villans top on 79 points with Cushags second on 60 points and Ellan Vannin third with 58 points which means that Villans become League Champions with an unassailable lead of 19 points.
In the Premier Teams League we saw Saltire defeated 6-0 by TBC, Villans beat DNA 4-2 and Birdies beat Ramsey Raiders 4-2. The League positions after this show Villans top with 50 points, Cheesemakers second on 40 points and TBC third with 33 points.
First Division Team
The First Division Teams League saw leaders Spinners beaten 4-2 by Okay while second placed Maxums beat Odd Balls 6-0 and third placed Smugglers defeated 4-2 by CAOS. In the remaining game Cowley Cannonballs beat Girl Power 4-2 leaving Spinners still top with 46 points, Maxums second on 38 points and Smugglers third also with 38 points.
The Premier Pairs League is proving to be a closely fought competition and here we saw leaders Villans held to a draw by TOU while second placed Cheesemakers beat Northern Nomads 4-0 while Tee Pegs and Radical Heads fought out a draw and GLS beat Orange Peelers 4-0. This means that one point separates the top three with Villans top and Cheesemakers second both on 31 points and Young Guns third on 30 points.
First Division Pairs
In the First Division Pairs there were testing times for the top two teams with leaders Villa Boys held to a draw by Kencoe and second placed Spinners beaten 3-1 by Unbelievabowls while the remaining match between Enigma and 1 in 4 was won 4-0 by the latter team. This leaves Villa Boys top with 38 points with Spinners second on 33 points and Unbelievabowls third on 21 points.
Second Division Pairs
In the final competition of the week the Second Division Pairs we saw Reckless Rollers put on a great show of bowling to beat leaders Sunset Rollers 4-0, Smooth Matters drew with the Sensibles and Woodbourne Reds beat Girl Power 4-0. The leaders at this stage then are Sunset Rollers with 30 points with Reckless Rollers second on 28 points and Woodbourne Reds third on 24 points.