In Division Two of this week’s Deltawaite Ltd Furness Senior Citizens’ League, top played second, as leaders Glaxo SK visited Askam A, where the home side took five of the eight games on offer.

However, Glaxo were not to be outdone as they claimed the aggregate points for a 6-5 win maintaining their 100 per cent record.

They opened the gap to 11 points, thanks to John Davidson’s 21-6 win with support from Mike Askew and Rod Wallace; Askam’s picks were Bill Askew and Geoff Caine.

West Mount occupy third place, a point further back with a game in hand, following an 8-2 defeat of Walney Park A. Ken Robinson’s 21-7 gave them a good start with support coming from Colin Taylor and Johnny Cross.

It was not a good day, meanwhile, for their A team, who were beaten 7-3 at West Shore A, for whom Pat Fogarty produced an impressive 21-3 win with support coming from Colin Jones and John Pattinson.

Last season’s front runners North Scale, who narrowly missed out on promotion, are having an indifferent start to this season. This week they entertained strugglers Dalton CC A, who managed to share the games four each, although the village side claimed the aggregate for a 6-4 win.

Walney Park B picked up their second win of the season by beating Hawcoat Park C 8-2, with captain Tom McDoougal and Ged Bartlett winning 21-4 along with Ken Irvine’s 21-9. The remaining fixture saw Hawcoat Park B beat King Alfred A 7-3.

In Division One, leaders Hawcoat Park were too strong for Walney Park beating them 10-1, with Matt McKellar’s win for the Park preventing a whitewash.

Hawcoat had four single-figure winners; Bob Parkinson and Tony Kneale (both 21-4), Bob Stewart (21-8) and David Hird (21-9).

Second-placed Lindal trail by 12 points, having shared the games at King Alfred, but missing out on the aggregate as they lost 6-4.

Following their 9-1 defeat of Ulverston Cons, Kirkby find themselves in third place with Andy Waring winning 21-4 and a whitewash being foiled by Jeff Benson picking up a point for the Cons.

Newly-promoted Co-op SC A shared the games at Salthouse, but claimed a single chalk advantage over their hosts to claim the aggregate and a 7-4 win.

Meanwhile, the Co-op’s first team made it a club double, recording a 7-3 home win against Roose Community. Barrow Island also picked up a 7-3 win against Askam at Cavendish.

Hawcoat Park A were another side to claim a match by a single chalk with West Shore finding themselves on the wrong side of the 6-4 scoreline.