In Division Two of the Deltawaite Ltd Furness Senior Citizens’ League, second-placed West Mount played their game in hand on leaders Glaxo when beating Askam A 10-1, which this still leaves them 15 points adrift.

Despite what is a heavy defeat, Askam are left to rue the fact that three of their losses were by a single chalk. Sole winner for the villagers was Kevin Nicholson while Steve Thwaites (21-9( was West Mount’s best.

There were differing fortunes for the two Walney Park side with the 'B' team beating Roose 7-3 at home while the 'A' team went down 8-2 at Biggar Bank against neighbouring West Shore.

The ‘B’ team had 21-5 winners in Keith Dixon and Leo Clarke, with support from Tom McDougal. At Biggar Bank, Mike Burns 21-8 was the best for the hosts with support coming from John Shipley and Ray Hogg.

North Scale and Hawcoat Park B shared the games 4-4 but it was the village side who took the aggregate points and a 6-4 win. There were single figure wins for North Scale's Keith Hurley (21-4) and Mal Gwynne )21-9).

Dalton CC A were 8-3 winners at Salthouse A with Steve Conroy (21-5) and Stan Haworth (21-9) prominent, while Salthouse’s points came from Les Douglas, Ray Smith and Wilf Waiting.

In Division One, with the exception of one game, all matches ended in home wins with Salthouse spoiling the party at Walney. They came away 9-2 winners with John Taylor and Martin Carpenter leading the way.

Of the teams who won at home, Barrow Island's 7-3 win against Hawcoat Park A was the pick. Leading from the front was Bill Burgess (21-5) with support from Barry Crawford and Dave Leece.

Leaders Hawcoat Park had five single-figure winners in beating Co-op A 8-2. King Alfred also won 8-2 against Ulverston Cons with Jim Murray (21-8) and Jeff Hinde (21-9) enjoying single-figure wins.

Dalton C C picked up their first win in four games in beating Kirkby 8-2. Their standout winners were Keith Banks and Brian Winder, with both winning 21-4, whilst Barry Rigg and Malcolm Cleasby earned the visitors' points.

Roose Community beat Askam 7-3 with Ron Nicholson (21-4) and Chris Corkill (21-6) leading the way, while for Askam, Stuart Currie`was a 21-6 winner.

The remaining game saw second-placed Co-op prevail 7-3 against West Shore. The Ryder brothers once again were amongst their winners, with Dave winning 21-8.