British Legion A top the Barrow Friday League Knockout Cup table by nine points after a 17-13 victory against the Navy Club in the third round of fixtures.

Their snooker team claimed all six points, with Billy Burns back to winning ways in having 22 and 20 breaks against a luckless Dave Simpson. Captain John Tyerman fired in an excellent 44 break to beat Joe O’Leary before Legion's Dave Simpson made it three in a row with the help of a 22 break and a couple of smaller ones to see off Andy Charnley 54-11.

At the billiards table, the top man’s game was played earlier in the week the result being two points for the home side.

Ian Large pulled a game back for the visitors in a scrappy affair but won comfortably against Tony Macmillan 100-63 before Legion's captain Steve Hetherington made breaks of 21 and 22 to overpower Navy’s skipper John Clamp, who also had a 21 break.

The Legion A’s darts team just edged a 4-3 win on the night. Michael Yorke got the night started with a 601-526 win over O’Leary, finding his range after a slow start, culminating in a 140 score to take command. Next to the oche brought the battle of the Simpsons, Dave from the Legion A eventually found his mark and ran away with the game, narrowly missing a 71 knockup.

Dave Rafferty kept his good run of wins going in pinching the game against Dave Macmillan with both struggling to finish on their double.

Captain Shaun McPoland made it 3-1 with a good win over Large before Ian Goodwin pulled one back for the Navy by having a great 23-dart game against Billy Bowes.

Mala McCoy kept his Dick Turpin mask on to rob Andy Charnley of victory but, as the saying goes, it is doubles for dough, and this game was a doubles marathon. Tony Macmillan played well in the middle of the game but faded Brian Linklater finished on 68 to claim the final game.

The away side were on a roll at Welch Don, taking all four games. Pat Fogharty and Brian Sharp took their game against Dave Macmillan and McCoy with a 2-0 result, with both games going to the wire.

Captain Ray Procter, playing twice, won his first game 2-1 with Dave Newby and the second with Dave Simpson before Rafferty and Large took the third and deciding game against Walter Bowes and Dave Leech.