The Barrow Football Supporters Club moved to second in the table in the Barrow Friday League Knockout Cup after an 18-13 victory at Vickerstown Cricket Club.

The away side took four points at snooker, with Harry Bateman, with a 22 break, beating Lee Jefferson 62-45. Steve Redpath comfortably beat George Scott 65-23 before Stuart Benson replied for the Cricketers with a 60-34 win over Jimmy Christie.

Bateman also appeared in the billiards and took the scalp of David Holmes. Denis Plant then won a very tight game against Jimmy Allen 100-96 before Peter Scott pulled back points for the home side with a 100-80 win over Jimmy Wilson.

The Soccer Bar just had the edge on the dart board with their wins coming from Paul Bennett (100,140) making his debut for the Soccer Bar, Nathan Johnson (126), Barry Butterworth (135) and Plant (111).

The teams shared the points in Welch Don, with all of the games going to a 2-1 result. Plant with Stuart Culbert and Alan Bonner and Barry Butterworth were the best for the Soccer Bar, while Bob Crosthwaite with Holmes and Allen and Lee Jefferson took the home games.

British Legion began their narrow 15-14 victory at Roose Cons by winning 4-2 at snooker with Keith Meloy beating Nick Wilkes 60-35. Lee Stephens replied for the home side with a 37-18 win over Jack Arnold before Mike Smith and Dave Kewley contesting the final game and it could not have been any closer, with Smith pinching it on the deciding black to give him the game 47-43.

On the billiard table, the away side came out best, with Alf Carruthers winning his game against Mike Irving 100-62 earlier in the week. Allan Edmondson just had the edge over captain Peter Roberts, winning 100-69, and Rob Chissim took the home points with a tight 100-92 game against Kevin Quinn.

The Roose Cons coming up trumps at the darts taking five out of the seven games with home wins for Mike Irving (93), Chissim (119), Wilkes (103), Bob Taylor and Andy Bircher.

Both sides came away with five points in Welch Don. Carruthers and Quinn played their game prior to the night and won 2-1 against Peter Roberts and Irving. Tony Woodward and George Horne's 2-0 results against Jimmy Johnson and John Warburton then proved decisive for the visitors.