British Legion A kept their eye firmly on top spot in the snooker table of the Barrow Friday League, as they went two points clear with a 3-0 away win against the Roose Cons.

Their top man and captain John Tyerman led the way with a 53-16 win over Lee Majors, Dave Simpson won a black-ball game against Dave Kewley 61-53 and Steve Hetherington did the business against Nick Wilkes with a 61-18 scoreline.

In Second place, British Legion ran out 2-1 victors at home against the Navy Club. Dave Wilkie took the first game for the Navy, winning comfortably 63-23 against Ray Gardner, but Jack Arnold levelled matters with a 54-41 win over Andy Charnley.

Allan Edmondson stepped in at top man and with the help of a 33 break, took his game convincingly again Joe O’Leary, who he kept to single figures in winning 69-4.

Vickerstown Cricket Club took two points at home to the Barrow Football Supporters Club with Josh Francis beating Steve Redpath 67-23 and Stuart Benson getting the better of Jimmy Christie 47-39. Tony Mason replied for the visiting club with a good 30 break against Jimmy Allen in winning 75-37.

In billiards, British Legion A had a great night on the green baize, taking all three points away to Roose Cons. Their top man beat Peter Roberts 100-69 and Hetherington and Tony Macmillan took their games comfortably against Rob Chissim and Mike Irving, respectively.

League leaders British Legion managed two points at home against the Navy Club. Alf Carruthers took the first game of the night in a close affair against Navy’s captain John Clamp, with a good run at the end of the game making the difference.

Geoff Turner levelled the scores as several teen breaks helped see off Kevin Quinn 100-23. Legion’s captain Edmondson then took the top man’s game and was on a roll, with 40 and 22 breaks giving his opponent Paul Kyle no chance to shine as he won 100-14.

Vickerstown Cricket Club took two home points against the Soccer Bar with David Holmes winning well 100-47 against Stuart Culbert and Peter Scott just winning 100-95 in a tight affair against Jimmy Wilson. Harry Bateman took the top man’s game with a 38 break in beating Gareth Willis 100-85.