Close contest

PORTCULLIS closed the gap on Abbey in the Arbroath Summer Domino League to a single point, and with a game in hand, on Tuesday night. They defeated West port Bar, while the leaders went down to Lorne, who are now only two points off the top, also with a game in hand.

Results: Portcullis 10, West Port Bar 2; Burns 8, Bowlers 4; Corner 5, Central 7; British Legion 8, Ram’s Heid 4; Abbey 5, Lorne 7.

P W D L F A +/- Pts

Abbey 15 8 3 4 93 87 +6 19

Portcullis 14 6 6 2 96 72 +24 18

Lorne 14 6 5 3 90 78 +12 17

British Legion 15 7 2 6 90 90 0 16

Corner 14 5 4 5 87 81 +6 14

St Tams 13 5 4 5 87 81 +6 14

Ram’s Heid 14 5 4 5 85 83 +2 14

Bowlers 15 5 4 6 90 90 0 14

Burns 14 6 2 6 83 85 -2 14

Central 14 3 5 6 76 92 -16 11

West Port Bar 15 2 3 10 71 109 -38 7

Fixtures: Abbey, bye; Lorne v British Legion; Ram’s Heid v Corner; Central v Burns; Bowlers v Portcullis; West Port Bar v St Tams. Scores to be ‘phoned or sent by text to 07525250989.

Single s

Draw for the Singles to be played on Wednesday (August 31).

Abbey - K Miller, Bowlers; Kizzy, Lorne; T Shepherd, St Tams; D Napier, Portcullis; I Peterkin, Bowlers; G Williams, Portcullis; B Fotheringham, St Tams; G Roberts, Burns; S Smith, Burns*; R Meldrum, Corner; L Edgely, Central; H Waterworth, Abbey; C Roberts, St Tams; B Roberts, B/Legion; D Johnston, Bowlers.

Bowlers - M Robertson, B/Legion; K Muldoon, Central; K Powell, Burns*; B Grant, St Tams; C McPherson, B/Legion; J Cowie, Bowlers; D Farnam, Lorne; N Pasqua, Abbey; K Wood, Central; R Stewart, Burns; J Ironside, Portcullis; T Tully, Lorne; J Archibald, Abbey; G. Hartley, Portcullis.

Burns - J Ruxton, Corner; E Burgess, Lorne; M Gray, Burns; K Soutar, Bowlers*; M Rennie, Abbey; R Doyle, Portcullis; A Gibb, W.P.B; T Webster, St Tams; K McPherson, jnr., B/Legion; D McIvor, Portcullis; D Robertson, St Tams; J Wylie, Central; N Walker, Bowlers; W.D. Cargill, Burns; J. Smith, Lorne.

Central - M Teviotdale, Portcullis; J Ferguson, Burns*; B Cargill, Bowlers; C Smith, Abbey; J Birse, Portcullis; S Kerr, W.P.B.; P Powell, Burns; B Cadger, Abbey; J Culbert, Lorne; S Wishart, Bowlers; Norrie, W.P.B.; M McKay, Lorne; D Nicol, Central; J McPherson, B/Legion.

Portcullis - G Lawrence, St Tams; M Cowan, W.P.B.; M McPherson, B/Legion; D Young, Abbey; G Finnie, Abbey; I Gordon, St Tams; K McPherson, snr., B/Legion; D Howe, Burns*; L Maitland, Central; S Sinclair, Lorne; A Stewart, Portcullis; S Jarvie, Bowlers; A Davies, Burns; D Barthorpe, Bowlers.

*Denotes controller. Players to sign in by 7.45 p.m. and play down to last four players at each venue. Qualifiers to be sent by text to 07525250989.