Garry wins top of the table match

In Group A, the top two went head to head with Garry Mitchell and Martin Cherry both vying to protect their 100 per cent records.

Garry won with a 5-2 scoreline and tops the Arbroath and District Pool League Summer League group with two games to go.

In Group B, Colin Smith received a walkover from Craig Johnston, while Tam Walkingshaw and Greg Alexander recorded convincing wins to maintain their own 100 per cent records.

Steve Reid managed two wins from two matches in Group D this week and tops the group with five wins from five. Phil Bowman has made a good account of himself in his debut season with three wins from four and sits second in the group. Jim Dear also recorded another victory to push for a qualification spot.

All to play for in the coming weeks.

Group A

Result: Martin Cherry 2, Garry Mitchell 5.

P W L F A Pts

Garry Mitchell 5 5 0 25 6 10

Martin Cherry 5 4 1 22 7 8

Liam Buchan 5 3 2 19 13 6

Jeff Barthorpe 5 3 2 17 12 6

Wayne Green 4 2 2 12 12 4

Ricky Dewars 4 2 2 10 11 4

P. Twaddle 4 0 4 6 20 0

D. McFarlane 7 0 7 0 35 -7

Fixtures: Cliffburn - Martin Cherry v Ricky Dewars; Wayne Green v Garry Mitchell: Merchants - Pamela Twaddle v Jeff Barthorpe.

Group B

Results: Craig Johnston 0, Colin Smith 5; Conor Warren 1, Greg Alexander 5; Tam Walkingshaw 5, Michael Bastow 0.

P W L F A Pts

T. W’kingshaw 5 5 0 25 9 10

G. Alexander 4 4 0 20 3 8

S. Hamilton 3 2 1 11 8 4

Colin Smith 4 2 2 13 11 4

M. Bastow 5 2 3 13 19 4

G. Dunbar 3 1 2 9 12 2

Conor Warren 5 1 4 12 22 2

Craig Johnston 5 0 5 6 25 -1

Fixtures - Free week.

Group C

Fixture: Portcullis 1 - Josh Longmuir v Craig Fairweather.

Group D

Results: Jim Dear 5, Callum Paton 4; Steve Reid 5, Josh Donaldson 0; Steve Reid 5, Callum Paton 3; Grant Forsyth 1, Phil Bowman 5.

P W L F A Pts

Steve Reid 5 5 0 25 8 10

Phil Bowman 4 3 1 18 12 6

Grant Forsyth 4 2 2 12 14 4

Jim Dear 4 2 2 14 -3 17

J. Donaldson 4 2 2 13 16 3

Keir Hamilton 3 1 2 11 13 2

Callum Paton 5 1 4 17 23 2

Kris Cameron 3 0 3 8 15 0

Fixtures: Legion - Steve Reid v Keir Hamilton; Kris Cameron v Callum Paton: Ram’s Heid - Phil Bowman v Josh Donaldson; Jim Dear v Grant Forsyth.

Sign in time is 8 p.m. and matches are races to five. Winners must ‘phone or text the score to Michael Bastow.

UK Open qualifier

The second UK Open qualifier to be held in Arbroath will be played on Saturday, July 27, at the Portcullis. Sign in is 11 a.m. Entry is £10 and the deadline for entries is Tuesday, July 23. Any player who wishes to enter should contact Michael Bastow.

Annual general meeting

This year’s Arbroath and District Pool League annual general meeting will be held on Thursday, August 8, in the Royal British Legion Scotland clubrooms, starting at 7.30 p.m. Office-bearers and committee members for the new season will be voted in on the night.

Any player(s) who wish to make a proposal for the forthcoming season must submit it in writing to the secretary, Scott MacEwan, a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Players are reminded this is their opportunity where they can have their say on matters in the ADPL. All players are encouraged to attend.

Registration night

Team registration for Arbroath and District Pool League’s 2013/14 season will be held on Sunday, August 18, in the Royal British Legion Scotland clubrooms, starting at 7.30 p.m. Registration forms will be available on the website at www.arbroath.scottishpool.com in the downloads section in due course.