2011-12 Week 17
Colebridge Aces regained the Premier Division title following a crushing 9-1 victory over Smiths Wood A.  Amann Ubhi, Ed Lynn and Navinder Matharu were unstoppable, with Ubhi also retaining the individual crown. The 19 year old attacking star from Acocks Green has lost just one all season, while Lynn has offered terrific support and is second, with Jack Williamson (Beaufort Sports A) third.  Williamson and Jon Ludlow helped their Beaufort side to an overwhelming 9-1 success over their B side.  Sutton Coldfield A did their survival hopes no harm with a 7-3 triumph over a depleted Colebridge Braves outfit.  Streetly A are another side clinging to their top section spot and they too produced a vital win over Hamstead B by an 8-2 margin which included a Bemi Okunribido maximum.
Bournville A had a 7-3 away win at Beaufort Sports C in Division One courtesy of Parijat De and Yaj Ghosh trebles.
Baz Barrett and Hamal Raval enabled champions Hamstead C to blitz Streetly B 9-1 with unbeaten displays.  Mick Kendal produced a powerful maximum for Maypole A against Sutton Coldfield B, but the home side won all the other sets in a 7-3 triumph.
Steve Taylor did his individual title hopes no harm with a hat-trick for Colebridge Dinosaurs in their 5-5 draw against Colebridge Fakons in Division Two. Mike Evetts top spun his way to another maximum for Colebridge Eagles in a 7-3 away success at Smithereens B, with John Swinburne giving Evetts excellent support.  Colebridge Giants are still clinging onto their status with a 6-4 win over Sutton Coldfield D despite an excellent treble by reserve Boni Amin for Sutton.  Richard Parks and Colin Oakes were both outstanding for Streetly C in an 8-2 mauling of Smiths Wood D.
Colebridge Hawks hammered Maypole B 8-2 in Division Three which included a superb John Cox hat-trick.  Cox included Andy Rowland among his victims and the two players are in contention for the individual crown along with the Bournville duo of Martin George and Martin Clayton.  Jacombs A beat Bournville B 6-4 courtesy of a superb Barry Sterling maximum, with wins over both George and Clayton. Pete Worship was unbeaten for Sutton Coldfield E at Ivy Leaf A in a 5-5 draw.  Alan White and Derek Ellis had maximums for Walmley A in a 9-1 mauling of Quinborne B.
Hamstead D have clinched the Division Four title following a convincing 8-2 victory over Colebridge Indians as Gurpal Virsi and Dapo Balogun, the top players in the section were unbeaten once again.  The consistent Ron Fraser led West Midlands Police B to a narrow 6-4 success over Bournville C.  Walmley B won 7-3 at Streetly D although Tony Badham was unbeaten for Streetly.
Alan Buttle picked up three singles for Colebridge Knaves in an excellent display in their 6-4 triumph over Sutton G in Division Five. Maypole C crushed Jacombs B 9-1 courtesy of maximums from Sam Henderson and Nick Reynolds. 
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