Premier British League Round 8 - Report

The second Premier British League weekend came to a close at Drumchapel Glasgow with the title race still undecided as the two leading teams registered their fourth wins of the weekend.

Sycamore and Ormesby both left Scotland unscathed having passed one final challenge to leave them tied at the top of the Premier Division table.

Sycamore secured an impressive result as they defeated in form Barrow 7-1. The Cumbrian side took an early lead through Gavin Evans as he impressively defeated Matt Ware. However, the quartet of Chris Doran, Ware, Paul McCreery and Sean Cullen replied with seven unanswered wins to cruise to a comfortable victory.

For Doran, victories over Evans and Craig Bryant extended his run to sixteen consecutive victories at the start of the British League season, a phenomenal achievement.

Doran

Meanwhile, Ormesby survived a major scare to overcome a determined London Academy outfit 5-3. London’s Sebastian Loso had superbly dispatched of Darius Knight and Helshan Weerasinghe to give his side a chance of stealing a result, but two wins from Ormesby’s Enio Mendes nullified Loso’s results. Knight and Weerasinghe responded with a win apiece before Michael Marsden ended an up and down week with a superb win over Gabriel Achampong to secure a crucial result.

Marsden

Bournemouth secured their first win of the season as they defeated Kingfisher 6-2. The superb result was reward for their valiant efforts throughout the weekend without success, with Stephen Beerling, Hugo Pang and Stephen Foster also securing two wins each to claim a memorable victory. Kingfisher remain seventh  despite defeat, ahead of Bournemouth on sets difference.


Finally, Drumchapel Glasgow sent their fans home happy after they recorded a 6-2 victory over Fusion. Craig Howieson and Chris Wheeler scored two wins each to condemn Fusion to a fourth defeat of the weekend that has seen them slip to sixth in the division. 

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