Sacriston Comets and Cramlington Corinthians, the two unbeaten teams in Division 4, met at Sacriston in week 6. Pauline Long gained “player of the match” award winning her 3 singles. Sam Nair and Adrian Barnes each won 2 of their matches to take Corinthians to a 7-3 victory and top of the division. The Lanchester B team of Liam Ord, John Cook and Adam Butler retained their third place position with a 10-0 victory over Sacriston Chargers. The Brandon B team of Jamie and Paul Upton together with Caroline Green beat Cramlington Jaguars 6-4, though no one could beat Ryan Morton who won his 3 matches for the visitors.
In division one Springwell A and Cramlington Stingers each have 38 points with Springwell in first place on countback. Springwell beat Seaburn Dene 10-0 and Stingers gained a 6-4 away victory at St Chads who are in third place.
Old England, division 2 leaders, gained a 6-4 home victory over Matfen A through Jake Helm and Joe Muldowney each winning their 3 singles. Second placed North East Chinese Association proved too strong for Sacriston Bombers with an 8-2 victory. Chen Zuan and Yi Zou each won their 3 singles. Bombers’ Peter Smallcombe beat Xiao Huang and with Dan Hutchinson beat the Chinese doubles pair.
In the third division Lanchester A, Springwell B and Brinkburn occupy the top 3 places with 48, 44 and 41 points respectively. Lanchester, away at Byker B won 7-3; Springwell, away at Matfen B were held to a 5-5 draw and Brinkburn had a 10-0 home victory over Ouston B. Simon Knopf won his 3 matches for Brandon A in their 7-3 away victory at Whitley Chapel.
Matfen C, Division 5 leaders now have a 9 point lead over second placed Cramlington Magpies. The other two Cramlington junior teams Knights and Lions, are in third and fourth places.