Comfortable win for Kalkara SJ
BBugia Cox Sports Club A v Kalkara St Joseph 1-7
Kalkara SJ kicked off their 2016/17 campaign with a comfortable away win against BBugia Cox Sports Club A which set them on the right track as they will surely try to emulate last season`s success of winning the national title.
Gordon Stanmore and Mario Aquilina won their opening games without dropping a leg to give Kalkara an early lead.
Game 3 produced a surprise as B’Bugia`s Martin Cutajar won his game against Andy Keen 3-2 to reduce the gap to one.
From this point onwards though all remaining five games went to the visitors with wins for Stanmore/M.Aquilina &Cohen/K.Aquilina in the doubles, followed by wins for Kirsten Aquilina, Joe Caruana, Emmanuel Ciantar in the singles.
On the night four 180s were hit with two of them for Mario Cutajar and one for Anthony Briffa and Gordon Stanmore respectively.
Results Game-week 1 (07/10)
Division 1 B’Bugia Cox Sports Club A Kalkara St Joseph 1-7 Zejtun Beland Bullseye - Mosta Horseshoe Bar A 3-5 Zejtun Juventutis Domus - Floriana Ajax A 0-8 Gudja POs Bar A – Bormla Bocci Club 6-2
Floriana Ajax B - Senglea M. Conquest 4-4 Cospicua Rangers - Bugibba Munchies Pub 3-5 Mosta Bocci Club – B’Bugia Cox Sports Club B 6-2 Hamrun Education Bar A Gudja POs Bar B 5-3
Mosta Horseshoe Bar B - St Paul`s Diamonds 7-1 Mqabba St Mary BC - Mgarr The Hatch Sports Bar 4-4 Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City – St. Venera Red Square 44
Standings Game - week 1
Division 1 1st - Floriana Ajax A, Kalkara St Joseph, Gudja POs Bar A, Mosta Horseshoe Bar A; 3 points;
5th - Zejtun Beland Bullseye, Bormla Bocci Club, BBugia Cox Sports Club A, Zejtun Juventutis Domus 0 points
1st - Mosta Bocci Club, Bugibba Munchies Pub, Hamrun Education Bar A 3 points;
4th - Senglea M. Conquest, Floriana Ajax B 1 point;
6th - Cospicua Rangers, Gudja POs Bar B, B’Bugia Cox Sports Club B 0 points
1st - Mosta Horseshoe Bar B 3 points;
2nd - Mqabba St Mary BC, Mgarr The Hatch Sports Bar, Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City, St. Venera Red Square 1 point;
7th - Hamrun Education Bar B 0 points.
Fixtures Game - week 2 (tomorrow)
Division 1 Floriana Ajax A – Zejtun Beland Bullseye Bormla Bocci Club – B’Bugia Cox Sports Club A Kalkara St Joseph – Zejtun Juventutis Domus Mosta Horseshoe Bar A - Gudja POs Bar A
B’Bugia Cox Sports Club B Cospicua Rangers Gudja POs Bar B - Floriana Ajax B Senglea M. Conquest – Mosta Bocci Club Bugibba Munchies Pub - Hamrun Education Bar A
St. Venera Red Square Mqabba St Mary BC Hamrun Education Bar B Mosta Horseshoe Bar B St Paul`s Diamonds – Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City