Glamorgan Gazette - - Sport -

AFTER a quiet start to the sea­son scor­ing wise things cer­tainly picked up this week es­pe­cially in Aberkenfig as the Prince of Wales took on the Peny­bont.

All-square after the threes the foot­ballers edged the pairs to lead 3-2 with An­drew Her- moile hit­ting a 180 for the Prince.

The foot­ballers hit top form in the sin­gles after the break with Tim Jones, Tony Doyle and Alan Payne all hit­ting 180s in their vic­to­ries as the away side rat­tled off six legs on the bounce to go 9-2 up. Clive Gronow bagged the fi­nal leg for the home side send­ing Dar­ren Rees to the in­fa­mous 6-1 club as the Bont ran out 9-3 win­ners.

The So­cial are en­joy­ing a bet­ter start to the sea­son this year but they had to come from be­hind to beat the Coity A this week. Trail­ing 2-0 after the threes. A 112 out from Nick Winn helped the So­cial to claim their first leg as they edged the pairs to trail 3-2 .

Wins for John, Pritchard and Chris Pack­man put the home side in front but Ger­wyn Har­ris and An­drew James put the Coity back in front 5-4 as they claimed the next two legs. Back came the So­cial as Steve Bowen, Gra­ham Dowle and John Pic­ton tokk the fi­nal three legs for a 7-5 vic­tory.

The Jol­liers moved up to third in Division One as the beat their neigh­bours the Five Bells 7-5. Rus­sell Wilks re­turn­ing back to form with a 180 in a 15dart leg for the Jol­liers.

The Coity B moved up to joint sec­ond as they com­fort­ably beat a weak­ened GWR A side 11-1.

In Division Two the Two Brew­ers fi­nally got their first vic­tory in their home game against the Coach Driv­ers. Lead­ing 4-1 after the open­ing ex­changes the Brew­ers went fur­ther ahead as wins for John Rees and Mark Rotch­ford made that 6-1 after the first two sin­gles legs. Oliver Davies pulled one back for the Driv­ers as he took the next leg but Ron Payne made sure vic­tory went to the home side as he claimed the next. Ben Davies took an­other leg for the Coach men to make the score 7-3 with Dan Carlisle and Nigel Hem­ming round­ing things off for the Brew­ers as they claimed the last two legs for a 9-3 vic­tory.

Else­where in Division Two the Cabo played out an en­ter­tain­ing 6-6 draw with Cabo Kings with the Cabo 6-3 up at one point.

The GWR B beat the White Horse 8-4 to go top of Division Two, three points clear of the BUSC B who re­main sec­ond after they won 7-5 over a stub­born West House side.

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