Sur­prises as top two miss out

Bangor Mail - - BUSINESS -

BIG shocks in Di­vi­sion One of the Pant Du Win­ery Gwynedd and An­gle­sey Sum­mer Net­ball League last Wed­nes­day saw lead­ing pair Pwll­heli and Ar­fon Ladies both lose.

Pwll­heli were beaten 26-20 by Dyf­fryn Ladies, who led 6-3 af­ter the open­ing quar­ter, 12-9 at half-time and 20-16 en­ter­ing the last be­fore stretch­ing away in the fi­nal ses­sion.

Player-of-the-match for Dyf­fryn was Cadi Jones, with Cerys Studt voted best for Pwll­heli.

Ar­fon went down 23-20 to third-place Pri­mos. Again, the win­ners were in front all the way – 8-4, 12-8, 17-14 and then 23-20. PoM: Pri­mos – Claire ColesWil­liams; Ar­fon – Alaw Ceris.

Tim o Walis and Holy­head bat­tled out a thrilling 27-27 draw.

It was 5-5 af­ter the opener, 13-13 at mid­way, Walis edged ahead 21-19 go­ing into the cur­tain­closer, but Holy­head ral­lied to claim a share of the spoils. PoM: Walis – Elen Ed­wards; Holy­head – Coadie Roberts.

Pwll­heli lead the ta­ble by two points, but Ar­fon have a game in hand.

In a crunch clash be­tween the top two in Di­vi­sion Two, lead­ers Dol­gel­lau were de­feated 18-16 by Ar­fon Celts.

Both teams are now on 49 points from 11 matches apiece. Celts were al­ways just in front, 6-4, 10-9 and 15-12 at the com­ple­tion of the first three quar­ters. PoM: Celts – Kate Pritchard; Dol­gel­lau – Sara James.

Dreigiau Bryn­refs edged a corker against Porth­madog 23-22.

Port were 10-9 in front at half-time, but Bryn­refs were 19-15 to the good ahead of the last, which the Llyn side won 7-4, but it was not quite enough to earn them a draw. PoM: Bryn­refs – Elin Thomas; Porth­madog – Ca­trin Wil­liams.

To com­plete a fan­tas­tic week of close con­tests, the Pwll­heli derby saw the Wild­cats over­come the Sub­way War­riors 25-22. Bot­tom side Wild­cats led 6-5 and 12-10, but the War­riors turned the ta­bles to be 18-16 ahead at the end of the third. How­ever, the Wild­cats showed their claws and won the last 9-4 to seal a stun­ning tri­umph. PoM: Wild­cats – Charley Davies; War­riors – Erin Aled.

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