On Zoca flank, in the St Bernard’s Social Club, the St Bernard’s Heineken team took the six points off Astoria Too when Les Moore beat Antonio Cavilla 69-18 and Adrian Wink beat Dougie Cooper, the Astoria’s star man, 56-49 in a very close frame. Andrew Olivero was voted the saint’s man-of-the-match beating Darryl Cavilla 66-6 and Mukesh Bakhru beat ‘Titch’ Olivero 58-28. The last point was secured by Harry Ward beating Dave Smith 56-22. A very welcome six points for the saints.
The Astoria A team welcomed Team Queensway to Flat Bastion road and beat them 3 frames to 2.The evening got off to an electric start when Kevin Dobson just missed a winning black only to watch Adrian Navarro sink it and win the frame 62-49. The tables were turned next frame when Elio Monteverde potted the blue, pink and black to level the scores; only to see Merv Padmore pot the re-spotted black and level the match, winning the frame 63-56. Skipper Eddie Newton fought back gamely taking the blue and pink and then missing a relatively simple black which Alaine Navarro potted to win 46-40 to restore the lead at two frames to one and become his team’s man-of-the-match. Tom Rooney took on Alaine Gatt and despite a gallant effort from Alaine Tom came away winner 76-40 and Team Queensway’s star man. However the deciding frame was not played with Errol Bolaños getting a walk-over. Astoria A took the four points.
Down on Devils Tower Road, in the Cue Ball Entertainment Centre, barentertainment.net beat the Med Rowing Club four frames to one.Yewhung Chin beat Henry Vinet and Francis Becerra, the entertainer’s man-of-the-match, beat Peter Buttigieg junior. Laurence Sisarello beat Wilfred Smart and Charlie Lara was beaten by the Med’s star man, Nicky Gonzalez. In the clash of the captains Sean Galligan beat Peter Valarino. There is no score sheet available.
In Rooke on Queensway the Gibraltar Service Police lost five nil to the Cue Ball.Alfred Becerra, the police star man, lost 34-62 to Dylan Alvez and Frank Perez lost to Ernest Clinton 22-57. Dylan Ballester lost 27-56 to Chris Shimidzu and Brian Etherington lost to Ian McIntosh, 7-60, the Cue Ball’s man-of-the-match – welcome back Ian!The GSP’s fifth man didn’t arrive so Paul Herd had a walk over. A maximum Six points to the Cue Ball.
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