Hustlers continue to keep pace with title contenders

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Fairhill Hustlers continued their impressive early season form as they stayed top of the Ballymena Towers League in impressive style last week.

The AHoghill side picked up a full six points from their trip to Moat B to remain very much in title contention.

Michelin Masters 5, Coach 1: Malcolm Graffin got the Coach off to a perfect start with a 2-1 win over David Armstrong. Chris Penny levelled the match with a come from behind 2-1 win over Darren Gilmore. Rick McMaster put the Masters into lead for the first time in the match with a 2-1 win over Aidy Rouke and this included an 8ball clearance in the first fram. Alan Armstrong made the match score 3-1 to the Masters with a 2-1 win over David Gillespie. The final two games were both 2-0 wins for the Masters with Bobby Carson and Brian Hanna defeating Frazer Young and Chris Gordon. POM - Bobby Carson.

Fairhill Rockets 5, Social Club 1: Allastair Lowry put the Rockets ahead with a 2-1 win over Marc McMullan. Ian Dewar put the Rockets further ahead with a win in straight frames over Ross Hill. Albert McBride pulled a game back for the Social Club with a 2-1 win over Gary Allen. Stephen Worthington had a 2-0 win over Eddie Fleck and 
Barry Kernohan then made the score in the match 
4-1 for the Rockets with a win in straight frames over May Barr. In the final game Linzi McClelland had a 2-0 win over Brian Boyd. POM - Linzi McClelland.

Moat B 0, Fairhill Hustlers 6: George McCullough got the Hustlers off to a great start with a 2-0 win over Ricky Moore. Sean Brannigan then put the Hustlers further ahead with a win in straight frames over Steven Magill. The next two games resulted in 2-0 wins for the Hustlers, there 
winners were Richard Campbell and Glenn Mairs who defeated Daniel Magill and Aaron Browne. In the fifth game Rab Graham had a 2-1 win over Dean Robinson and in the final game Ritchie Irwin completed the whitewash with a 2-0 win over William Wilson.

Minnesota Inbetweeners 5, Moat A 1: The league champions got off to the perfect start with Gary Ormandy having a 2-1 win over Michael Thompson. Wayne Lewis made the match score 2-0 for the Inbetweeners with a 2-1 win over Barry Weir. Glen Howard increased the lead for the Inbetweeners with a win in straight frames over Jason McKay. Alan Rainey then put the Moat on the scoreboard with a 2-1 win over Gareth Rowe. Philip Houston then restored the three game advantage for the Inbetweeners with a 2-1 win over Darren Campbell. In the final game Dessie Cooper had a 2-0 win over David Nicholl. POM - Dessie Cooper.

The match between Towers Tavern and Connolly’s was postponed and will be played at a later date.

TOMMY NELSON OPEN

The Tommy Nelson Individual Open Tournament will be held in the Moat Bar on Sunday 13th December 2015.

Entry is £5. Registration 12-30 to 1pm . Draw will be at 1.05pm and tournament starts at 1.15pm, this is open to 
everyone.