Inbetweeners inflict stunning pool defeat on Meatballs


Inbetweeners thrashed Meatballs 6-0 in the stand-out result of this or any other season, as the Ballymena Towers Pool League resumed last week.

Elsehwere, The Mighty Moat enjoyed the bragging rights in the Harryville ‘derby’ by beating clubmates Moat Mad Dogs.

The Mighty Moat 5, Moat Mad Dogs 1: The first three games went to the Mighty Moat through Colin Taylor, Daniel Magill and Martin Hill who beat Keith Agnew, Allen Agnew and Sheree Agnew-Tafts respectively and all by 2-0 scorelines.

In game four the Mad Dogs pulled a game back through Richard Bamber who defeated Dean Robinson in straight frames. In game five David Nicholl restored the three game lead when he came from being a frame down to win 2-1 against William Wilson and in the final game Alan Rainey defeated Andrew Tafts by a 2-1 scoreline. POM - Richard Bamber.

Connolly’s A 1, Fairhill Hustlers 5: John McAllister got the home team off to a good start when he defeated Glenn Mairs in straight frames. George McCullough levelled the match with a 2-1 win over Shenny McQuillan after George had lost the first frame.

The next three games all went the same way with Paul Hayes, Justin Kilpatrick and Richard Campbell all having to come from being one nil down to record 2-1 wins against Mark Campbell, Joey McNally and Keiran Butler respectively to take the match score to 4-1 for the Hustlers.

The final game also went to the Hustlers when Robert Graham defeated Dean Dunlop by a 2-1 scoreline. POM - John McAllister.

Towers Tavern 4, Diamond Dazzlers 2: Towers raced into a 4-0 lead without dropping a frame through David O’Neill, Drew Sloan, Dean Greer and James Millar. Chris Gordon pulled one back for the Diamond when he defeated Shane Moody also in straight frames and in the final game Ian Boal got a second point for the Dazzlers when he beat K.D.Crabbe in straight frames. POM - Chris Gordon.

Inbetweeners 6, The Meatballs 0: Brian Hannaway set Inbetweeners on their way to a stunning win when he defeated Pat McAnally by a 2-1 scoreline. Gary Ormandy doubled the lead to 2-0 for the Inbetweeners when he beat Ryan Foster also by a 2-1 scoreline.

Stephen Herron increased the lead by beating Barry McLarnon in straight frames and Paul Francey made it 4-0 when he beat Brett McLaughlin by a 2-1 scoreline after losing the first frame.

Philip Houston made it five with a 2-0 win over Allan Davidson and Dessie Cooper finished it all off with a win in straight frames against Dee Erwin. POM - Paul Francey.

Rearranged match result: Connolly’s ‘A’ 6, Diamond Duffers 0.