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12 March 2018
Legion stay top

Time is starting to run out in the KDDL leagues as the Legion continue to close in on their 9th title in a row, defeating Sanday 9-3.  
The Golf Club produced a similar result over Wanderers to remain in pursuit, as did Commodores over Untouchables 'A'. The Untouchables whitewashed bottom side Quoyburray and in doing so virtually guaranteed themselves a top half finish. 
Down near the bottom of the table Quoyburray 'B' and Warriors played out a draw, which may prove a valuable point for both sides.  
The Arrows crunch game with Shapinsay was postponed but the Arrows did well to play out two other games in the week, going down 9-3 to Sanday and 8-4 to Untouchables 'A'.  


This means that the Arrows and Shapinsay now sit exactly level in the fight to avoid the second relegation spot, putting even more importance on their clash when it is rearranged.
Meanwhile in the 'B' league, league leaders Nomads pulled further away from the pack with a narrow 7-5 win over Streamline.  
There were three draws this week, and two of them could have a bearing on the promotion race.  
Second placed Tankerness drew with third placed Murray Arms, whilst fourth and fifth in the guise of Vikings and Bilco Boys could only do the same. Despite that, all five teams remain in contention.Elsewhere Sands held Sanday 'B' to a draw while Muppets had a good win away to the Young Loons.


180s this week were hit by:  Stevie Linklater, Keith Brumpton, Craig Taylor, Jim Hamilton, Freddie Tait, Roy Foubister, Kevin Gray, Graham Firth, Michael Muir, Colin Kirkpatrick, Stevie Moar, Steven Low, Andrew Moar, Derek Ward Jnr, Erlend Lennie and Neil Croy (two).  Stevie Linklater and John Thomson both scored 171 while Toby Penwarden scored 177.


Ton-plus checkouts came from:  Ivan Leslie 100, Allan Brown 100, Raymie Rendall 100, Ian Findlay 110, Wilfie Tulloch 111, Wayne Small 112, Stevie Moar 114, Craig Taylor 116, Trevor Shearer 118, Ryan Tulloch 120, Graham Firth 120, Robert Hutchison 121, Billy Ward 130 and Des Gillespie 111 & 119.

Results

A League
Sanday 3, Legion 9; Quoyburray 'B' 6, Warriors 6; Quoyburray 0, Untouchables 12; Commodores 9, Untouchables 'A' 3; Wanderers 3, OGC 9; Legion Arrows 3, Sanday 9;
Legion Arrows 4, Untouchables 'A' 8.

B League
Bilco Boys 6, Vikings 6; Nomads 7, Streamline 5; Sands 6, Sanday 'B' 6; Young Loons 4, Muppets 8; Tankerness 6, Murray Arms 6.
        
        
Fixtures  
Week beginning Monday, March 19

A League
Legion v Warriors; Sanday v Untouchables; Quoyburray 'B' v Untouchables 'A'; Quoyburray v OGC; Commodores v Legion Arrows; Wanderers v Shapinsay.    

B League
Vikings v Streamline; Bilco Boys v Sanday 'B'; Nomads v Muppets; Ale Stars v Sands; Young Loons v Tankerness; Murray Arms – no game.
                
Friday, March 16,
League mixed doubles, Legion, names by 7.30pm

Friday, March 23,
League Singles (ranking), Masonic, names by 7.30pm

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