In the A Section of the Bury Snooker League, Tottington Con D continued their merciless defence of the title against Central A. Central gave them a stern test until Oliver Barlow’s final frame win by 75-26, made the 6-2 result safe.

Elton Lib B hosted Huntley A and took the match 6-2 thanks to fine wins from Sean Swimby and Paul Walsh. Bury Snooker D, who have struggled to put a string of wins together this season, beat Elton Lib A 6-2. Dale Jones’ 80-37 frame win was the difference in a tight match.

Finally, Buchanans A beat fellow strugglers Elton Lib C. Buchanans took the first three frames with Sean Ashworth taking his frame 73-29. Elton showed spirit taking the last three but Buchanans won the match 5-3.

In the B Section, table-toppers Huntley C were surprisingly beaten by Stanley. Dave Kennedy played well to win 92-37 as Stanley took the match 7-2.

Central D hosted fellow promotion hopefuls Bury Snooker C. Central’s Stuart Thorpe had a 52 break in his (91-44) win but Bury’s Mark Burns took the final frame to secure a 6-3 victory. Elton Lib D beat Salisbury Con 7-1 winners and Central B had a night to forget as Seedfield A bowled them over 8-0.

In the C Section, Walmersley are top thanks to an 8-0 home win against Heaton Park.

Seedfield B are on their tails after they beat fellow promotion contenders Bury Bridge 6-2, with Paul Eslick taking his frame (86-41). Walshaw A lost 7-1 to Huntley B.

There is a delegates meeting tonight (Thursday) at Bury Bridge WMC 8pm.