Eastenders picked up another six points as they edged closer to the Boston Indoor Bowls League’s Orchard Orthotics Foot Care Division One title.
Against a strong Jolly Farmers team, Stuart Moore Louise Catchpole and Paul Flatters were 23-0 up after just 14 ends, easing to a 27-5 victory.
The Farmers trio of Bill Exton, Dick Allen and Sue Hoyles scored on 10 of the 19 ends but Enders’ skip Richard Vinter won 17-12.
Second-placed Carlton Road took all the points from A40 as Les Feary was successful 24-15 and Chris Gill’s rink beat Jean Cammack’s 26-19, despiote being level at 17 ends.
Invaders proved too strong for Red 5, Adam Hodgson, Rod West and Scott Whyers winning 21-11 and Nathan Dunnington, Pete Hoyles and Ian Tebbs succeeding 24-13.
Norprint surprised third-placed Holland Fen when Merv Pack, Ted Bloodworth and Tony Hall won 19-18 for two very good points against Ab French, George Hardstaff and Mick Tomlin.
The Fenmen’s Bazza Wilson, Eric Dilnot and Ron Flowers won the aggregate points with win of 10-23.
Royal Mail and Punchbowlers shared the rink points but it was higher team Punchbowlers who claimed the extra points as Dave Peacock, Bunny Reeson and Steve Skelton won 25-11, bettering Roy Vinter’s 12-23.
Strollers pulled off an emphatic win against IBC, Jean Woods, June Bates and Bernard Woods (27-14) and Edna Priestley, Pat Morrisey and Alan Everitt (19-9) doing the damage.
In the T&B Containers Division Two, leaders Parthians extended their lead to seven points when they met second-placed Breakaways.
Jan Currie, Ann Jackson and Derek Butwright won 18-21 for Breakaways but Parthians’ Diane Bedford, Ann Martin and Pete Bedford won 23-11 for the extra points.
Newly-promoted Cosmos found Autos in good form, but Kathryn Rockall, Andrew Dunnington and Jean Thompson won two very good points (12-17).
Autos’ Keith Wilson, Tom Freeston and Norman Wright replied 30-14.
Patriarchs scrambled home against Boston Park with a one-shot margin to win the aggregate points.
The Park’s Alan Batchelor won 17-21 but Robert Goodale, Alan Bristow and Alan Woods triumphed 18-13.
Vikings were matched against Poachers and failed to win a point.
The Burtons picked up four useful points against the odds when they met fourth-placed Feathers.
Burtons captain Dave Bailey, assisted by Jean Young and Gordon Goringe, gathered the shots at will to win 30-7 against Derek Hunn.
That more than covered the reply from Feathers’ Brian Sansam of 13-19.