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BAR BILLIARDS: Cup holders bow out at first hurdle
8:00am Thursday 10th October 2013 in Sport
HOLDERS Kennington Club were knocked out in the first round of the Gracie J’s League Cup after a 3-2 defeat at Vikings Club.
Allan Lacey gave the home side the lead, but Steven Sheard (6,440) and Mark Trafford, who hit a winning break of 5,000 in his score of 7,920, put Kennington 2-1 in front.
Alan Oliver squared the match, and Pete Ewins won it for Vikings, beating Brian Rose in the decider.
Masons A defeated their B side 3-2 thanks to wins from Mick Murphy, Alan Lowe and Maxi Mcdonnell, who took the crucial fifth leg.
West Oxford Democrats Club pipped Gladiators Club B 3-2 at home, with Bob Parsons (5,530), Billy Hill (3,630) and John Patey (6,710) victorious.
- ALAN Burnham, who played in the Oxford League and served as a committee member, passed away last week in West Yorkshire.
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