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BAR BILLIARDS: Dazzling Didcot power into final
10:30am Thursday 12th April 2012 in Other sport
DIDCOT Conservative Club swept to a 4-1 win at Berinsfield Club in the Johnsons Buildbase Oxford League’s Team Knockout Cup Group A semi-finals, writes PETE EWINS.
Andy Webb beat Sue Atkins 5,580-1,520 to give Berinsfield the lead.
But Didcot took the next four legs with wins by Dave Tooke, Jenny Florey, Stuart Florey (5,420) and Dennis Atkins (7,000).
Now they will face Kennington Club in the final after they won 4-1 at the Marlborough Club.
Mark Trafford (15,450, break 8,450) gave Kennington the opener, before Richard Garrett levelled with victory over Steven Sheard.
Pauline Withey (6,850), Kevin Godfrey and Ian Gordon (4,250) then wrapped up victory.
In the Group B semi-finals, Gladiators Club A scraped past Headington Conservative Club 3-2 at Comrades Club.
In the decider, Malcolm Lee cleared the table after the bar dropped with two balls left, keeping up the break to triumph 1,980-1,850.
Wins by Sid Ponting and Keith Hollis (3,720) for Headington had been cancelled out by Bob Pincombe (3,620) and Keith Gardner (3,850).
In the final leg, Malcolm Lee cleared the table after the bar dropped leaving two balls left.
Lee just had to play the break, which he did to take the match 1,980-1,850.
- OXFORD A beat Oxford B 3-2 in the Inter Area Cup second round, first leg at West Oxford Democrats Club.
Vikings A v Didcot Con Club, Comrades v Masons A, Masons B v Democrats, Marlborough v Gladiators A, Headington Con Club v Dolphin, Gladiators B v Vikings B.