( 22-3-2019 )
Congratulations to Grundy Park 1 on regaining the Premiership title from Allenburys 1 with still one round of matches to go - three wins for Martin Nash in a 7-3 win at Allenburys 2 was followed by two 10-0 wins over Cheshunt 1 and Pramastars 1 respectively to clinch the league. Current champions Allenburys 1 dropped vital points against HRC 1 and Cheshunt 1. Sandy Nash of HRC 1 won all three as HRC 1 lost 6-4 to remain third and Steve Cross did the same for Cheshunt 1 in a 5-5 draw. Grundy Park 2 are fourth, two points ahead of Allenburys 2 who have a match in hand and the two teams due to play each other. Pramastars 1 finally won, Colin Fell unbeaten on the night in a 9-1 win over a weakened Cheshunt 1, but still remain bottom.
In Division 1, HRC 2 are eight points clear at the top with one round of matches remaining. A 10-0 win at Watton-at-Stone was followed by a hard-fought 5-5 draw against Allenburys 3, every player losing at least one match. Pramastars 2 are second, after two 9-1 wins against Furneux Pelham and St Andrews respectively. Grundy Park 3 are a further six points behind after beating St Andrews 9-1 and following that up with a 8-2 victory at Watton-at-Stone. Peter Sweetman of Furneux Pelham won all three including an 11-9 fifth game win against Jan Kinsman of Stanstead Abbotts although Jan & Dick Dixon won the deciding doubles game 11-7 in a 5-5 draw.