Last Monday saw the finals of the Skegness Domino Club’s singles and pairs competitions at the Liberal Club.
Four players contested the singles. In the semi-finals S. Gillings (Ex-Ser Stobart Gang) defeated P. Jones (New Park Rangers) 2-0, while P. Talboys (Ex-Ser Hotspots) beat B. Crookes (Ex-Ser Hotspots) 2-0.
In the best of five legged final the honours went to P. Talboys who won 3-1 over S. Gillings.
Eight pairs contested the league pairs. Quarter-final games saw L. Parker & B. Humphries beat A. Burkitt & P. Jones (both pairs from New Park Rangers) 2-1, while R. Lenton & J. Currall beat V. Lenton & R. Coote (both pairs from WMC ‘H’) 2-0.
D. Marvel & D. Buck (Railroad Robbers) beat P. Mottram & P. Leonard (Ex-Ser Shufflers) 2-0, and G. Poulter & S. Gillings (Ex-Ser Stobart Gang) beat J. Mitchell & T. Ball (Ex-Service L) 2-1.
The semi-finals saw L. Parker & B. Humphries beat R. Lenton & J. Currall 2-1, while D. Marvel & D. Buck beat G. Poulter & S. Gillings 2-0.
In a close fought final D. Marvel & D. Buck raced to a 2-0 lead before L. Parker & B. Humphries took the next two legs to extend the final to a fifth and deciding leg, and with both pairs needing just one hole to win it was D. Marvel & D. Buck who came home to win 3-2.
The league would like to thank the Liberal Club for their hospitality.