Skegness Domino Club

Sports News.
Sports News.

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.