POOL: Saints remain a point clear after win over Ruby’s Bar

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The Saints recovered after last week’s first defeat to remain a point clear in the Q Pool Larne Pool League. They showed bottle to run out 11-4 winners after the match was poised at 4-4.

Thatch ran out comfortable 11-4 winners against the Freewheelers, with Johnny Nelson and Ryan McKillop pocketing hat-tricks. Station Bar got a well-deserved point at Q Pool and it might have been more had it not been for a Neil McKelvey hat-trick which included a superb clearance in the play-off frame.

Ibrox secured a 10-5 win over Q Club and the Feathers stay with the leading pack with an identical result over Thatch Rockets.

Fourteen-year-old Aaron Rolston won four from four for the No. 1 Blues to secure a well-earned point against the league’s most improved team, Tech Tornadoes.

The Gers turned on the style to win 11-4 at the No. 1 Reds as Darren Lowe landed a treble. Last, but not least, St Comgall’s won the big derby match against Clonlee 11-4.

Results: Ibrox 10-5 Q Club; Feathers 10-5 Thatch Rockets; Thatch 11-4 Freewheelers; Q Pool 8-8 Station Bar; Saints 11-4 Rubys Bar; No. 1 Reds 4-11 Gers; Clonlee 4-11 St Comgall’s; Tech Tornadoes 8-8 No. 1 Blues.