Draw August 8 at Club Lithgow Jiggers versus Red Sox at The Workies. Helmets versus Miscues and Pockets versus Tall Timbers. Week two of the competition threw up some good results. Pockets are the only team left to open their win account but it is very early days. Miscues regrouped after last week’s loss to beat Tall Timbers 5–2. Helmets drew first blood against Jiggers 4–3. Red Sox unshackled their chains when they won 5–2 and this was Pockets second loss by the same score.
Hunter Mining Methods Miscues versus Carpet One Tall Timbers: Garry Bender played Keith Morris. Morris won 57–40. Ritchie Bilby against Michael McCosker. Both started out cautiously. Bilby won 44–32. Kevin Slaven played Leon Rust. Rust pulled the rug out from under him to win 46–43. Matt Tattersall againist Frank Wawn. Tattersall only just prevailed 53–51. Col Tattersall and Lawrence Creasy played. Tattersall won 60–41. Brian Nightingale played Aaron Vandermeer. It was Nightingale who had the better form winning 52–37. Players of Match: Brian Nightingale and Leon Rust.
Lithgow Valley Storage Helmets versus Welch’s Highway Smash Repairs Jiggers: Justin Nelson played Chris Baker. Nelson won 92–52. Brett Bradley was playing Wade Barrington. Bradley took no prisoners with a 60–25 win. Tom Drury versus Trent Lewis. Drury tried his hardest but Lewis won 61–51. Dianne Stait played Jamie Glencorse. Stait easily won 60–26. Dallas Thurlow against Troy Clarke. Clarke countered everything to win 87–56. Robert Farnsworth had to win by 24 for his team and Wayne Lewis had to win by 22 for his team. Farnsworth went about taking Lewis apart. Farnsworth won 64–39. Players of Match: Robert Farnsworth and Justin Nelson.
Williams and Sons Butchers Pockets versus C & W Printing Red Sox: Brett Holt versus Peter Warner. Warner won71–56. Dan Hart played Garry Nolan in a very close game. Nolan had to pull out all stops to win 46–43. Michael Wellings against John Lyons. Wellings did not do much wrong, Lyons just played better winning 65–47. Trystan Ford played Leo Keeley. Ford won 83–58. Shane Eagle versus Jeff Stait. Eagle triumphed 53–46. Jack Bilby against Tom Gaynor. Bilby was going really well and still has a few kinks to iron. Gaynor won 74–65. Players of Match: Tom Gaynor and Trystan Ford. Pointscore: Helmets 9, Jiggers and Red Sox 8, Miscues 7, Tall Timbres 6, Pockets 4. Regal: R.Farnsworth, B.Bradley, T.Clarke, D.Stait, K.Morris, J.Lyons, L.Rust, T.Lewis.