Legionaires seal league thanks to win in final test

Robert Gillanders.
Robert Gillanders.

Legionaires claimed the Turkington Precast League title in dramatic fashion thanks to victory across the final fixture of the season.

The County Armagh Snooker League championship race featured Legionaires and Legion from Portadown, plus the Green Baize Outlaws.

Success by 8-0 against Green Baize Travellers left the Legionaires level in top spot with Outlaws on 53 points apiece entering the final test.

Legionaires came out on top against Legion by 6-2 to seal the main silverware.

The Outlaws defeated Green Baize Travellers on a 5-3 tally towards securing second spot over Legion in the closing table.

The last event in the County Armagh Snooker League calendar, the Wright Cup final, will take place as soon as possible.

Results from the final games are as follows:

Legion 2 Legionaires 6: K.Johnston 0 K.Black 2, I.Megaw 1 R.Porter 1, S.Nesbitt 0 R.Gillanders 2, I.Beatty 1 J.Hendren 1.

Green Baize Travellers 3 Green Baize Outlaws 5: N.Robinson 1 D.Spollen 1, T.Quin 2 J.Nicholl 0, J.Hawthorne 0 K.Black 2, J.Moffett 0 D.Hawthorne 2.

The final County Armagh Snooker League standings are as follows: 1, Legionaires 12 (played), 7 (won), 2 (lost), 3 (draws), 59 (points); 2, Green Baize Outlaws 12, 7, 1, 4, 58; 3, Legion 12, 5, 2, 5, 53; 4 Green Baize C 12, 5, 4, 3, 50; 5, Green Baize 1 12, 4, 4, 4, 46; 6, Green Baize Travellers 12, 2, 9, 1, 44; 13, Green Baize B 12, 3, 9, 0, 31.