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Laxey Minors top Cherry Orchard League

Laxey Minors are the surprise leaders of the Cherry Orchard League as the season enters its final weeks after winning both their triples matches at the weekend.

The Laxey side upset Ronaldsway Blockbusters in their opening game, who were topping the table before the start of play with an impressive 9-4 victory before beating Douglas Townies 10-2 to leave the others looking up at them.

Douglas Bay Pirates moved up to second place, two points behind Laxey Minors after a 14-2 win over Douglas Destroyers and an 8-7 victory over Ronaldsway Blockbusters who now drop to third place.

Ballaugh recorded two victories also, claiming a 5 on the last end to beat bottom side Colby 9-8 and winning 13-4 over Douglas Townies.

The table, with 6 singles matches remaining and a possible 14 points still to play for is:
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Next week sees the penultimate week with the first set of singles games being players. A full Order of Play will be available on the website soon.

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