Ffrench, Smith & Gale take Triples title

Josh Ffrench, Jayne Smith & Stephen Gale produced a dominant display to claim the MSMBA Triples title at the NSC last Sunday.

With four teams competing it was a round-robin format and the eventual Champions started with a 14-4 victory over Stephen Bradley, Maurice O’Reilly & Richard Faragher while Collin Holland, Seamus Whelan & Chris Holland drew 8-8 with Clare Hussain, Sheila Durcan & Bernie Durcan.

The second session saw Gale’s triples continue where they left off with a 15-5 win over Bernie Durcan’s three. Chris Holland’s side came through a tough match 10-4 against Richard Faragher’s team.

The final session saw Stephen Gale’s triples go head to head with Chris Holland’s three with the winners taking the title. Gale’s side were in superb form with Josh Ffrench leading brilliantly from the front they ran out 17-1 victors. Holland’s side did claim the runners-up spot after Richard Faragher’s team beat Bernie Durcan 10-2.

The final standing are below:

1Josh Ffrench / Jayne Smith / Stephen Gale33004610369
2Chris Holland / Collin Holland / Seamus Whelan31111929-104
3Stephen Bradley / Maurice O’Reilly / Richard Faragher31021826-83
4Clare Hussain / Sheila Durcan / Bernie Durcan30121533-181

Next week sees the MSMBA 4 Bowl Singles competition. Any players not yet entered should contact Stephen Gale on 462424.