Douglas Sharks win the Haldane Fisher Fours League

Douglas Sharks successfully defended their Haldane Fisher Fours League title despite a strong challenge from the Jolly Bodies.

The Sharks started the day 4 points clear with the final three games to play and got off to the perfect start with a 9-7 victory over Northern Lights while Jolly Bodies beat Tears for Fears 7-4.

The second session saw Jolly Bodies close to within a point though with a 7-6 victory over the Sharks thanks to a brilliant bowl from Jayne Smith on the final end.  Tears for Fears secured third spot thanks to a 13-2 win over Northern Lights.

The final session saw the Sharks needing to win to guarantee their title and did so with a comfortable 13-3 over Tears for Fears. Jolly Bodies also won their final game 9-5 over Northern Lights.

The final table is:

Pos   Team Pld W T L GoalsDiff Pts
1 Douglas Sharks 6 4 1 1 47 - 31+16 13
2 Jolly Bodies 6 4 0 2 32 - 33-1 12
3 Tears for Fears 6 2 1 3 41 - 38+3 7
4 Northern Lights 6 1 0 5 33 - 51-18 3

The season takes a break now for the Christmas period and will return on the 21st January with the Peter Coward Pairs League. Players wishing to enter should contact Stephen Gale on 462424.