CWC A are closing in on their 2nd consecutive league title and are on course for an unbeaten season. Could they be the new invincible's? Also Declan McConville, Kieran McMahon and Stevie Teggart are on course to be the 1st players in the history of the Newry and District Pool League to play in 2 different teams that have gone a whole season unbeaten.
There's still a lot of work to be done before CWC A reach those targets but one by one the challengers to their title have faded away and the rest are now definitly only fighting for 2nd place. With the title virtually guaranteed the focus will be on the cups for CWC.
Bears are in a 3 way relegation battle with Ballyholland and Whitecross. Bears dragged themselves back into their match with Champions elect CWC A when the pulled back a 3-0 deficit to 3-2. CWC notched it up a gear to cruise to the tape 6-2.
Kieran McMahon and Seamus McGeoghegan combined to put CWC A 2-0 up at home against the Bears.
Harvey Lavelle picked up his 5th league win in 6 games after a stunning break finish to put the hosts 3-0 up.
Paul Murphy had only won 1 of his last 5 league games but he took advantage of a Declan McConville slip up to pull it back to 3-1.
Bears could dream of the biggest shock result of the season so far when Seamus Keenan ended a run of 5 straight defeats to beat Paddy Tavey. Tavey was on a run of 4 straight league wins before Keenan made it 3-2.
It was a false dawn when Pat Brady extended his winning run to 11 and remains unbeaten to put CWC A 4-2 up.
Bernie Magee improved his fantastic record to 6 wins on the spin to wrap up the points before Stevie Teggart applied the icing on the cake to make it 6-2.
Trainor's had the biggest result in the Premier Division. They took on Dan's A in a massive South Armagh Derby match. Dan's needed the win to stay right the race for 2nd spot. A win for Trainor's would push them clear of relegation and edge closer to the scrap for 2nd place.
Tommy Mooney gambled on Noel Bradley producing the goods and he duly obliged by taking the opener against Niall O'Hagan. 1-0 Trainor's.
Jimmy McVerry has picked some strange line-ups for Dan's and again he left his team weak at the start and 2-0 down was always a big possibility. Tommy Mooney had no problem ditching Paddy O'Callaghan and Dan's we're training 2 zip.
James O'Hagan hammered Mark Trainor for 2-1 but again Trainor's showed their strength to put 2 between them when Mickey Nugent produced a brilliant 8 ball clearance against Michael Green.
Niall Connolly levelled the scores after 6 frames. David Doran won while Connolly beat Brendan McNally.
It was the two McVerry's that would clash in the all important 7th frame. The winner of this was never in doubt as Niall was far too good for Jimmy and it was Trainor's that would be playing for maximum points. 4-3 Trainor's.
Jimmy O'Hare v Liam Bradley is another match that had this been a boxing match would just never have been sanctioned. Bradley is miles clear on talent and bottle and he showed his class to earn 2 very valuable away points for Trainor's.
Dan's were missing Seamus McVerry but they will still be bitterly disappointed to have lost this one. Trainor's will be pushing on for 2nd place now.
Orchard Bar hit back to claim a point in a titanic battle with Hustlers. Both teams were vying for outright 2nd place in the Premier Division and it looked like the Bellinis side were going to open up a 2 point gap when they led 4-2.
Ciaran O'Neill took the opener against Nigel Malcomson but it was 2-1 to the visitors when Charlie Broughton and Mervyn Kernaghan beat Damien Kearney and Barry Murphy.
Shane McAllister levelled at 2-2 before Cathal McCoy and then Philip Murphy gave Hustlers a 4-2 lead. A big shout to Philip Murphy on winning his 1st league match of the season on the back of getting out of his venue unscathed in the individuals. PJ McDaniel, Tony McGovern and David Cromie all losing out for Orchard bar with 2 frames to play.
Brendan Devlin beat Micky Cunningham and Orchard were on course to salvage an unlikely draw.
Noel Brown was the Orchard hero when his win over Kevin Magee split the points.
The draw put beyond doubt that Hustlers will run out league champions while these 2 plus Dan's and Trainor's will fight it out for some nice runner-up prize money.
Whitecross showed why they are in relegation dog fight after throwing away a 4-1 lead over 2nd from bottom Ballyholland.
Brian O'Neill, Mickey O'Hanlon, Mickey Feenan and Shane Phelan had Whitecross 4-1 up.
Ballyholland had levelled at 1-1 thanks to Brendan Keenan and then Robbie White, Niall McQuillan and Manny Kelly got a well earned draw