Hill Street side TJ's A now sit on 37pts with 2nd place Carrickcruppen on 27pts. Cruppen have 5 games to play and TJ's 4. 1 more point will see the title back in TJ's pool hall for another year.
The Sth Armagh side got off to a flying start when their two star players Paddy Clarke & Harvey Lavelle was brilliant with a stunning break finish over Pat Kearns for a 2-0 lead.
Seanie Markey beat Paddy Tavey in a high quality and crucial frame in the match. Sheepbridge tails were up and league Secretary Micky Cunningham levelled the scores with just 2 visits to the table to level at 2-2 beating good potter Ian McDonald.
Collie Loughran had a superb win over ex-Corrinshego talisman Seamus McGeoghan to give the Bridge the lead. Again Collie pulled out a classy 4-ball finish.
Marty O'Callaghan gave the home side Cruppen hope with a great game against Barry Duffy and it was 3-3.
Barry McAllister was undone by Gyn Trainor in a close tactical game as more crucial points slipped from 2nd placed Carrickcruppens grasp. It took Marty McCone to rescue a point defeating Donald Fegan.
With Moore's A now folded & out of the Premier Divison that leaves one relegation spot up for for grabs.
Bears B are favourites now after they lost at home 5-3 to TJs'B. TJ's B headed up to the Windmill & waded in their hosts winning the 1st 4 frames. Sean Monaghan, Niall O'Hare, Thomas Dooley & Jack O'Callaghan got the visitors off to a flying start.
Conor Cunningham replied for Bears but the points were sealed thanks to Aaron O'Callaghan winning the 6th frame of the night.
Joseph McLoughlin and Gareth White made the score a bit more respectable winning the last 2 for Bears.
Bears sit on 12pts while TJ's B eased onto relative safety of 17pts.
St.Catherines had a superb win away in Killeavy 5-3. Mark Pentony, Ciaran O'Neill, Brian Dillon, Billy O'Neill & Barry Murphy won the vital frames for the Saints who need more of the same to avoid the relegation trap door. St. Caths are now on 14pts level with Killeavy.
Magees had a huge win over Whitecross which keeps Magee's level with St. Caths & Killeavy on 14pts and equally as important sucks Whitecross into the relegation dog fight with the Cross sitting on 15pts.
Keep an eye out for tomorrow's blog with Div 1 & 2 covered and the quarter finals of the Cunningham cup.
Coming soon we will be analysing the individual draw which is online now.