Wanderers snatch title after Taverners bring House down

Top House's second successive defeat cost them the championship.
Top House's second successive defeat cost them the championship.

Wanderers retained the Five Towns Quiz League Division One title by pipping long-time leaders Top House on the final night of the league campaign.

Wanderers won their last match on Monday evening, beating bottom team Fallen Angels 87-59.

Top House suffered a second successive defeat when they lost 77-74 to Olde Taverners.

Wanderers lifted the championship on points difference after finishing level on points with Top House.

RESULTS - Division 1: Crofton WMC 83, RAFA Vulcan Club 50; Flanagan’s Masons 71, Railwaymen 72; Top House 74, Olde Taverners 77; Wanderers 87, Fallen Angels 59.

Division 2: G-Fivers 85, Leading Ladies 39; Kippax Ex-Service Club 45, Golden Lion Dudes 65; Rockin’ Gladiators 71, Featherstone Phoenix 64; Plough Inn walk-over v Little ‘Un.

POSITIONS - Division 1 (all played 21 matches): Wanderers won 18, points 36; Top House 18-36; Flanagan’s Masons 15-30; Olde Taverners 11-22; Crofton WMC 9-18; Railwaymen 9-18; RAFA Vulcan Club 3-6; Fallen Angels 1-2.

Division 2 (all played 20 matches): Rockin’ Gladiators 17-34; G-Fivers 15-30; Featherstone Phoenix 13-26; Plough Inn 11-22; Kippax Ex-Service Club 10-20; Golden Lion Dudes 9-18; Leading Ladies 3-6; Little ‘Un 2-4.