MOSTA HORSESHOE BAR B TO DIVISION TWO
Division Three – Mosta Horseshoe Bar B swept past Hamrun Education Bar B 7-1 and now are mathematically promoted to division two with four games to spare. A draw next week for Mosta against bottom team Mgarr The Hatch will also ensure they are crowned division three champions. In other matches, Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City bounced back with a 5-3 win over St Pauls Diamonds after two consecutive defeats which dented their promotion hopes. The team from Bugibba now enjoys a five-point cushion over Hamrun with the latter playing one game less. The remaining match from the division saw St Venera Red Square make it three wins on the trot, this time seeing of the challenge of Mqabba St Mary BC 6-2.
Results Game-week 16 (17/03/2017)
St. Venera Red Square v Mqabba St Mary BC 6-2; Hamrun Education Bar B v Mosta Horseshoe Bar B 1-7; St Paul`s Diamonds v Bugibba Interc. Sun City 3-5.
Standings Game-week 16 (17/03/2017)
1st Mosta Horseshoe Bar B (promoted) – 40 points; 2nd Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City – 29 points; 3rd Hamrun Education Bar B – 24 points; 4th St. Venera Red Square – 20 points; 5th Mqabba St. Mary BC – 15 points; 6th St Pauls Diamonds – 7 points; 7th Mgarr The Hatch Sports Bar – 4 points.
Fixtures Game-week 17 (24/03/2017)
CHAMPIONSHIP DIV: Kalkara St Joseph v Floriana Ajax A; BBugia Cox Sports Club A v Mosta Horseshoe Bar A.
RELEGATION DIV: Gudja POs Bar A v Bormla Bocci Club.
CHAMPIONSHIP DIV: Hamrun Education Bar A v Bugibba Munchies Pub; Floriana Ajax B v Senglea M. Conquest.
RELEGATION DIV: Cospicua Rangers v Gudja POs Bar B; Mosta Bocci Club v BBugia Cox Sports Club B.
St Paul`s Diamonds v Hamrun Education Bar B; Bugibba Interc. Sun City v Mqabba St Mary BC; Mosta Horseshoe Bar B v Mgarr The Hatch Sports Bar.
SCERRI WINS SECOND CONSECUTIVE SUPER CUP
Recently the Super Cup took place which saw Albert Scerri retaining the title he also won last season. En route to the final, Scerri saw off the challenges of team-mate Brian Abela 3-1; Chris Cohen, Andy Keen and Mario Aquilina of Kalkara 3-0, 3-2 and 4-1 respectively. In the final, he was pitted against another Kalkara player, Gordon Stanmore. A top-quality final was on display for the public present at Zejtun Domus which saw Scerri edging out Stanmore in a 5-3 victory to make it back-to-back Super Cup titles.
RANKING TOURNAMENT – VI
THIRD RANKING TITLE FOR ALBERT SCERRI
After winning at Tottenham Hotspurs Club and Marsa St Michaels, Albert Scerri made it a hat-trick of titles with a win at Cospicua Rangers. In the final he defeated Andy Keen of Kalkara with Tony Borg and Brian Abela of Mosta Horseshoe Bar finishing in third place. The next ranking tournament on the calendar is scheduled for the 26th March at Zejtun Domus.
LADIES CHALLENGE SHIELD
The third edition of the Malta Ladies Challenge shield is underway with Carol Woodcock leading the way on 10 points, followed in second place by Jane Agius Baggaley on 8 points and Carin Bauchope, Lesley Tucker and Dianne Cass on 7 points in third place. All the matches from this competition are played at the Munchies Pub in Bugibba every Thursday night with finals night Schedule for the second week in April.
The standings after Gameweek 2: 1st C.Bauchope – 10 points; 2nd J.Agius Baggaley – 8 points; 3rd C.Bauchope, L.Tucker, D.Cass – 7 points; 6th E.Liddell – 6 points; 7th B.Keen, J.Petit, J.Caruana, M.Stephens, M.McVeigh, S.Buhagiar – 5 points; 13th T.Chambers, E.Grech, C.Smith – 4 points; 16th M.Zammit Borg – 1 point.