Shepherds Boy set the pace in Saddleworth Charity Pool League

SHEPHERDS BOY, last year’s Saddleworth Charity Pool League winners, are runaway leaders in the current campaign.

They already hold a nine-point lead over second-placed Uppermill Granby.

It is far more interesting at the bottom of the table with five teams battling to avoid the drop.

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Meanwhile, it is incredibly tight at the top of division two where Springhead Top House leading the way.

But with only seven points separating the top seven in the eight-strong league, it is a case of everybody beating each other and the lead changing hands nearly every week.

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Two charities are to benefit from last year’s Gallon winners; the Shepherds Boy chose “4Louis” in aid of bereaved parents who suffer the trauma stillborn or neo-natal death while Springhead Liberal Club selected “Cascade Baby Bundles” that aims to support the parents of newborn babies by providing a gift containing items of clothing and essentials that will help cushion the financial impact on a family experiencing hardship. Each charity will receive £250.

This season the league is to increase the number of charities to six with donations totalling £720.

Should any budding pool players, young or old, male or female want to join in the fun and help raise money for good causes, then contact your local team.

 

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