Winner of the Under 30's trophy was debut player Jamie Tulloch who beat John Boyd in the final. Pictured centre is KDDL vice-president Kevin Sarling.
Last weeks catch up game between defending champions Untouchables and leauge leaders Sanday threw the direction of the A league title back in the melting pot . A tight match saw the champions sneak a 7v5 win , thus opening up the title race for themselves ,The Legion who won 9v3 in the Murray Arms and the Golf club who's match versus Sanday was postponed, the only other game to go ahead saw Exiles winning 9v3 to consolidate 5th place whilst the Untouchables v Muppets was also postponed,
Meanwhile in the B league Tankerness kept their hopes of promotion alive with a 7v5 win over the Sands, Ale Stars had a good 10v2 win over the Vikings whilst the Toonies held on to top spot also winning 10v2 against Murray Arms 2, Young loons won 7v5 over the wooden spoons and Quoyburry recorded a similar win against Shandy Bass .
There will be some massive games in both league's over the course of the last third of the season .
Last Friday it was the turn of the young guns in not only the Kirkwall league's but also from all over the county as the under 30s open was played out. 28 entrants played out an excellent competition with newcomer Jamie Tulloch making the final at his first tournament after coming through 4v3 over favourite Josh Alexander whilst John Boyd who had travelled in from Sanday defeated the on form Ryan Wilkie 4v1 to make it through to face Jamie.
It was Jamie who kept his form going with a fine 5v1 victory for what's sure not to be his last triumph.
This Friday the 16th sees the league doubles take place in the Legion with names in for 7.30pm.
180s this week were from B Ward, G Wilson, D Firth, A Firth J Marwick, K Learmonth, G low, D Henderson, L Peace, J Tulloch 2 , R Stanger 2, I Linklater 2, J Alexander 2 , R Tulloch 2, J Tulloch 2, Shane Rendall 3 .
S Griffiths 174,
High checkouts S Rendall 100, A Mitchell 111, I Wilkie 108 , J Drever 117, A brown 126, S Wilson 139, T Shearer 140, A Finlay 102,126, B Dickinson 106 114, J Tulloch 100, 128 and 154,
Fixtures mon 12th Exiles v Murray Arms, legion v Sanday, OGC v Muppets, Bilco boys v Untouchables,
Tue 13th Vikings v Young loons, Wooden Spoons v Sands, Tankerness v Shandy Bass, Toonies v Ale Stars,.
We'd 14th Quoyburry v Murray Arms 2 .