With the fifth round cards returned in the Pauls Butchers Spring League, Team 16, Michael Henry, Jackie Thomas, George Fitzpatrick and Damian Mc Colgan having accumulated 447 points now hold an increased lead of ten points over second placed Team 8, Housten Glenn, James Doherty, William Mc Geehan and John Comey.
With only one more full counting round to play before the teams start dropping their lowest scores over the final four rounds it has the making of a very competitive finish as the teams strive for one of the eight places on offer in the match play.
Leading Teams Round 5.
Team 16; Michael Henry – Jackie Thomas – George Fitzpatrick – Damian Mc Colgan 447pts
Team 8; Housten Glenn – James Doherty – William Mc Geehan – John Comey 437pts
Team 15; Gavin Mc Callion – Emmet Mapp – Declan Mc Gowan – Seamus Mc Laughlin 433pts
Team 1; Kevin Crumley – Kevin Thomas – Kevin Dunn – Damien Martin 432pts
Team 18; John Lafferty – Gary Kennedy – Andy Mc Keever – Mark Duddy 431pts
Team 2; Harry Wright – Paul Dunn – Jeff Garett – James Armstrong 430pts
Team 6; Eamonn O’ Kane – Gary Jackson – Jack Mc Ateer – Eddie Ball 427pts