County Super League:

Durham B continued their good start to the season and remain unbeaten after winning their third game by overcoming the strong visiting Crook B by two points. The home side had two wins from Michael Rhodes, Dave Hodgson and Trevor Walton, with Helen Sharp and Gary Carr adding one each. Crook B replied with two wins from Gavin Witton and one each from Les Scott, Darren Tinkler, David Stephenson and Johnny Mason.

Reigning champions, Horden hit double figures for the second time when they beat the visiting Aycliffe for the loss of only four points. Horden had two wins from Jimmy Evans, Paul Hickman, Steve Nixon and John Bourne, with Darren Jones and Shaun Williams adding one each. Aycliffe's four points came from Richie Bellwood, Gary Spooner, Ross Killip and Graeme Dawes.

Ferryhill also hit double figures and moved up to second in the table one point behind Horden when they beat Shildon B for the loss of only four points.

Bishop crashed to their third consecutive defeat when the visiting Durham A won by two points. The visitors had two wins from Paul Shutt and Andrew Morley, with Dave Neill, Dave Ferguson, Lee Holdsworth and Ben Bowen all adding one each. The Bishops replied with two wins from Michael Howard and one win each from Kevin Watson, Peter Mernor, David Jacomb and Ron Wright.

The newly formed Spennymoor team avoided their third defeat when they managed a draw when they visited last years league runners up Shildon A.

Crook A also remained unbeaten when they beat the visiting Tow Law by four points.

Results: Crook A 10 Tow Law 4; Shildon A 7 Spennymoor 7; Bishop Auckland 6 Durham A 8; Ferryhill 10 Shildon B 4; Horden 10 Newton Aycliffe 4; Durham B 8 Crook B 6.

Durham and District League

Consett Stateside opened out a two points lead at the top of the table with only seven matches left, after they only dropped three points to the visiting D. L. I. Durham Woodman have changed their home venue to the Travellers Rest at Belmont. The next league meeting will be on Tuesday, 2 April, when all teams must be represented.

Results: Bowburn Hare and Greyhound 5 Ushaw Moor Catholic Club 8; Consett Stateside 10 Durham Light Infantry 3; Sacriston Daisy Hill 5 Framwellgate Moor Marquis of Granby 8 Belmont Travellers Rest 3 Three Horse Shoes 10; Esh McKenna's 4 Witton Gilbert White Tun 9; Bowburn Oak Tree 9 Coxhoe W.M.C. 4; Bowburn Cooperage 5 Ushaw Moor Winnings 8; Durham Snooker Club 9 Ushaw Moor Flass Inn 4.

Crook Singles Pool League

The Crook Singles League will be played on Monday evenings in the Coach and Horses with a prize fund of £1,000, but the entry will be limited to 16 players. The matches will be of three frames each. After the league fixtures have been completed there will be a knock-out competition.

All players will receive £1 per frame won, wit the league champions taking £160, runner-up £100, third place £60 and fourth place £40.

The prizes in the knock-out will be £140 to the winner, £70 to the runner-up and £35 to the beaten semi-finalists.

Any player interested in joining should telephone 01388 762583 or 07734316509 and talk to the organiser, Les Scott.

C.I.U. Team Pool Championship

Shotton Comrades retained their title when they beat Fencehouse Comrades 4-2 in the final played at Swalwell. The successful Shotton team was Paul Hickman, Neil Anderson, Lawrence Hammond and Colin Jobes.