Risbygate edge closer to crown

Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press
Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

Risbygate are just one match away from their first-ever men’s County League title following a nail-biting final West Region match.

They now face either reigning champions Beccles or Ipswich in the final at Ipswich, on April 10.

Risbygate scores (home): Gerry Caplin, Bruce Prescott, Colin Ruddock and David Thompson lost 13-17, Bernie Millard, Ron Summers, Alan Blowers and Terry Harber tied 17-17.

Away: Ted Mayhew, John Murrow, Alan Griffiths and David Southgate lost 15-32, Mike Bowen, Roger Skillings, Walter McCann and Robin Thomason won 26-14.