STRETTON Anglesey A had a convincing win at Netherseal to close the gap on Burton Environmental Division One leaders Swad Caths A, who won at home against Rolls Royce, to three points.
Third-placed Belvedere A enjoyed a win at Littleover while Alvaston also won away at Henhurst, who are 20 points adrift at the bottom of the table.
Washlands A resumed their match against Barton A, which stood at 2-2, with Barton three up on aggregate, and the next eight ends all went Washlands’ way as they took the aggregate by more than 60 shots.
Home bowler of the week went to Netherseal’s Terry Bosworth who won 21-3. Away it was shared by Stretton Anglesey’s Kev Tilling and Belvedere’s Paul Stretton, who both won 21-6.
Newhall Social A extended their winning streak to seven and their lead at the top of the Trent Trophies Division Two to 10 points.
Winshill A are second after a home victory over Rolleston A, while Belvedere B slumped to a third successive defeat, this time at home to Littleover A, for whom it was a first win of the season. Stretton Anglesey B beat Derby Co-op and remain fourth.
Tutbury A won at Lamb Inn A to remain top of Lamb Inn Division Three, nine points clear of Swad Caths B, who won at Marston’s. Caths do have a game in hand, which is against Hatton.
Washlands B beat neighbours Washlands SBK, but it could have been worse for Washlands SBK as rule 6.2 was applied.
Gardens Swans A, now getting used to their new green, won again Netherseal B. Hatton stay just below halfway after an away win at Belvedere C.
Barton B got back to winning ways in style against Winshill B in the www.burtonbowlscentre.co.uk Division Four.
Second-placed Eton Park won at Stapenhill B.
Woodville New Inn youths and legends had a big home win versus Eureka Park B to stay in touch with the top two.
Stretton B went up a couple of places after a home victory over Alrewas.
There was no result in for leaders Rolleston B in the Washlands Bowls Club Division Five.
Chellaston moved up two places following their home win over Newhall Social B.
Washlands C drop a place to third despite a home triumph against Belvedere C.
Barton C, enjoying their best season in many a year, won this week over Lamb Inn B and the margin of victory was just three shots.
Tutbury B are out of the bottom two places following their win at home over Stretton C.