CHESTER Bus enjoyed a glorious end to a memorable first campaign in the Chester League’s top-flight when they defeated Ellesmere Port Conservative Club in the CD McAllister Trophy final.
The team handicap saw Bus receive a 36 start as Chester’s Kevin Conway and Colin Jones fought out a close opening frame, Conway winning by 17 points.
Brian Reynolds then took on Shane Futcher, beating him by 24 points.
Sean Steadman faced against Chris Reid but Reid triumphed by 20, including a 41 break.
Mike Griffiths beat R Baker by 83 points to put Chester Bus into a commanding lead and Gordon Dugdale finished the night off in glorious fashion when he saw off Cons captain Alan Platt by 36 for a 111-point victory.
Ellesmere Port Conservative had earlier defeated Snooker Centre 6-0, earning themselves a play-off with Conservative A.
Christleton A beat league champions Christleton B in the final of the Chester Challenge Trophy. A-teamer Dave Done went on first against Andy Mumford and played brilliantly to win the first frame. Barry Charker was then in fine form to put them 2-0 up with a 72 point win over Chris Hesketh
Mattie Done was on next against the season’s form player, B-team ace Wayne Amey.
Done played well but lost by 37 points. Kirk Shone then lost to B-teamer Neil Cardus by 16 points.
A-team player Mike Craig took on Tony Cook, who produced his frame of the season to win by 36.
John Mooney and B star Sean McDonnell fought out the last, nailbiting, frame. Both players needed the pink to win the match and McDonnell kept his composure to seal the win.