ALL the four top teams of the Henley and District League acquitted themselves adequately in the latest round
ALL the four top teams of the Henley and District League acquitted themselves adequately in the latest round of matches so their positions in the table remain unchanged.
With only five weeks remaining in the season, and only nine points separating the top three teams, there is still everything to play for.
Trinity Hall remain top despite being held to a 5-5 draw by Park Institute A while Harpsden are second after losing 6-5 to Ivy Leaf B.
Elsewhere Twyford B beat Ivy Leaf A 5-4, Park Institute B beat Twyford A 7-3 and Earley HG beat Berks CS 6-5.
The current league positions after 13 matches are as follows: 1 Trinity Hall, 78 points; 2 Harpsden, 72; 3 Earley HG, 70; 4 Park Inst B, 69; 5 Ivy Leaf A, 67; 6 Berks CS, 63; 7 Park Inst A, 62; 8 Twyford A, 60; 9 Twyford B, 58; 10 Ivy Leaf B, 51.
l Jack Hedley of the Ivy Leaf club becoming the first Henley and District League player to become the national grand master, beating off strong opposition from seven other contenders at the annual tournament staged in Nuneaton.