First win for Rugby in over 15 years
First Rugby team in over 15 years to win the title, playing against other teams from Rugby, Nuneaton & Coventry. Rugby Z won 15-3 in the winner takes all final match against Coventry 1 last Sunday at the Rugby Workers Club.
Coventry 1 only needed to get a 9-9 draw to win the league, whereas Rugby Z had to win the match to do so. Rugby Z have now qualified for the Interleague National Finals which take place at Vauxhall Holiday Park in April 2015. They will also be top seeds going into the 2015 Warwickshire Interleague KO Cup competition.
Rugby Z players Ian Jones (Warwickshire County Pool Team) and Johnny Webb (six times Rugby & District Pool League singles champion) are also joint winners of the Warwickshire Interleague rankings. Both players had to win two frames out of two in the last match to overtake the previous leader.
Warwickshire County Youth Team are looking to recruit new players. Players must be under the age of 18. Depending on numbers, trials may need to take place. Please contact Steve Shelton on 07734 810640 for more details.
Players from left to right:-
Gary Wilkins - Avon Mill (Captain), Mark Zatonski - Avon Mill, Johnny Webb - Workers, Howard Bailie - Workers, Ian Jones - Workers, Ryan Whittle - Workers, Carl Peake - Avon Mill, Steve Rees - Avon Mill, Pete Evans - Avon Mill, Simon Fusedale - Great Frame Robbers. Players not in photo Gaz Cox - Workers, Mark Fletcher - Avon Mill, Paul Cutts - Avon Mill.