Champs still top at Christmas

REIGNING champions Polished Knob retained top of Todmorden Quiz League status but only by sneaking home on the last two questions against Royal George in the pre-Christmas round of matches.

Cornholme Waggon posted the night’s highest score in beating Hare and Hounds B in a very high scoring match.

Tod’s Cricketers were again a man short due to football loyalties but won despite a superb sport round from Weavers.

Bridge End maintained their challenge for top honours with a convincing victory over Hare and Hounds A.

Shannon were a couple of points ahead throughout until a disastrous final round, losing 9-2, giving victory to Queen.

At Jack’s House the lead see-sawed until the last round where the home team were two points ahead but Woodpecker snatched victory at the last hurdle.

Results: Weavers 61, Todmorden CC 68; Bridge End 75, Hare and Hounds A 61; Polished Knob 75, Royal George 72; Shannon 65, Queen 71; Hare and Hounds B 73, Cornholme Waggon 79; Jack’s House 67, Woodpecker 69.

Fixtures for January 4: Woodpecker v Weavers; Cornholme Waggon v Jack’s House; Queen Hotel v Hare and Hounds B; Royal George v Shannon; Hare and Hounds A v Polished Knob; Todmorden Cricket Club v Bridge End.