Yule group stages climax

BORDERS snooker players took a break from league business last week to play the fourth and final round of pool matches in the Jean Yule Cup.

Hawick Conservative Club topped Group One, while St Boswells lead the way in Group Two. In the semi-finals on March 14, they play alternate group runners-up Hawick Burns Club A and Innerleithen respectively.

The Plate semi-finals, to be played on the same date, are Jedburgh Legion v Selkirk A and Border Club v Hawick Burns Club B.

Results: Hawick Conservative Club A 5 Hawick Burns Club B 1; Innerleithen 4 Jedburgh Legion 2; Border Club 6 Hawick Con B 0; St Boswells 4 Selkirk A 2. Selkirk B and Hawick Burns Club A had a free week.

Final standings after the pool stage – Group One: 1, Hawick Conservative Club 12; 2, Innerleithen 7; 3, Hawick Burns Club B 4; 4=, Hawick Burns Club B, Jed Legion 4; 5, Selkirk B 1.

Group Two: 1, St Boswells 10; 2, Hawick Burns Club A 7; 3, Border Club 5; 4, Selkirk A 3; 5, Hawick Conservative Club B 1.