Southbourne A 3.5 Poole B 0.5, B&DCL Div 1; Southbourne’s strong finish lifts them to mid table
4 May. Southbourne A moved up the table to shared 4th place with Poole B, but with the better games points. A better start to the season by this Southbourne team, who have now won 3 matches in a row, might have seen them as Championship contenders. Special mention to Poole B who have completed their programme. They achieved an excellent 3 wins and 3 draws from 10 played, which is a tremendous achievement in such a strong division. Highly promising Richard Smith, brought into this match on board 4 for Poole achieved a commendable draw. Southbourne Captain Martin Simons has completed an excellent match report which is available on LMS. Wimborne B now look almost certain to be playing in B&DCL Div 2 next season.