SNOOKER: GRAYS Cons went back to the top of the Thurrock Snooker League table after a 4-2 victory over Springhouse A.

Grays are on level points with Stanford Cons B, but have a game in hand.

Earlier in the week, Grays Cons also played in the Jubilee Shield semi-final, which went all the way to the last frame against Springhouse A.

With Grays Cons’ Steve Palmer unfortunately going in off in a black ball game, leaving a victory for Springhouse and a place in the final, where they will meet Stanford Cons B.

Ray Smith was the only player to drop a frame for Rileys in their 5-1 win against Aveley Village.

With Jimmy Sibley and Paul Pankhurst scoring two frames each, they remain at mid table.

Dan Palmer clocked up his 22nd frame of the season, when Grays WMC team drew 3-3 with Aveley Ship.

League Results: Springhouse B 3 (John Roast 2 John O`Brien) Stanford Cons B 3 (Lew Seales 2 Richard Hobart). Aveley Village 1 (Edward Roe) Rileys 5 (Ray Smith, Jimmy Sibley 2, Paul Pankhurst 2). Stanford Cons A 3 (Steve Boston, Trevor Beard, Mark Williams) Tilbury CC 3 (Steve Hawker, Will Fraser, Giggie Hadley). Grays Cons 4 (Steve Gill 2 Ross Palmer David McDonagh), Springhouse A 2 (Barry Graylin Lionel Manning). Grays WMC 3 (Dan Palmer 2, Harry Townley) Aveley Ship 3 (Tony Tomlin 2 Paul Hurst).

Jubilee Shield Semi-Final: Springhouse A beat Grays Cons.