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Collingham II, despite being penalised four points for postponing their match with Otley II, are still top of Division I of the Kall Kwik Harrogate Squash League.

Chapel Allerton III are closing the gap following a 12-2 win over lowly Harlow I.

The next three teams all lost causing congestion in the middle of the table. TASC I and Otley I continue to make progress up the table with a couple of wins on the trot.

Harrogate I consolidated their position mid table with closer than expected win over their 2nd team 9-4.

Results: Harlow I lost to Chapel Allerton III 2-12 (Harlow names 1st)

Richard Leonard lost to Ian Chappell 4-9,4-9,1-9.

Steve Smith lost to Ian Cawthorne 7-9,9-3,9-6,8-10,5-9.

Jon Round lost to Claire Walker 6-9,1-9,2-9.

Harrogate II lost to Harrogate I 4-9 (2nd team names 1st)

Ian Woodhead lost to Simon Myring 3-9,1-9,0-9.

Andy Keeling beat Oli Hotchkiss 9-3,9-7,9-6.

Neil Molyneux lost to Steve Whiteley 9-2,5-9,3-9,8-9.

In Division II Chapel Allerton IV continue to pull away at the top still undefeated. Below them it is very close with the next 5 teams within seven points of each other.

It is very close at the top of Division III. Ilkley II are still top only one point ahead of Moortown II, although the latter have played one more game.

Chapel Allerton V and Harrogate IV are close behind them both.

Chapel Allerton VI appear to be opening a gap at the top of Division IV but have played one more game than most.

The draw for the Individual Tournaments has been made with the finals scheduled for 5 December.

In Division One Andrew Widdison Collingham, undefeated in the League, is seeded 1 with last year’s champion Chris Rusling Chapel Allerton seeded 2.

In Division II Graham Brown and Simon Studholm both from Chapel Allerton are the top seeds.

The holder Steve Stott, Harrogate, is top seed with Ilkley’s Andy Mac Gregor 2nd seed in Division III. Jas Panesar, Moortown, also the title holder, is top seed in Division IV with Steve Widdison Collingham 2nd seed.

In the Veterans competition, for over 40s, last season winner Ian Cawthorne is seeded 1 and Andy Hall 2, both are from Chapel Allerton.