HARTLAND RBL took the bull by the horns in Bideford Snooker League this week, inflicting the first defeat on Division 2 leaders Liberal Bulls.

But they fell to the Torrington Con-Men in a re-arranged match.

Top breaks: M Corrick 42, S Tetley 38, D Yarde 36, C Curtis 32.

Div 1: Liberal Slickers 5, Liberal Fliers 1; Kingsley A 1, Appledore SC 5; Torrington Con-Vics 5, VPCC 1; Liberal Lions 2, Liberal Cues 4; Royal Geezers 4, Red Rebels 2; Clovelly SC 2, Palladium A 4.

Div 2: Con D 1, Specials 5; Liberal Saints 2, TVSSC 4; Misfits 3, Con Diamonds 3; PDQ’s 2, RNDGC A 4; Legionnaires 3, Kingsley Potters 3; Liberal Dons 1, Torrington Con-Men 5; Hartland RBL 4, Liberal Bulls 2.

Re-arranged matches: TVSSC 2, Torrington Con-Men 4; Liberal Dons 2, Con Diamonds 4; Hartland RBL 2, Torrington Con-Men 4.