BELLAIR secured promotion to the Portsmouth & District League top flight with a 7-2 win at Alexandra Bowls.
They overtook Copnor D who beat their B side 6-3.
Bellair went 5-1 ahead at the rinkside venue.
They won the two doubles thanks to Tony May, John Morrison and Paul Merrett doubles.
Copnor D had to settle for second place after a 6-3 success over the B team.
John Wyatt won both for the B’s but Dave Glover and Barry Mihell had the final say.
Pompey Royals crushed Cowplain C 7-1 to land the top prize in division three.
Jon Challacombe, Paul Tinsley and Chad Wainwright were all on target again and belong in a higher league.
A Dave Weedon singles victory and a late doubles success by Ray Axton and Brad Weedon proved to be the only bright spots for Cowplain.
Copnor F were beaten by the Cuestars 5-4 as their title dreams were dashed.
Callum White and Ashley Smith were spot on for the youngsters.
Rob Derry and Gary Green fought hard in response.
Craneswater Dandy nicked a 5-4 at Cowplain B despite a brace apiece from Ray Axton and Pete Gorvin.
In the top division Craneswater A whitewashed their club-mates in the Q side and finished well clear of the other runners.
Mike Talmondt hit a 60 break, Rob Kirby added a 37 and Pedro Ferguson, Mark Kirby, Steve Cole and skip Andy Boulton all won.
Copnor A got a one-point win against Portchester X to seal second spot.
Steve Toms and Scott Compton chalked up doubles again to thwart Neil Turp and Darren Inch.
Craneswater R beat Cowplain 5-4.
Chris Bishop and Chris Trim were the best home cueists erasing Steve Wilson’s brace.
– GRAHAM SIMPER