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Article: A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

Warwickshire will be playing their final away fixture of the season in the Premier Division of the BDO Inter County Championships this coming weekend when they line up against Devon at the Heavitree Social Club, Exeter. The hosts look doomed to relegation to division one as they are currently bottom of the table on 106 points, a massive 27 points short of safety. A Warwickshire win is expected from the game which could see them move them up to a higher position than what they currently hold which is seventh. Selected to play for Warwickshire are Men’s ‘A’:- Steve Hine, Kevin Dowling, Nigel Heydon, Mark Westgarth, Noel Grant, Antony Allen, Tom Aldridge, Tom Ryan, Dean Stewart, Carl Green, Simon Power, Charlie Symons, Men’s ‘B’:- Luke Kennedy, James Hykin, Ian Shaw, Karl Reynolds, Ashley Hykin, Rob Comben, Mark Carter, Anthony West, Richard Foster, Adam Paxton, Tom McGlone, Jack Wareing, Reserves:- David Hill, Gareth Braham, Mark Strong, Jamie Hughes, Prakash Jiwa, Matt Edgar, Ted Evetts, Women’s ‘A’:- Caroline Pike, Sue Gulliver, Wendy Adams, Nina Bolt, Marian Conway, Kat Spanswick, Women’s ‘B’:-Donna Pinch, Helen Rigg, Angela Jones, Melanie Jones, Chloe McKivett, Denise Keyte, Reserves:- Ann Rodgers, Lisa Deslandes, Tracey Edgecombe, Lucy Keyte.
West Midlands will complete their first season’s fixtures in the Premier Division of the BDO Inter County Championships this coming weekend when they play hosts to Glamorgan. It will not be an east game for the home team as their opponents are some 14 points and three places to the good on them, however it is a game in which West Midlands need a result to ensure their survival in the top flight as they are only nine points better off than Cambridgeshire who next to bottom of the table Lining up for the West Midlands will be Men’s ‘A’:- Mark Craddock, Keith Allman, Gavin Baker, Michael Baker, Scott Baker, Shaun Carroll, Alfie Jacques, Ian Jones, Ash Khayatt, Glen McGrandle, Dean Mills, Danny Nicholls, Men’s ‘B’:- Matthew Dicken, Adam Edgar, Martin Greenwood, Sam Guest, Jonathan Platt, Richard Platt, Neil Pointon, Shane Price, Avtar Singh, Jordan Singh, Robert Smith, Paul Wells, Reserves:- Danny Coyle, John Mycock, Paul Price, Gary Watts, Women’s ‘A’:- Kim Fellows (Capt), Gemma Barrett, Sarah Roberts, Lisa Badger, Debbie Loon, Kath Jenkins, Women’s ‘B’:- Elizabeth Arnold, Shellbie Simmons, Heather Wright, Grace Angell, Jacqueline Maiden, Shannon Hall, Reserves:- Sophie Singh, Kelly Dolman, Claire Hobbs.
The South Birmingham Winter League had the quarter finals of their Roy Parry Consolation Cup on their agenda and winning through to the last four were Chelmsley Conservative Club, Coleshill Social, Crown Jewels and Toby Jug. Chelmsley, Crown Jewels and Toby Jug all had 5-4 wins in turn against C’s Flights, C’s Arrows and Kingfisher, Coleshill Social the biggest winners as they beat The Gate 6-3. Full Results:Roy Parry Consolation Cup:Quarter Finals:- Chelmsley Conservative Club 5 (D.Flores 100, L.Vann 140, S.Cooper 114,100) C's Flights 4 (S.Beale 100), Coleshill Social 6 (G.Jones 117, P.Bryant 100, A.Mayel 100, C.Cooke 123, P.Williams 100, N.McCrave 121, B.Jones 140) The Gate 3 (P.Jones 130, K.Russell 100, T.Molineux 140, N.Groves 120b), Crown Jewels 5 (T.Anderton 140) C's Arrows 4 (S.Healy 100,120b, G.Meredith 100, S.Whatmore 109b), Kingfisher 4 (S.Boden 116, R.Mills 2x100,120, D.Green 125,106b, M.Jay 100) Toby Jug 5 (D.Revitt 100, T.Adams 105, I.Beattie 120b, P.Round 144b).
It was cup final week for the Forest of Arden Winter League as they played off the finals of their Rose Bowl and Rose Bowl Consolation Knockouts. In the Rose Bowl final there was sweet revenge for league runners up Journeys End as they defeated their local rivals and league champions Journeys End Flights 5-4 with a D.Wilson hitting a maximum for the winners, John Sidwell and Bob Nixon both hit a 180 for Flights. [caption id="attachment_31773" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Forest of Arden Winter League, Red Dragon Darts, West Midlands, Alan Towe Forest of Arden Winter League Rose Bowl Winners Journeys End[/caption] The Rose Bowl Consolation final was again a close 5-4 result with Kingshurst Knights getting the verdict over Highwood Arms. [caption id="attachment_31772" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Forest of Arden Winter League, Red Dragon Darts, West Midlands, Alan Towe Forest of Arden Winter League Rose Bowl Consolation Knockout Winners Kingshurst Knights[/caption] Full Results:Rose Bowl:Final:- Journeys End Flights 4 (John Sidwell 100,180,116f, B.Nixon 2x140,180, A.Edwards 121, S. Edwards 4x100, P.Yardley 4x100,146f) Journeys End 5 (S.Kingdon 140,2x100, P.Kingdon 3x100, D.Wilson 180,100, R.Lawrence 100, L.Barberan 2x100,119,122,2x140, S.Whatmore 100), Rose Bowl Consolation Knockout:Final:- Kingshurst Knights 5 (D.White 128, K.White 140,100, K.Brush 2x100, M.Bown 104,123,100, S.Moran 3x100,119, J.Masfield 125) Highwood Arms 4 (A.Thurman 100, D.Hudson 100).
East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association did their Small Heath League title hopes no harm whatsoever when in their fixture with bottom of the table Emerald Club they handed out a 9-0 whitewash to keep them six points ahead of second in the table Heartlands Club who 6-3 away to Sheldon Marlborough Arrows. Third placed Sheldon Marlborough Flights had a bye and are now ten points adrift of Heartlands with a game in hand. Full Results:Week 20:- East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association (C.Wyatt 138,100, L.Robinson 125,120b, N.Davis 100b,100, T.Constable 140,2x100, T.White 140,105b,133, M.Cooper 140,100, P.Webster 140,100) 9 Emerald Club (A.Fisher 100,121, C.Rigby 106,100) 0, Sheldon Marlborough Arrows (A.Eden 121, K.Salsbury 100,135, D.Howlett 3x100, M.Murrin127) 3 Heartlands Club (D.Bond 177, M.Cain 100, S.McCormack 100, Jim Frost 122, A.Downes 100, S.Cain 123, I.Jones 120b) 6, Cob’s Bar (M.Turner 100,140, A.Lattimer 2x100) 5 Wagon and Horses (J.Phipps 100, J.May 116b) 4.
Journeys End Lions made it a league and cup double when they won the Camp Hill League’s League Cup beating Cotterills Lane Club 5-2 in the final. The Consolation Cup title went to Tyseley WMC, Station Wagon finished as runners up after narrowly losing the final 4-3. Full Results:League Cup:Final:- Journeys End Lions 5 Cotterills Lane Club 2, Consolation Cup:Final:- Tyseley WMC 4 Station Wagon 3.
The Warwickshire youth squad played their final home game of the season against Shropshire, the visiting team only able to muster eight players with some of them having to play twice. Nevertheless that shouldn’t detract from the final 9-6 win for Warwickshire who now with two more games to play are assured of the title. The Under 18’s won 5-2 thanks to wins from George Ross, Jake Liggins, Jordan Ainsworth, Joe Pitchford-Morris and Mackenzie Nixon. Wins from Laura Bowley, Courtney Hine and Lucy Keyte gave the ladies a straight 3-0 victory but the Under 21’s suffered a 4-1 defeat as Tom Mills supplied their one and only win. Full Results:Warwickshire Youth v Shropshire Youth (9-6):Warwickshire names first:Under 18’s (5-2):- George Ross 2 Nathan Perrins 0, Ben Liggins 0 Jayden Harper 2, Jake Liggins 2 Jacob Perrins 1, Jordan Ainsworth 2 Ashley Marson 1, Joe Pitchford-Morris 2 Nathan Perrins 0, Mackenzie Nixon 2 Jacob Perrins 0, Matthew Cain 0 Jayden Harper 2, Ladies (3-0):- Laura Bowley 2 Abbie Perrins 1, Courtney Hine 2 Abbie Perrins 0, Lucy Keyte 2-0 (walkover), Under 21’s (1-4):- Jordan Rogers 2 Sam Aitkins 3, Tom Mills 3 Nathan Gaskin 2, Charlie Symons 0 Alfie Jacques 3, Lewis Bayliss 0 Alfie Jacques 3, Jnr Joyce 1 Sam Aitkins 3.
Twelve points is the difference between the top two players in the Erdington Red Lion Double Top League, leader Will Naylor adding another two wins to his tally to give him 116 points. He won 3-0 against Ryan Barritt and then registered a vital 2-1 win over Jim Frost who as a result of his defeat drops from fourth to fifth place. Second in the table Dean Bayliss reduced the arrears slightly on Naylor with 3-0 wins over both Stuart Larvin and Richard O’Grady. Young Richard O’Grady made it two wins in 46 games when he added a notable 2-1 win over Lewis Bayliss to his account, Bayliss being placed fourth in the table and a massive 76 points ahead of O’Grady, the win quite an achievement by O’Grady. Full Results:Week 24:- Richard O’Grady 2 Lewis Bayliss 1, Dean Bayliss 3 Stuart Larvin 0, Ryan Barritt 0 Will Naylor 3, Alex Downes 0 John Frost 3, Clive Austin 0 Lewis Bayliss 3, Matthew Cain 3 Micky Wilde 0, Lee Austin 2 Steve Cain 1, Jim Frost 2 Alex Downes 1, Richard O’Grady 0 Dean Bayliss 3, Lewis Bayliss 2 Micky Wilde 1, Stuart Larvin 0 Clive Austin 3, Matthew Cain 0 John Frost 3, Will Naylor 2 Jim Frost 1, Lewis Bayliss 1 Lee Austin 2, Steve Cain 1 Ryan Barritt 2.
The Sutton and District Summer League have got their new season underway comprising two divisions of nine teams. The division one lead is shared by Golden Hind and Erdington Club who are level on points and average. Hind won their first two games against Drakes Drum and Bishop Vesey 6-3 while Erdington beat Oscott Social 7-2 in their opener and then had a close 5-4 against local rivals Erdington Arrows. Third in the table The Boat are also on the same 12 points as the leading duo after beating The Fox 5-4 and Drakes Drum 6-3. In the second division Pint Pot Flights have an average lead over Rosey Mac’s after winning 9-0 against Lad in the Lane and following that with a 7-2 success against Boldmere Tap, Rosey Mac’s won both of their first two games 6-3 beating Sutton Sports and Social and Lad in the Lane. Old Oscott WMC are the only other team besides the top two with a 100% win record in the division but they have only played one game so far. Full Results:Week 1:Division One:- Drakes Drum 3 Golden Hind 6, The Fox 4 The Boat 5, Oscott Social 2 Erdington Club 7, Red Lion 2 Bishop Vesey 7, Erdington Arrows had a bye, Division Two:- Boldmere Tap 6 The Boot 3, Old Oscott Arrows 9 St Thomas Arrows 0, Pint Pot Flights 9 Lad in the Lane 0, Rosey Macs 6 Sutton Sports 3, Old Oscott WMC had the bye, Week 2:Division One:- Bishop Vesey 3 Gloden Hind 6, The Boat 6 Drakes Drum 3, Erdington Club 5 Erdington Arrows 4, The Fox 7 Red Lion 2, Oscott Social had a bye, Division Two:- Pint Pot Flights 7 Boldmere Tap 2, Lad in the Lane 3 Rosey Mac’s 6, Old Oscott Arrows 4 Old Oscott WMC 5, The Boot 8 Sutton Sports and Social 1, St Thomas Arrows had a bye.
The Stourbridge and District Monday Night League have kicked off their new season with 22 teams, The Swan are the early pacesetters after handing out a 9-0 whitewash to their hosts Hare and Hounds ‘A’ with Hop House and last season’s runners up Ten Arches ‘A’ hot on their heels with 8-1 wins over respective opponents Garibaldi and Crestwood. It was not a good start to the new campaign for reigning champions Ten Arches ‘B’ as they went down 5-4 away to Brickmakers Arms. Full Results:Week 1:- Bird (Stourbridge) 4 Bird (Wordsley) 5, Britannia 5 Church Tavern 4, Hare and Hounds ‘A’ 0 The Swan 9, Hop House 8 Garibaldi 1, Brickmakers Arms 5 Ten Arches ‘B’ 4, Old Cat (Wordsley) 3 Hare and Hounds ‘B’ 6, Glass Cutters 7 Ashwood 2, Stourbridge RBL 4 The Bridge (Kingswinford) 5, Ten Arches ‘A’ 8 Crestwood 1, Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘A’ 5 The Gate 4, Fox Inn (Lye) 6 Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘B’ 3.
7-2 wins for the top two teams in the Rowley Monday Night League as leaders George took their unbeaten run to eleven games with a win at Lodgers and second in the table Bell won their home tie against Cottage to keep within two points of George. There was a 5-4 defeat for third placed Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ away to Cradley Liberal Club, the Liberal Club joining their opponents on 18 points in fourth place. Ivy Bush had a 5-4 home win over Roost to put them also on 18 points in fifth place. Full Results:Match 11:- Windmills End 5 Three Diamonds 4, Bulls Head 4 Tividale FC 5, Cradley Liberal Club (Mikey Redding 9 darts game) 5 Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ 4, Lodgers 2 George 7, Hare and Hounds 6 Loyal Lodge 3, Ex Serviceman’s ‘B’ 6 Whiteheath Tavern 3, Ivy Bush 5 Roost 4, Bell 7 Cottage 2.
The Netherton Thursday Night League played the first leg of the semi-finals of their Andy Bastable Trophy in which league leaders Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club surprisingly lost 6-3 away to next to bottom of the table Fairfield and Bulls Head who are second in the table won 5-4 away to Delph Bell. In the Shadow Cup semis Townsend Club won 7-2 against White Horse and Riddins Tavern had a 5-4 success at The Crown. Full Results:Andy Bastable Trophy:Semi Finals First Leg:- Delph Bell 4 Bulls Head 5, Fairfield 6 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 3, Shadow Cup:Semi Finals First Leg:- Townsend Social Club 7 White Horse 2, The Crown 4 Riddins Tavern 5.
Club Dudley were the only losers in the top five teams in the Sedgley and Gornal Tuesday Night League in week 23, losing their home tie with fourth placed Coseley Tavern 5-4. First and second placed Parkes Hall and Old Bulls Head had 7-2 wins in turn against Gornal British Legion and Jolly Crispin to keep Parkes Hall just two points ahead of their rivals. Third in the table Gornal Labour Club were the week’s biggest winners, an 8-1 victory at Red Cow to put them on the same 36 points as Ashwood and Coseley Tavern, Ashwood beating Five Ways 6-3. Full Results:Week 23:- Britannia 6 Fellows Club 3, Gornal British Legion 2 Parkes Hall 7, White Lion 5 Netherton Cricket Club 4, Pensnett Liberal Club 4 Hilly House 5, Old Bulls Head 7 Jolly Crispin 2, Red Cow 1 Gornal Labour Club 8, Ashwood 6 Five Ways 3, Club Dudley 4 Coseley Tabern 5.
It was top versus bottom in match ten of the Silver End Sunday Morning League as leaders Netherton Cricket Club took on and beat Kings Head 6-2. Just one point behind the leaders is reigning champions Woodside who had a 5-3 win at Dudley Sports. Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ were involved in a local derby with their ‘B’ side, a game that finished all square at four each but seeing both teams drop down one place in the table, the ‘A’ side being replaced in third place by Pensnett Welfare Club after their 5-3 win over Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club and the ‘B’ team dropping down to fifth in the table. Full Results:Match 10:- Three Crowns 1 Portway 7, Dudley Sports 3 Woodside 5, Pensnett Welfare Club 5 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 3, Brickmakers Arms ‘B’ 4 Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 4, Old Star 5 New Talbot 3, Netherton Cricket Club 6 Kings Head 2, Railway 0 Glasscutters 8, Bell had a bye.
A 6-3 win at Portway maintains Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club two points lead in the Brierley Hill Monday Night League over Bulls Head (Netherton) who won their tie away to Mount Pleasant 5-4, Mount Pleasant dropping one place to fourth in the table and being replaced in third place by Dudley Sports ‘A’ who won their home game with The Swan 6-3. Full Results:Week 11:- Dudley Sports ‘A’ 6 The Swan 3, Brickmakers Arms 5 Fox and Grapes 4, Portway 3 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 6, Pensnett Liberal Club 4 Bull and Bladder 5, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’ 4 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 5, Delph Bell 7 Rose and Crown 2, Lamp Tavern 6 Limes Club 3, King William 2 Roebuck 7, Mount Pleasant 4 Bulls Head (Netherton) 5.
The Vine, who are sixth in the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League handed out a 4-3 defeat to their visiting team Island Inn, who as a result lose their second place in the table to Wagon and Horses who beat Sportsman 5-2. Leaders Tipton Sports won 6-1 at new Talbot to put them two points to the good on Wagon and Horses. Full Results:Match 12:- Dewdrop ‘A’ 6 Merry-Go-Round ‘A’ 1, New Talbot 1 Tipton Sports 6, Waggon and Horses 5 Sportsman 2, Hayes Social 3 Wonder 4, The Vine 4 Island Inn 3, Horseley Tavern 4 Dewdrop ‘B’ 3, Merry-Go-Round ‘B’ 4 Ivy Bush 3.
Wheatsheaf have dropped two places to fourth in the Cradley Tuesday Night League after losing their home fixture with Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 6-3, the Cricket Club moving up one place to second behind Brickmakers Arms who suffered their first loss in seven games when they went down 5-4 at Hawne Lane Tavern. A 6-3 win for Bulls Head at Gate Hangs Well has seen them move up into third place on the same 12 points as the top two teams. Full Results:Match 8:- Gate Hangs Well (M.Archer 152b, S.Davies 180) 3 Bulls Head 6, Hawne Lane Tavern 5 Brickmakers Arms 4, Netherton Cricket Club ‘B’ 5 Chop House 4, Wheatsheaf 3 Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 6, White Horse 2 Roost 7.
Paul Higgins completed his fixtures in the Shirley Premier League with 3-1 wins over both Andy Hoy and Antony Daly to put him top of the table on 71 points, the following duo of Tom Bent and Dave Heighway have also played all of their games, Bent finishing with 70 points after winning 4-0 against Jack Nason and then being held to a 2-2 draw by Mark Gwalchmai while Heighway is a further three points behind rounding off his fixtures having a 2-2 with Trevor Carter and then winning 3-1 against Andy Hoy. Fourth in the table Phil Thomas is on 65 points with two games still to play and mathematically he can amass 73 points and take the title while seventh placed Mark Gwalchmai also has two to play and with maximum points he could finish in the top three. Full Results:Week 11:- Dave Fisher (100b) 1 Chris Thomas snr 3, Paul Higgins 1 Tom Bent 3, Ken Hopton (12 darts game) 3 Jack Nason 1, Mick Bown (10 darts game) 2 Steve Harper 2, Lee Holtham 0 Phil Thomas (160b) 4, Nick Walker 1 Andy Thomas 3, Dave Heighway 2 Mark Gwalchmai 2, Tony Daly 2 Jordan Ottley (116b) 2, Tom Bent 2 Mark Cater 2, Paul Higgins (102f,2x120b) 4 Mark Henderson 0, Steve Heeks 0 Ken Hopton (11darts game) 4, Phil Thomas (100b) 3 Chris Thomas snr 1, Sean Talbot (12 darts game) 1 Phil Thomas (13 darts game,100b) 3, Andy Thomas (160b) 2 Mark Henderson (116b,8 darts game,180) 2, Chris Thomas 2 Steve Harper 2, Tom Bent 4 Lee Holtham 0, Jordan Ottley (10 darts game) 2 Nick Walker 2, Ken Hopton 1 Tony Daly 3, Chris Thomas 0 Phil Thomas (180) 4, Sean Talbot (120b) 3 Steve Heeks (100b) 1, Jack Nason (180) 1 Mick Bown 3, Dave Fisher (100b) 0 Dave Heighway (120b) 4, Week 12:- Mark Cater 0 Jordan Ottley 4, Antony Daly (9 darts game,106b) 3 Craig Johnson 1, Andy Thomas 1 Trevor Carter (9 darts game,108f,120b) 3, Brian Lawton (100b) 3 Mark Cater (125f) 1, Chris Thomas snr 1 Sean Talbot (10 darts game,120b) 3, Andy Hoy 1 Tony Daly (120b) 3, Mick Bown (9 darts game,113f) 4 Tom Bent 0, Craig Johnson (120b) 2 Phil Thomas 2, Mark Henderson 3 Dave Fisher 1, Steve Heeks 3 Lee Holtham 1, Craig Johnson (9 darts game) 1 Paul Higgins (100f) 3, Antony Daly (132b) 3 Andy Hoy 1, Andy Hoy (120b) 1 Tom Bent 3, Nick Walker 1 Craig Johnson (105b) 3, Trevor Carter 1 Phil Thomas 3, Antony Daly 3 Ken Hopton (100b) 1, Andy Thomas (121f,9 darts game) 2 Dave Heighway (120b) 2, Ken Hopton (10 darts game) 3 Andy Hoy 1, Steve Harper 1 Paul Higgins 3, Trevor Carter (120b) 2 Tom Bent 2, Andy Hoy 2 Brian Lawton (120f) 2, Andy Thomas 4 Steve Heeks 0, Dave Heighway 4 Steve Harper 0, Mark Henderson (116b) 2 Chris Thomas snr 2, Trevor Carter (2x120b,8 darts game) 3 Tony Daly 1, Andy Thomas (120b,10 darts game) 2 Tom Bent 2, Lee Holtham 1 Jordan Ottley 3, Sean Talbot 3 Steve Harper 1, Week 13:- Steve Devlin 2 Andy Thomas 2, Sean Talbot 1 Chris Devlin 3, Andy Hoy 1 Paul Higgins 3, Tom Bent 4 Jack Nason 0. Craig Johnson 2 Steve Harper 2, Mark Gwalchmai (112b) 3 Steve Heeks 1, Dave Heighway (100b) 2 Trevor Carter 2, Mick Bown (102f) 3 Tony Daly 1, Ken Hopton 2 Chris Devlin (10 darts game,107b) 2, Brian Lawton (100b,115f) 3 Chris Thomas snr 1, Steve Devlin 2 Steve Heeks (120b) 2, Dave Fisher 1 Sean Talbot 3, Trevor Carter 4 Steve Harper 0, Mark Gwalchmai 2 Tom Bent 2, Chris Devlin (112b) 3 Tony Daly 1, Mark Cater 1 Jack Nason 3, Andy Hoy (120b) 3 Chris Thomas snr 1, Paul Higgins 3 Antony Daly (114f) 1, Ken Hopton (160b,134f,9 darts game) 2 Mick Bown (100b,101f,9 darts game) 2, Mark Cater 1 Steve Devlin 3, Dave Heighway (10 darts game) 3 Andy Hoy 1, Brian Lawton 0 Andy Thomas (120b) 4, Antony Daly 2 Chris Devlin 2, Jordan Ottley 1 Mark Gwalchmai 3, Craig Johnson (2x100b) 3 Steve Devlin 1, Steve Harper 3 Nick Walker (100b) 1, Andy Hoy (160b) 2 Jack Nason 2, Jordan Ottley 1 Steve Devlin 3, Andy Hoy (10 darts game) 3 Steve Devlin 1.
A reminder the Brierley Hill Friday Night League will be holding their AGM to form the 2018-2019 season on Sunday 20th May at Dudley Sports beginning at 11.00am, all teams both old and new are cordially invited to attend.
Highwood are outright leaders of the Shirley and District Monday Night League once again, but by the narrowest of margins. Prior to the latest fixtures Highwood were level on points and average with Dunky’s Boys, but with Dunky’s winning 5-4 against third placed Red Lion and Highwood having a 6-3 win over Drawbridge Bears they are one leg of average to the good on Dunky’s, both teams having 44 points. Full Results:Week 24:- The Lodge 1 Legion Royals (David Crowley 108b) 1, Dunky’s Boys (Bob Nixon 180,107f,115b) 5 Red Lion (Steve Sidwell 120b) 4, Blue Bell 3 Saracens Misfits 6, Highwood 6 Drawbridge Bears (Dave Heighway 117f) 3, Solihull Sports Club (Colin Geens 103f) 8 Shirley Spartac (Alan Sutheran 102f) 1, Saracens Jesters 4 Cider House (Matt McCallion 118f) 5, Shirley Golf Club 6 Plume of Feathers 3, Legionnaires (Roger Williams 114f, Trevor Carter 120b) 2 Sharmans Cross (Louis Davies 180) 7.
The two top teams in the Pip Club League met in the final of the Division One Divisional Cup after in the semis The Office beat Dolphin Wanderers and Queens Head defeated Belgrave Club. The final produced a win for Queen Head. In the Division two semi-finals there were wins for Red Lion and Pip Club at the expense of Old Liberal House and Wigginton Arms. The final went in favour of Pip Club. Full Results:Divisional Cup:Division One:Semi Finals:- The Office beat Dolphin Wanderers, Belgrave Club lost to Queens Head, Final:- The Office lost to Queens Head, Division Two:Semi Finals:- Red Lion beat Old Liberal House, Pip Club beat Wigginton Arms, Final:- Pip Club beat Red Lion.
It’s tight at the top of division two of the doubles section of the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League with three teams all on eight points. Village Inn are top by just two legs of average on both County and Penn Bowling. Victoria with an unbeaten ten points top the division one doubles section, Wednesfield Conservative Club second on eight points from four games. In the singles sections Riley’s ‘C’ have won all five of their games in division one and have a lead of four points over Victoria and Sunbeam while topping division two is Wednesfield Legion with ten points from their five games, Dog and Partridge ‘B’ second with eight points. Full Results:Week 5: Singles League:Division One:- Gilberts Bar 4 Dog and Partridge ‘A’ 3, Riley’s ‘A’ 3 Bull 4, Sunbeam 5 Victoria 2, Wednesfield Conservative Club 1 Riley’s ‘C’ 6, Railway had a bye, Division Two:- County 5 Royal, Albrighton 2, Dog and Partridge ‘B’ 4 Pendulum 3, Wednesfield Legion 5 Penn Bowling 2, Woodfield Social 4 Village Inn 3, Yale Club 3 Duke of York 4, Doubles League:Division One:- Gilberts Bar 2 Dog and Partridge ‘A’ 1, Riley’s ‘A’ 2 Bull 1, Sunbeam 1 Victoria 2, Wednesfield Conservative Club 2 Riley’s ‘C’ 1, Railway had a bye, Division Two:- County 2 Royal, Albrighton 1, Dog and Partridge ‘B’ 1 Pendulum 2, Wednesfield Legion 1 Penn Bowling 2, Woodfield Social 2 Village Inn 1, Yale Club 2 Duke of York 1.
Unbelievably after ten games three players, Simon Mountford, Duane Hart and Matt Moore share the top spot in League One of the Yeltz Bar Tuesday Night Singles League, all three of them have 40 points and exactly the same average. In League Two Rob Smith tops the table with 40 points from ten games while one time leader James Hykin is second with 35 points from nine games. Two players have the same 42 points and average at the top of League Three, Loz Slater heading the table by virtue of the fact he has won ten games and second placed Richard Hill has won nine. Full Results:Week 10:League One:- Jordan Ward 2 Duane Hart 3, Richard Hill 5 John Stokes 0, Richard Swinden 1 Chris Singleton 4, Mark Bayliss 4 Will Watson 1, Ash Portman (116f,180,17 darts game) 3 John Beattie 2, League Two:- Neil Smith (14 darts game) 3 Keith Hampton (17 darts game) 2, Phil Harrold 0 Simon Mountford (2x180) 5, Mark Adams 5 Rhys Langford 0, James Hykin 3 Rob Smith 2, Steve Carey 4 Jordan Shakespeare 1, League Three:- Pete Harrold 2 John Simpson 3, Dave Redding (112f,17 darts game) 5 Rob Gregory 0, Jason Tromans 4 Alex Adams 1, Rearranged Fixtures:Division One:- Matt Moore (17 & 18 darts games) 4 Doug Richmond 1, Will Watson 1 Rhys Langford 4, League Two:- Richard Reed 5 Dan Singleton 0, Tommy Johnson 1 Neil Steventon (114f,180) 4, Adam Hill 3 Jack Hill 2, Neil Smith 5 Chris Singleton 0, League Three:- Richard Barrett 1 John Griffiths 4, Ant Williams 1 Loz Slater 4, Trevor Collier 2 Stuart Stanton 3, Alex Adams 2 Chris Hall (180) 3.
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