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Article: A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

The ECC Sports and Social Club is fast becoming a major venue for darts throughout the area, the latest “Free” to enter knockout attracting international, county, super league and local league players in what was a superb day of darts. The eventual finalists were Stephen Bunting and Jim Williams, Bunting making his way through to the final from group two with wins over Paul Dicken, Mathew Moore and Richard Hosey to take him into the last sixteen where he won 4-2 against Dave Pallett, beat Chris Dale 5-3 and with a 6-3 success against James Richardson he booked his place in the final. Jim Williams was winner of group four. After taking out Gary Dennant and Matt Dennant, to reach the last four he then won 4-1 against Dave Evans, had a 5-3 win against Ashley Passmore and accounted for Adam Smith-Neale with a close 6-5 verdict. The final was the best of eleven legs with Stephen Bunting taking the top prize of £700 after his 7-4 win against Jim Williams who received £300 as runner up. There was £100 for each of the losing semi-finalists James Richardson and Adam Smith-Neale plus £50 for Ben Davies, Chris Dale, Scott Baker and Ashley Passmore who all lost in the quarter finals. [caption id="attachment_35391" align="aligncenter" width="448"]Stephen Bunting, Red Dragon Darts, Prostate Cancer, Tracey Edgecombe ECC Knockout Winner Stephen Bunting with Tracey Edgecombe (Teamdarts)[/caption] Full Results:Group One:Preliminary Round:- Arron Colley lost to Conor Whitehouse, Matt Padgett beat Chris Hill, Pat Pace beat Martin Rowley, Steve Gillam beat Tracey Dawkins, Jonathan Platt beat Arron Richardson, Luke Woodhouse beat Malcolm Caddick, Paul Bon Jovi lost to Craig Venmon, Alf Turley beat Luke Moreton, Keilan Morton lost to Paul Price, Rob Powers lost to James Richardson, Mick Noakes lost to Dean Saunders, Matt Tedstone lost to Bryan Perry, Wayne Fox lost to Glen McGrandle, Last 64:- Jamie Hughes beat Kevin Harris, Ben Davies 4 Conot Whitehouse 1, Matt Padgett beat Pat Pace, Steve Gillam lost to Jonathan Platt, Luke Woodhouse 4 Craig Venmon 3, Alf Turley lost to Paul Price, James Richardson beat Dean Saunders, Bryan Perry 0 Glen McGrandle 4, Last 32:- Jamie Hughes lost to Ben Davies, Matt Padgett 3 Jonathan Platt 4, Luke Woodhouse 4 Paul Price 0, James Richardson beat Glen McGrandle, Group Two:Preliminary Round:- Simon Meredith beat Paddy Thomas, Andy Bennett lost to Josh Pickett, Chris dale beat Kevin Breeze, Kevin Bambrick lost to Loz Slater, Shaun Breeze lost to Paul Brown, Harvey Tebble beat Pommy Singh, Richard Hosey beat Reece Cook-Lucas, Scott Towers lost to Tony Richardson, Stephen Bunting beat Paul Dicken, Mathew Moore beat Mark Lloyd, Gaz Cullinan lost to Josh Richardson, John Simms beat Mathias Dietrich, Dave Pallett beat Trevor Collier, Gareth Walsh lost to Greg Parkes, Last 64:- Ian Jones lost to Neil Steventon, Simon Meredith lost to Josh Pickett, Chris Dale beat Loz Slater, Paul Brown beat Harvey Tebble, Richard Hosey beat Tony Richardson, Stephen Bunting beat Mathew Moore, Josh Richardson beat Greg Parkes, Last 32:- Neil Steventon 3 Josh Pickett 4, Chris Dale 4 Paul Brown 2, Richard Hosey lost to Stephen Bunting, Josh Richardson 0 Dave Pallett 4, Group Three:Preliminary Round:- Scott Baker beat Craig Airey, Carl Dennel lost to Shane Price, Martin Cadman lost to Ian Stanton, Ryan Palmer beat Jordan Ward, Adrian Johnson lost to Steve Hickman, Joshua Micklewright lost to adam Smith-Neale, Rob Trumper lost to Dan Nicholls, Ryan Locker lost to Les Marson, Les Evans lost to Dave Honey, Adam Edgar beat Stuart Quarry, Wayne Willis beat Alex Howells, Jess Archer lost to Connor Pickett, Ian McFarlane beat Trevor Smith, Last 64:- Trevor Brennan lost to John Mansell, Ste Homer lost to Scott Baker, Shane Price lost to Ian Stanton, Ryan Palmer beat Steve Hickman, Adam Smith-Neale beat Dan Nicholls, Les Marson lost to Dave Honey, Adam Edgar beat Wayne Willis, Connor Pickett lost to Ian McFarlane, Last 32:- John Mansell 1 Scott Baker 4, Ian Stanton 1 Ryan Palmer 4, Adam Smith-Neale 4 Dave Honey 1, Adam Edgar 2 Ian McFarlane 4, Group Four:Preliminary Round:- Matt Dennant beat Robert Harris, Ryan O’Connor lost to Ben Hollywood, Mark Hylton beat Matt Frost, Wayne Jones 3 Dale Evans 4, Malcolm Cope lost to Martin Price, John Brindley beat Lance Hackett, Paul Hogan beat Rob Smith, John Mycock 1 Mark Craddock 4, Liam Dawkins lost to Paul Clift, Ashley Passmore beat Alan Carter, Nathan Cope lost to Carl Penzer, Lol Frazer lost to Owen Maiden, Sean Johnson beat Reece Colley, Anthony Dent lost Tom Stockton, Last 64:- Jim Williams beat Gary Dennant, Matt Dennant 4 Ben Hollywood 0, Mark Hylton lost to Dale Evans, Martin Price 2 John Brindley 4, Paul Hogan beat Mark Craddock, Paul Clift lost to Ashley Passmore, Carl Penzer lost to Owen Maiden, Sean Johnson 4 Tom Stockton 1, Last 32:- Jim Williams 4 Matt Dennant 2, Dave Evans 4 John Brindley 0, Paul Hogan 1 Ashley Passmore 4, Owen Maiden 1 Sean Johnson 4, Last Sixteen:- Ben Davies 4 Jonathan Platt 2, Luke Woodhouse 2 James Richardson 4, Josh Pickett 3 Chris Dale 4, Stephen Bunting 4 Dave Pallett 2, Scott Baker 4 Ryan Palmer 1, Adam Smith-Neale 4 Ian McFarlane 0, Jim Williams 4 Dave Evans 1, Ashley Passmore 4 Sean Johnson 0, Quarter Finals:- Ben Davies 3 James Richardson 5, Chris Dale 3 Stephen Bunting 5, Scott Baker 4 Adam Smith-Neale 5, Jim Williams 5 Ashley Passmore 3, Semi-Finals:- James Richardson 3 Stephen Bunting 6, Adam Smith-Neale 5 Jim Williams 6, Final:- Stephen Bunting 7 Jim Williams 4.
Knockout Cup divisional semi-finals were the order of the day for the Forest of Arden Summer League and in the group one games divisional leaders Journeys End were awarded a 9-0 walkover against New Inns who failed to turn up while Highwood Gerry’s Boys has a close 5-4 win in their local derby with Highwood Exiles. As in the group one games there were no surprises in the group two encounters as Dunky’s Boys beat Crown at Shard End 6-3 and C’s Shamrocks won 8-1 against C’s Bullets. Full Results:Semi-Finals:Group One:- Highwood Exiles 4 (R.Harrison 2x100,125) Highwood Gerry’s Boys (Formerly KB) 5 (N.Wykes 2x140,115,180, W.Cooper 120,140,100,119, N.Byrne 100, A.Cooke 140, M.Gorman 100), Journeys End 9 New Inns 0 (walkover), Group Two:- Dunky’s Boys 6 (A.Hutchings 4x100,128f,140,125, S.Edwards 100,140,112f,121,14 darts game, B.Nixon 102f,2x140,2x100, P.Nunn 100,123, J.Norris 2x100,125, P.Yardley 2x100,145,127, R.Hogan 2x100, T.Humphries 100, B.Vines 100) Crown at Shard End 3 (D.White 120,115,100,120, R.Hopkins 125,100, S.Moran 3x100,140, K.White 2x100, S.Shepard 3x100,140,180), C's Shamrocks 8 (D.Williams 3x100,128,140, P.Sunner 3x100,120,126f, D.Field 121,100, T.Clinton 2x100,180, M.Tilley 100,121, J.Phipps 100,140) C's Bullets 1 (L.Walker 100, B.Evans 100, M.Morgan 101,100, G.Vasou 3x100, D.Smith 2x100).
After only winning three of his first 25 games in the C’s Club Double Top League Steve Beale doubled his wins tally in week 14 when he won 2-1 against Dan White and Neil McCrave and rounded off his hat trick on the night with a 3-0 success against Duane Green. Leader Neil Parsonage added another two straight 3-0 wins to his account when he beat Pete Kingdon and Melissa Beale to take his total points from 28 games to 75. Currently second in the table Mark Birch suffered a setback as after beating Wayne Cooper 2-1 he then lost by the same margin to Charlie Kingdon to leave him ten points behind Parsonage and having played two games more. Just one point behind Birch are third and fourth placed Tom White and Jake Webster with White having three games in hand on Birch and one on Parsonage. Full Results:Week 14:- Richard Mills 2 Tom White 1, Duane Green 1 Lee Walker 2, Gary Shergold 0 Chris Millward 3 (180), Pete Kingdon 0 Neil Parsonage 3, Jake Webster 2 (180) Glen James 1 (180), Melissa Beale 0 Keith Geary 3, Courtney Burns 1 Ryan Beale 2, Neil McCrave 3 Louise Beale 0, Charlie Kingdon 1 Keith Geary 2, Mark Birch 2 (180) Wayne Cooper 1, Dan White 1 Steve Beale 2, Steve Whatmore 3 Louise Beale 0, Keith Geary 1 Jamie Carter 2, Richard Mills 1 Chris Millward 2 (2x180,12 darts game), Steve Whatmore 3 Ryan Beale 0, Lee Walker 1 Glen James 2, Pete Kingdon 0 (180) Glen James 3, Steve Whatmore 0 Gary Shergold 3, Neil McCrave 1 Steve Beale 2, Dan White 3 Keith Geary 0, Wayne Cooper 0 Chris Millward 3 (180), Neil Parsonage 3 Melissa Beale 0, Charlie Kingdon 2 Mark Birch 1, Courtney Burns 1 Keith Geary 2, Duane Green 0 Steve Beale 3, Jamie Carter 0 Tom White 3.
The Shirley Premier League is up to week thirteen and Steve Sidwell continues to lead the field after adding a 2-2 draw with Brian Lawton and 3-1 wins over both Gary Cleverley and Sean Talbot to put him on 81 points from 25 games. Second in the table Phil Thomas has reduced the arrears to just two points with 4-0 wins over Karl Wilson and Brian Lawton however Thomas has played one game more than Sidwell. Having played 27 games third placed Mark Henderson moved to within four points of leader Sidwell with a 4-0 win over Michael Forsyth, a 3-1 win against Thomas Bent and a 2-2 draw with Andy Thomas. There were just four 180’s on the night with Gary Cleverley hitting two and one each for Mikey Harris and Mark Cater. Full Results:Week 13:- Gary Cleverley (180) 3 Tony Daly 1, Michael Forsyth 1 Antony Daly 3, Brian Lawton 0 Sean Talbot 4, Jack Nason 2 John O’Sullivan 2, Thomas Bent (13 darts game) 3 Mikey Harris (180) 1, Karl Wilson 0 Phil Thomas 4, Mark Cater 0 Jordan Ottley 4, Ken Hopton 3 Kevin Graver 1, Steve Harper 1 Gary Cleverley 3, Steve Heeks 1 Tony Daly 3, Michael Forsyth 0 Mark Henderson 4, Antony Daly 3 Colin Geens 1, Steve Sidwell (15 darts game) 2 Brian Lawton 2, Sean Talbot 3 Ken Hopton 1, Chris Thomas snr 0 Andy Thomas 4, Lee Harris 4 Tony Daly 0, Steve Sidwell 3 Gary Cleverley (180,18 darts game) 1, Mark Cater (180) 2 Steve Harper 2, Tony Daly 0 Jack Nason 4, Mark Henderson 3 Thomas Bent 1, Kevin Graver 2 Michael Forsyth 2, Colin Geens 1 Karl Wilson 3, Mikey Harris 2 Antony Daly 2, Brian Lawton 0 Phil Thomas 4, Steve Sidwell 3 Sean Talbot 1, Ken Hopton 3 Andy Thomas 1, Jordan Ottley 3 Chris Thomas snr 1, Steve Heeks 2 Thomas Bent 2, Jack Nason 3 Michael Forsyth 1, Sean Talbot 1 Mikey Harris 3, Andy Thomas 2 Mark Henderson 2.
C’s Top Guns are the only team in group one of the South Birmingham Summer League to have won both of their opening games the latest of which was a convincing 6-2 against C’s Hot Shots. Punchbowl lead group two, a huge 8-0 win over Trident giving them pole position on average from Iron Horse and Trident, Iron Horse having a game in hand on both teams. Just one game in group three which saw leaders Coleshill Social held to a 4-4 draw by Marlborough Villains. Full Results:Week 2:Group One:- C's Top Guns 6 (S.Kingdon 4x100, R.Mills 2x100, L.Barberan 4x100,180,114f, P.Kingdon 2x100, D.Clinton 121,2x140, J.Webster 125,140) C's Hot Shots 2 (D.White 3x100,134, R.Hopkins 2x100, C.Kingdon 100, Lee.Walker 100, W.Cooper 127, Liam Walker 100), Mackadown Social 7 (N.Parsonage 4x100,130,140, D.Young 100,114,140, B.Allen 125, G.James 3x100) C's Flights 1 (C.Meigh 2x100, S.Beale 140,100, R.Beale 100), Group Two:- The Punchbowl 8 (C.Evans 100, J.Finnigan 100, M.Barnes 140, S.Moran 2x100,2x140, J.Buttle 3x100,3x140) The Trident 0 (K.Buttle 122,104, T.Blakemore 133,2x100,119), Group Three:- Coleshill Social 4 (G.Jones 2x140,2x140,120, S.Sweetman 3x100,136,2x121, P.Bryant 100,121,125,140, C.Cooke 121,100, B.Jones 100, N.McCrave 114, N.Harris 144) Marlborough Villians 4 (J.Frost 2x100,100,121,133, B.Liggins 115, M.Birch 100,105f, J.Liggins 3x100,140, M.McFall 180,131,100,125,9 darts game, M.Anwar 100, C.Millward jnr 100, C.Millward snr 100,135).
An 8-1 win against Sheldon Marlborough Flights has seen Sheldon Marlborough Arrows take over the number one spot in the Small Heath League. Former leaders Heartlands Club’s 5-4 win at Wagon and Horses giving them the same four points as the new leaders but leaving them short on average. Full Results:Week 2:- East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association 8 (L.Robinson 140, N.Parsonage 152b,100,100b, C.Wyatt 160b,100, N.Davis 121,100, T.White 105,2x100, P.Webster 100,140) Emerald Club 1 (J.Fisher 121, D.Willis 100,100b, A.Fisher 100,125), Wagon and Horses 4 (D.Lee 135,3x100,140, A.Cheshire 103) Heartlands Club 5 (Jim Frost 140,2x100, S.McCormack 100b,100, G.McCormack 120b,145, John Frost 123), Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 8 (M.Tilley 112b,119,10 darts game, M.O’Sullivan 100, M.Wyatt 127,109b) Sheldon Marlborough Flights 1.
Brickmakers Arms made it fifteen straight wins in the Stourbridge and District Monday Night League League when the beat their visiting team Stourbridge RBL 8-1 to keep them two points to the good on their nearest rivals Ten Arches ‘A’ who had a vital 6-3 win away to fourth in the table Ashwood. Ten Arches ‘B’ kept up with their ‘A’ team, their 5-4 win over Britannia putting the level on 28 points while Britannia dropped from fifth to sixth. Garibaldi moved off the foot of the table, their first win in fifteen a 5-4 success over Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘B’ lifting them up three places from the bottom of the table. Full Results:Week 15:- Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘A’ 3 Hare and Hounds ‘B’ 6, Brickmakers Arms 8 Stourbridge RBL 1, Glasscutters 7 Bird (Stourbridge) 2, Hare and Hounds ‘A’ 2 Hop house 7, Swan 5 Fox Inn (Lye) 4, Ashwood 3 Ten Arches ‘A’ 6, Ten Arches ‘B’ 5 Britannia 4, Gate Hangs Well 9 Old Cat (Wordsley) 0, Bridge (Kingswinford) 6 Church Tavern 3, Crestwood 5 Bird (Wordsley) 4 (C.Hipkiss 160b), Garibaldi 5 Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘B’ 4.
Tyseley WMC were the only losers in the top four teams in the Camp Hill League as they finished on the wrong side of a 5-2 result away to second in the table White Swan Nomads. Nomads are now on 14 points the same number as leaders Sheldon Marlborough Flights whose 6-1 win at Wagon and Horses takes their average lead over Nomads to three legs. Third in the table Journeys End Lions beat Sedgemere Devil’s Club 6-1 to leave them two points short of the leading duo but with a game in hand. Although North Star had a bye they actually moved off the foot of the table and were replaced by Sedgemere who after their defeat by Journeys have a lesser average then North Star. Full Results:Week 9:- White Swan Nomads 5 Tyseley WMC 2, Sedgemere Devil’s Club 1 Journey End Lions 6, Emerald Club 6 Station Wagon 1, Wagon and Horses 1 Sheldon Marlborough Flights 6, North Star had a bye.
Newcomers to the Shirley Monday Night League The Wharf continue to set the pace, their 6-3 win at Saracens Jesters making it seven straight wins and maintains their two points advantage over the only other unbeaten team Sharmans Sharks who made it six wins when they won 9-0 at Blue Bell. Sharmans Sharks take over the second place from Cider House who drop to third after going down for the first time this season 5-4 at Red Lion who are placed fourth. Full Results:Week 7:- Saracens Jesters 3 The Wharf (Steve Veitch 180, Jon Smyth 120f) 6, The Lodge (Bill Carter 2x180, James Hinkley 180, Dan Lee 180) 5 The Bears 4, Red Lion 5 Cider House 4, Blue Bell 0 Sharmans Sharks (Andy Foulkes 180, Terry Constable 180) 9, Sharmans Cross 3 Saracens Misfits 6, Legionnaires 9 Shirley Spartac 0, Plume of Feathers 0 Legion Flights 9, Legion Royals had a bye.
With just nine more fixtures to play in the Brierley Hill Monday Night League leaders Bulls Head (Netherton) held on to their four points lead over Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club with a 6-3 win over Portway while the Ex Serviceman’s won 7-2 at Fox and Grapes. Delph Bell dropped from third to fifth after losing their home tie with Mount Pleasant 5-4, the victors moving up to third on 36 points the same number as fourth placed Dudley Sports ‘A’ with Delph two points behind them. Full Results:Week 24:- Rose and Crown 2 Dudley Sports ‘A’ 7, Limes Club 1 Brickmakers Arms 8, Bulls Head (Netherton) 6 Portway 3, Swan 4 Bull and Bladder 5, Fox and Grapes 2 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 7, Dudley Sports ‘B’ 5 Lamp Tavern 4, Delph Bell 4 Mount Pleasant 5, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’ 5 Roebuck 4, Pensnett Liberal Club had a bye.
It’s as you were at the top of the Silver End Sunday Morning League after the leading two teams Brickmakers Arms and Netherton Cricket Club in turn win 7-1 against Three Crowns and High Acres, Brickmakers holding on to their seven points lead at the top. Reigning champions Woodside are fourth in the table and were held to a 4-4 draw at Portway, with 44 points they are three short of third placed Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club who won 6-2 away to The Bell and 15 short of Brickmakers. Full Results:Game 22:- Netherton Cricket Club 7 High Acres 1, Brickmakers Arms ‘B’ 4 Glasscutters 4, Three Crowns 1 Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 7, Portway 4 Woodside 4, Dudley Sports 6 New Talbot 2, Pensnett Welfare Club 6 Kings Head 2, Bell 2 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 6, Old Star 1 Railway 7.
The Netherton Thursday Night League staged the finals of their doubles knockout which was well supported and produced some first class darts. Winning the title were R.Carr and D.Brown (Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club) who in the final had a straight 3-0 victory over A.Cowley and C.Hadlington (White Horse). In the last four games Carr and Brown beat A.Dubberley and D.Ferney (Riddins Tavern) 2-0 while Cowley and Hadlington also won 2-0 against M.Ferney and A.Ghaley again from Riddins Tavern. Full Results:Quarter Finals:- R.Carr & D.Brown (Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club) had a bye, S.Russell & N.Cartwright (Delph Bell) 1 A.Cowley & C.Hadlington (White Horse) 2, S.Purcell & J.Bunn (Riddins Tavern) 0 M.Ferney & A.Ghaley (Riddins Tavern) 2, A.Dimmock & C.Bowen (Bulls Head) 1 A.Dubberley & D.Ferney (Riddins Tavern) 2, Semi-Finals:- A.Cowley & C.Hadlington 2 M.Ferney & A.Ghaley 0, A.Dubberley & D.Ferney 0 R.Carr & D.Brown 2, Final:- A.Cowley & C.Hadlington 0 R.Carr & D.Brown 3.
With seven more games to play in the Rowley Monday Night League the title looks as though it will go to one of the current top three teams as George with an 8-1 win over Bulls Head are top with 44 points, second placed The Bell are on the same 44 points after they handed their visitors Ex Serviceman’s ‘B’ a 9-0 whitewash and third placed Cradley Liberal Club’s 8-1 win at Loyal Lodge keeps them within two points of the top two teams. Fourth in the table Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ are not out of the frame, they have 38 points after a 7-2 win over Windmills End but six points to make up at this stage in the season could well prove to be too much. Full Results:Week 24:- Tividale FC 3 Three Diamond's 6, Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ 7 Windmills End 2, George 8 (M.Bowen 180) Bulls Head 1 (Kirk Harrison 160b), Loyal Lodge 1 Cradley Liberal Club 8, Whiteheath Tavern 1 Lodgers 8, Roost 7 Hare and Hounds 2, Bell 9 Ex Serviceman’s ‘B’ 0, Cottage 5 Ivy Bush 4.
Little change in the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League with wins for all of the top four teams. Tipton Sports continue to hold pole position, their 7-0 win against Ivy Bush taking them to 48 points two more than Dewdrop ‘A’ in second place after their 5-2 home win over Merry-Go-Round ‘B’. Third and fourth placed Island Inn and Waggon and Horses with 44 points are a further two points adrift, Island Inn winning 5-2 at Sportsman while Waggon and Horses beat Horseley Tavern 6-1. Full Results:Game 27:- Merry-Go-Round ‘A’ 6 Dewdrop ‘B’ 1, Tipton Sports 7 Ivy Bush 0, Dewdrop ‘A’ 5 Merry-Go-Round ‘B’ 2, Waggon and Horses 6 Horseley Tavern 1, Hayes Social 5 The Vine 2, Sportsman 2 Island Inn 5, New Talbot 4 Wonder 3.
With three quarters of the season completed Brickmakers Arms with 28 points top the Cradley Tuesday Night League, they had a bye in week sixteen which gave second placed Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ the opportunity to reduce the arrears to four points with a 6-3 win against Hawne Lane Tavern. Wheatsheaf and Bulls Head are third and fourth respectively both teams on 22 points Bulls Head having played one game fewer than Wheatsheaf. Full Results: Game 16:- Bulls Head 9 White Horse 0, Gate Hangs Well 5 Wheatsheaf 4, Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 6 Hawne Lane Tavern 3, Riddins Tavern 8 Netherton Cricket Club ‘B’ 1, Roost 7 Chop House 2.
Golden Hind lost 7-2 in a vital game against The Boat who lead division one of the Sutton and District Summer League. The defeat leaved Golden Hind six points behind the Boat, however they hang on to second place but third in the table Erdington Club are now just two points behind them with a game in hand. Due to Boldmere Tap having a bye in division two they were pushed down to second place in the table as Pint Pot Flights beat Rosey Mac’s 6-3 to give them the same 24 points as Boldmere but with a superior average. Full Results:Week 16:Division One:- Drakes Drum 9 Erdington Arrows 0, Erdington Club 5 Red Lion 4, Golden Hind 2 The Boat 7, Oscott Social 6 Bishop Vesey 3, Division Two:- The Boot 4 Old Oscott WMC 5, Old Oscott Arrows 8 Lad in the Lane 1, Rosey Mac’s 3 Pint Pot Flights 6, Sutton Sports 6 St Thomas Arrows 3.
With one game to go to the halfway stage of the Brierley Hill Friday Night League Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ with a 5-2 win over Ashwood head the table with 18 points. Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ won by the same 5-2 margin against their ‘B’ side to remain in second place with two points less than Brickmakers. Ashwood and Old Star are joint third level on 14 points and average. Full Results:Week 10:- Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 5 Ashwood 2, Delph Bell 3 Dudley Sports 4, Netherton Cricket Club ‘B’ 2 Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 5, Old Star 4 Glasscutters 3, Miners (Wollescote) 3 Brickmakers Arms ‘B’ 4.
Studley Cricket Club enforced their bid to retain the Henley and District Summer League title with a 7-2 win over Wythall Legion to put them two points ahead of second placed Wootton Bears. Third in the table Studley Conservative Club are also twopoints behind the leaders but with two games in hand. Full Results:Week 14:- Studley Cricker Club 7 Wythall Legion 2, Wythall RBL 6 Railway 3, Beausale 2 Dorridge 7, Wootton Bears 7 Village Inn 2, Studley Conservative Club had a bye.
Ashwood ‘A’ and ‘B’ continue to be first and second in the Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League after the ‘A’ side won 6-1 against Bell ‘B’ to give them 14 points and the ‘B’ team won by the same 6-1 at Bell ‘A’ to put them on 12 points. Also on 12 points are Swan, Gate Hangs Well and Ten Arches ‘A’. Full Results:Game 8:- Ten Arches ‘A’ 4 (Keith Safe 148f) Hollybush ‘B’ 3, Gate Hangs Well 4 Netherton Cricket Club 3, Wilson Hall 7 Brickmakers Arms ‘B’ 0, Wombourne Cricket Club 5 (Ray Pitt 160b) Ten Arches ‘B’ 2, Ashwood ‘A’ 6 Bell ‘B’ 1, Hare and Hounds 1 Swan 6, Hollybush ‘A’ 1 King Arthur 6, Bell ‘A’ 1 Ashwood ‘B’ 6, Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 3 Fox Inn (Lye) 4, Old Wagon and Horses 1 Glasscutters 6, High Acres had a bye.
After the first six games in the West Midlands Men’s Super League just four teams remain undefeated. Allens Sports Bar ‘A’ lead the way on 39 points with Yeltz Bar second with 38 and then comes Landywood with 34. The only other unbeaten team is fifth placed Woodside who have 29 points and a game in hand on all of the teams above them. Full Results:Week 6:- Landywood 4 Staffordshire Knot 1 (S.Carroll 4 M.Watkiss 2, M.Dennant 4 M.Dyke 0, D.Chattoe 4 J.Singh 1, G.Watts 0 D.Mills 4, J.Hughes 4 A.Singh 1), Allens Sports Bar ‘A’ 4 Cradley Liberal Club 1 (D.Nicholls 4 R.Tipper 0, N.Fullwell 4 K.Bambrick 3, A.Hykin 4 K.Harris 1, J.Hykin 2 C.Penzer 4, A.Edgar 4 I.Hartland 1), Allens Sports Bar ‘C’ 2 Bridgtown Social 3 (W.Willis 1 N.Pointon 4, M.Coleman 1 L.Hodgkiss 4, D.Oakes 0 M.Craddock 4, T.Edwards 4 P.Wyse 2, S.Jones 4 D.Coyle 2), Olde Queens Head 3 Allens Sports Bar ‘B’ 2 (A.Wakeman 4 S.Bastable 0, S.Walwyn 0 C.Hickman 4, M.Greenwood 4 D.Hall 0, C.Newton 3 R.Fathers 4, L.Jones 4 T.Baker 3), Cabin 2 Allens Sports Bar ‘D’ 3 (J.Webb 3 M.Baker 4, S.Price 4 J.Mycock 1, A.Aldridge 3 L.Marson 4, J.Simms 1 O.Maiden 4, I.Hebberts 4 L.Baker 2), The Victoria 2 Woodside Inn 3 (B.Hollowood 4 D.Haden 0, J.Blakemore 4 J.Ward 0, A.Hateley 1 S.Blewitt 4, P.Smith 1 L.Kelly 4, D.Osborn 1 M.Moore 4), King Arthur 4 Gilberts Bar 1 (L.Morton 4 R.Cook-Lucas 3, T.Brennan 4 C.Hill 2, P.Warren 1 G.Rollinson 4, L.Bowen 0 J.Evans 4, C.Whitehouse 4 S.Parkes 2), Horse and Jockey 1 Yeltz Bar 4 (M.Price 1 R.Smith 4, D.Owen 4 I.Townsend 2, A.Howells 2 P.Wells 4, P.Singh 0 D.Redding 4, J.Micklewright 0 J.Lowe 4), Colebatch’s 4 Hill and Cakemore 1 (A.Hodson 4 J.Bland 0, G.Walsh 4 M.Jones 3, L.Baker 4 K.Wright 2, S.Clarke 4 J.Bunn 2, M.Franks 2 P.O’Brien 4).
Winners from the first week of the Black Country Premier League all with two points are Wilson Hall Outlaws, Black Country Belters, Railway Sleepers, Woodside Poachers, Cott A Lot Of That, Halesowen Hunters, Colley Gators and Yeltz Barbarians. Full Results:Week 1:- Yeltz Barbarians 7 Yeltz Bar Brawlers 6, Cott A Lot Of That 9 The Shrub 7, Britannia Bulldogs 7 Halesowen Hunters 9, Wilson Hall Outlaws 12 Enville Street 26ers 1, Brick Ay We 5 Black Country Belters 10, Bostin' Britannia 6 Colley Gators 7, Woodside Poachers 9 Laurels Hardys 5, Railway Sleepers 9 Bellenderz 5.
Chris Singleton chalked up his first win in nine in division two of the Yeltz Bar Tuesday Night 501 League when he won 3-2 against Steph Konya, but there was a first defeat in nine for division three leader Phil Harrold when he went down 3-2 to Rob Gregory. Full Results:Week 9:Division One:- Jordan Ward 0 James Hykin 5, Duane Hart 0 Mark Bayliss 5, Dave Redding 4 Chris Hall 1, Tommy Johnson 5 Loz Slater 0, Division Two:- Steve Carey 3 Richard Duncan 2, Ian Mills 0 Jason Lowe 5, Richard Reed 4 Stuart Stanton 1, Chris Singleton 3 Steph Konya 2, Adam Hill 2 Jason Tromans 3, Ash Portman 4 Ant Williams 1, Division Three:- Phil Harrold 2 Rob Gregory 3, Alister Duncan 2 Tony Duncan 3, Jordan Shakespeare 2 Jack Hill 3, Rhys Langford 4 Will Watson 1, Dan Singleton 3 Richard Barrett 2, Richard Swinden 2 John Griffiths 3, Pete Harrold 2 John Simpson 3.
Hurst Hill lost their number one spot in the Tettenhall Wednesday Night League when they lost at home 5-2 to Whitmore Reans WMC who take over in pole position with 32 points, Hurst Hill are on the same 32 points but with two legs of average fewer than Whitmore. Full Results:Week 19:- Bull 2 Emerald 5, ECC ‘A’ 3 Brewood British Legion 4, Hurst Hill 2 Whitmore Reans WMC 5, McGhees 2 Moreton 5, Pilot 2 Swan Compton 5, Royal, Albrighton 3 Cleveland Arms 4.
There are clear leaders in all four divisions of the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League. In the division one singles league Riley’s ‘C’ are on 34 points, ten more than second placed Gilberts Bar. Wednesfield Legion have an eight points advantage over Royal, Albrighton in division two. Gilberts Bar top division one of the double with 24 points, two ahead of Riley’s ‘C’ who have played one game more. Royal, Albrigton lead division two with Wednesfield Legion and Woodfield Social both four points behind them with a game in hand. Full Results:Week 18:Singles League:Division One:- Railway 3 Bull 4, Riley’s ‘A’ 1 Riley’s ‘C’ 6, Sunbeam 4 Wednesfield Conservative Club 3, Victoria 4 Dog and Partridge ‘A’ 3, Division Two:- Dog and Partridge ‘B’ 3 Yale Club 4, Pendulum 3 Royal, Albrighton 4, Village Inn 3 Penn Bowling 4, Doubles League:- Division One:- Railway 2 Bull 1, Riley’s ‘A’ 0 Riley’s ‘C’ 3, Sunbeam 2 Wednesfield Conservative Club 1, Victoria 2 Dog and Partridge ‘A’ 1, Division Two:- Dog and Partridge ‘B’ 1 Yale Club 2, Pendulum 0 Royal, Albrighton 3, Village Inn 3 Penn Bowling 0.
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Champion of Champions 2018 Results

Semi-final 1: Ryan Searle v Rob Hughes Ryan Searle (left) is through to the finals of the 2018 Worthington's Champion of Champions after beating Rob Hughes in a thrilling semi-final, 2-1. After ...

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