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Article: A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

So successful was the inaugural season of the C’s Club Double Top Wednesday Night League that their numbers have increased for the new campaign from 31 to 48. The league have begun the new season and five players Ryan Beale, James Buttle, Rob Hawker, Bob Nixon and Jake Webster have all kicked off with two 3-0 wins to put them on a perfect score of six points. Hot on the heels of the leading quintet are Phil Ashford, Steve Beale and Gary Groves who have won one of their games 3-0 and the other 2-1 to give them five points. Full Results:Week 1:- Brian Anderton 0 Mark Birch 3, Steve Beale 3 Melissa Beale 0, Terry Clinton (122f) 2 Connor Marshall 1, Phil Ashford 3 Chris Meigh 0, Richard Meigh 1 Lee Warburton 2, Mitchell Mann 3 Jamie Carter 0, Frank Dixon 1 Richard Mills (180) 2, Gavin Davidson 3 Luke Beale 0, Lee Walker 3 Charlie Kingdon 0, Bob Nixon 3 Gordon Clinton 0, Jay Meigh 0 Ryan Beale 3, Jake Webster 3 Arron Anson 0, James Buttle 3 Louise Beale 0, Mick Noonan 2 Chris Millward snr 1, Richard Hopkins 2 Dave Field 1, Jay Pitts 1 Richard Mills 2, Pete Kingdon 2 Neil McCrave 1, Gary Groves 2 Sean Healy 1, Dan White 0 Rob Hawker 3, Pete Kingdon 2 Mitchell Mann (180) 1, Lee Warburton 2 Louise Beale 1, Luke Beale 1 Neil McCrave 2, Terry Clinton 2 Charlie Kingdon (180) 1, Gary Groves 3 Jay Pitts 0, Ryan Beale 3 Arron Anson 0, Brian Anderton 0 Jamie Carter 3, Richard Hopkins 1 Chris Meigh 2, Sean Healy 1 Richard Meigh 2, Mick Noonan 0 Rob Hawker 3, Mark Birch 0 Jake Webster 3, Dan White 3 Richard Mills 0, James Buttle 3 Melissa Beale 0, Dave Field 0 Bob Nixon 3, Jay Meigh 1 Frank Dixon 2, Gavin Davidson 1 Connor Marshall 2, Phil Ashford 2 Gordon Clinton 1, Steve Beale 2 Lee Walker 1.
The Four Oaks and District League have got their winter season underway and hitting the high scores from the word go were M.Compton (Old Oscott Arrows), T.O’Kereke (Golden Hind), J.Tolley and C.Hawkley (Oscott Sports) who all hit a 180. M.Ashton (Boldmere St Mikes) has already taken the highest finish for the season as in his game against Red Lion he checked out on 170. D.Perry (The Fox) laid down the gauntlet for the highest break as he broke with 160. Boldmere St Mikes top the division one table with a 7-2 win at Red Lion, Old Oscott Arrows are second and Golden Hind third all three teams on two points. In division two with 7-2 wins The Fox and St Thomas’s Social Club are the early pacesetters while three teams share the lead in division three Oscott Social, Rosey Mac’s and St Thomas Arrows all winning 7-2 in their opening fixtures. Full Results:Week 1:Division One:- Old Oscott Arrows 6 (D.Parsons 112b,114f,100,9 darts game, L.Jones 125, M.Compton 180, D.Page 2x100, A.Lea 140) The Boot 3 (G.Gaughan 125,100, R.Smith 125,123, I.Taylor 112b, T.Tyrie 116,115, T.Evans 100), Red Lion 2 (D.G.Bond 100b,2x100, S.Larvin 100, S.Gaughan 100, B.Hughes 140,100, A.Jamie 112b) Boldmere St Mikes 7 (B.Linnecor 109b,100, M.Ashton 121,137,2x100,170f, M.Wild 120b,111b,100,10 darts game, B.Stephens 140, J.Liggins 134,100, C.Perry 100), Pint Pot Flights 3 (M.Bruin 133,137,100,123, P.Robbins 100, N.Gilbert 120b,100,121,136, M.O’Driscoll 120b,2x100, N.Robbins 116, R.Mercer 100,140,137) Golden Hind 6 (T.O’Kereke 180,100, L.Vickers 121, D.Pickering 120b,100, T.Vickers 123, W.Naylor 152b,120,5x100,140, S.Pritchett 100, D.Vickers 3x100), Division Two:- Bishop Vesey 4 (D.Sammons 100b, N.Smallwood 120b,100b,3x100,121,140, D.Walton 100, M.Hall 105b, C.Sammons 101b,117,121, S.Holmes 2x100) Drakes Drum 5 (J.Mahon 121, R.Hasluck 120b,140, A.Lilley 2x100,129, G.Oldfield 125, A.Day 140,100, J.Clarke 2x100), St Thomas’s Social Club 7 (D.Watkins 140, J.Collins 4x100,125,126,103b, T.Kelly 120b,100,128, K.Shorthouse 100b,127,100, M.Corfield 121, I.Matthews 140,2x100) The Oscott Social 2 (P.Graham 2x100, D.Haskins 101b, A.Whitehouse 100, G.Bushell 120b,125,120, J.Morris snr 137,2x100), The Fox 7 (S.Hughes 100b,100,2x140, M.Willetts 100, D.Perry 160b,100, M.Horacek 118, R.Stanton 100b,100, S.Wilson 121,100) Boldmere Tap 2 (N.Garbett 134, D.Simpson 100b,132, A.Humphriss 100, D.Quirk 100, P.Bromley 112b, K.Gow 134, J.O’Connor 125), Division Three:- The Digby 2 (A.Linehan 121,100,140, L.Cooksey 100) Oscott Sports 7 (J.Tolley 100,180,133, R.Bennett 134, N.Hawkley 2x100, C.Hawkley 180, J.Rogers 100), The Towers 2 (J.Lowe 100, D.Stride 120,100, A.Poyner 2x100) St Thomas’s Arrows 7 (K.Nelson 105, B.Hodgson 121,100, R.Nelson 102b, G.Lynch 100, P.Andrews 100,112, M.Andrews 2x100, J.Lynch 121), Sutton Sports and Social Club 2 (D.Clarke 100, P.Panjanaden 120b,100, G.Hinett 140,120, C.Batt 125) Rosey Mac’s 7 (A.Poole 100, J.Cox snr 2x100, D.Jarvis snr 100,108, D.Jarvis jnr 100,125), The Boat, Erdington Arrows and The Lad In The Lane all had byes.
The final three fixtures were played in the Shirley Premier League which saw Ken Hopton beat Mick Bown (180) 3-1, Antony Daly finish all square at 2-2 with John O’Sullivan and Ken Hopton (180) having a 2-2 draw with Antony Daly, but it was all unessential as Steve Sidwell and Phil Thomas in turn had previously been proclaimed champion and runner up with Mark Henderson third. Gary Cleverley hit the most 180’s a total of 13 whilst the least darts, which was twelve, was shared between Mick Bown and Lee Harris. The highest finish of the season was 170 by Trevor Carter. The two players that finished at the foot of the table were invited to a play-off game with the winner earning his money back, a refund of the entry fee of £20. The match saw Karl Wilson take on Derek Harper and in a very close game Derek Harper was the winner. Twenty four players entered the End of Season Blind Pairs Knockout. There was a first prize of £58 to play for with the runners up collecting £20. The pairing of Phil Thomas, who finished second in the league, and Derek Harper, who finished bottom of the table, surprised a few by gelling into a competitive team that stormed to the final. From the other side of the draw Mick Bown and Andy Thomas reached the final. Despite a valiant effort from Phil and Derek, Mick and Andy were just too strong with Mick sealing the win with a clinical bull then double eight finish. Season 12 will begin on 8th November with the next few weeks hosting a series of knockouts. Full Results:Week 19:- Ken Hopton 3 Mick Bown (180) 1, Antony Daly 2 John O’Sullivan 2, Ken Hopton (180) 2 Antony Daly 2.
It was week one of the new season for the Forest of Arden Winter League and all of the opening three fixtures finished with a 7-2 result. The three table topping teams being C’s Kings, Crown at Shard End and Highwood GB. Three players, Mitchell Mann (C’s Kings), Chris Meigh (C’s Bullets) and T.Walton (Highwood GB) all beginning their campaigns with a score of 180. Full Results:Week 1:- C's Kings 7 (R.Mills 3x100,125, J.Webster 100,140,134, P.Kingdon 100,140, L.Barberan 2x100,140, M.Mann 137,140,120f,180,134,121, J.Jennings 5x100,137) C's Bullets 2 (C.Groves 100, C.Meigh 3x100,140,180, D.Smith 100,160, R.McCarthy 100), Crown 7 (D.White 2x100,120, C.Marshall 100, K.White 130,100, S.Sheppard 100,105, L.Vann 106f, S.Moran 140,125,100, J.Masefield 4x100,137, R.Hopkins 135,140) C's Exiles 2 (D.Gill 108, R.Harrison 100,135, R.Harrison jnr 140,100, C.Harrison 112, J.Phipps 112), Highwood GB 7 (D.Ryecroft 4x100, N.Wykes 140,100,101f, T.Hobbis 2x100, N.Byrne 4x100, W.Cooper 140,100, T.Walton 140,100,180) Highwood Arms 2 (A.Hawkins 116, P.Thorley 100,140, C.Okey 2x100,140,125, K.Hull 3x100, D.Hudson 100,116).
With the leaders of the Small Heath League, East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association having a bye in week eight second in the table Heartlands Club took the opportunity to draw level on games and move to within two points of them when they beat Cob’s Bar 7-2. Full Results:Week 8:- Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 5 (M.O’Sullivan 140b, J.Evans 103, M.Wyatt 100b, M.Tilley 100) Emerald Club 4 (C.Rigby 100, P.Hopkins 105b, D.Willis 108b,100), Wagon and Horses 6 (C.Murphy 140,100,160, A.Cheshire 108b,100, M.Looby 100) Sheldon Marlborough Flights 3, Cob’s Bar 2 (M.Turner 100, R.Pikey 100, J.Kelly 125, A.Lattimer 100) Heartlands Club 7 (D.Bond 100,140, I.Jones 100, Jim Frost 120b, G.McCormack 125,120b,100, C.Austin 100, A.Downes 122, John Frost 140).
C’s Top Guns completed their programme in group ‘A’ of the South Birmingham League with a 7-1 win over local rivals C’s Flights to give them a total of 10 points plus the title as they finished one point ahead of runners up Mackadown Social who won their final game against C’s Hot Shots 5-3. With one remaining fixture against C’s Arrows, a 7-1 win over The Trident took Iron Horse’s points to a perfect ten from five games. They win group ‘B’ as they are four points to the good on second placed Punchbowl who have played all of their games. The group ‘C’ title went to Marlborough Villains who finished two points to the good on runners up Coleshill Social. Full Results:Game 6:Group ‘A’:- C's Hot Shots 3 (W.Cooper 100, R.Hopkins 3x100,125,134, J.Carter 100, C.Kingdon 100) Mackadown Social 5 (N.Parsonage 6x100,180,140, B.Allen 100, G.James 100,3x140,145, C.Henn 2x100), C's Top Guns 7 (R.Mills 2x100,180,10 darts game, J.Webster 2x100,3x140,107, M.Mann 140,100, L.Barberan 100,105,125) C's Flights 1 (C.Meigh 125,100, J.Pitts 2x100, R.Beale 104, S.Beale 2x140, R.Meigh 2x100), Group ‘B’:- C's Arrows 3 (S.Healy 100,120) The Punchbowl 5 (J.Buttle 140,2x100, N.Jackson 2x100, M.Farquhason 100, J.Curley 100), Iron Horse 7 (J.Evans 100, R.Earl 3x100,109,121, P.Lewin 100, A.Farrington 116f) The Trident 1 (T.Blakemore 113, L.Buttle 105), Group ‘C’:- Marlborough Villains 5 Yardley Arms 0 (walkover).
The top two teams in the Shirley and District Monday Night League, Highwood and The Wharf squared up to each other in week 13. Both teams were undefeated in their first eleven games but with an under strength side it turned out to be an unlucky thirteenth game for Wharf as they lost 7-2, their first defeat leaving them two points behind their opponents in pole position on 24 points. The Bears stay third their 6-3 win over the Blue Bell putting them on 20 points, then comes three teams on 18 points, Red Lion, Lodge and Cider House Full Results:Week 13:- Sharmans Cross 0 Legion Flights 9, Plume of Feathers 7 Saracens Jesters 2, Cider House (Matt McCallion 104f) 9 Shirley Spartac 0, Saracens Misfits 2 The Lodge (James Hinkley 180) 7, The Wharf 2 The Highwood 7, Red Lion 8 Legion Royals 1, Blue Bell 3 The Bears 6, Legionnaires had a bye.
There were mixed fortunes for current leader of the ECC Thursday Night Champions League Robert Pierce as he kicked off the evening with a 5-2 win over Gemma Barrett but then lost by the same margin to Chris Manoila. Pierce remains top of the table with 44 points from ten games however second placed Andy Vellender won his first against Jordan Ward 4-3 and then lost 4-3 to Liam Baker to leave him two points adrift of Pierce with a game in hand. It was a good week for Gemma Barrett despite losing to Pierce as she followed up with her first win in tem when she won 4-3 against Rob Montana. Full Results:Week 4:- Chris Manoila 4 (14 darts game) Chris Fox 3 (180), Rob Montana 2 Sam Aitkens 5, Robert Pierce 5 Gemma Barrett 2, Andy Vellender 4 Jordan Ward 3, Chris Manoila 5 Robert Pierce 2 (180), Rob Montana 3 Gemma Barrett 4, Liam Baker 3 Jordan Ward 4 (180), Sam Aitkens 2 (2x180) Chris Fox 5, Andy Vellender 3 (180,103f) Liam Baker 4.
Avenue Social and West Heath, first and second in the Kings Norton League, held on to their positions with a respective 5-2 win over Thurlestone and 7-0 success at Northfield. Rubery RBL, despite winning 4-3 at Harborne lost third place to Coppice, their 7-0 win over Grant Arms putting them on the same ten points as Rubery but with a better average plus a game in hand. Full Results:Week 7:- E57 4 (J.Good 135,140, S.Nolan 2x100,116f, T.Roberts 3x100,140, N.Porter 2x100,101,113,121,140, J.Calt 100, A.Mutch 4x100,140, D.Price 100) Bournbrook 3 (K.Mason 134, L.Arnold 100,121, D.Collins 100,125, C.Ryan 140), Kings Heath 3 (D.Parish 121,100, M.Marshall 3x100,2x140, J.Desai 134, S.Morris 101, N.Pearce 134) Dingle 4 (B.Faulkner 100,140,136,105f, B.Crumpton 110,120, A.Bailles 100,120,140, S.Blackford 100,140, A.Faulkner 112, K.Nolan 140), Coppice 7 (C.Heath 2x100, R.Mooney 113, A.Chidley 5x100, M.Turner 100,121, M.Mooney 100, Chapman 100) Grant Arms 0 (P.Taylor 140,180, P.Norris 100,119,140, S.Campbell 2x100, Donna Campbell 131, S.Hale 123), Avenue Social 5 (E.Simpson 100,100f,140,180, C.Whitehouse 100,2x140, G.Dews 3x100,125, J.Hykin 2x100,123, R.Mann 3x100, T.Hamilton 2x100,123, A.Hykin 100,135,180) Thurlestone 2 (A.Nibblet 100, D.Peace 100, N.Watts 125,135,140, A.Deeley 3x100,140, C.Micklewright 2x100), Harborne 3 (S.Sheridan 121, M.Harding 3x100, A.Hopkins 105, M.Hopkins 100, M.Poolton 100,122, D.Hopkins 100,133,140, J.Harris 100) Rubery RBL 4 (J.O'Neill 2x100,140, R.Higgins 109, B.Heath 100,120,121,125,140, J.Ford 2x140,113), Northfield 0 (D.Burns 125,111, N.Harris 2x100, T.Cahill 2x100,118, J.Hodges 116,125) West Heath 7 (T.Atkins 2x100, W.Marshall 100, T.Shipley 100,125, A.Sutton 2x100,111f,125, W.Webb 4x100, K.Hall 100), Weoley Hill 3 (L.Allen 2x100, M.Lloyd 3x100,137, L.Preece 100,123,140, J.Taylor 2x100, P.Draper 100, O.Draper 120,131) Kings Norton Ex Serviceman’s Club 4 (M.Bandy 140, C.Davenport 140, S.Corbett 100,120, P.Corbett 2x100,140, K.Gater 100,140, T.Shaw 105, S.Brown 109,112,116,140).
After playing 29 and having just five fixtures remaining in the Brierley Hill Monday Night League the title is still up for grabs as the top two teams, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ and Bulls Head (Netherton) are locked on 50 points each. The latest fixtures saw the Ex Serviceman’s win 8-1 at Brickmakers Arms and Bulls Head have a 6-3 result away to Lamp Tavern. The two top teams have a six points lead over third and fourth in the table Delph Bell and Dudley Sports ‘A’. Full Results:Week 29:- Portway 6 Bull and Bladder 3, Brickmakers Arms 1 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 8, Dudley Sports ‘A’ 5 Fox and Grapes 4, Roebuck 6 Swan 3, Lamp Tavern 3 Bulls Head (Netherton) 6, Delph Bell 8 Limes Club 1, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’ 4 Rose and Crown 5, Pensnett Liberal Club 1 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 8, Mount Pleasant 8 King William 1.
All three games played in the Netherton Thursday Night League finished with a 5-4 scoreline and every one of them was decided in the very last game of the night. Leaders Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club won away to third in the table Townsend Social Club, while second placed Riddins Tavern had a home win over Netherton Conservative Club to keep them level on 54 points with the leaders but having played one game more than the top side. Full Results:Game 24:- Riddins Tavern 5 Netherton Conservative Club 4, White Horse 5 Fairfield 4, Townsend Social Club 4 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 5.
Full Results:Captains and Secretaries Cup:Finalists:- Eric Wadlow & Dave Tabberner, Paul Fackrell & Mandy Morgan, Ladies Finalists:- Mandy Morgan, Pam Jones, Mixed Doubles Finalists:- Mandy Morgan & Paul Fackrell, Shannon Jones & Dale Evans.With no league fixture this week the Henley and District Summer League played three of their knockouts down to the final and winning through in the Captains and Secretaries Cup were Eric Wadlow and Dave Tabberner plus Paul Fackrell and Mandy Morgan. The Ladies final will be contested by Mandy Morgan and Pam Jones while lining up in the final for the Mixed Doubles and making her third final will be Mandy Morgan with her partner Paul Fackrell and they will face Shannon Jones and Dale Evans.
A 5-2 home win over third in the Camp Hill League Sheldon Marlborough Flights keeps White Swan Nomads top of the pile with 24 points from their 13 games. Second placed Tyseley WMC had a 6-1 home win over Station Wagon to keep the gap between them and Nomads to just two points, they are two to the good on Sheldon Marlborough Flights who have played one game less than them, a win would see them replace Tyseley in second place. Full Results:Week 14:- Tyseley WMC 6 Station Wagon 1, North Star 4 Sedgemere Devil’s Club 3, White Swan Nomads 5 Sheldon Marlborough Flights 2, Wagon and Horses 6 Emerald Club 1, Journeys End Lions had a bye.
The only losers in the top eight teams in the Silver End Sunday Morning League were leaders Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ who lost 5-3 at home to their nearest rivals, second in the table Netherton Cricket Club who despite the win are still six points behind the leaders with only three more games to play. Third in the table Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club beat Old Star 5-3 to keep them five points ahead of reigning champions and fourth in the table Woodside, but they remain five points behind the Cricket Club in second place. Full Results:Game 27:- High Acres 2 Three Crowns 6, Bell 3 Dudley Sports 5, Portway 3 Pensnett Welfare Club 5, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 5 Old Star 3, Woodside 4 Brickmakers Amrs ‘B’ 4, New Talbot 2 Railway 6, Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 3 Netherton Cricket Club 5, Kings Head 3 Glasscutters 5.
After 34 games just two points separate the top three teams in the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League. The most recent fixtures saw leaders Tipton Sports beat Hayes Social 5-2 to give them 58 points, then comes Dewdrop ‘A’ and Island Inn who both have 56 points after Dewdrop beat fourth placed Waggon and Horses 4-3 and Island Inn won 6-1 against Ivy Bush, Dewdrop ‘A’ second with the superior average. Full Results:Game 34:- Merry-Go-Round ‘A’ 2 The Vine 5, Tipton Sports 5 Hayes Social 2, Dewdrop ‘A’ 4 Waggon and Horses 3, Sportsman 6 Horseley Tavern 1, Wonder 3 Merry-Go-Round ‘B’ 4, Island Inn 6 Ivy Bush 1, New Talbot 5 Dewdrop ‘B’ 2.
Wheatsheaf and Bulls Head have swapped places in the Cradley Tuesday Night League table, Wheatsheaf moving up into second place after beating Bulls Head 6-3 who drop to third on the same 30 points as their victors and with a game in hand. There was no problems for league leaders Brickmakers Arms as they beat fourth in the table Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 6-3 to give them 38 points, a lead of eight. Full Results:Game 21:- Brickmakers Arms 6 Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 3, Bull Head 3 Wheatsheaf 6, Netherton Cricket Club ‘B’ 9 White Horse 0, Riddins Tavern 5 Hawne Lane Tavern 4, Roost 3 Gate Hangs Well 6.
Only average separates the top two teams in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League, the 5-2 win for leaders Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ over Miners (Wollescote) extending their legs lead to five over second placed Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ who won 4-3 at Brickmakers Arms ‘B’, both teams have 26 points. Full Results:Week 15:- Old Star 5 Ashwood 2, Miners (Wollescote) 2 Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 5, Glasscutters 4 Dudley Sports 3, Brickmakers Arms ‘B’ 3 Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 4, Netherton Cricket Club ‘B’ 4 Delph Bell 3.
With two more games to the midway point of the season in the Stourbridge and District Monday Night League leaders Brickmakers Arms consolidated their position with a 9-0 win at Hare and Hounds ‘A’ tokep them two points ahead of Ten Arches ‘A’ who were 7-2 winners at Bird (Wordsley). Full Results:Match 19:- Glasscutters 4 Hare and Hounds ‘B’ 5, Hare and Hounds ‘A’ 0 Brickmakers Arms 9, Swan 6 Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘A’ 3, Ashwood 3 Stourbridge RBL 6, Ten Arches ‘B’ 5 Bird (Stourbridge) 4, Gate Hangs Well 8 Hop House 1, British Oak 8 Fox Inn (Lye) 1, Bird (Wordsley) 2 Ten Arches ‘A’ 7, Garibaldi 3 Britannia 6, Kingswinford Conservative Club ‘B’ 1 Old Cat (Wordsley) 8, Crestwood 4 Church Tavern 5.
Four games to go in the Rowley Monday Night League and it’s anyone’s guess who will take the title out of The George and The Bell as both teams are on the same 50 points with only four legs of average the difference. In a week where the top half played and beat the bottom half leaders George increased their average lead slightly as they won 9-0 at Hare and Hounds while second placed Bell had an 8-1 success over Roost. Full Results:Week 27:- Ivy Bush 8 Whiteheath Tavern 1, Ex Serviceman’s ‘B’ 8 Loyal Lodge 1, Hare and Hounds 0 George 9, Lodgers 3 Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ 6 (Ian Stokes 180), Cradley Sports and Social 8 Tividale FC 1, Bulls Head 4 Three Diamonds 5 (Dave Bourne 160b), Bell 8 Roost 1, Windmills End 2 Cottage 7.
Five of the bottom seven teams in the Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League lost 7-0 in game 14 and the other two went down 6-1. Despite the big scores leaders Ashwood ‘A’ had a narrow 4-3 win over middle of the table Wilson Hall while their local rivals and second in the table Ashwood ‘B’ won 7-0 at Fox Inn (Lye) to keep within four points of their ‘A’ side with a game in hand. Full Results:Game 14:- Ten Arches ‘A’ 1 Wombourne Cricket Club 6, Ashwood ‘A’ 4 Wilson Hall 3, Hare and Hounds 0 Gate Hangs Well 7, Holly Bush ‘A’ 1 Holly Bush ‘B’ 6, Bell ‘A’ 3 Netherton Cricket Club 4, Brickmakers Arms ‘A’ 7 Brickmakers Arms ‘B’ 0, Old Wagon and Horses 0 Ten Arches ‘B’ 7, High Acres 0 Bell ‘B’ 7, Glasscutters 6 King Arthur 1, Fox Inn (Lye) 0 Ashwood ‘B’ 7.
Of the starting line-up of 14 teams in the Sedgley and Gornal Tuesday Night League as early as week four and only two teams Coseley Tavern and Gornal Labour Club are able to boast a 100% win record. Coseley had 7-2 win over Jolly Crispin while the Labour Club won 6-3 against Gornal British Legion giving the two top teams a four points buffer over the rest of the field. Full Results:Week 3:- Jolly Crispin 5 Chainyard 4, Gornal British Legion 3 Coseley Tavern 6, Hilly House 2 Gornal Labour Club 7, White Lion 5 Five Ways 4, Pensnett Liberal Club 4 Red Cow 5, Old Bulls Head 7 Meadow Lark 2, New Inn 3 Netherton Cricket Club 6, Week 4:- Coseley Tavern 7 Jolly Crispin 2, Red Cow 6 White Lion 3, Gornal Labour Club 6 Gornal British Legion 3, Five Ways 7 Chainyard 2, Netherton Cricket Club 3 Pensnett Liberal Club 6, New Inn 2 Old Bulls Head 7.
Queens Head, Belgrave Sports and Social Club and Bulls Head are the only three teams to have won all three of their fixtures in the Combined Division of the Pip Club League, five teams, Old Liberal House, Birchmoor Club, Progressive Club, Glascote Club and Pip Club all with one defeat are just two points behind them. Full Results:Week 3:- Birchmoor Club 7 Dolphin 2 (Bob Tutt 105f), Pip Club 2 Belgrave Sports and Social Club 7 (Daz Jones 180), Old Liberal House 4 Globe (Wilnecote) 5, Wigginton Arms 8 (Rosie O’Connor 100) Gate (Amington) 1, Kettlebrook Club 2 Glascote Club 7 (Mark McCloughlin 107f), Sports Bar ‘180’ 7 (Emily Jones 3x100) Progressive Club 2, Belgrave Club 4 Bulls Head 5, Dolphin Wandereres 1 Queens Head 8.
Allen’s Sports Bar ‘A’ are now the only team in the West Midlands Men’s Super League to have won all of their eleven games the latest of which was a 5-0 win over their ‘B’ side to give them a total of 69 points which is just two more than Yeltz Bar and Woodside who are second and third respectively. Full Results:Game 12:- Staffordshire Knot 3 Olde Queens Head 2 (JSingh 4 C.Newton 1, A.Singh 4 K.Harrison 2, M.Hampson 0 G.Johnston 4, M.Watkiss 4 M.Greenwood 2, M.Dyke 2 S.Hill 4), Allen’s Sports Bar ‘A’ 5 Allen’s Sports Bar ‘B’ 0 (D.Nicholls 4 C.Hickman 3, N.Fullwell 4 T.Gelder 3, S.Baker 4 R.Fathers 2, A.Edgar 4 T.Baker 0, A.Jacques 4 S.Bull 0), Allen’s Sports Bar ‘C’ 1 Allen’s Sports Bar ‘D’ 4 (P.Harrison 1 D.Stewart 4, S.Jones 1 D.Thorpe 4, M.Coleman 1 L.Marson 4, J.Miles 4 L.Baker 0, T.Edwards 0 O.Maiden 4), Hill and Cakemore 0 Woodside Inn 5 (P.O’Brien 3 M.Moore 4, J.Bunn 1 J.Rollinson 4, J.Bland 0 L.Kelly 4, M.Jones 2 R.Colley 4, K.Wright 2 M.Rollinson 4), Bridgtown Social 2 Gilberts Bar 3 (M.Craddock 2 C.Hill 4, P.Wyse 1 J.Evans 4, L.Hodgkiss 4 G.Rollinson 1, S.Hickman 1 M.Angell 4, N.Pointon 4 S.Parkes 0), Yeltz Bar 3 Cradley Liberal Club 2 (S.Gillam 4 I.Hartland 3, R.Smith 3 K.Bambrick 4, P.Wells 4 R.Tipper 0, J.Lowe 4 C.Penzer 0, D.Redding 1 K.Harris 4), King Arthur 3 The Victoria 2 (L.Morton 4 A.Hateley 1, T.Brennan 4 P.Smith 1, P.Warren 3 B.Hollowood 4, L.Bowen 1 J.Blakemore 4, C.Whitehouse 4 M.Messon 3), Horse and Jockey 1 Cabin 4 (A.Howells 3 A.Aldridge 4, D.Owen 4 J.Webb 1, M.Price 3 J.Simms 4, J.Micklewright 0 I.Hebberts 4, P.Robbins 1 S.Price 4), Colebatch’s 1 Landywood 4 (S.Pryce 0 G.McGrandle 4, L.Baker 1 M.Dennant 4, C.Cook 4 D.Chattoe 3, S.Clarke 1 S.Guest 4, G.Walsh 1 S.Carroll 4).
Riley’s ‘C’ suffered their first defeat in 21 games in division one of the singles section of the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League when they lost 5-2 to Sunbeam. Riley’s remain in pole position with 40 points and their victors second, still trailing by eight points. Full Results:Game 22:Singles League:Division One:- Bull 1 Gilberts Bar 6, Dog and Partridge ‘A’ 3 Wednesfield Conservative Club 4, Railway 6 Riley’s ‘A’ 1, Riley’s ‘C’ 2 Sunbeam 5, Division Two:- Pendulum 3 Woodfield Social 4, Royal, Albrighton 5 Yale Club 2, Village Inn 1 Wednesfield Legion 6, Doubles League:Division One:- Bull 1 Gilberts Bar 2, Dog and Partridge ‘A’ 2 Wednesfield Conservative Club 1, Railway 3 Riley’s ‘A’ 0, Riley’s ‘C’ 2 Sunbeam 1, Division Two:- Pendulum 0 Woodfield Social 3, Royal, Albrighton 3 Yale Club 0, Village Inn 1 Wednesfield Legion 2.
The Tividale Monday Night League are looking for new teams to join them in their forthcoming season, pubs, clubs all are invited to join the league. Anyone interested in entering a team or requiring any further information should contact Mick Saunders on 07940-899877 or attend the AGM at Tipton Sports & Social Club on Sunday 4th November at 11.30am.
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