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Article: Darts News – A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

Darts News – A West Midlands Round Up By Alan Towe

The Riley’s Snooker Bar, Solihull is one of sixteen Riley’s clubs that has been playing host to the qualifying rounds of the Darts Club Championship which carries a prize fund of £22,000.
For twelve weeks throughout June, July and August there have been Club Championship rounds to produce twelve winners who in the thirteenth week will then do battle for the title of Club Champion.
The top four players from each club will then take part in the Riley’s Darts Club Championship Final on Saturday 5th September to produce the Club GB Champion.
At the time of going to print the winners from the first six qualifiers at the Solihull club and through to the club final are Mike Green, Tony Randell, Luis Barberan, Rob Singleton, Wayne Mynard and Dean Sanders each of whom have already won £75 as a weekly winner and are in with the chance of going through to the grand finals where there will be a top prize of £1,000.
Riley’s Solihull was also the setting for the Pub Players Darts Competition which saw Mike McFall win the final against Trevor Frost 4-1, the same scoreline by which McFall had taken out Mike Smith in the semi’s, Frost had booked his final spot with a very close 4-3 result against Marr Gallett in his last four game.
Week four of the Sheldon and District Summer League and the top two teams in division one The Digby and Castle Vale Stadium both chalked up 6-2 wins over respective opponents Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows and Highwood PH Flights, both teams are on four points but Castle Vale have only played two fixtures as opposed to Digby having played three.
Holy Souls and Solihull Moors are both on the same six points and level on average in division three, Souls beating Highwood KB’s 5-3 this week while Moors won 6-2 at Sheldon Dukes.
Greville Arms have lost the top spot in division five after losing 6-2 at home against Shirley RBL Misfits who take over the number one position with six points, Greville’s first defeat seeing them drop to second place.
Full Results:Week 4:Division One:- Castle Vale Stadium 6 (M.McFall 2x100,121,140,139,134, G.Taylor 140,4x100,105, J.Frost 3x100, J.Burdett 100, W.Cadby 100,140) Highwood PH Flights 2 (M.Cooper 2x100,125,120, A.Foulkes 180,140,2x100,12 darts game, D.Buckler 100, C.King 2x100), The Digby 6 (K.Deeley 3x100, J.Prince 121,2x100,140, A.Hoey 2x100, R.Hawker 2x140,119,100, M.Partridge 140,122,100, N Clarke 100, K.Reynolds 2x100,2x125, W.Mynard 100,121,135) Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows 2 (R.Nixon 4x100, L.Nixon 3x140,2x100,117, M.Barber 100, D.Tudor 100, S.Bromley 2x100, P.Connolly 100,134, A.Barnfield 140,100), Division Two:- The Pirates 3 (S.Hughes 100, D.Jackson 140, W.Naylor 140, K.Green 2x100, G.Green 2x100, A.Cooksey 100, D.Whitehouse 3x100,125, M.Turner 100,140), Marston Green Tavern 5 (T.Comerford 2x180,106f, H.Russell 116,140, T.Knowles 100, L.Randell 2x100, B.Tranter 140,135, M.Murphy 133), George V 4 (L.Nash 121, C.Horsley 2x100, G.King 2x100, C.Grimes 123, A.Savage 141, J.Savage 180) The Raven 4 (L.Barberan 2x119,4x100, S.Kingdon 2x100, S.Whatmore 3x100, D.Mortiboys 100, T.Whitehouse 100,115), Division Three:- Sheldon Dukes 2 (Mitch O’Donnell 140, L.Molyneux 100, Mark O’Donnell 140, M.Riley 140) Solihull Moors 6 (R.Palmer 2x100,125, M.Hicks 121,2x140, J.Smyth 2x100, S.Hicks 120, N.Warner 2x100,120, I.Evans 100), Sheldon Marlborough Flights 2 (N.Rughani 180, D.Howlett 4x100,121, J.Vaughan 100, A.Eden 121, M.Murrin 140,100, D.Humphries 2x140) Crown Arrows 6 (J.Morrisey 100,140, S.Moran 125,4x100, J.Masefield 140, R.Vann 100, C.Vann 2x100, K.White 100), Highwood KB’s 3 (N.Wykes 2x100,125, T.Walton 114,121,140, T.Hobbis 2x140, N.Byrne 100, M.Gorman 100) Holy Souls 5 (D.Smith 140, T.Evans 147,101,100, M.O’Sullivan 100,124f, D.Heighway 3x100, J.Duffy 122,140), Division Four:- Highwood Exiles ‘A’ 3 (E.Foster 121, T.Arrowsmith 4x100,140, S.Payne 100, M.Mitchell 2x100, D.Carey 3x100, J.Sharpe 138, A.Payne 140,100) Sheldon Heath Social 5 (C.Roberts 125, M.Tilley 110,100, R.Westley 140, T.Roche 100, C.Cotter 4x100, J.Phipps 140), Division Five:- Greville Arms 2 (C.Ray 132, M.Stansfield 2x100, K.Hull 140,4x100, P.Thorley 140, K Hull 100) Shirley RBL Misfits 6 (K.Bygrave 100, J O’Sullivan 121, F.Cotsford 100, C.De Silva 2x100, B.Farrow 100, T.Dixon 100, J.Boyle 100, R.Randle 2x100, D.Rutter 140), Small Heath Amateur Gardeners 4 (S.Miller 121,2x100, J.Brannigan 100, D.Hykin 2x100, N.Green 121, A.Sleath 2x100,108) Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 4 (A.Wale 118, B.Steptoe 100,104, P.Brown 3x100, N.Ricketts 115, D.Brown 100), Division Six:- Emerald Hot Shots 2 (A.Fisher 100, I.McLean 2x100) Maggies 6 (S.Hoccom 111,3x100,140, N.Hall 3x100,102, J.O’Connor 125, S.Hall 126, B.Swaine 125), Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights 6 (D.Jelley 3x140,121,127f, S.Spence 2x140, R.Brogan 101, M.Mulryan 121) Ridgemere Rejects 2 (J.McGuigan 100), Meadway Sports and Social 4 (S.Bennett 125, D.Delaney 121) Highwood Exiles ‘B’ 4 (S.Clarke 153, A.Thurman 121, R.Harrison 3x100, R.Harrison jnr 133, P.Harvey 137,100f).
Stourbridge and District Monday Night League played off their singles knockout and the winner on the night was Britannia Inn representative Dave Simpson who beat team mate Craig Slater in the final.
The losing semi finalists both came from Ten Arches S.Bills and M.Rollinson.
Top played bottom in division one of the South Birmingham League when leaders St John’s took on The Bell, the result was an emphatic 8-0 win for St John’s to put them one point ahead of Mackadown Social, but Mackadown have two games in hand.
In division two a 6-2 win at Coleshill Social has given Erdington Members Club a lead of four points over their nearest rivals St John’s Flights, however St John’s have played one game fewer than Erdington.
Full Results:Group One:- Punchbowl 7 (M.Tolliss 100,140, B.Evans 4x100,140, K.Richards 140,100, J.Buttle 3x100,180,125, N.Robinson 3x100,140, M.Turner 125, M.Morgan 100, A.Willis 100, R.Evans 100) The Trident 1 (A.Cooksey 135,138, D.Morris 105, M.Naylor 100, S.Hipkiss 140), St John’s 8 (D.Smith 100, N.Hogan 2x140,103, T.Evans 100, D.Clinton 3x100,102,125,180) The Bell 0, The Gate 5 T.Barrs 2x100, P.Jones 2x133,123, T.Molineux 2x100, K.Russell 100) Banbury Flights 3 (W.Cooper 100, J.Moss 140,100, D.Raven 100), Group Two:- Coleshill Social 2 (C.Cooke 119, S.Sweetman 100,2x140, P.Bryant 5x100,121, G.Jones 3x100,121) Erdington Members Club 6 (J.Frost 140,100,132, C.Winters 2x100, S.Winters 4x100, B.Cadby 140,125, C.Millward 125,102, R.Liggins 100, T.Pedley 2x100,120), The Kingfisher 2 (R.Sharples 2x100, R.Mills 3x100,140,123, G.Shergold 100,115, S.Boden 140, D.Green 100, D.Glover 100) The Dog 6 (P.Thompson 140,121, Z.Flavell 100, M.Clayton 140,100, S.O^Brien 100, J.Ansell 2x121, A.Page 120, M.Wheat 100, P.Akehurst 100).
Sheldon Marlborough Arrows have dropped from second to third in the Forest of Arden Summer League table after losing their home tie with second placed Journeys End 5-2. Riley’s Red Arrows continue to lead the division a 6-1 home win over Iron Horse giving them a two points advantage over Journeys End.
Crown Arrows take over pole position in division two keeping their title hopes on track with a 4-3 win over Sheldon Marlborough Flights who as a result go from joint second to third level on ten points with second placed Chelmsley Town but have played one game more.
Full Results:Division One:- Riley’s Red Arrows 6 (B.Allen 180,100, A.Foulkes 140,141, N.Harris 100, J.Harris 120b, N.Warner 100) Iron Horse 1 (R.Earl 2x100,100b, R.Parry 160, J.Green 101f), Highwood ‘C’ 5 (M.Naylor 126,115b, T.Arrowsmith 2x125, T.Constable 140) Greville Arrows 2 (D.Duggan 140,100), Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 2 (M.Cox 100,125, D.Howlett 100,104,120, D.Derbyshire 100, D.Flynn 100) Journeys End 5 (L.Barberan 120b,140. D.Kingdon 106f, J.Jennings 2x100, D.Duncan 105), Division Two:- Ivy Leaf 2 (R.Jelly 100, D.Field 100, B.Jelly 112b) Shard End Crown Flights 5 (L.Vann 180,100, J.Gaskin 145, P.Carter 121, M.Bown 120,2x100), Crown Arrows 4 (R.Perkins 100, R.Derbyshire 100, D.White 136b) Sheldon Marlborough Flights 3 (K.Sailsbury 100,101,125, B.Steptoe 100,137, A.Eden 100, J.Vaughan 100), Greville Arms 7 New Inns 0 (walkover).
After a couple of weeks break The Untouchables are back on the scene in the Winmau Centre Monday Night League and back with a bang as they handed out a massive 39-9 defeat to Yam Yams.
Leaders Bully Boys had a 27-21 win over middle of the table Three Men And A Lady to increase their points tally to 735 but former leaders The Untouchables are closing in on them fast their big win reducing the arrears to just three points and a win in their game in hand would see them return to the top of the table.
Finding the three treble twenties this week were Roy Blackwell 3 (Bully Boys), James Owen 2, Gemma Jenkins (Three Men And A Lady), Daniel Knowles (Mad House), Julie Aston (Keep It In The Family), Ben Forrest 2 (Cupid Stunts) and Dave Bentley (The Untouchables).
Full Results:- Bully Boys 27 (Roy Blackwell 3x180) Three Men And A Lady 21 (James Owen 2x180, Gemma Jenkins 180, Paul Simmons 143f), John’s Klan 36 Mad House 12 (Daniel Knowles 180), Keep It In The Family 12 (Julie Aston 180) Misfits 36, Not So Far Travellers 19 Cupid Stunts 29 (Ben Forrest 2x180), Make Mine A Double 5 What’s The Point 43 (Bob Lockley 108f, Michael Evans 136f), The Untouchables 39 (Dave Bentley 180) Yam Yams 9.
With fifth placed Portway having a bye this week the other six teams in the top seven of the Brierley Hill Monday Night League all won so there is no change in the top places. Eighth placed Dudley Sports ‘A’ were the highest placed losers and theirs was a surprising 6-3 home loss to Old Star who are next to bottom of the table with only five wins from their 23 games.
Full Results:Week 24:- Dudley Sports ‘C’ 5 Bridge ‘A’ 4, Dudley Sports ‘A’ 3 Old Star 6, Brickmakers Arms 2 Queens Head (Wordsley) 7, Blue Brick 6 Dog and Lamppost ‘A’ 3, The Swan 7 Griffin 2, Rose and Crown (Brierley Hill) 6 Roebuck 3, Liberal Club 4 High Acres 5, Dog and Lamppost ‘B’ 4 Tenth Lock 5, Bulls Head (Netherton) 4, Bridge ‘B’ 5 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 4.
Only one fixture remains outstanding in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League between Bulls Head (Netherton) and The Bridge but that will have no bearing on the league title as Miners (Wollescote) with a final 7-2 win away to Pensnett Welfare Club has seen them finish the season as champions with 36 points. So closely fought was the runners up spot that the Welfare Club’s defeat saw them lose the runners up spot and finish fourth on average behind Brickmakers Arms and Dudley Sports ‘B’ all three had a total of 30 points, Brickmakers finishing as runners up with just two legs of average to the good on Dudley Sports ‘B’.
Full Results:Week 22:- Pensnett Welfare Club 2 Miners (Wollescote) 7, Brickmakers Arms 6 Pensnett Liberal Club 3, Bridge 6 Roebuck 3, Netherton Cricket Club 8 Mitre 1, Dudley Sports ‘A’ 3 Bulls Head (Netherton) 6, The Bell 4 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 5.
The Crown at Shard End was the venue hosting the charity game between the South Birmingham League and Air Ambulance representative teams, the result, which on occasions like this is secondary, was actually a 12-5 to South Birmingham.

South Birmingham League and Air Ambulance Teams

The most important statistic was that of the tremendous amount of £365 that the evening raised for such a worthy cause.
South Birmingham’s Peter Shipley was the only player on the night to notch a maximum.
The Greets Green Second Sunday Darts Competition proved to be yet again a huge success and taking the winners £400 prize was Tim Green who had a final win over Wayne Willis who picked up £150.

Greets Green Knockout - Stu Cleaver (Left) and Winner Tim Green (Right)

Losing semi finalists Matt Tedstone and Graham Hall each received £50 and there was £25 for Trevor Brennan, Robbie Green, Ian Jones and Joshua Richardson who all went out in the quarter finals.
Robbie Green added another £100 to his £25 as he hit the most maximums a total of NINE!!.
The Winmau Centre at the Woverhampton Sports Arena was one of 20 UK venues to stage a regional final for the prestigious Worthington Champion of Champions Competition organised by Red Dragon. The West Midlands regional qualifier was played off over Saturday and Sunday and in the Saturday final Jamie Barrowman won 2-0 against Christi Maniola.
Sunday’s final was fought out between Sam Guest and Kristian Wharton, the former winning through 2-0 to set up a play off between Guest and Saturday’s winner Jamie Barrowman.
The final went the full three legs distance and could easily have gone either way but with Barrowman missing finishing doubles it was Sam Guest who got the 2-1 verdict and will now go through to represent the West Midlands in the grand finals at St David’s Hall, Cardiff on August 30th with the chance to walk away with an amazing top prize of £5,000.
A final reminder to all players that the prestigious Coventry Open will be staged at the Bishopsgate Club, Foleshill Road, Coventry, CV1 4LF this coming Saturday and for a £10 entry fee there is a guaranteed £500 for the winner with payouts down to the last sixteen if there are 80 plus entries. There will also be a ladies event should the entries reach a minimum of 16 players.
Last registration is 12 midday with darts commencing 12.30pm.
Pat Koyce was unable to play in the Kingstanding Double Top League this week due to having an eye operation, we all hope it goes well Pat, and because of this he was knocked off the top spot in the table Will Naylor taking over and taking his points tally to 34 from 20 games after a 3-3 draw with Brendan Lysaght in which both players hit a maximum and then he won 4-0 against Dave Harrison. Second placed Mike McFall has played 21 games and with 2x180 against Dale Savage won 4-1 and by the same margin defeated Matt Gallett to give him 33 points. Pat Koyce is third with 32 points from 18 games.
Full Results:- Brendan Lysaght 3 (180) Will Naylor 3 (180), Matt Gallett 4 Ryan Barritt 0, John Morris jnr 4 (15darts game) Steve Cain 2, Dale Savage 1 Mike Mcfall 4 (2x180), Dave Harrison 2 Paul Cummins 4 (180), Tony O^Kereke 1 Jim Frost 4, Daniel Munge 3 Chris Turnbull jnr 3, Adam Gallett 0 Barry Stephens 4, Steve Cain 1 Brendan Lysaght 4 (2x180), Ryan Barritt 4 Dale Savage 1, Paul Cummins 3 John Morris jnr 3, Barry Stephens 4 Chris Packer 1, Chris Turnbull jnr 3 (158f) Adam Gallett 3, Matt Gallett 1 Mike Mcfall 4, Will Naylor 4 Dave Harrison 0, Adam Gallett 4 Jim Frost 0.
Some great individual performances in the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League this week as Mark Richards (Jolly Collier) recorded an eight darts game, Matt Walker (Sportsman) hit a 180 but unfortunately it was not enough as Ant Pitts (Jolly Collier) beat him in what was a great game.
Old Hop Pole’s Lee Fletcher had a break of 160 and then narrowly missed double twelve for what would have been a tremendous six darts game.
Full Results:- Jolly Collier 5 (Mark Richards 8 darts game) Sportsman 2 (Matt Walker 180), Tipton Sports 1 The Vine 6, Hayes Social 6 Horsley Tavern 1, Ivy Bush 3 Sow and Pigs 4, Old Hop Pole 5 (Lee Fletcher 160b,180) Island Inn 2.
Just one leg of average separate the top two teams in the Halesowen Monday Night Ladies League after second in the table Park Lane Tavern won their home tie against league leaders Spring Meadow 4-3, the two teams now have a lead of six points over third placed Black Horse who had a surprising 6-1 home defeat at the hands of The Widders team who are next to bottom of the table.
Full Results:- Haden Cross 7 Townsend 0, Park Lane Tavern 4 Spring Meadow 3, Black Horse 1 The Widders 6, Captain’s Cup:- Haden Cross beat Townsend, Park Lane Tavern lost to Spring Meadow, Black Horse beat The Widders
John Buckingham is back on top of the Crown at Olton Double Top League with 39 points from 16 games, however former leader Tony Randell is just one point behind Buckingham with two games in hand and fourth placed Bob Nixon has only played 13 games and has 34 points.
The Camp Hill League played off their Captain’s and Secretaries cups and winning the former was Matt Cooper (Cotterills Lane Club) with a final success against Scruffy Ringers Con Murphy.
The Secretaries Cup title went to Dave Carter (Holy Gulp) with Richard Hogan (Lions) runner up.
The league’s new season will get underway on the 12th August anyone wishing to enter a team should attend the league meeting at the Wagon and Horses, Digbeth at 8.00pm on Wednesday 5th August or alternatively can contact Mark Standley on 07733-397704 or contact him by e-mail at
The top two teams squared up to each other in the Halesowen Friday Night 501 League and it was the league leaders Members Club ‘A’ who got the 4-3 verdict at The Vine to open up a four points gap between the two teams. The defeat sees The Vine drop one place in the table to third with Chop House taking over in second place after a 5-2 home win against Ex Serviceman’s Club, Chop House are now two points to the good on The Vine but The Vine do have a game in hand and also have the better average.
Full Results:- Members Club ‘B’ 3 The Laurels 4, Chop House 5 Ex Serviceman’s Club 2, The Vine 3 Members Club ‘A’ 4, Hare and Hounds 3 (A.Cowley 180) Townsend 4 (R.Thompson 180).
Played ten, won ten that’s the record so far for Gornal Conservative Club newcomers to the Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League this season, their latest success was a 5-2 home win over Wombourne Cricket Club. The two Ashwood sides continue to do well the ‘A’ team with a tremendous 161 finish by Nick Fullwell had a 7-0 win against Ten Arches ‘A’ to keep them within two points of the leaders while a further two points behind their ‘B’ side won 6-1 at Netherton Cricket Club.
Full Results:- Week 10:- Ashwood ‘A’ 7 (N.Fullwell 161f) Ten Arches ‘A’ 0, The Swan 6 Fox Inn (Lye) 1, Netherton Cricket Club 1 Ashwood ‘B’ 6 (M.Harper 10darts game), The Bell 6 (G,Underwood 152b) The Leopard 1 (L.Parry 114f), Queens 1 Dudley Sports 6 (S.Mills 160b), Gornal Conservative Club 5 Wombourne Cricket Club 2, Ten Arches ‘B’ 6 (D.Simpson 112b,10 darts game, A.Edgar 10 darts game, High Acres 1 (M.Lever 140b,11 darts game).
EBAHA made it four straight wins in the Small Heath League when they beat next to bottom Emerald Flights 8-1, they go two points ahead of second placed Mitre who have six points but had a bye this week, Gulp Tribe in third place are also on six points from three games they won 6-3 away to Wagon and Horses.
Full Results:- Emerald Club 5 Moseley All Service 4, Clock Inn 3 Cob’s Bar 6, Wagoon and Horses 3 Gulp Tribe 6, East Birmingham Allotments Holders Association 8 Emerald Flights 1.
With Prince of Wales having a bye this week in division one of the Pip Club League Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) opened up a two points lead on them with a 7-1 win at Two Gates Club.
In division two the top three teams all finished with 8-8 draws, leaders J W Belgrave were held by fourth in the table Progressive Club, while second placed Sports Bar ‘180’ finished all square in their tie with their nearest rivals third placed Pip Club. The outcome is that J W Belgrave with 50 points still have a ten points advantage over Sports Bar ‘180’ who in turn are two ahead of both Pip Club and Globe Inn ‘A’.
Full Results:Division One:- Wigginton Arms 2 Tamworth Motor Spares 6, Two Gates Club 1 Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) 7, Division Two:- Gate (Amington) 10 Globe Inn ‘B’ 6, Progressive Club 8 (D.Campbell 180) J W Belgrave 8, Pip Club 8 Sports Bar ‘180’ 8, Bulls Head ‘B’ (Polesworth) 4 Old Liberal House 12, Globe Inn ‘A’ 9 Royal Oak 7.
With just one fixture remaining in the Tamworth League any one of the top three teams could win the title, leaders and reigning champions Fox and Dogs on 186 points will play away to second in the table Dolphin ‘A’ who have 184 points, third placed Belgrave Club will have an away tie with Mile Oak Rovers who are in the bottom half of the table, should be a very interesting and entertaining final league night.
Full Results:- Dolphin ‘B’ 5 Mile Oak Rovers 2, Fox and Dogs 6 Longwood 1, Three Tuns ‘B’ (Fazeley) 0 Belgrave Club 7, Sports Bar 1 Dolphin ‘A’ 6, Wigginton 3 Sports Bar ‘180’ 4, Old Liberal House 3 Globe Inn 4, Players League:- John Lewin (Dolphin ‘B’) beat Debbie Tallis (Mile Oak Rovers), Martin Edwards (Fox and Dogs) beat Mark DeLeon (Longwood), Adam Williams (Belgrave Club) beat Lin Hardwick (Three Tuns ‘B’, Fazeley), Terry Molineux (Sports Bar ‘180’) beat Andy Brennan (Wigginton), Jonathon Bagley (Old Liberal House) beat Ian Grylls (Globe Inn).
No change at the top od the Rowley Monday Night League with the top five teams all registering wins and all of them big wins, leaders Crown (Old Hill) had the smallest win a 7-2 victory at Plough and Harrow, second and third placed Springfield Social Club and The Bell in turn won 8-1 against Haden Cross and Whiteheath Tavern. Fourth placed Ex Serviceman’s ’A’ handed out a 9-0 whitewash to Little Beech and their ‘B’ side who are fifth won 8-1 at Riddins Tavern.
Full Results:- The Bell 8 Whiteheath Tavern 1, Britannia Inn 4 Crown (Netherton) 5, Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ 9 Little Beech 0, Haden Cross 1 Springfield Social Club 8, Ivy Bush 4 Cottage 5, Leones 4 Fairfield 5, Maypole 4 Windmills End 5, Plough and Harrow 2 Crown (Old Hill) 7, Riddins Tavern 1 Ex Serviceman’s ‘B’ 8.
Chillingto Club moved off the foot of the division one table in the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League with a 4-3 home win over Cabin, replacing them in the bottom spot is Merry Boys who lost by the same margin away to Bradmore ‘A’ .
Wednesfield FC lost the number one place after going down 4-3 at home to fourth in the table Riley’s C’ and taking over from Wednesfield FC is ECC who had a 5-2 win at Otter and Vixen.
In division two it was bad news for leaders Pheasant losing 4-3 at home against seventh placed Riley’s ‘A’, nevertheless Pheasant hold on to pole position with 28 points but they now only have a two points lead over Whitmore Reans WMC who won 4-3 at Emerald.
There were rare wins for both of the bottom two teams this week as bottom of the table Bird in Hand won 4-3 at home against Red Lion making it two wins in seventeen and next to bottom Wednesfield Legion ‘C’ for the third time in seventeen games won beating Woodfield Social Club by a massive 6-1.
full Results:Division One:- Bradmore ‘B’ 4 Merry Boys 3, Chillington Club 4 Cabin 3, Corpus 5 Bradmore ‘A’ 2, Otter and Vixen 2 ECC 5, Railway 3 Dog and Partridge 4, Riley’s ‘D@ 3 Wednesfield Legion ‘A’ 4, Victoria 4 Penn Bowling 3, Village 6 Wednesfield Conservative Club 1, Wednesfield FC 3 Riley’s ‘C’ 4, Division Two:- Bird in Hand 4 Red Lion 3, Boat ‘B’ 2 Pendulum 5, Castle 2 Bull 5, Emerald 3 Whitmore Reans WMC 4, Pheasant 3 Riley’s ‘A’ 4, Riley’s ‘B’ 1 Fordhouses CC 6, Ukrainian Club 1 Roebuck 6, Wednesfield Legion ‘B’ 4 Three Crowns 3, Woodfield Social Club 1 Wednesfield Legion ‘C’ 6.
Claregate who are fourth in the Tettenhall Wednesday Night league were the only losers in the top four going down 6-1 away to Otter and Vixen who are second in the table on 34 points four adrift of leaders Riley’s ‘A’ who won 6-1 at Woodfield Social Club. Third placed Riley’s ‘B’ were also 6-1 winners against Village Inn to give them 30 points.
Full Results:- Brewood British Legion 4 Moreton 3, Dog and Partridge 3 Jones Road 4, Otter and Vixen 6 Claregate 1, Riley’s ‘B’ 6 Village Inn 1, Whitmore Reans WMC 7 The Bull 0, Woodfield Social Club 1 Riley’s ‘A’ 6.

The first round of the League Cup was on the agenda for the Kings Norton League and biggest winners of the round were Kings Norton RBL who handed out a 7-0 whitewash to their hosts Toby Jug Flights., Toby Jug ‘A’ had better luck than their ‘B’ side as they won 6-1 at Bulls Head.
Other teams to win through to the next round were Dingle Social, Rubery RBL and Stirchley United.
Full Results:League Cup:First Round:- Cotteridge 2 (S.Hale 4x100,140, J.Isham 100, T.Young 100, M.Ivory 100,140, J.O^Neill 100,180,19 darts game) Dingle 5 (A.Edmonds 100,135, B.Andrews125,127,17 darts game, S.Nolan 140,180, S.Ager 140), Rubery RBL 4 (J.Ford 123, I.Medlicott 3x100, S.Jacques 140, R.Packer 180,125f, C.Guest 2x180,100,12 darts game) Coppice 3 (M.Jones 3x100, A.Chidley 2x100,140, R.Mooney 2x100, D.Hill 3x100, B.Tanner 100, M.Mooney 147,125), Bulls Head 1 (G.Purnell 2x100,132, V.Walton 100, S.Seery 100,140, D.Campbell 100, S.Campbell 100, K.Maxim 3x100,125, P.Smith 100,121) Toby Jug ‘A’ 6 (R.Higgins 100,140, B.Heath 4x100,140,128f, D.Kent 5x100,125, J.Grainger 5x100,115f, S.Knowles 2x100, A.Deeley 100,140, S.Hodges 140), Kings Norton Ex Serviceman’s Club 2 (M.Bandy 100,130,140, S.Brown 129, Peter Corbett 100, K.Gater 2x100,125, C.Davenport 3x100, M.Bloomer 2x100) Stirchley United 5 (M.Welsh 100,123,140,104, C.Ryan 100, P.Gossage 2x100,140, D.Collins 2x100, T.Jeffs 100, K.Mason 2x100,120), Toby Jug Flights 0 Kings Norton RBL 7 (B.Bonas 118, J.Calt 2x100, M.Richardson 3x100,140, M.Ellis 140,137,100, J.Good 3x100,140, N.Porter 4x100, T.Roberts 100).


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