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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

Kevin Lane completed his fixture card in the Winmau Centre Thursday Night Champions League with 7-0 wins over Rob Montana and Matt Barnfather to clinch the title and the top prize of £300. Lane finished the season with a total of 205 points just six more than runner up Kevin Harris who received £250 for his efforts and third placed Mick O’Neill who had 187 points collected £200. Prize money was paid out down to the very last player.
The league which is played at the Winmau Centre in the Wolverhampton Sports Arena, Racecourse Road, WV6 0QU will be getting underway again shortly anyone interested in joining or requiring any further information should contact the centre on 01902-420827.
Full Results:Week 25:- Adam Hill 4 Matt Barnfather 3, Kevin Lane 7 Rob Montana 0, Adam Hill 4 Tam Singh 3, Euan McGovern 6 Matt Barnfather 1, Matt Barnfather 6 Tam Singh 1, Kevin Lane 7 Matt Barnfather 0.
A close 5-4 home win over Mackadown Social has kept the 100% win record for Crown at Olton intact in the premier division of the Sheldon and District Winter League and also maintains their number one spot with 8 points. Saltley Amateur Gardeners have moved up into second place with a similar 5-4 win over Castle Vale Residents but they have played one game more than Olton. The only other unbeaten team in the division are third placed Crown at Shard End who are on six points from three games, their latest result late coming in and not included.
Just one undefeated team in division one Iron Horse whose 5-4 win away to Holy Souls keeps them two points ahead of the rest of the field.
Crown Arrows lead the way in division two their latest fixture at Highwood Arrows seeing them win 7-2 and giving them a perfect score of 10 points. Second placed Small Heath Amateur Gardeners lost ground as they went down 6-3 away to third in the table Maggies both teams and Ridgemere Social are all four points behind Crown Arrows, Small Heath having played one game more than their two rivals.
Full Results:Week 5:Division One:- Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows 7 (S.Nixon 135, D.Nixon 105, M.Harris 116b,131,177, P.Connolly 107,100,8 darts game,111, L.Nixon 135,140, C.Round 3x100) East Birmingham Allotment Holders Assocition 2 (D.Sudbury 100, A.Hinton 100, N.Davis 2x100, P.Carey 100b, J.Darby 120b,100, S.Whatmore 120, B.Skinner 100,108b), The Lyndon 6 (S.Harding 140,112b, G.Drennon 108b, P.Stephens 3x100,100b, A.Foulkes 100,100b) The Pirates 3 (K.Green 126, G.Green 121,103, A.Cooksey 140, J.Buttle 121, M.Naylor 100, P.Moran 121), Crown at Olton 5 (A.Hutchings 100, T.Randell 2x100b,100, J.Sidwell 131, S.Kennedy 3x100, P.Yardley 3x100) Mackadown Social 4 (D.Young 101b,100, L.Barberan 100,137, S.Kingdon 2x100, G.James 120b, M.Noonan 100b,135,140, T.McCrave 105b,100,121), Saltley Amateur Gardeners 5 (A.Caddick 180, P.Webster 2x100, T.Webster 138,140, S.Winters 125,139,101, T.White 124f,121,100,140, J.Phipps 140,100) Castle Vale Residents 4 (G.Taylor 140,100, P.Nicholls 140, A.Rose 100, J.Burdett 112b,100, R.Barritt 100b, B.Charlton 100b), Division One:- Sheldon Social 4 (M.Tilley 100, P.Crook 100, J.Toney 122b) Solihull Moors 5 (S.Hicks 110, S.Green 100, C.Turner 100,122b,.I.Evans 156,135), George V 2 (J.Hinson 128, S.Palmer 115,108b, G.King 100, C.Horsley 100, J.Savage 100b, P.Horsley 112b) Marston Green Tavern 7 (T.Knowles 120b, D.Bond 106f, S.Cresser 2x100, T.Frost 120b, D.Evans 100, R.Fisher 100b, P.Lawrance 100,137), Holy Souls 4 (C.Stokes 2x140, T.Evans 100,100b,120b, D.Heighway 121, J.Rafter 103b, J.Lucas 121, J.Duffy 108b) Iron Horse 5 (J.Evans 101, R.Earl 160b, P.Byrne 140, D.Kilbey 100, D.Mortiboys 105,R.Parry 100), Crown-Forget-Me-Not 3 (A.Smith 137, W.Griffiths 100, G.Lynch 116b, T.Colley 120b,100, C.Kettlewell snr 120,100) Highwood KB’s 6 (G.Pagett 100b, T.Hobbis 121, T.Walton 140, L.Davis 100), Division Two:- Greville Arms 5 (C.Deegan 123,100, C.Burns 100, P.Thorley 100, K.Hull 100) Ridgemere Social 4 (C.Smiths 135, A.Phipps 100), Maggies 6 (R.Duncan 140,100, B.Swaine 100) Small Heath Amateur Gardeners 3 (S.Miller 121,112), Highwood Arrows 2 (D.Carey 2x140,100, G.Thomas 100) Crown Arrows 7 (J.Gaskin 121,104, D.White 120, K.White 2x100, J.Morrisey 100), Emerald Flights 1 (A.Fisher 105,100, S.Facey 100) Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights 8 (D.Jelley 2x100, D.Heath 2x100), Shirley RBL Misfits 8 (J.O’Sullivan 2x100,134, M.Hodgson 100) Highwood Exiles 1, Late Results:Week 4:Division Two:- Emerald Flights 1 (M.Hemsley 3x100, A.Burbridge 100) Small Heath Amateur Gardeners 8 (C.Hughes 100, S.Miller 130, A.Wale 3x100).
Pint Pot Flights won 7-2 against Boldmere Sports and Social and Old Oscott WMC 6-3 against Plough and Arrows to record their first wins of the season in division one of the Four Oaks and District League. The Beehive and Boldmere St Mike’s took their unbeaten run to three games the former winning 6-3 against Golden Hind to keep them in pole position on average from St Mike’s who won their tie at Red Lion 7-2.
In the second division The Boot picked up their first points against a depleted Fox team, narrowly winning 5-4 while Erdington Arrows needed the final game to secure their 5-4 win against Brookvale Social. Boldmere Tap beat pointless The Park 9-0, Park winning just three legs. Making it three wins in as many games Golden Hind Arrows won 5-4 against The Lions and remain in pole position with six points two more than the only other undefeated team in the division Bishop Vesey who had a bye and now have a game in hand on the leaders.
R.Hawker (Boldmere St Mike’s) recorded the only 180 of the week.
Full Results:Week 3:Division One:- Pint Pot Flights 7 (B.Godfray 112b, G.Cookson 3x100, M.P.Bagnall 100,141f, M.Miller 100, J.Moon 100, R.Mercer 140) Boldmere Sports and Social 2 (J.Frost 2x100), Red Lion 2 (M.Wilde 100, M.Gaughan 112b, S.Cain 120b,2x100, 2x140, D.G.Bond 101b, D.Vickers 140,100) Boldmere St Mike’s 7 (S.Paling 100, M.Wild 115b, J.Kavanagh 160b,100, A.Kimberley 140,100, M.Ashton 120b,121,100, C.Perry 103f, R.Hawker 130b,105b,100b,100,140,180,134), Plough and Arrows 3 (A.Humphriss 2x100,140, I.Taylor 140,2x100, N.Robbins 100) Old Oscott WMC 6 (J.Higgins 156,122, N.Hawkley 2x125,2x100, G.Cornbill 121,2x100, D.Parsons 100,2x140, J.Tolley 125), The Beehive 6 (A.Hoey 114, P.Shipley 137, W.Mynard 105,116f,3x100,137, N.Clarke 105b,2x140,139,100,108, K.Deeley 2x100,140, M.Partridge 100b,118,2x100, J.Prince 2x100,140,121,135) Golden Hind 3 (T.O’Kereke 100b, G.Kimberley 140,177,100, C.Turnbull 123, J.Morris 139,100, T.Kelly 120b,100,125,135,118), Division Two:- The Fox 4 (R.Stanton 2x100, S.Wilson 4x100, M.Willetts 100, N.Wilson 125, A.Jarvie 120,114f,140, D.Perry 152b,112b,100) The Boot 5 (R.Smith 2x100, D.Walton 107b,2x140, G.Gaughan 4x100, T.Tyrie 120b,100, N.Napier 100, M.Brogan 122,100), Boldmere Tap 9 (S.Alexander 100,140, P.Bromley 100, A.Nicholls 160, D.Simpson 125, D.Byrne 120) The Park 0 (A.Hay 125, J.Illidge 100, C.Batt 140,100), Erdington Arrows 5 (J.Leydon 100,125,120f, J.Cox 134, A.Gough 120f,121, J.West 134,100, R.Bazeley 105f,2x100) Brookvale Social 4 (S.Lysaght 105, R.Kelly 112b, S.Hipkiss 100, W.Naylor 140, M.Naylor 2x100), Golden Hind Arrows 5 (J.Verschoyle 100, A.Day 140,135, K.Lumby 112b, A.Lilley 120) The Lions 4 (W.Taylor 140,137,122f, R.Barritt 100, K.Brown 111b,2x100,132,125,138f, K.Shorthouse 118, D.Watkins 121).
Leaders of the Small Heath League East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association had a bye this week and second placed Mitre took full advantage to reduce the deficit to just two points when they beat third in the table Gulp Tribe 5-4, Gulp are now four points behind Mitre and have played one game more than their rivals.
Full Results:- Wagon and Horses 7 Cob’s Bar 2, Clock Inn 3 Moseley All Service 6, Emerald Club 8 Emerald Flights 1, Mitre 5 Gulp Tribe 4.
No Change at the top of the Shirley and District Monday Night League as the top three teams all won in week 15. Leaders Highwood with a 180 from Terry Constable had a comfortable 8-1 win at Sharmans Cross to give them 28 points and lead second placed Crown Jewels on average after their close 5-4 win at Solihull Sports Club, Bob Nixon hitting two maximums for Solihull.
Third in the table Red Lion won 8-1 away to Baldwin Bears but remain six points behind the leading duo.
Full Results:Week 15:- Bluebell 3 Strawberry Fields 6, Baldwin Bears 1 Red Lion 8, Sharmans Cross 1 (Simon Edwards 180) Highwood 8 (Terry Constable 180), Solihull Sports Club 4 Crown Jewells 5 (Bobby Nixon 2x180), Legionnaires 7 Shirley Spartac 2, Cider House 9 Baldwin 0.
Week two in the South Birmingham League and joint leaders of division one Erdington Members Club made it two wins in a row with a 6-3 win at third in the table St John’s. Mackadown Social are the other joint leaders a similar 6-3 win against The Family Tree putting them level on points and average with Erdington.
In division two The Dog added a 5-4 win over Smithswood Social to their opening win to keep them top of the table second place is shared by The Bell and Kingfisher the former winning 5-4 at The C’s while Kingfisher lost the number one spot when for the first time in three games they went down 6-3 at home to Toby Jug, this being Toby Jug’s first win in two games.
Full Results:Division One:- St John’s 3 (S.Kingdon 112b, B.Harris 125, T.Evans 156,100,115b, D.Clinton 100,110b, S.Whatmore 121) Erdington Members Club 6 (M.Birch 140, J.Frost 125, C.Winters 112b,137,10 darts game, M.Gallett 100,140, B.Cadby 2x100, M.Cooper 137,129, W.Naylor 100), Mackadown Social 6 (A.Caddick 2x100, J.Savage 100, N.Parsonage 112b,137,135, D.Young 160b, A.Savage 125, G.James 160b, M.Noonan 120b) Family Tree 3 (M.Naylor 100, K.Buttle 100, A.Cooksey 102, S.Hughes 100, J.Buttle 2x100), Division Two:- The Kingfisher 3 (R.Sharples 100, R.Mills 2x100, D.Green 140, K.Shergold 100) Toby Jug 6 (T.Adams 135,108, D.Revitt 112,100, B.Blair 3x100, B.Weir 100), The C^s 4 (D.Evans 100,105f, K.Geary 100, J.Carter 131, D.Whitehouse 100, J.Travis 100, K.Johns 140) The Bell 5 (C.Horsley 125,100, B.Anderton 125), The Dog 5 (P.Thompson 2x121,140,129, J.Fathers 125,140, J.Ansell 123,100, M.Clayton 100,140, P.Richards 123) Smithswood Social 4 (M.Winstanley 100, A.Richards 100, P.Cobley 100, N.Wilson 120), The Gate 4 (K.Russell 120, N.Groves 103b,100b,100) Banbury Flights 5 (W.Cooper 140,120,100, A.Luckman 100, L.Reece 2x100, P.Moran 126f), Mini League:- Coleshill  Social 11 legs (S.Sweetman 100,120b, C.Cooke 106b, S.Partington 100, G.Jones 2x100,112b) The Raven 16 legs (J.Evans 140,100,104b, R.Earl 125, A.Whitehouse 2x100,110b,137f, T.Whitehouse 121,106b).
Journeys End opened up the smallest of leads at the top of division one in the Forest of Arden Winter League when they beat bottom of the table Greville Arrows 7-2 the win giving them a slender one point of average advantage over Olton Crown in second place as they won 6-3 against third placed Sheldon Marlborough Arrows.
Chelmsley Town lead the way in division two their 6-3 win at Ivy Leaf making it four points from the opening two games and a lead of two over both Highwood KB and Sheldon Marlborough Flights who have both only played one game, and in turn this week they won 6-3 against Greville Arms and Highwood Exiles.
Full Results:Division One:- Olton Crown 6 (J.Sidwell 103b,2x100,12 darts game,  J.Morris 100, A.Hutchings  3x100,112, R.Duncan 100, T.Steele 100) Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 3 J.Humphries 112b, L.O^Donnell 2x100, S.Whatmore 116b,123,100, D.Howlett 2x100,2x140), Greville Arrows 2 (L.Powell 100b, M.Mitchell 2x140, D.Preece 121,100, J.Cocchi 100, C.Roberts 121) Journeys End 7 (L.Barberan 105,137, A.Howell 2x100, J.Jennings 100, S.Edwards 125), Crown Arrows 6 (J.Gaskin 121,100, S.Moran 100, K.Depper 100, D.White 125, R.Vann 101b) Riley’s Red Arrows 3 C.Hall 100, J.Harris 100, L.Hodges 3x100,131,125, N.Harris 118b, M.Reynolds 102b), Division Two:- Sheldon Marlborough Flights 6 (P.Brown 108, A.Eden snr 137, A.Eden jnr 134, B.Steptoe 118f,140, D.Brown 112, A.Wale 100) Highwood Exiles 3 (D.Carey 100, R.Harrison 100), Ivy Leaf 3 (T.Lambie 106, T.Clinton 122, S.Parsons 100, P.Ashford 106, R.Jelly 100) Chelmsley Town 6 (J.MscDonald 2x100,123, D.Cooper 119, P.Brennan 100,120b, N.Lumley 100), Highwood KB 6 (G.Thomas 140, T.Hobbis 140, A.Thurman 125) Greville Arms 3.
The Cradley Tuesday Night League staged the finals of their Harry Siviter and Wally Fellows memorial cups, in the former Brickmakers Arms after trailing 4-2 to White Horse went on to clinch a dramatic 5-4 win. The Wally Fellows final was all square at three each after the opening six games but Plough and Harrow then took control and went on to beat Bulls Head 6-3.
Dudley Sports ‘C’ moved closer to lifting the silverware in the Brierley Hill Monday Night League when they added a 6-3 win over Tenth Lock to their tally to give them 64 points from 36 games. Second placed Bridge ‘B’ suffered a setback to their title aspirations when they lost 5-4 away to sixth in the table Dog and Lamppost ‘A’ who are 14 points behind them. With games now quickly running out the defeat could well have cost Bridge ‘B’ any chance they had of taking the title away from Dudley Sports ‘C’.
Full Results:Week 38:- Dudley Sports ‘C’ 6 Tenth Lock 3, High Acres 7 Black Horse 2, Roebuck 5 Portway 4, Griffin 5 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 4, Dog and Lamppost ‘A’ 5 Bridge ‘B’ 4, Old Star 1 Bulls Head (Netherton) 8, Bridge ‘A’ 4 Dog and Lamppost ‘B’ 5, Dudley Sports ‘A’ 6 Liberal Club 3, Brickmakers Arms 2 Rose and Crown (Brierley Hill) 7, Blue Brick 4 The Swan 5.
Four fixtures were played in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League and all four finished with a 6-3 result. With a one point of average lead at the top of the table Miners (Wollescote) won away to The Bell while second placed Roebuck won their home tie with The Cross (Oldswinford). In the local Pensnett club derby the Welfare Club chalked up their first win in two handing out a first defeat to the Liberal Club.
Full Results:Week 2:- Roebuck 6 Cross (Oldswinford) 3, Bulls Head (Netherton) 3 Netherton Cricket Club 6, The Bell 3 Miners (Wollecote) 6, Pensnett Welfare Club 6 Pensnett Liberal Club 3.
The Coppice were the only losers in the top seven teams in the Kings Norton League their 5-2 defeat at Stirchley United seeing them drop one place to eighth and their hosts hang on to sixth place.
Court Oak remain eight points ahead of their rivals at the top of the table with 30 points their 6-1 home win over Billesley stretching their unbeaten run to fifteen games.
Full Results:- West Heath 5 (T.Corbett 100,140, P.Hughes 140, A.Sutton 2x100, D.Peace 100,140, S.Deeley 100, K.Hall 5x100, C.Micklewright 100,140, T.Atkins 2x100) Kings Norton Ex Serviceman’s Club 2 (S.Corbett 121, M.Bloomer 2x100, S.Brown 2x100,120,121,126, K.Gator 100,121), Rubery RBL 5 (M.Bennet 100, I.Medlicott 3x100,135, J.Bousfield 2x100, S.Jacques 100,125,100f) Weoley Hill 2 (P.Cole 2x100,101, D.Barnickle 100, R.Manders 2x100, D.Bencens 100, J.Cole 140, J.Brookes 2x100, A.Rogers 100), Hillyfields 7 (K.Drain 132, A.Harvey 2x140, P.Yardley 100,140,121,180, M.Poolton 2x100, Joe Fox 2x100, A.Vaughan 5x100,121, K.Vaughan 140, M.Malone 100) Toby Jug Flights 0 (A.Danks 100, D.Hodges 100,139, R.Smith 107), Court Oak 6 (E.Simpson 3x100, K.Bedder 2x100,140, V.Gould 2x100,140, J.Hykin 2x100,140, G.Dews 2x100,125,140, P.Blades 4x100,123, R.Mann 3x100) Billesley 1 (P.Lilley 2x100, S.Moore 114, L.Jones 110, C.Singleton 2x100, J.Eades 100,114,140,121, D.Jones 100,132,140, C.Smith 100), Stirchley United 5 (M.Welsh 100,2x125, T.Jeffs 100, D.Collins 2x100, C.Price 133,140, P.Gossage 100,111, K.Mason 2x100,140,180, T.Bathurst 100) Coppice 2 (M.Jones 100,120, D.Hill 2x100,108,140, C.Heath 2x100, D.Jordan 138,119), Kings Norton RBL 6 (J.Calt 2x100, D.Davenport 2x100,140, T.Roberts 100,132f, N.Porter 4x100, M.Ellis 100,140, L.Brotherton 3x100, B.Bonas 100, R.Blewer 100) Bulls Head 1 (G.Purnell 140, K.Maxim 3x100, V.Walton 100, P.Smith 2x100, S.Campbell 100,125, J.Davies 100), Kings Heath 2 (D.Parish 100,125, C.Upton 2x100, S.Morris 100, P.Hunt 100, P.Morris 100,121, T.Holder 135) Cotteridge 5 (S.Brookes 121, P.Smith 100, T.Young 100,105, S.Hale 100, J.O^Neill 3x100, Matt Ivory 3x100, C.Harman 2x100, J.Isham 100), Toby Jug ‘A’ 6 (J.Grainger 3x100,121, B.Heath 2x100,127,135,140, S.Hodges 3x100,135,140, A.Deeley 2x100,2x121,140, R.Higgins 2x100, 125, B.Heath 180) Dingle Social 1 (B.Andrews 100,121, A.Edmonds 100,130, S.Nolan 140, P.McCormack 121, R.Martin 100,125, T.Ager 109).
The Harborne League had their League Cup on the fixture card and the biggest winners of the round were Bartley Green who handed out a 9-0 whitewash to their visitors Sportsman. Not far behind were Abbey who won their home game with Avenue Social 8-1. League leaders Court Oak with a maximum from T.Hykin won 5-4 at Avenue Flights this being Avenue’s first defeat of the season so far. Other teams to win through to the next round were Hillyfields ‘B’ and Smethwick Labour Club.
Full Results:League Cup:- Avenue Flights 4 Court Oak 5 (T.Hykin 180), Amber Tavern 3 Hillyfields ‘B’ 6, Bartley Green 9 Sportsman 0, Weoley Catle WMC 4 Smethwick Labour 5 (S.Dicks 100f, V.Gilliland 109f), Abbey 8 Avenue Social 1.
Erdington Club suffered a massive 8-1 home defeat at the hands of the league leaders Kingstanding Ex Serviceman’s Club in the Aston League the defeat seeing them lose second place to Sportsmans Rest who after their 6-3 win over Red Lion have the same six points as Erdington but a better average. Both Sportmans and Erdington are two points off the top as Kingstanding’s win maintained their unbeaten run taking it to four games.
Full Results:Week 4:- Safe Harbour 1 (J.Clarke 100,140, T.Carroll 126, I.Mathews 109b,2x100) Old Oscott WMC 8 (D.Page 2x100, D.Parsons 100,100b, A.Lea 125,100), Sportsmans Rest 6 (A.Stainfield 100, P.Koyce 100, J.Frost 100, T.Kelly 105b,129,116) Red Lion 3(D.Bond 100, B.Hughes 100, K.Neale 140, S.Andrews 100, D.Rawlings 140,125), Aston Flights 1 (M.Price 100, J.Armstrong 100b,115b,135, M.Ansell 102b, G.Lynch 108, A.Criddle 100, M.Andrews 140) Mitre 8 (M.Naylor 100, I.Jones 2x100, W.Naylor 140,100, D.Lacey 2x108b, R.Barritt 140,102b,100,132, S.Cain 140), Erdington Club 1 (S.Shorthouse 108b, D.Jarvis jnr 100, P.Graham 116,100, S.Davey 100) Kingstanding Ex Serviceman’s Club 8 (A.Mountford 100,103b, A.Kimberley 122, Mike McFall 112b,100,121, A.Pritchett 100, B.Stephens 117,120b,100, B.Lysaght 100, C.Turnbull snr 2x100,140,136,105b).
With two of the top three not playing this week in the Shirley Red Lion Premier League there has been a couple of changes in the table, Tom Bent has taken over pole position from Simon Edwards, Bent following up a 3-1 win over Mark Cater with a 3-0 success against Chris John to give him a total of 48 points just one more than second placed Paul Higgins who added two 3-0 wins over Mick Gorst and Brian Lawton to his tally. Third placed Steve Sidwell is on the same 47 points as Higgins and like Higgins had two 3-0 wins over his opponents Stuart Dixon and Mark Cater and with a game in hand on both of the players above him he could take over the number one spot with a win in that game.
Full Results:Week 10:- Alex Hesketh 1 Stuart Dixon 3, Mark Cater 1 Tom Bent 3, Mick Gorst 3 (180) Paul Higgins 0, Steve Heeks 3 Chris Devlin 2, Jack Sidwell 3 Noreen Harris 0, Julian Harris 1 Mark Gwalchmai 3, Andy Hoy 1 Chris Devlin 3, Paul Higgins 3 Brian Lawton 0, Stuart Dixon 0 Steve Sidwell 3, Mick Bown 3 Noreen Harris 0, Chris John 0 Tom Bent 3, Steve Heeks 3 (115) Mark Cater 0, Mark Gwalchmai 3 Jack Sidwell 0, Chris Devlin 3 Brian Lawton 2, Alex Hesketh 0 Mick Gorst 3, Steve Sidwell 3 Mark Cater 0, Noreen Harris 0 Andy Hoy 3, Mick Gorst 3 Chris Devlin 0.
Week five of the new season in the Stourbridge and District Monday Night League and three teams are locked together at the top on ten points with only average separating them. Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) have the better average their latest win being 6-3 away to High Acres. Ashwood in second place gained a vital 5-4 win over their hosts Ten Arches ‘A’ who as a result drop three places in the table to sixth. Making up the top trio is Britannia their third consecutive win was a convincing 8-1 at Stourbridge RBL.
At the other end of the table The Swan chalked up their first win in five a 5-4 success away to Quarry Bank Conservative Club who drop from eighth to eleventh in the table, Swan move up two places from the bottom above Cat Inn (Wordsley) and Shrubbery Cottage.
Full Results:Week 5:- Kingswinford Conservative Club 1 Brickmakers Arms 8, Shrubbery Cottage 2 Bird (Wordsley) 7, Quarry Bank Conservative Club 4 The Swan 5, Stourbridge RBL 1 Britannia 8, The Fox (Lye) 5 Garibaldi 4, Queens 4 New Inns 5, High Acres 3 Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) 6, Church Tavern 6 Plough 3, Ten Arches ‘A’ 4 Ashwood 5, The Cat Inn (Wordsley) 2 Ten Arches ‘B’ 7.
The Camp Hill League staged their doubles knockout and in addition to Peter Yardley and Mark Hogan (The Lions) winning the event league treasurer Terry Burton also made the headlines as after some ten years break from playing he teamed up with Mark Standley (Wagon and Horses) and won through to the final where they eventually made their exit to Yardley and Hogan.
The Pip Club League played off some of their cup finals and taking the division one cup title with a final win over Prince of Wales was Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth)   The division one Belgrave Shadow Cup final was won by Birchmoor Club with Tamworth Motor Spares runners up. The division two final saw Progressive Club defeat Pip Club in the final.
Full Results:Division One Cup:Final:- Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) beat Prince of Wales, Belgrave Shadow Cup Finals:Division One:- Birchmoor Club beat Tamworth Motor Spares, Division Two:- Progressive Club beat Pip Club.
Just two games were played in the Halesowen Monday Night Ladies League both of them with 4-3 results, second in the table White Horse lost to Black Horse and The Widders beat Townsend. In the Captains Cup Black Horse were surprising losers to White Horse as they were second in the table and the victors next to bottom.
Full Results:- The Widders 4 Townsend 3, Black Horse 4 White Horse 3, Captains Cup:- The Widders beat Townsend, Black Horse lost to White Horse.
Crown ‘A’ and Landywood ‘A’ are joint leaders in the West Midlands Men’s Super League, the most recent fixtures saw both teams win 5-0, Crown ‘A’ against ECC and Landywood ‘A’ against Orange Tree, the two teams with 20 points are just one ahead of Wednesfield FC who had a 4-1 home win over Landywood ‘B’.
Bottom of the table Griffin lost 5-0 at Allens Sports Bar and remain the only team without a point so far.
Full Results:Match 3:- Crown ‘A’ 5 ECC 0, Pensnett Welfare Club 0 Staffordshire Knot 5, Wednesfield FC 4 Landywood ‘B’ 1, Allens Sports Bar 5 Griffin 0, Landywood ‘A’ 5 Orange Tree 0, Rowley Bar and Grill 1 Winmau Darts Centre 4, Bridgtown Social 4 Crown ‘B’ 1, Greets Green 4 Cabin 1.
There were 7-7 draws for the top two teams in the Black Country Premier League this week, Britannia Bulldogs who lead on average were held to a draw in their home tie with Old Hill Royals who are eighth in the table with 13 points. Blackheath Beechers are on the same 21 points as Bulldogs and like their rivals also played at home and finished all square with Woodside Poachers who are fifth in the table with 17 points from 11 games and accordingly have a game in hand on the four teams above them.
Full Results:Match 12:- Wyynall Warriors 12 (Daniel Haden 170b,180,16 darts game, Carl Newton 180, Scotty Roberts 17 darts game) HollyBush Darters 1, Vintage Gamers 6 Hounds of Wynall 9, Hasbury Hunters 11 (Mart Greenwood 100b, Al Duncan 132f), Railway Buffers 4 Brickmaker Big Dogs 11 (Carl Penzer 180,106f,15 darts game), Mighty Mitre 8 Storming Stags 9, Black Country Belters 5 (John Lock 110f) Springfield Rifles 8, Blackheath Beechers 7 (Jason Lowe 180) Woodside Poachers 7 (Mark Rollinson 180), Britannia Bulldogs 7 (Adam Edgar 180) Old Hill Royals 7.
The Winmau Centre Monday Night League held in the Wolverhampton Sports Arena are six games into their new season and already the top three teams are making a breakaway from the rest of the field. What Are Thooose are top on 207 points just two ahead of Misfits who in turn are another three ahead of reigning champions The Untouchables, then comes a gap of 15 points to fourth placed What’s The Point.
The Netherton Thursday Night League are into the first game of the second half of their season and it is oh so close for the top three teams, Rose and Crown and White Swan are locked together on 27 points from ten games and level on average, third placed Bulls Head are three points behind the leading duo but a 7-2 win in their game in hand would put them on the same number of points and also level on average. All three won this week Rose and Crown beat Delph Bell 5-4, White Swan won 6-3 against bottom team Pensnett Liberal Club and Bulls Head won 7-2 at The Widders.
Full Results:- White Swan 6 Pensnett Liberal Club 3, Rose and Crown 5 Delph Bell 4, Crown 4 Fairfield 5, The Widders 2 Bulls Head 7, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 6 White Horse 3.
The top three teams in the Tettenhall Wednesday Night League all finished the season with wins, Riley’s ‘A’ won the title with 58 points their last game saw them win 5-2 at Whitmore Reans WMC, runners up Otter and Vixen beat Dog and Partridge 7-0 to finish with 52 points and Riley’s ‘B’ who also won 7-0 against Jones Road had 48 points.
Full Results:Week 33:- Brewood British Leagion 3 Bull 4, Claregate 3 Moreton 4, Otter and Vixen 7 Dog and Partridge 0, Riley’s ‘B’ 7 Jones Road 0, Whitmore Reans WMC 2 Riley’s ‘A’ 5, Woodfield Social 4 Village Inn 3.
Prince of Wales ‘A’ lead the way in the Tamworth League with 26 points after three games and in their latest one a local derby with their ‘B’ side they won 5-2. Fox and Dogs are in the number two spot just one point off the top and they were also 5-2 winners away to Progressive Club, there is then a ten points gap to third placed Mile Oak Rovers who again were 5-2 winners away to Wigginton ‘A’, Mile Oak having played just two games as opposed to the two teams above them who have played three.
Full Results:Week 3:- Globe Inn 4 Three Tuns (Fazeley) 3, Prince Of Wales ‘B’ 2 Prince of Wales ‘A’ 5, Dolphin Inn 2 Wigginton ‘B’ 5, Progressive Club 2 Fox and Dogs 5, Wigginton ‘A’ 2 Mile Oak Rovers 5, Players League:- Martin Young (Three Tuns, Fazeley) beat Ian Grylls (Globe Inn), Mark Tomlinson jnr (Prince Of Wales ‘B’) beat Mick Chater (Prince of Wales ‘A’), Donna Whitmore (Wigginton ‘B’) beat Tracey Parris (Dolphin Inn), Martin Edwards (Fox and Dogs) beat Martyn Richards (Progressive Club), Paul Smallwood (Wigginton ‘A’) beat Debbie Tallis (Mile Oak Rovers).

Netherton Thursday Night League:- White Swan 6 Pensnett Liberal Club 3, Rose and Crown 5 Delph Bell 4, Crown 4 Fairfield 5, The Widders 2 Bulls Head 7, Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 6 White Horse 3.

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