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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

Crown at Shard End gained an important win in the premier division of the Sheldon and District Winter League in week fourteen beating Saltley Amateur Gardeners 5-4 and replacing them in second place in the table with 18 points from 11 games, Saltley have the same 18 points but from 13 games. Crown at Olton continue to lead the division with 22 points from 12 games following their latest 7-2 win over Pavillions.
A 5-4 win by Solihull Moors at Sheldon Marlborough Flights keeps them two points ahead of Highwood KB’s at the top of division one, KB’s beating Iron Horse 5-4 and moving up from fourth to second with 20 points plus a game in hand on Moors, while Iron Horse drop one place to third and are now four points behind Moors but with two games in hand.
Division two leaders Crown Arrows beat Maggies 6-3 and knocked them down one place in the table to third, there was also an upset for Shirley RBL Misfits whose 5-4 home defeat by Highwood Arrows has also seen them drop one place to fourth.
Full Results: Week 14:Premier Division:- Langley Jall Sports and Social Arrows 7 (J.Carter 100,112, D.Nixon 140,100, R.Nixon 2x100b, P.Connolly 140, L.Nixon 106,100, A.Nixon 100, M.Barber 140,180,8 darts game) The Pirates 2 (A.Cooksey 102b, K.Green 140, G.Green 100, W.Naylor 100, M.Naylor 140,             P.Moran 120, K.Buttle 100), Saltley Amateur Gardeners 4 (R.Lawrence 117, P.Webster 120b, J.Randall 118, A.Caddick 140, T.Websters 160b,100, T.White 120b) Crown at Olton 5 (A.Hutchings 120b, T.Randell 140,121, J.Sidwell 125,137, B.Nixon 121, M.Wall 100,149,112b), Yje Lyndon 1 (S.Harding 100, D.Wright 112f,100, J.Buckingham 110b,123, P.Stephens 120,100, P.Collins 100, P.Henderson 100) Mackadown Social 8 (A.Kavanagh 100,102, D.Young 120b,100, L.Barberan 100f,123, M.Heave 100, G.James 100,131, M.Noonan 109b, A.McCrave 2x121), Crown at Shard End 7 (A.Mayell 100,140,10 darts game, K.Deeley 140, M.Cooper 2x100, P.Shipley 100, K.Reynolds 2x100,140) The Pavillions 2 (R.Evans 100, M.Tolliss 2x106b,100,121, N.Robinson 120b,100), Castle Vale Residents 6 (G.Taylor 100, P.Nicholls 100, T.Hines 100,125, J.Burdett 2x100, D.Phillips 135,100,140, A.Rose 100, R.Franks 140,100) Sheldon Dukes 3 (L.Molyneux 140,121, M.O’Donnell 118b,118, P.Sunner 125, M.Hicks 100), Division One:- Sheldon Marlborough Flights 4 (P.Seadon 125, P.Jones 100, P.Brown 128b, D.Howlett 100, M.Cox 140,100, N.Rughani 120) Solihull Moors 5 (C.Turner 123, L.Hodges 150b, J.Palmer 100, N.Warner 2x100, S.Green 123,135), Crown-Forget-Me-Not 7 (I.Scattergood 120b,2x100, A.Smith 135, J.Lynch 100b, W.Griffiths 100,140, T.Colley 100,100b,135, C.Kettlewell snr 140, S.Gardiner 125) George V 2 (S.Palmer 100, C.Horsley 100, S.Palmer 100,112, J.Savage 116, G.Grimes 100), Sheldon Social 5 (C.Cotter 100, M.Tilley 2x100, C.Roberts 2x125, T.Owens 100) Marston Green Tavern 4 (H.Russell 121,100, B.Tranter 100f, M.Bennett 132b, S.Cresser 100, R.Fisher 100), Hihgwood KB’s 5 (T.Constable 100, G.Pagett 115, T.Hobbis 100, D.Buckler 140, W.Cooper 152b) Iron Horse 4 (J.Evans 100,137, J.Whitehouse 2x100, R.Earl 2x100,125,C.Monnington 121,J.Green 123), Division Two:- Greville Arms 1 (C.Deegan 100,101b, J.Cucchi 118f, M.Stansfield 120b) Small Heath Amateur Gardeners 8 (C.Hughes 100, S.Miller 136, N.Ricketts 139, D.Brown 100,A.Sleath 121,130, D.Hykin 100), Shirley RBL Misfits 4 (F.Cotsford 100, J.O’Sullivan 100,125, T.Dixon 100, A.Ogg 140, J.Boyle 101) Highwood Arrows 5 (G.Clinton 2x120b,125, T.Clinton 100,115f, D.Carey 140), Maggies 3 (R.Kirby 100, N.Hall 100, S.Hall 2x100, S.Hoccom 125) Crown Arrows 6 (J.Gaskin 100b, D.White 118,100,102b, M.Bown 120b, L.Swindale 123, S.Moran 140,100), Meadway Sports and Social 6 (S.Bennett 136,100, R.Hounsell 100) Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights 3 (S.Barratt 105), Late Result:Division Two:- Greville Arms 1 (M.Stansfield 2x100, C.Burns 102) Highwood Arrows 8 (T.Clinton 140,105b, D.Carey 120b, A.Payne 2x100, J.King 134).
The latest of the Riley’s Solihull Last Sunday in the Month Knockouts saw West Midlands county star Nick Fullwell clinch the top prize with a final 6-1 win against a somewhat surprising opponent in the form of twelve years Matthew Cain who actually won the first leg against Fullwell. Fullwell had beaten Dan White 5-3 in the semis while Cain had an amazing 5-1 result against another top class player Matt Padgett, Matthew Cain certainly a name to look out for in the future.
Full Results:Preliminary Round:- William Naylor beat Lee Moltneux, Nick Fullwell beat Richard Hosely, Last 16:- Neil Parsonage beat Mark O’Donnell, William Naylor beat Dan Brigg, Nick Fullwell beat Steve Groves, Dan White beat Steve Cain, Mellisa Reynolds beat Michelle Doolan, Matthew Cain Beat Gary Groves, Sean O’Donnell beat Neil Warner, Matt Padgett beat Paul Sunner, Quarter Finals:- Neil Parsonage beat William Naylor, Nick Fullwell beat Dan White, Matthew Cain beat Mellisa Reynolds, Matt Padgett beat Paul Sunner, Semi Finals:- Nick Fullwell 5 Dan White 3, Matthew Cain 5 Matt Padgett 1, Final:- Nick Fullwell 6 Matthew Cain 1.
A reminder to all players who have not already entered the UK Open Amateur Qualifier at Riley’s Solihulll on Sunday 21st February in which a place in the PDC UK Open finals in Minehead is part of the top prize.
Entry to the open is just £6 and players can enter by pre-registration only, on-line entries close 48 hours before the event, in club entries close 24 hours before the event. No entries will be taken on the day of the qualifier.
For further information contact the Solihull club on 0121-742-6068 or e-mail
Boldmere St Mikes, top of division one of the Four Oaks and District League had a surprisingly close 5-4 win in week twelve against next to bottom of the table Red Lion who at one stage were leading 2-0, however the win keeps them two points ahead of second placed The Beehive who beat their nearest rivals Golden Hind 6-3.
In the second division leaders Golden Hind Arrows suffered their first defeat in eleven games, after leading 4-3 they went down 5-4 away to third in the table The Lions who are now on 14 points from 10 games, two behind second placed Bishop Vesey who had a bye this week, and six off the top, both Bishop Vesey and The Lions have a game in hand on the leaders.
D.G.Bond (Red Lion), A.Nicholls (Boldmere Tap) and J.Yates (Brookvale Social) all hit their first 180 of the season while W.Naylor (Brookvale Social) notched his second.
Full Results:Week 12:Division One:- Boldmere Sports and Social 3 (D.Savage 2x100,125,112f, A.Mills 100, R.Tidmarsh 2x100,107, R.Paine 101b, J.Frost 120b,3x100) Pint Pot Flights 6 (M.Bruin 2x112b, G.Cookson 100, R.Mercer 100, M.P.Bagnall 112b,2x140, N.Bruton 125, M.Mills 100), Boldmere St Mikes 5 (M.Wild 125,100, B.Linnecor 112b,100, A.Kimberley 105, C.Perry 140,100, R.Hawker 100b,140,2x100, J.Kavanagh 116,2x100, M.Ashton 2x100,121) Red Lion 4 (D.Bayliss 101b,140,100, M.Gaughan 122,2x100, D.G.Bond 120b,100,121,180, S.Cain 100,140, 143f), Old Oscott WMC 4 (M.Bowles 100, D.Higgins 114b,100, N.Hawkley 112b,3x100,137, D.Parsons 112b,140,3x100, J.Higgins 125, T.Morris 2x100) Plough and Arrows 5 (N.Robbins 133,100, M.O’Driscoll 120b,100b,100, P.Smith 101b,2x100,140, P.Robbins 120b,2x100, I.Taylor 2x100), Golden Hind 3 (D.Keatley 102b,121, T.O’Kereke 2x100,140, D.Pickering 130f, D.Fowler 100b,3x140, G.Kimberley 2x100, 135) The Beehive 6 (K.Reynolds 120,140,2x100, J.Prince 2x121,140, M.Partridge 3x100,131, N.Clarke 3x100, K.Deeley 100, S.Harvey 171), Division Two:- The Boot 5 (M.Norton 100, M.Kemble 100, G.Gaughan 3x100,140, D.Walton 140,100) The Fox 4 (S.Wilson 160b,3x100, R.Stanton 125, K.Smith 123,2x100, D.Perry 160b,,100), The Park 3 (J.Illidge 2x100, D.Panjanadon 120, J.Boulstridge 100, C.Batt 100, A.Hay 105, D.Clarke 140) Boldmere Tap 6 (J.Hunter 2x100, D.Byrne 108b,100, P.Bromley 2x100, A.Nicholls 180, C.Hagans 135,139), Brookvale Social 5 (J.Yates 180,2x100,121, S.Lysaght 140, W.Naylor 160b,100,140,180,14 darts game, S.Hipkiss 112b,14 darts game) Erdington Arrows 4 (R.Bazeley 100f,140, M.Phillips 121,100,107f, M.Kenny 100, J.Cox 140, J.Stokes 100), The Lions 5 (I.Matthews 130,100, J.Collins 140, S.Davey 140, K.Brown 2x100) Golden Hind Arrows 4 (S.Spink 116b,11 darts game, K.Lumby 112b,2x100, A.Day 100,109, J.Mahon 100, J.Clarke 102b,100,140,135, A.Lilley 2x100).
The Kings Norton League staged the second round of their Section Cup and the biggest winners of the round were Billesley with a 17-4 win over Toby Jug Flights. Court Oak, Toby Jug ‘A’ and Kings Norton RBL in turn were 13-8 winners against Stirchley United, Hillyfields and West Heath. Weoley Hill beat Dingle Social12-9 and there were 11-10 wins for Rubery RBL and Bulls Head who defeated their respective opponents Coppice and Cotteridge.
Full Results:Section Cup:Round Two:- Court Oak 13 (E.Simpson 5x100,110,122,140, K.Bedder 3x100,140, J.Hykin 2x100,137,140, G.Dews 100,105,121,140, S.Pasetti 2x100,130, P.Blades 5x100,120, R.Mann 3x100) Stirchley United 8 (K.Mason 134,140, T.Jeffs 2x100, C.Ryan 140, B.Thomas 171, M.Bathurst 140, D.Collins 2x100), Hillyfields 8 (M.Poolton 100, A.Harvey 140, K.Vaughan 125, P.Yardley 100,2x140,123, L.Fox 4x100, K.Drain 100,130,140, A.Vaughan 3x100,121,101f) Toby Jug ‘A’ 13 (B.Heath 3x100,140,17 darts game, J.Grainger 120,125,140, S.Knowles 100, R.Higgins 3x100,135, A.Deeley 2x140,100, S.Hodges 2x100,121,122, D.Kent 100,121,135), Kings Norton RBL 13 (B.Bonas 100,140, N.Porter 2x100,118, S.Nolan 5x100, J.Calt 2x100,120, T.Roberts 4x100, B.Morgan 2x100,104,125, M.Ellis 3x100) West Heath 8 (T.Shipley 2x100,121, C.Micklewright 100,123, K.Hall 3x100, A.Sutton 5x100,140,180, D.Peace 2x100, T.Corbett 2x100,140, P.Hughes 3x100,121), Coppice 10 (M.Jones 2x100, D.Hill 2x100,140, M.Harper 3x100, M.Mooney 2x100,140, A.Chidley 3x100,105,140,100f, G.Twist 100) Rubery RBL 11 (J.Ford 100,119,140, P.Medlicott 2x100, I.Medlicott 100,140, M.Pierce 120,125,140, C.Guest 6x100,140, R.Packer 2x100), Bulls Head 11 (S.Seery 6x100, J.Davies 100,125, K.Maxim 2x140,100, G.Purnell 100,125, P.Smith 2x100,140, V.Walton 2x100,121) Cotteridge 10 (C.Harman 123, J.O^Neill 2x100, S.Brookes 100, L.Betteridge 2x100, M.Ivory 121, S.Hale 121,140,125), Weoley Hill 12 (.Barnickle 3x100, J.Cole 3x100,140, P.Cole 171, J.Brookes 2x100, G.Morley 109, A.Rogers 2x100) Dingle Social 9 (P.McCormack 180, K.Nolan 100, A.Edmonds 100, M.Ferriday 115,138, B.Andrews 133), Toby Jug Flights 4 (D.Hodges 100,111,131,140, B.Scriven 101, A.Danks 140, B.Roberts 114) Billesley 17 (T.Elsey 102, J.Eades 3x100,17 darts game, P.Lilley 112).
The South Birmingham League staged their singles knockout which attracted an encouraging 68 players and produced some top class darts throughout, the man at the top of his form was Robbie Earl, however he was pushed all the way with 2-1 wins from the last sixteen to the final. Robbie beat D.Whitehouse and Mick Noonan then booked his final spot against Chris Millward jnr with a last four win over Alan Mayell.

2016-02-07 - South Birmingham Singles Robbie Earl (Winner) and Sue Kingdon (Organiser)

The final saw Earl lift the title with a 2-0 win with Chris Millward jnr.

2016-02-07 - South Birmingham Singles Chris Millward jnr (Runner Up) and Sue Kingdon (Organiser)

Full Results:Singles Knockout:Last 16:- A.Mayell 2 S.Whatmore 1 (156b,126f), T.Barrs 2 B.Harris 1, D.Whitehouse 1 R.Earl 2, W.Naylor 180) 1 M.Noonan 2, C.Millward snr 2 P.Bryant 1, M.Heaven 2 M.Cooper 1, A.Whitehouse 0 C.Millward jnr 2, K.Russell 2 M.Birch 1, Quarter Finals:- Alan Mayell (177,8 darts game) 2 Trevor Barrs 1, Robbie Earl 2 Mick Noonan 1, Chris Millward snr 1 Martin Heaven (180) 2, Chris Millward jnr 2 Ken Russell 0, Semi Finals:- Martin Heaven (140b) 1 Chris Millward jnr 2, Alan .Mayell 1 Robbie Earl 2, Final:- Robbie Earl 2 Chris Millward jnr 0.
The Forest of Arden Winter League’s men’s singles was contested by 35 players with Andy Hutchings the eventual winner after beating Simon Edwards 2-1 in the final. Hutchings had won his semi final against Steve Shepard 2-0, Edwards winning by the same margin against Rob Vann

2016-02-07 - Forest of Arden Winter League Sue Kingdon (Organiser), Simon Edwards (Singles Runner Up), Trevor Edwrds (League Treasurer)

Winning the ladies singles was Sue Kingdon, a straight 2-0 success against Noreen Harris giving Sue the title. Sue had won her last four game against Laura Vann with the same 2-0 scoreline, runner up Harris was taken to a decider by Diane Hudson before winning 2-1.
The youth knockout was won by Alex Edwards who had a 2-0 result against Michaela Walker in the final.
Full Results:Singles Knockout:Last 16:- John.Sidwell 2 B.Anderton 0, A.Hutchings 2 D.Field 0, D.Duncan 2 D.Carey 0, Jack Sidwell 0 S.Shepard 2, K.Hull 2 A.Hawkins 0, R.Vann 2 J.Harris 1, L.Powell 2 S.Edwards 2, Quarter Finals:- John Sidwell 1 A.Hutchings 2, D.Duncan 0 S.Shepard 2, K.Hull 0 R.Vann 2, Semi Finals:- Andy Hutchings 2 Steve Shepard 0, Rob Vann 0 Simon Edwards 2, Final:- Andy Hutchings 2 Simon Edwards 1, Ladies Singles Knockout:Semi Finals:- Noreen Harris 2 Diane Hudson 1, Sue Kingdon 2 Laura Vann 0, Final:- Noreen Harris 0 Sue Kingdon 2, Youth Knockout:Final:- Alex Edwards 2 Michaela Walker 0.

2016-02-07 - Forest of Arden Winter League Sue Kingdon (Ladiess Singles Winner), Alex Edwards (Youth Winner), Trevor Edwards (Leagye Treasurer)

2016-02-07 - Forest of Arden Winter League Sue Kingdon (Organiser), Andy Hutchings (Singles Winner), Trevor Edwrds (League Treasurer)

The Wednesbury and Darlaston Wednesday Night League got their new season underway with the first round of their Margaret Melia Vase which saw 8-1 wins by Staffordshire Knot, T & R Bar and St Mary’s ‘B’ who in turn accounted for Civil Defence, Red Lion and The Vine. Prince of Wales had a slightly closer 7-2 success against St Mary’s ‘A’.
Full Results:Margaret Melia Vase:Round One:- Staffordshire Knot 8 Civil Defence 1, Prince of Wales 7 St. Mary’s ‘A’ 2, T&R Bar 8 Red Lion 1, St. Mary’s ‘B’ 8 The Vine 1.
With The Untouchables having a bye in week 20 of the Winmau Centre Monday Night League Misfits with a massive 42-6 win over Keep It In The Family have taken over pole position with 622 points. Untouchables have also dropped below second placed What Are Thooose who won 36 -12 against Here For The Beer, their 608 points 19 to the good on Untouchables.
At the end of the table there was a rare win for next to bottom Where’s My Team who beat Double Trouble who are bottom of the table 25-23.
There were maximums this week for Julie Aston (Keep It In The Family), Sam Guest, Neil Salter, Jay Hough (Misfits), John Bates (Here For The Beer), Owen Maiden (What Are Thooose), Phil Clarke, Bob Lockley, Adam Teasdale (What’s The Point), James Owen (Bulls Hitters) and two for Simon Pearce (Barney Army).
Full Results:Week 20:- Keep It In The Family6 (Julie Aston 180) Misfits 42 (Sam Guest 180, Neil Salter 180, Jay Hough 180), Mad House 27 Barney Army 21 (Simon Pearce 2x180), Where’s My Team 25 Double Trouble 23, Here For The Beer 12 (John Bates 180) What Are Thooose 36 (Owen Maiden 180), What’s The Point 28 (Phil Clarke 180, Bob Lockley 180, Adam Teasdale 180)  Bulls Hitters 20 (James Owen 180, Mike Hampson 14 darts game).
Defeats for the top two teams in the Stourbridge and District Monday Night League this week as top side Britannia went down 5-4 at Ten Arches ‘A’ who move up two places to third and second placed Ashwood drop three places to fifth following their 6-3 reversal away to Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) who move up one to second place.
Full Results:Week 15:- Crestwood 3 Shrubbery Cottage 6, Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) 6 Ashwood 3, Brickmakers Arms 8 Garibaldi 1, Plough 4 Quarry Bank Conservative Club 5, Stourbridge RBL 4 New Inns 5, Bird (Wordsley) 7 The Fox (Lye) 2, Ten Arches ‘A’ 5 Britannia 4, Queens 4 Bird ‘B’ (Stourbridge) 5, Kingswinford Conservative Club 3 Church Tavern 6, The Swan 1 Ten Arches ‘B’ 8, High Acres 8 The Cat Inn (Wordsley) 1.
Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ got the new season in the Pensnett and Bromley Tuesday Night League off to the best possible start as they handed out a 7-0 whitewash to their local rivals Pensnett Welfare Club ‘B’ to become the first leaders of the new campaign.
Other teams to get off to a winning start were Bridge, Dudley Sports Club, Sedgley Golf Club and Samson and Lion.
Full Results:Week 1:- Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ 7 Pensnett Welfare Club ‘B’ 0, Pensnett Liberal Club 2 Bridge 5, Dudley Sports Club 4 High Acres 3, Sedgley Golf Club 4 Moor Centre Snooker Club 3, Samson and Lion 4 Saracens Head 3.
Just two fixtures played in the Small Heath League which saw second in the table Mitre beat Moseley All Service 6-3 to reduce the arrears on leaders East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association to four points. In the middle of the table fixture Emerald Club also won 6-3 against Wagon and Horses.
Full Results:- Wagon and Horses 3 Emerald Club 6, Moseley All Service 3 Mitre 6.
Week two in the new season of the Camp Hill League and there were wins for the top three teams to keep intact their 100% win records. Leaders Cotterills Lane Club won their home tie with Devil’s Club 7-0 while second in the table Grange Social Club were 5-2 winners at home against Wagon and Horses, third placed Holy Gulp beat their hosts New Inn 4-3.
Full Results:Week 2:- Lions 6 Station Bar 1, New Inn 3 Holy Gulp 4, Grange Club 5 Wagon and Horses 2, Cotteridge Lane Club 7 Devil’s Club 0.
Kevin Harris and his son Robert have won the Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League doubles knockout for the past two seasons but they were unable to make it three in a row as they were knocked out in the semi finals this season by N.Donaldson and G.Marson who in turn were beaten 3-2 in the final by N.Fullwell and K.Chambers.
Full Results:Doubles Knockout:Last 16:- N.Donaldson & G.Marson beat D.Whittaker & C.Whittaker, G.Moreton & M.Harper beat B.Watts & A.Neale, K. Harris & R.Harris beat B.Padmore & T.Davis, D.Thompson & S.Blewitt beat K.Cooksey & N.Wooldridge, A.Smith & R.Monckton beat R.Wassell & R.Rubery, R.Dillworth & S.Mills beat G.Underwood & M.Washington, A.Edgar & M.Halliday beat R.Pierce & N.Garrett, N.Fullwell & K.Chambers beat K.Bennett & R.Hill, Quarter Finals:- N.Donaldson & G.Marson beat G.Moreton & M.Harper, K.Harris & R.Harris beat D.Thompson & S.Blewitt, A.Smith & R.Monckton beat R.Dillworth & S.Mills, N.Fullwell & K.Chambers beat A.Edgar & M.Halliday, Semi Finals:- N.Donaldson & G.Marson beat K.Harris & R.Harris, N.Fullwell & K.Chambers beat A.Smith & R.Monckton, Final:- N.Fullwell & K.Chambers (Ashwood ‘A’) 3 N.Donaldson & G.Marson (Gornal Consevative Club) 2.
 The top two teams in the Cradley Tuesday Night League White Horse and Members Club both won 6-3 in week three against respective opponents Crown (Station Road) and Gate Hangs Well, White Horse are in the number one spot by virtue of the fact they are one leg of average to the good on Members Club.
Netherton Sports and Social move up from fifth to third with a 5-4 win over Chop House who lose third place and drop to sixth in the table.
Full Results:Week 3:- Netherton Sports and Social Club 5 Chop House 4, Bulls Head 4 White Swan 5, Crown (Station Road) 3 White Horse 6, Brickmakers Arms 8 Crown ‘Z’ (Netherton) 1, Gate Hangs Well 3 Members Club 6, Hawne Lane Tavern 4 Roost ‘A’ 5, Roost ‘B’ 1 Wheatsheaf 8.
In just week three of the new season in the Brierley Hill Monday Night League only two of the sixteen teams remain undefeated. Top of the table The Bridge with a 7-2 result handed out a first defeat to Old Star and reigning champions Dudley Sports ‘C’ went one better with an 8-1 success at Griffin to leave them just one leg of average behind The Bridge.
Pensnett Liberal Club lost for the first time a 6-3 defeat away to The Bell who had previously lost their first two games, there was also a first defeat for High Acres who dropped from third to fifth after losing 5-4 at home to middle of the table Blue Brick.
Full Results:Week 3:- Griffin 1 Dudley Sports ‘C’ 8, Dudley Sports ‘A’ 5 Queens Head 4, Bridge 7 Old Star 2, Bulls Head (Netherton) 6 Roebuck 3, Brickmakers Arms 7 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 2, The Bell 6 Pensnett Liberal Club 3, The Swan 5 New Talbot 4, High Acres 4 Blue Brick 5.
Brickmakers Arms maintained their top spot in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League with a 6-3 away win over third in the table Pensnett Welfare Club, second placed Miners (Wollescote) went one better pushing Bulls Head (Netherton) to the foot of the table with an 8-1 win, Dudley Sports moving off the bottom with their 6-3 win over Roebuck.
Full Results:Week 14:- Dudley Sports 6 Roebuck 3, Pensnett Welfare Club 3 Brickmakers Arms 6, The Bell 5 Pensnett Liberal Club 4, Bulls Head (Netherton) 2 Miners (Wollescote) 7.
Prince of Wales consolidated their number one position in division one of the Pip Club League with an 8-1 win over Sports Bar ‘180’. Second placed Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) were also 8-1 winners in their home game with Two Gates Club while third in the table Birchmoor Club were top scorers with a 9-0 success over Wigginton Arms.
Globe (Tamworth) enforced their bid for the division two title with an impressive 17-1 win over Bulls Head ‘B’ (Polesworth), Globe Trotters kept the deficit to just two points on the leaders with a 12-6 win in their home tie with Progressive Club.
Full Results:Division One:- Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) 8 Two Gates Club 1, Prince of Wales 8 (Sam Whittaker 180, Mark Tomlinson 180) Sports Bar ‘180’ 1 (Trevor Barr 180), Birchmoor Club 9 (Pete Spragg 120f) Wigginton Arms 0, Belgrave Club 5 Pip Club 4, Division Two:- Old Liberal 10 (Alan Carter 180) Royal Oak 8, Globe Trotters 12 Progressive Club 6, Globe (Tamworth) 17 Bulls Head ‘B’ (Polesworth) 1.
Mick Baker is fast catching up with his outstanding games in the Winmau Thursday Night Champions League adding 6-1 wins over Ken West, Mark Bayliss and Steve O’Neill to his tally before losing 4-3 to Rob Harris, this being Baker’s first defeat in thirteen games, he is now 15 points behind leader Kevin Harris who impressed with a 7-0 win over Phil Summers followed by a 6-1 win against Tam Singh to give him 88 points from 16 games, he has now played three more than Mick Baker.
Full Results: Week 9:- Phil Summers 0 Kevin Harris 7, Steve O’Neill 3 Liam Baker 4, Mick Baker 6 Ken West 1, Mark Bayliss 1 Mick Baker 6, Rob Harris 4 Chris Fox 3, Tam Singh 4 Mick O’Neill 3, Liam Baker 2 Ken West 5, Rob Harris 4 Mick Baker 3, Mark Bayliss 4 Chris Fox 3, Mick Baker 6 Steve O’Neill 1, Mick O’Neill 6 Phil Summers 1, Tam Singh 1 Kevin Harris 6.
The Bridge Inn, Moss Grove, Kingswinford will be hosting an open knockout on Saturday 20th February and for just a £5 entry fee there is £100 donated by the Bridge plus all fees will be paid out as prize money.
For more information contact either Ben on 07914-480553 or Dean on 07725-940762.
The top three teams in the Rowley Monday Night League all won in week three The Bell and Springfield Social Club are level on both points and average at the top of the table Bell beating Beech Tree 7-2 and Springfield drawing level with an 8-1 win at Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’, Adrian Arnold and Ian Hartland both hitting a maximum Hartland also scoring 170 for the winners. Third placed Haden Cross ‘Z’ with a 180 from Jess Archer won 5-4 against local rivals Haden Cross ‘A’.
Full Results: Week 3:- Yeltz Bar 2 Ex Serviceman’ Clubs ‘A’ 7, Fairfield 5 Ivy Bush ‘A’ 4, Whiteheath Tavern 2 Crown 7, Haden Cross ‘A’ 4 Haden Cross ‘Z’ 5 (Jess Archer 180), Bacaba 6 Roost 3, Bell 7 Beech Tree 2, Ivy Bush ‘Z’ 4 Britannia 5, Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’ 1 Springfield Social Club 8 (Adrian Arnold 180, Ian Hartland 180,170).
Played ten won ten, that’s the record for Court Oak in the Harborne and District League their latest success being 7-2 against Bartley Green FC. Hillyfields ‘A’ are just two points off the top a 6-3 win at Smethwick Labour Club keeping them in touch with the leaders.
Full Results:- Sportsman 4 Avenue Flights 5, Smethwick Labour Club 3 Hillyfields ‘A’ 6, Crazy Horses 5 Hillyfields ‘B’ 4, Court Oak 7 Bartley Green FC 2.
The Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League played off their doubles knockout and taking the title were the ECC pairing of John Mycock and Simon Meredith who beat Mark Footman and Derek Marston from Corpus in the final.
ECC not only provided the winners but also both of the losing semi finalist pairings of Simon Potts and Karl Hughes plus Sam Guest and Ashe Khayat.
The league will be holding their AGM at the Emerald Club, Cross Street North, Wolverhampton on Tuesday 1st March at 8.00pm.
All interested parties should take with them a list of their players.
Full Results:Doubles Knockout:Losing Semi Finalists:- Simon Potts / Karl Hughes (ECC), Sam Guest / Ashe Khayat (ECC), Runners Up:- Mark Footman / Derek Marston (Corpus), Winners:- John Mycock / Simon Meredith (ECC).
Crown ‘A’ took their unbeaten run in the West Midlands Men’s Super League to twelve games when they won 3-2 against their local rivals Crown ‘B’ giving them a five points lead over second in the table Landywood ‘A’ who also won 3-2 in their tie with Rowley Bar and Grill.
Full Results:Match 12:- Staffordshire Knot 2 Orange Tree 3, ECC 5 Winmau Darts Centre 0 (walkover), Crown ‘A’ 3 Crown ‘B’ 2, Pensnett Welfare Club 2 Greets Green 3, Wednesfield FC 2 Bridgtown Social 3, Landywood ‘B’ 4 Griffin 1, Allens Bar 3 Rowley Bar and Grill 2. Cabin 2 Landywood ‘A’ 3.
The Tettenhall Wednesday Night League got their new season underway and leading the table after the opening games is Claregate with a 7-0 win at Jones Road. Otter and Vixen were not far behind Claregate as they beat their visitors Brewood British Legion 6-1.
Full Results:Week 1:- Bull 5 Moreton 2, Dog and Partridge 3 Whitmore Reans WMC 4, Jack’s Bar 5 Pheasant 2, Jones Road 0 Claregate 7, Otter and Vixen 6 Brewood British Legion 1, Riley’s ‘A’ 4 Riley’s ‘B’ 3.
Blackcountry Premier League:- Black Country Belters (A.Turley 180) 9 Railway Buffers 6, Britannia Bulldogs 12 Hasbury Hunters 2, Hollybush Darters 2 Brickmakers Big Dogs 10, Mighty Mitre 2 Blackheath Beechers (L.Eaves 180) 12, Old Hill Royals (K.Farrier 180) 9 Vintage Gamers 8, Springfield Rifles 12 Hounds of Wynall 0, Storming Stags 10 Bathams Bandits 5, Wynall Warriors 3 Woodside Poachers 12.

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