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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

After a 20-16 reversal away to Cambridgeshire in the premier division of the BDO Inter County Championships Warwickshire were quick to bounce back to winning ways with a 19-17 home win over Hampshire onsolidating their fifth place in the table and putting them just one point behind fourth placed Cambridgeshire.
Saturday’s games saw the ladies ‘B’ win 4-2 with Marian Conway taking the match award with her 17.89 average in a 3-0 win over Jaine Heaton. The men’s ‘B’ finished all square at 6-6 with Ted Evetts their top man with a tremendous 31.02 average when he beat Conner Bevis 4-2 winning the tie with a final thirteen darts leg.
The ladies ‘A’ suffered their second successive defeat and their fifth in seven games as they went down 4-2, Trina Gulliver once again the lady of the match as she stormed back to top form with a 3-0 win over Nikki Stevens with winning legs of 19,16 and 15 darts to record a superb 30.06 average. The men’s ‘A’ recorded their fifth win of the season a 7-5 result with anchor man Dean Stewart taking the match award with his 30.54 average in which he won 4-2 against Bradley Kirk in 13,17,17 and 16 darts.
Full Results:Warwickshire v Hampshire (19-17):(Warwickshire names first):Men’s ‘A’:- Mark Strong 0 Steve Musson 4, Mark Carter 2 Chas Barstow 4, Tom Aldridge 4 Daniel Pitman 3, Mark Westgarth 4 Paul Winter 1, Jamie Atkins 1 Lee Ward 4, Antony Allen 4 Graham Chalk 2, Noel Grant 4 Gary Stafford 0, Richard Foster 3 Mark Thorne 4, William Naylor 4 Richard North 1, Jamie Hughes 4Dennis Murrell 0, Bob Nixon 2 Andy Mitchell 4, Dean Stewart 4 Bradley Kirk 2, Men’s ‘B’:- Jamie Hykin 4 Richie Ford 2, Prakash Jiwa 4 Dave Coffin 1, Tom Ryan 1 Steve Phipps 4, Peter hughes 2 Dai Lewis 4, Ted Evetts 4 Conner Bevis 2, Simon Power 1 Mark Budd 4, Carl Green 4 Steve Jannaway 1, Mangal Singh 4 Callum Frances 1, Paul Deslandes 1 Michael Street 4, Rob Hawker 4 David Bonnett 0, Ian Shaw 1 Robin Hathaway 4, Simon Fairbrother 1 Graham Chalk 4, Women’s ‘A’:- Natalie Gilbert 1 Gemma Hayter 3, Sue Gulliver 3 Pennie Lewis 0, Melanie Hill 1 Jane Monaghan 3, Kerry bambridge 2 Sue Lowther 3, Trina Gulliver 3 Nikki Stevens 0, Wendy Adams 2 Wendy Reinstadtler 3, Women’s ‘B’:- Lisa Deslandes 3 Sue Thompson 2, Marian Conway 3 Jaine Heaton 0, Nina Bolt 0 Tracy Smith 3, Denise Keyte 1 Dawn Simmonds 3, Angela Jones 3 Joanne Senior 1, Donna Pinch 3 Kelly Palmer 2.
West Midlands in division two of the BDO Inter County Championships played hosts to Northamptonshire and continued their successful season with their sixth win in seven games but the fixture didn’t get off to the best of starts as the ladies ‘B’ were handed a 6-0 whitewash. The men’s ‘B’ made it five wins and two draws when they beat their opponents 8-4, Robert Smith taking the match award with a fantastic 31.31 average as he won the opening game against Curly Connelly 3-0 in 15,18 and 15 darts.
Sunday’s games saw the ladies ‘A’ maintain their unbeaten record with their best win of the season a 5-1 result with Sarah Roberts (26.84) winning the lady of the match award for a fifth time this season. The men’s ‘A’ shared the spoils with a 6-6 result Ian Jones their top man with a 4-2 win over his namesake Chris Jones. Ian won the second leg in 18 darts and took the last three all in 15 darts and amazingly all with an 81 game shot to give an overall win of 19-17 to keep West Midlands second in the promotion table one point behind leaders London and four ahead of third placed Berkshire.
Full Results:West Midlands v Northamptonshire (19-17):(West Midlands names first): Men’s ‘A’:- Shaun Carroll 1 Liam Fox 4, Michael Baker 1 James Thompson 4, Nick Fullwell 4 Stuart Gilmour 0, Danny Coyle 0 Chris Doughty 4, Keith Allman 4 Ben Goodger 0, Matthew Dicken 4 Martin Biggs 3, Sam Guest 4 Andy Tee 2, Mark Craddock 4 Chris Shipley 3, Ian Jones 4 Chris Jones 2, John Morris 1 Tony Littleton 4, Avtar Singh 1 Simon Almey 4, Lewis Venes 2 Dave Walker 4, Men’s ‘B’:- Robert Smith 3 Curly Connelly 0, John Mycock 3 Lol Chadfield 0, Neil Pointon 3 Nigel Crane 2, Daniel Nicholls 3 Lee Rose 0, Danny Coyle 2 Jason Lovell 3, Douglas Thompson 3 Eddy Smith 0, Gareth Watts 2 Chuck Scott 3, Paul Wells 3 Ian Bisland 2, Richard Platt 2 Ian Evans 3, Paul Price 3 Tom Morley 0, John Morris 3 Luke Smith 1, Scott Baker 0 Andy Tee 3, Women’s ‘A’:- Sarah Roberts 3 Gail Fullthorpe 0, Debbie Loon 3 Sara Rose 1, Lisa Astbury 3 Chrissie Moore 0, Gemma Barrett 3 Angela Barrow 1, Sophie Singh 3 Rebecca Barrow 2, Kath Jenkins 0 Rebecca Rose 3, Women’s ‘B’:- Jacqueline Maiden 0 Mary Garling 3, Shellbie Simmons 0 Amy Chappell 3, Samantha Maiden 0 Sandra Simmonds 3, Claire Hobbs 2 Faye Mason 3, Heather Wright 2 Sharon Tompkins 3, Kirsty Shaughnessy 0 Karen Sheridan 3.
With Court Oak already confirmed as champions of the Kings Norton League having won all 28 games so far and having an eight points lead over the rest of the field the battle is on for the runners up spot. Stirchley United must be favourites as they are currently second with 44 point and three games to play while third and fourth placed Toby Jug ‘A’ and Hillyfields are both on 42 points and have two to play.
All of the top three teams had wins this week while Kings Norton RBL lost 4-3 away to Court Oak and dropped one place to fifth, taking over their fourth place was Hillyfields with a 5-2 win at Bulls Head.
Full Results:- Weoley Hill 2 (M.Lloyd 100,123,140, J.Cole 2x100, D.Barnickle 140, J.Brookes 2x100) West heath 5 (T.Corbett 4x100, T.Shipley 100,140, W.Webb 2x100, D.Peace 3x100, P.Hughes 180, K.Hall 100,120,145), Toby Jug Fights 1 (D.Hodges 100, D.Kent 100, B.Roberts 121, A.Danks 134) Cotteridge 6 (J.O^Neill 100, T.Young 2x100, Matt Ivory 3x100, P.Smith 100), Court Oak 4 (E.Simpson 2x100,3x140,121, S.Passetti 2x100, K.Bedder 4x100,125, V.Gould 3x100,121,139, J.Hykin 100, G.Dews 2x100, R.Mann 2x100,140, P.Blades 100,180) Kings Norton RBL 3 (B.Morgan 3x100,140,180, J.Calt 3x100, T.Roberts 3x100, N.Porter 3x100, D.Davenport 2x100,135, M.Ellis 3x100, B.Bonas 2x100), Bulls Head 2 (Donna Campbell 125, G.Purnell 125, D.Campbell 121,125, P.Smith 100,125, V.Walton 3x100, J.Davies 3x100, J.Price 103) Hillyfields 5 (K.Drain 100,140, P.Yardley 100,140, A.Harvey 2x140,121, M.Poolton 100, L.Fox 140, A.Vaughan 100,123,125, K.Vaughan 4x100, J.Fox 100), Rubery Rbl 2 (J.Ford 100,125, C.Guest 6x100, I.Medlicott 3x100, M.Pierce 100, J.Bousfield 121) Toby Jug ‘A’ 5 (D.Kent 2x100, R.Higgins 100,121, S.Knowles 3x100, J.Grainger 2x140, S.Hodges 2x125,100, A.Deeley 2x140), Billesley 1 (C.Smith 127, R.Jones 180, L.Jones 121, J.Eades 2x100, D.Jones  100,121) Stirchley United 6 (T.Jeffs 100, K.Mason 4x100, B.Thomas 2x100,125,140, C.Price 134,140, C.Ryan 156, M.Bathurst 2x100,140), Kings Norton Ex Serviceman’s Club 3 (C.Quigley 120, S.Carr 125,135, D.Whitecombe 100, K.Gator 100, C.Davenport 100, S.Brown 100, M.Bloomer 140,156, Peter Corbett 100) Coppice 4 (M.Harper 100, R.Mooney 100, D.Conolly 100,117,140,120, A.Chidley 100, M.Mooney 100,119,140, G.Twist 2x100,120).
Mick Baker with 112 points and four games to play is the current leader of the Winmau Centre Thursday Night Champions League however Kevin Harris with a 6-1 win over Ken West followed by a 7-0 success against Liam Baker has drawn level on the same 112 points as Baker but has played one game more.
It could well be that the title is not decided until the final game of the season when the leading pair will square up to each other, that should be quite an encounter. With a £300 prize on offer plus a twelve months sponsorship deal with Winmau both players have everything to play for.
Full Results:Week 14:- Rob Harris 6 Phil Summers 1, Ken West 1 Kevin Harris 6, Mick O’Neill 2 Chris Fox 5, Mark Bayliss 3 Simon Meredith 4, Liam Baker 5 Chris Fox 2, Steve O’Neill 2 Ken West 5, Simon Meredith 4 Rob Harris 3, Mark Bayliss 5 Phil Summers 2, Kevin Harris 7 Liam Baker 0, Mick O’Neill 7 Phil Summers 0.
The semi finals of the Divisional Cups in the South Birmingham League went pretty much to form except for one of the division one games which saw Coleshill Social beat Raven 5-4, Coleshill having lost all six of their league fixtures so far. The other division one game produced a convincing 8-1 win for Erdington Members Club over St John’s.
In the division two games Smithswood Social lost 6-3 to The Gate and The Dog beat The C’s 5-4.
Full Results:Division One Cup:Semi Finals:- The Raven 4 (A.Mayell 130, J.Whitehouse 120, T.Evans 137, A.Whitehouse 100, D.Mortiboys 140, T.Whitehouse 100b) Coleshill Social 5 (S.Sweetman 100,108, G.Jones 100,112b, P.Williams 140, P.Bryant 100, N.Harris 100), St John’s 1 (B.Harris 101b,100b,121,100, L.Barberan 140,2x100, M.Walker 121, T.Evans 100) Erdington Members Club 8 (J.Frost 100, W.Naylor 100, M.Anwar 2x100, B.Cadby 137, M.Birch 2x140,109b,10 darts game, C.Winters 2x100,152b,8 darts game, C.Millward 100b, S.Witherford 2x111b,100,105), Division Two Cup:Semi Finals:- Smithswood Social 3 (A.Richards 100, M.Bailey 107, M.Winstanley 100,101f, P.Cobley 100,112b) The Gate 6 (M.Watts 120, P.Jones 120b, K.Russell 2x100,140,110b, N.Groves 121,100, D.Downes 100), The C^s 4 The Dog 5.
Olton Crown division one champions in the Forest of Arden Winter League completed their fixture card with a 6-3 win over Crown Arrows to end the season with an unbeaten ten wins. Runners up Journeys End wound their campaign down with a 7-2 success at home to Riley’s Red Arrows and finished eight points behind the champions.
Full Results:Division One:- Greville Arrows 3 (C.Okey 121, D.Duggan 165, D.Ryecroft 177) Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 6 (J.Humphries 2x100, N.Rughani 2x100, S.Whatmore 100, M.Cox 100, M.Murrin 140), Olton Crown 6 (John Sidwell 2x100,132,102f, Jack Sidwell 2x100, A.Hutchings 120,100, T.Steele 100, D.Duncan 108,125,100,100b, R.Duncan 140) Crown Arrows 3 (J.Gaskin 133, R.Vann 120b, K.White 2x100,180, D.White 103, S.Moran 100, C.Vann 132), Journeys End 7 (S.Edwards 140,119, L.Barberan 136, P.Shipley 100b,120b,2x127, A.Kavanagh 140,100,114f, J.Jennings 140,10 darts game, S.Kingdon 112b,177, 2x100,9 darts game) Riley’s Red Arrows 2 (B.Allen 100, B.Twist 100,177, J.Harris 127,2x180), Division Two:- Highwood Exiles 5 Chelmsley Town 0.
No change at the top of the Harborne and District League as the top three teams all recorded wins this week. Leaders Court Oak made it thirteen straight wins with a 6-3 home win over Smethwick Labour Club, K.Bedder hitting a maximum for the winners. Hillyfields ‘A’ are second and they had a huge 8-1 win at Weoley Castle WMC to leave them just two points adrift of Court Oak with 24 points. Third in the table Crazy Horses with a 180 from S.Bourne won their home tie against bottom of the table Avenue Social 7-2 to put them on 20 points.
Full Results:- Avenue Flights 4 Bartley Green FC 5, Court Oak 6 (K.Bedder 180) Smethwick Labour Club 3, Weoley Castle WMC 1 Hillyfields ‘A’ 8, Crazy Horses 7 (S.Bourne 180) Avenue Social 2.
Mick Bown with a 3-2 win over Brian Lawton and 3-1 success against Dave Fisher is back at the top of the Shirley Red Lion Premier League with 41 points from 16 games. Another Mick, this time Gorst has stormed up the table with 3-2 wins over Andy Hoy and Dave Hesketh, a 3-0 win against Steve Heeks and a 3-1 victory over Ken Hopton to take over in second place just two points behind Bown with two games in hand.
Full Results:Week 8:- Trevor Carter 0 Julian Harris 3, Steve Heeks 3 Chris Thomas 1, Mick Gorst 3 Andy Hoy 2, Stuart Dixon 0 Paul Higgins 3, Chris John 2 Mark Gwalchmai 3, Tony Daly 3 Steve Thomas 0, Jack Sidwell 0 Brian Lawton 3, Steve Sidwell 3 Mark Cater 0, Dave Hesketh 2 Mick Gorst 3, Trevor Carter 1 Chris John 3, Tony Daly 0 Dave Hesketh 3, Brian Lawton 2 Mick Bown 3, Ken Hopton 0 Paul Higgins 3, Mark Cater 0 Mark Gwalchmai 3, Dave Hesketh 3 Steve Thomas 0, Chris Thomas 3 Stuart Dixon 0, Steve Sidwell 3 Jack Sidwell 0, Julian Harris 0 Andy Hoy 3, Mick Gorst 3 Steve Heeks 0, Mick Bown 3 Dave Fisher 0, Paul Higgins 3 Trevor Carter 0, Steve Heeks 0 Paul Higgins 3, Steve Sidwell 3 Chris Thomas 0, Mick Gorst 3 Ken Hopton 1, Chris John 3 Jack Sidwell 2, Andy Hoy 3 Tony Daly 2.
Fourth placed Shirley Legionnaires were the only losers in the top four teams in the Shirley and District Monday Night League going down 6-3 away to Highwood Bears who are in a mid table position. Leaders Highwood were 8-1 winners away to bottom of the table Shirley Spartac and remain two points ahead of Shirley Red Lion who won 7-2 at Legion Royals. Reigning champions Crown Jewels are third with 14 points after their 7-2 win at Solihull Sports Club, John Sidwell and Karl Attwood notching maximums for Jewels.   
Other players to hit 180 were Tony Birmingham (Sharmans Cross) and Sean Tootill (Cider House).
Blue Bell chalked up only their second win in nine when they beat Sharmans Cross 6-3.
Full Results:Week 9:- Legion Royals 2 Shirley Red Lion 7, Sharmans Cross 3 (Tony Birmingham 180) Blue Bell 6, Solihull Sports Club 2 Crown Jewells 7 (John Sidwell 180, Karl Attwood 180), Cider House 7 (Sean Tootill 180) Plume Misfits 2, Shirley Spartac 1 Highwood 8, Highwood Bears 6 Shirley Legionnaires 3.
Played nineteen and nothing but average separates the top two teams in the Stourbridge and District Monday Night League, a 7-2 win away to bottom of the table Cat Inn (Wordsley) keeps Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) just ahead of Ten Arches ‘A’ who won 6-3 at home against fourth in the table Brickmakers Arms, Brickmakers now on the same 32 points as Britannia and Ashwood all three teams four points off the top.
In Britannia’s 5-4 home win over New Inns M.Frost recorded a 160 break and G.Cartwright produced a maximum 170 finish.
Full Results:Week 19:- Shrubbery Cottage 6 Queens 3, Ashwood 4 Ten Arches ‘B’ 5, Bird (Wordsley) 6 Crestwood 3, Ten Arches ‘A’ 6 Brickmakers Arms 3, Quarry Bank Conservative Club 7 High Acres 2, Bird ‘B’ (Stourbridge) 5 Stourbridge RBL 4, The Fox (Lye) 3 Church Tavern 6, Kingswinford Conservative Club 2 Plough 7, Garibaldi 4 The Swan 5, Britannia 5 (M.Frost 160b, G.Cartwright 170f) New Inns 4, The Cat Inn (Wordsley) 2 Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) 7.
Dewdrop have lost pole position in the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League after losing 4-3 at home to Old Hop Pole who move up from seventh to fifth in the table, Dewdrop going down to second. Taking over the number one spot is The Vine whose 4-3 win at Merry-Go-Round sees them lead Dewdrop and Island Inn, who won 4-3 against Hayes Social, on average as all three have ten points.
Full Results:Week 6:- Merry-Go-Round 3 The Vine 4, Ivy Bush 4 Sportsman 3, Jolly Collier 4 New Talbot 3, Island Inn 4 Hayes Social 3, Albion 6 Horsley Tavern 1, Dewdrop 3 Old Hop Pole 4.
The Red Lion Erdington staged the Four Oaks and District League’s Central Container Services sponsored Richard Winslow Pairs Cup which was contested by 32 pairs. The quarter finals were dominated by the division one leaders Boldmere St Mikes whose R.Hawker and S.Paling plus A.Kimberley and B.Linnecor won through to the semis.
K.Reynolds and K.Deeley (The Beehive) defeated team mates S.Harvey and S.Bettson 2-0 and the only none first division pair to advance were S.Holmes and M.Archer (Bishop Vesey).
In the semi-finals it was both pairs from Boldmere St Mikes that made it to the final and taking the title for a second successive year were A.Kimberley and B.Linnecor with a final 3-1 win over Hawker and Paling.
Members Club were the sole losers in the top five teams in the Cradley Tuesday Night League their 5-4 loss away to Bulls Head seeing them drop to sixth place. A 7-2 win at Roost ‘B’ keeps White Horse in pole position two points ahead of White Swan and Crown (Station Road) who in turn won 6-3 against Wheatsheaf and 7-2 over Hawne Lane Tavern.
Full Results:- Netherton Sports and Social 6 Crown ‘Z’ (Netherton) 3, Bulls Head 5 Members Club 4, Crown ‘A’ (Netherton) 5 Roost ‘A’ 4, Crown (Station Road) 7 Hawne Lane Tavern 2, Brickmakers Arms 7 Gate Hangs Well 2, Roost ‘B’ 2 White Horse 7, Chop House 6 Rose and Crown 3, White Swan 6 Wheatsheaf 3.
Dudley Sports ‘C’ reigning Brierley Hill Monday Night League champions with a perfect 16 points from their eight games have opened up a four points lead at the top of the table their 7-2 home win over Queens Head plus the 5-4 defeat of The Bridge by Bulls Head which sees Bridge drop from second to fifth on 10 points. Bulls Head, The Bell and Pensnett Liberal Club are all on 12 points, Bell and the Liberal Club both winning 5-4 against respective opponents Dudley Sports ‘B’ and Brickmakers Arms.
Full Results:Week 8:- The Swan 5 Griffin 4, Bulls Head (Netherton) 5 The Bridge 4, Roebuck 4 High Acres 5, New Talbot 6 Dudley Sports ‘A’ 3, Pensnett Liberal Club 5 Brickmakers Arms 4, Dudley Sports ‘C’ 7 Queens Head 2, Old Star 6 Blue Brick 3, Dudley Sports ‘B’ 4 The Bell 5.
It was a good week for the bottom teams in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League as Roebuck who are at the foot of the table won 5-4 away to fourth placed Pensnett Liberal Club and next to bottom Dudley Sports had a similar 5-4 win at Brickmakers Arms who are the current league leaders. Bulls Head (Netherton) who are just above Dudley Sports again were 5-4 winners in their home tie with The Bell who are now only two points above them.
Full Results:Week 19:- Pensnett Liberal Club 4 Roebuck 5, Brickmakers Arms 4 Dudley Sports 5, Bulls Head (Netherton) 5 The Bell 4, Netherton Cricket Club 6 Pensnett Welfare Club 3.
For the first time in the five games played so far in the Camp Hill League Devil’s Club chalked up their first win a convincing 6-1 success at home against bottom of the table Station Flights. At the other end of the table leaders Cotterills Lane Club made it five straight wins with a 4-3 result at New Inn. Holy Souls stay on the same ten points as Cotterills with their 5-2 win over Wagon and Horses.
Full Results:- Devil’s Club 6 Station Flights 1, Holy Gulp 5 Wagon and Horses 2, Hay Mills Lions 4 Grange Social Club 3, New Inn 3 Cotterills Lane Club 4.
The Halesowen Monday Night Ladies League were involved in their League Cup in which the local derby between Townsend ‘A’ and Townsend ‘B’ saw the ‘B’ team win 5-2. Other winners were White Horse, Spring Meadow and Round of Beef.
Full Results:League Cup:- Townsend ‘A’ 2 Townsend ‘B’ 5, The Widders 1 White Horse 6, The Bell 2 Spring Meadow 5, Hare and Hounds 2 Round of Beef 5.
The Pip Club League played round two of their Open Cup with wins for Belgrave Club, Bulls Head ‘A’ (Poleworth), Progressive Club and Prince of Wales.
Full Results:Open Cup:Round Two:- Belgrave Club beat Sports Bar ‘180’, Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) beat Globe (Tamworth), Progressive Club beat Pip Club, Princem of Wales beat Royal Oak.
Springfield Social Club are setting the pace in the Rowley Monday Night League making it eight unbeaten games with a 9-0 win over middle of the table Whiteheath Tavern. The win keeps Springfield two points in front of Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ who have moved up one place to second following their 7-2 win over The Bell, this being Bell’s first defeat and as a result forfeited their second spot.
Full Results:Week 8:- Ivy Bush ‘A’ 2 Ivy Bush ‘Z’ 7, Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 7 Bell 2, Yeltz Bar 4 Bacaba 5, Fairfield 7 Haden Cross ‘A’ 2, Roost 4 Beech Tree 5 (G.Miles 160b), Haden Cross ‘Z’ 6 Britannia 3, Springfield Social Club 9 Whiteheath Tavern 0.
Samson and Lion took their unbeaten run to six games in the Pensnett and Bromley Tuesday Night League and opened up a two points gap between them and the rest of the field when they beat second in the table The Bridge 5-2 who in turn are two points to the good on third placed Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ who beat Saracens Head 7-0.
Full Results:Week 6:- High Acres 7 Pensnett Welfare Club ‘B’ 0, Samson and Lion 5 The Bridge 2, Sedgley Golf Club 5 Pensnett Liberal Club 2, Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ 7 Saracens Head 0, Dudley Sports Club 6 Moor Centre Snook Club 1.
The Wednesbury and Darlaston Wednesday Night League played off their doubles knockout and taking the title with a final win over Paul Dicken and Debbie Loon (Civil Defence) were Ryan O’Connor and George Arnold (Staffordshire Knot).
Losing semi finalists were Mick James and Cav Timmins (Staffordshire Knot) plus Tom Hargroves and Kieron Stanford (Red Lion).
The West Midlands Men’s Super League staged their play off for the BDO Gold Cup Singles and winning through were Shaun Carroll, Glen McGrandle (Landywood ‘A’, Michael Baker (Staffordshire Knot) and Paul Price (Cabin), in the last eight they defeated in turn Chris Mason (Bridgtown), Gaz Watts (Landywood ‘A’), Peter Wyse (Bridgtown) and John Mycock (ECC).
There were wins for the top four teams in the Tettenhall Wednesday Night League leaders Riley’s ‘A’ handed out a 7-0 whitewash to their hosts Pheasant, second placed Whitmore Reans WMC won 4-3 at home to Moreton. Claregate despite a 5-2 home win over Brewood British Legion dropped one place to fourth as Riley’s ‘B’ won 6-1 against The Bull, that one leg difference separating the two teams.
Full Results:Week 6:- Claregate 5 Brewood British Legion 2, Cleveland Arms 4 Dog and APrtridge 3, ECC 4 Jones Road 3, Jack’s Bar 2 Otter and vixen 5, Pheasant 0 Riley’s ‘A’ 7, Riley’s ‘B’ 6 Bull 1, Whitmore Reans WMC 4 Moreton 3.
Prince of Wales ‘A’ took their points tally to 104 in the Tamworth League when they beat Wigginton ‘B’ 6-1, they have a nine point’s advantage over second placed Fox and Dogs who won their home tie against Wigginton ‘A’ 7-0.
In the Players League Martin Edwards (Fox and Dogs) and Mick Chater (Prince of Wales ‘A’) are both on 27 points at the top of the table but Chater has played one game more than Edwards.
Full Results:- Belgrave Club 6 Globe Inn 1, Sports Bar ‘180’ 6 Dolphin Inn 1, Fox and Dogs 7 Wigginton ‘A’ 0, Wigginton ‘B’ 1 Prince of Wales ‘A’ 6, Mile Oak Rovers 4 Progressive Club 3, Players League:- Ian Grylls (Globe Inn) beat Adam Williams (Belgrave Club) – bye, Steve Taft (Sports Bar ‘180’) beat Tracey Parris (Dolphin Inn), Mick Chater (Prince of Wales ‘A’) beat Donna Whitmore (Wigginton ‘B’) - bye), Debbie Tallis (Mile Oak Rovers) beat Martyn Richards (Progressive Club).
The Bishopsgate Club, Foleshill Road, Coventry, CV1 4JJ on Saturday 26th March will be hosting their Easter Round Robin with the format best of four legs with three points for a win and one for a draw. Roll call 12.30pm with a start at 1.00pm. Cost of entry is £5 with a £250 prize fund.
This coming Friday at the Sheldon Marlborough Cricket Club, Foliot Fields, off Stoney Lane, Yardley a South Birmingham League Select will take on a Forest of Arden League Select in a bid to raise money for the "Help Harry Help Others” charity.
Doors will open at 7.30pm till late, there will be a raffle and a free buffet.
For more information contact Sue Kingdon on 07703-812332 or e-mail or visit
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Registration will close at 1.30pm with a 2.00pm start. For further details contact either Ben on 07914-480553 or Dean on 07725-940762.

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