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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 Shirley Red Lion Premier League have completed their fifth season and this season’s champion is Mick Gorst. There were mixed results for Gorst as he rounded off his fixture card he lost 3-1 to third placed Steve Sidwell then finished in style with a 3-0 success against fourth placed Paul Higgins.
Runner up Mick Bown won his last game of the season against Steve Heeks 3-1 to give him a total of 51 points four fewer than Gorst. Sidwell took the third place from Higgins by one single leg as both players ended the campaign with 50 points.
After all the domestic fixtures were completed the league staged their doubles knockout which saw Clive Thomas and Julian Harris take the title with a final win over Mick Bown and Mark Cater.
Full Results: Week 11:- Trevor Carter 1 Andy Hoy 3, Stuart Dixon 0 Steve Sidwell 3, Paul Higgins 3 Mark Gwalchmai 1, Mick Bown 3 Steve Heeks 1, Trevor Carter 3 Dave Fisher 0, Chris John 2 Julian Harris 3, Steve Sidwell 3 Mick Gorst 1, Brian Lawton 3 Chris Thomas 0, Mark Cater 0 Dave Hesketh 3, Tony Daly 0 Jack Sidwell 3, Paul Higgins 0 Mick Gorst 3, Steve Heeks 3 Stuart Dixon 0, Jack Sidwell 2 Andy Hoy 3, Ken Hopton 2 Trevor Carter 3, Steve Thomas 0 Chris Thomas 3, Brian Lawton 3 Steve Heeks 1, Trevor Carter 2 Mark Gwalchmai 3.
Warwickshire played their final home fixture of the season in the premier division of the BDO Inter County Championships against Essex, although they lost by the narrow margin of 19-17 they actually moved up one place in the table. With a total of 154 points Warwickshire replaced Cambridgeshire in fourth place, they have 151 points.
Saturday’s games saw the ladies finish all square at 3-3 with Angela Jones (21.85) their top player, but the men went down 7-5, Matthew Edgar (27.64) taking their match award.
The ladies ‘A’ team have not had the best of seasons their 4-2 defeat being their sixth reversal of the season, their highlight was again the return to top form by Trina Gulliver whose superb 26.37 average earned her a sixth award of the season. The men’s ‘A’ team provided the only real bright spot of the weekend their 7-5 win aided by the award winning Dean Stewart who had a 29.40 average.
Full Results:Warwickshire v Essex (17-19):(Warwickshire names first):Men’s ‘A’:- Noel Grant 4 Wayne Gleed 1, Richard Foster 2 Darren Peetoon 4, Mark Strong 2 Paul Marsh 4, Tom Aldridge 4 Alan Collins 2, William Naylor 4 Darren O’Neill 2, Dean Stewart 4 Paul Barham 1, Jamie Hughes 4 Michael Peel 2, Bob Nixon 1 Steve Johnson 4, Mark Carter 1 Phillip Halls 4, Jamie Atkins 2 Stephen Hardy 4, Antony Allen 4 Eddie Gosling 2, Mark Westgarth 4 Robert Turner 3, Men’s ‘B’:- Simon Power 0 Ritchie Edhouse 4, Carl Green 4 Lennie Holmes 3, Peter Hughes 4 Jamie Peetoom 1, Luke Kennedy 0 Scott Lawrie 4, Tom Ryan 1 Barry Adlam 4, Prakash Jiwa 2 Mick McCombe 4, Rob Hawker 3 Wayne Bloomfield 4, Mangal Singh 4 Craig Vickers 3, Ted Evetts 4 Shaun Walsh 0, Matthew Edgar 4 Phillip Brewster 1, Ian Shaw 2 Andrew Kateley 4, James Hykin 2 Barry Lynn 4, Women’s ‘A’:- Donna Pinch 1 Nicky Mynard 3, Melanie Hill 1 Sue Baker 3, Wendy Adams 0 Stacey Ellis 3, Sue Gulliver 0 Lauren Bloomfield 3, Trina Gulliver 3 Donna Gleed 0, Kerry Bambridge 3 Stephanie Hewson 2, Women’s ‘B’:- Nina Bolt 0 Pauline Donat 3, Lisa Deslandes 0 Lynn Kelly 3, Marian Conway 3 Jenny Powell 1, Denise Keyte 3 Julie Vickers 0, Helen Rigg 0 Carol Pinfold 3, Angela Jones 3 Wendy Reader 1.
West Midlands in division two of the BDO Inter County Championships moved another step closer to promotion to division one when they chalked up their seventh win in eight games returning from their away game against Cumbria with a 20-16 result to put them 11 points clear of third placed Berkshire and only four points behind leaders London who they play next in their final game of the season.
Both ladies teams won 4-2 with Sarah Roberts (20.16) taking the ‘A’ team’s award for the sixth time this season and Samantha Maiden the ‘B’ team’s winner with a 19.08 average.
Like the ladies the men’s teams also had the same result as they both finished all square at 6-6, taking the awards for the men were Mark Craddock (29.56) for the ‘A’ and for the ‘B’ Robert Smith (28.08).
Full Results:Cumbria v West Midlands (16-20):(Cumbria names first): Men’s ‘A’:- Andrew Foster 4 Gareth Watts 3, Steven Jackson 4 John Morris 1, Sean Miles 2 Keith Allman 4, Terence Houghton 2 Matthew Dicken 4, David Turnbull 2 Sam Guest 4, David Carr 4 Nick Fullwell 3, Michael Sowerby 2 Mark Craddock 4, Alan Armstrong 4 Michael Baker 3, Trevor Watters 2 Shaun Carroll 4, Ricky Winder 3 Lewis Venes 4, Andy Goodfellow 4 Avtar Singh 2, Richard Hall 4 Ian Jones 1, Men’s ‘B’:- Scott Tippett 3 Paul Wells 1, Rob McCoubrey 0 Neil Pointon 3, Darren Armstrong 3 Daniel Nicholls 2, Neil Linford 3 Paul Price 0, Lee Tyrer 2 Mark Rollinson 3, Derek Forster 1 Ashe Khayat 3, Brian Fawcett 3 John Mycock 2, John Murray 3 Gareth Watts 1, Wayne Smith 1 Robert Smith 3, Gerald Stockdale 0 Richard Platt 3, Kenneth Park 3 Danny Coyle 1, Colin Hargrave 2 Mark Allen-Watkiss 3, Women’s ‘A’:- Stacey Thame 1 Lisa Astbury 3, Val Hargrave 0 Sophie Singh 3, Mary Paine 1 Sarah Roberts 3, Michelle McGimpsey 3 Kath Jenkins 2, Janice Wilson 3 Gemma Barrett 0, Sas Bode 1 Debbie Loon 3, Women’s ‘B’:- Lydia Kerr 3 Claire Hobbs 1, Lesley Pattinson 3 Shellbie Simmons 1, Ann Scholey 1 Jacqueline Maiden 3, Hilary Kirkbride 1 Heather Wright 3, Christine Stockdale 0 Kirsty Shaughnessy 3, Roxanne Litherland 2 Samantha Maiden 3.
There was a dramatic end to the Four Oaks and District League season as Boldmere St Mikes, unbeaten in the first fourteen matches lost 7-2 at home to third placed Golden Hind, their defeat seeing them surrender the first division title to The Beehive who beat Old Oscott WMC by the same 7-2 margin to become the new champions.
In the second division Bishop Vesey after going 4-3 up against The Lions lost the final two games and the match to extinguish any hopes they had of finishing top of the table.
Golden Hind Arrows playing against Erdington Arrows trailed 4-2 but went on to win the last three games to ensure they took the title with 28 points four more than runners up Bishop Vesey..
The only 180’s this week came from the encounter between Red Lion and Old Oscott Arrows with M.Gaughan (Red Lion) and A.Lea (Old Oscott Arrows) hitting one each.
Full Results:Match 18:Division One:- Old Oscott WMC 2 (J.Higgins 100b, J.Tolley 3x100, M.Bowles 100, D.Parsons 5x100,136,140) The Beehive 7 (K.Reynolds 100b,100, S.Harvey 2x100, K.Deeley 2x100,2x140,121,106f, W.Mynard 120b,3x100, M.Partridge 120b,131, N.Clarke 2x100), Red Lion 3 (M.Gaughan 137,100,180, L.Bayliss 100,121, E.A.Birkett 105b, D.Bayliss 100b,140,119, D.G.Bond 120b,100) Old Oscott Arrows 6 (D.Page 140,100, M.Compton 128,140,121,100, E.Atkins 2x100,140, A.Lea 3x100,125,180, M.Page 108b), Plough and Arrows 3 (A.Humphriss 2x100, M.O’Driscoll 125, N.Robbins 121,100, I.Taylor 137,135, P.Smith 2x100, P.Robbins 125,127) Pint Pot Flights 6 (M.Bruin 120b, B.Godfray 120b,2x100, M.P.Bagnall 2x100), Boldmere St Mikes 2 (N.Smallwood 140,3x100, B.Linnecor 2x100,140,121, M.Ashton 100b,140, C.Perry 103b,102,100, A.Kimberley 2x120b,139,8 darts game, J.Kavanagh 3x100,140, M.Wild 100b,140,123, R.Kavanagh 2x100) Golden Hind 7 (G.Kimberley 100, T.Kelly 120b,100,125, J.Morris 157, D.Pickering 160b, T.O’Kereke 100, T.Keatley 100, D.Fowler 121,140, S.Baker 135), Division Two:- The Lions 5 (B.Taylor 110, K.Taylor 100, J.Collins 2x133,100, S.Davey 100, T.Pedley 114b,138, K.Brown 109b,100) Bishop Vesey 4 (M.Hall 121, C.Sammons 120b,105,2x100, S.Holmes 120b,100,121,140, A.France 108, M.Archer 125,114,100), The Boot 8 (M.Norton 140,2x100, N.Napier 138, M.Kemble 121, T.Taylor 124, T.Tyrie 100, G.Gaughan 100,130) Brookvale Social 1 (W.Naylor 2x100,140,128, J.Yates 100), Boldmere Tap 5 (D.Simpson 100, A.Small 120,103f, A.Nicholls 125) The Fox 4 (K.Smith 101b, S.Wilson 105b,103b,100,140, R.Stanton 125, M.Horacek 2x100,140,122), Golden Hind Arrows 5 (A.Lilley 108b, J.Clarke 123,100, M.Pearce 2x100,140, K.Lumby 100, J.Clarke 100, A.Day 100,140) Erdington Arrows 4 (R.Bazeley 2x100, M.Phillips 106,100, J.Cox 100, M.Kenny 100).
The BDO have announced that the Winmau Centre in the Wolverhampton Indoor Community Sports Stadium will host the play off for their World Trophy. The event will take place on Saturday 7th May at the stadium in Racecourse Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0QU. Registration will be up to 11.00am with match play commencing at 12 noon there will be four men and two ladies that will qualify for the main event in Manchester.
For any further information contact the centre on 01902-420827 or e-mail
Cup semi finals week in the South Birmingham League and in the Roy Parry Cup there were wins for Erdington Members Club and Mackadown Social who in turn both won 6-3 against Coleshill Social and Banbury Flights.
The last four play-off for the Roy Parry Consolation Cup saw The C’s win a close 5-4 game against The Gate while Family Tree had a more comfortable 6-3 success against The Bell.
Full Results:Roy Parry Cup:Semi Finals:- Erdington Members Club 6 (W.Naylor 112b,121,100,140, M.Birch 105b, M.Anwar 160b,140, C.Millward snr 137, R.Liggins 116b) Coleshill Social 3 (G.Jones 121,2x100,152b,8 darts game, S.Sweetman 2x100, P.Bryant 100), Mackadown Social 6 Banbury Flights 3, Roy Parry Consolation Cup:Semi Finals:- The C^s 5 (J.Carter 108b,100, D.Flores 100, G.Meredith 102b) The Gate 4 (D.Downes 100, T.Barrs 2x100, N.Groves 103,120b,100,120b, T.Moulineux 100), The Bell 3 C.Horsley 100,125,M.Osbourne 120b,100, N.Walker 100), Family Tree 6 (A.Cooksey 140, M.Naylor 100b, T.Booth 100b).
The Forest of Arden Winter League staged the finals of their Presidents Cup and Consolation Cup, in the former Journeys End from division one beat second division leaders Highwood KB 6-3 to take the title and in the Consolation final there was another division one victory over division two opponents when Crown Arrows won 5-4 against Highwood Arms.
Full Results:Presidents Cup:Final:- Highwood KB 3 (G.Thomas 140, N.Wykes 100, T.Hobbis 2x110b, W.Cooper 119, N.Byrne 121) Journeys End 6 (M.Tilley 137,100b,100, S.Edwards 3x100, L.Barberan 100,112b,113,126, J.Jennings 125, S.Kingdon 140,119f), Consolation Cup:Final:- Crown Arrows 5 J.Gaskin 120b, K.White 2x100,108, l.Vann 110, S.Shepard 115b,120b) Highwood Arms 4 (D.Hudson 100, C.Horsley 100, P.Thorley 100).
With only a handful of rearranged fixtures to play in the Kings Norton League and Court Oak with a perfect 29 wins from as many games acclaimed as champions the battle is on for the runners up spot which could go to any one of four teams. Hillyfields who are currently second with 46 points have completed their programme while Toby Jug ‘A’ and Kings Norton RBL are both on 44 points, have one game to play and are two points behind Hillyfields with a superior average. Stirchley United are fifth they also have 44 points and although their average is not as good as the three teams above them they have two games to play and could take the second spot by two clear points.
Full Results:- Weoley Hill 4 (D.Barnickle 2x100,140, M.Lloyd 100, L.Brown 2x100, J.Simpson 2x100, J.Cole 4x100,125, A.Rogers 100,121, M.Lloyd 2x180) Rubery RBL 3 (J.Bousfield 114,140,135, R.Packer 125,123, M.Pierce 180, I.Medlicott 2x100, J.Ford 137, P.Medlicott 2x100,103f), Toby Jug Flights 0 (G.Smith 105, A.Danks 100) Hillyfields 7 (K.Drain 140, A.Harvey 100,140, P.Yardley 100,121, M.Poolton 100, A.Vaughan 100,2x140), Coppice 4 (M.Jones 3x100,114, M.Harper 2x100,120,117, D.Hill 3x100,140, A.Chidley 3x100, M.Mooney 125,107f, D.Jordan 140) Stirchley United 3 (T.Jeffs 100,121, C.Ryan 140, C.Price 140, P.Gossage 2x100, M.Bathurst 2x100,121, B.Thomas 2x100), Bulls Head 0 (G.Purnell 100,140, V.Walton 5x100) Kings Norton RBL 7 (J.Calt 2x100,120,140, J.Good 100,105,123,125,140,180, B.Morgan 3x100, T.Roberts 3x100, N.Porter 100,140, S.Nolan 5x100,140, M.Ellis 100, L.Brotherton 100), Cotteridge 4 (C.Harman 2x100, S.Brookes 140, J.O^Neill 2x100,140, J.Isham 100,122,126,140, T.Young 2x100,120) Kings Heath 3 (D.Parish 125, C.Upton 2x100, J.Thompson 2x100, S.Morris 2x100,121).
Week three in the Winmau Centre Monday Night League and The Untouchables have extended their lead at the top of the table to 22 points following their 38-10 win over Full Montie. Despite a 25-23 win against Is It In 3 Yam Yams and A.Stokie have dropped from second to fourth being replaced in the number two spot by The Outcasts who won their tie with Here For The Beer 39-9 to give them 107 points.
What’s The Point are third they had a huge 42-6 win against Where’s My team to leave them six points behind Outcasts.
It was a good week for Keep It In The Family as they recorded their first win of the current season, 42-6 at the expense of Double Trouble.
Full Results:Week 3:- Is It In 23 (Jimmy Hadley 180,124f, James Owen 180,138f) 3 Yam Yams & A.Stokie 25 (Owen Maiden 180, Euan McGovern 180), Double Trouble 6 Keep It In The Family 42, Here For The Beer 9 (Neil Salter 116f) The Outcasts 39 ( C.Marshall 116f), Full Montie 10 (Wayne Morton 180) The Untouchables 38 (D.Bentley 2x180, A.Busby 180), What’s The Point 42 (Steve Gough 180) Where’s My Team 6.
There were wins for the top four teams in the Shirley and District Monday Night League leaders Highwood making it eleven straight wins with their 7-2 success away to Shirley Legionnaires who were the only losers in the top five teams. Shirley Red Lion are just two points adrift of Highwood after an 8-1 win at Sharmans Cross and a further two points behind are Crown Jewels who handed their hosts Shirley Spartac a 9-0 whitewash.
Full Results:Week 11:- Sharmans Cross 1 Shirley Red Lion 8, Solihull Sports Club 6 Legion Royals 3, Cider House 7 Blue Bell 2, Shirley Spartac 0 Crown Jewells 9 (Bob Nixon 180, Tony Steele 180), Highwood Bears 4 Plume Misfits 5, Shirley Legionnaires 2 (Steve Heeks 160b) Highwood 7.
Miners Welfare have jumped from fifth to top of the table in the Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League after they won 6-1 at Hare and Hounds, however after only two games Brickmakers Arms, Ashwood ‘A’, Fox (Lye) and Gornal Conservative Club also have an undefeated four points.
Full Results:Week 2:- Hollybush 1 Ashwood ‘B’ 6, Hare and Hounds 1 Miners Welfare 6, Ten Arches ‘B’ 2 (K.Bambrick 130b, A.Batham 100b) Brickmakers Arms 5, Crestwood 4 Ten Arches ‘A’ 3, High Acres 5 Portway 2 (D.Taylor 111b), Netherton Cricket Club 3 The Fox (Lye) 4, Britannia 3 Gornal Conservative Club 4, Ashwood ‘A’ 4 (J.Barrowman 120b.160b, N.Fullwell 2x 9 darts games)) Wombourne Cricket Club 3 (A.Smith 112b).
The Halesowen Monday Night Ladies League were involved in their Dean Corbett Cup and winning through the round were White Horse, Round of Beef, The Widders and Townsend ‘A’ who beat league leaders Spring Meadow.
Full Results:Dean Corbett Cup:- White Horse 4 Townsend ‘B’ 3, The Bell lost to Round of Beef, Hare and Hounds 2 The Widders 5, Townsend ‘A’ beat Spring Meadow.
Ten Arches ‘A’ consolidated their number one position in the Stourbridge and District Monday Night League with an 8-1 win away to Shrubbery Cottage to maintain their four points advantage over their nearest rivals Britannia who were 6-3 winners at home to Quarry Bank Conservative Club.
High Acres were the only losers in the top eight teams going down 5-4 at home to Ashwood who are placed fifth on the same 38 points as second placed Britannia but with an inferior average.
Full Results:Week 22:- Stourbridge RBL 7 Church Tavern 2, Shrubbery Cottage 1 Ten Arches ‘A’ 8. Britannia 6 Quarry Bank Conservative Club 3, Bird ‘B’ (Stourbridge) 2 Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) 7, Crestwood 6 Kingswinford Conservative Club 3, Brickmakers Arms 7 The Swan 2, Queens 6 Garibaldi 3, The Fox (Lye) 4 Plough 5, High Acres 4 Ashwood 5, Ten Arches ‘B’ 5 New Inns 4, Bird (Wordsley) 6 The Cat Inn (Wordsley) 3.
A 6-3 home win over Rose and Crown has taken White Horse to an unbeaten run of ten games in the Cradley Tuesday Night League and given them a four point’s lead over second placed Crown (Station Road) who had a close 5-4 win at Wheatsheaf.
After the leading pair come three teams Members Club, Brickmakers Arms and White Swan all on 14 points, Brickmakers having played one game fewer than their rivals.
Full Results:- Hawne Lane Tavern 5 Netherton Sports and Social 4, Gate Hangs Well 3 Bulls Head 6, Wheatsheaf 4 Crown (Station Road) 5, Roost ‘A’ 9 Roost ‘B’ 0, Members Club 6 Chop House 3, Crown ‘Z’ (Netherton) 6 White Swan 3, White Horse 6 Rose and Crown 3.
Prince of Wales have a two points lead over Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) in division one of the Pip Club League following their 6-3 win at Belgrave Club, Bulls Head were 8-1 winners at Wigginton Arms and have played ten games compared to the leaders having played eleven.
In division two top side Winning Post had a bye this week and Globe Trotters in second place drew to within two points of them when they won 14-4 at Bulls Head ‘B’ (Polesworth) both teams now having played nine games.
Full Results:Division One:- Wigginton Arms 1 Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) 8, Belgrave Club 3 Prince of Wales 6, Pip Club 1 Birchmoor Club 8 (Syd Kirkham 180), Sports Bar ’180’ 8 Two Gates Club 1, Division Two:- Progressive Club 13 Old Liberal 5, Bulls Head ‘B’ 4 Globe Trotters 14, Globe (Wilnecote) 10 Royal Oak 8 (John Reeves 114f),
Reigning champions of the Brierley Hill Monday Night League Dudley Sports ‘C’ are well on track to retaining their title making it eleven straight wins with a 6-3 home success against their local rivals Dudley Sports ‘B’ and keeping them four points to the good on second placed Pensnett Liberal Club who won by the same 6-3 margin away to Old Star.
The Bell were the only losers in the top five teams losing 7-2 at High Acres who are fifth in the table on the same 14 points as Bell but having played one game more.
Full Results:Week 11:- Dudley Sports ‘A’ 6 The Swan 3, High Acres 7 The Bell 2, The Bridge 7 Griffin 2, Dudley Sports ‘C’ 6 Dudley Sports ‘B’ 3, Old Star 3 Pensnett Liberal Club 6, Blue Brick 5 New Talbot 4, Queens Head 3 Roebuck 6, Brickmakers Arms 2 Bulls Head (Netherton) 7.
East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association power on in the Small Heath League winning 9-0 at Emerald Flights to make it an unbeaten four games, Mitre have also won all four games their latest conquest being against Moseley All Service who they beat 8-1.
Full Results:- Moseley All Service 1 Mitre 8, Holy Gulp 4 Wagon and Horses 5, Emerald Club 3 Cob’s Bar 6, Emerald Flights 0 East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association 9.
A shock for the leaders of the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League’s Dewdrop this week as they lost 5-2 away to Merry-Go-Round who are four places and four points behind them in the table, however they remain in pole position but now share it with The Vine whose 5-2 win at new Talbot puts them level on points and average with Dewdrop. Old Hop Pole are also on the same 14 points as the leading duo, they like their rivals also won 5-2 in their away game against Island Inn.
Full Results:- Merry-Go-Round 5 (Ant Whitehouse 180,9 darts game) Dewdrop 2 (J.Edwards 9 darts game), Albion 4 Jolly Collier 3, Island Inn 2 Old Hop Pole 5, Sportsman 4 Horseley Tavern 3, New Talbot 2 The Vine 5, Ivy Bush 3 Hayes Social 4.
St Mary’s ‘A’ have been ousted from the number one spot in the Wednesbury and Darlaston Wednesday Night League after losing 7-2 at Horse and Jockey who go to joint top with T & R Bar who won 8-1 at St Mary’s ‘B’. Both of the top two are on ten points two more than both Staffordshire Knot and St Mary’s ‘A’.
Full Results:Match 7:- St Marys ^B^ 1 T & R Bar 8, Civil Defence 1 Staffordshires Knot 8, Horse and Jockey 7 St Marys ^A^ 2.
The top two teams in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League Miners (Wollescote) and Brickmakers Arms both won 5-4 against respective opponents The Cross (Oldswinford) and Pensnett Liberal Club to leave Brickmakers trailing by two points behind Miners but with a game in hand.
Full Results:Week 22:- Brickmakers Arms 5 Pensnett Liberal Club 4, The Cross (Oldswinford) 4 Miners (Wollescote) 5, Dudley Sports 5 Netherton Cricket Club 4, Roebuck 6 Bulls Head (Netherton) 3.
After the opening eleven games in the Rowley Monday Night League just two points separate the top three teams, Springfield Social lead the way with a perfect score of 22 points their latest victory being 8-1 at Haden Cross ‘Z’ who are fourth in the table. A 6-3 win at Britannia keeps Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ in second place with a slightly better average then The Bell who had a close 5-4 home win over Whiteheath Tavern, both Ex Serviceman’s and Bell are on 20 points.
Full Results:Week 11:- Bacaba 7 Haden Cross ‘A’ 2, The Bell 5 Whiteheath Tavern 4, Ivy Bush ‘Z’ 6 Fairfield 3, Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’ 5 Yeltz Bar 4, Britannia 3 Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 6, Beech Tree 4 Ivy Bush ‘A’ 5, Haden Cross ‘Z’ 1 Springfield Social Club 8.
A 6-1 win over fifth placed Bilston Conservative Club by The Nutan maintains the status quo at the top of the Bilston and District League as second placed Tilted Barrel won by the same margin in their game at Rocket Pool leaving Nutan eight points clear of Tilted Barrel and with a game in hand. Third placed Lanesfield RBL’s 4-3 win against Darlaston Conservative Club keeps them on the same 44 points as Tilted Barrel but from one game less than their rivals.
Full Results:- Allens Sports Bar ‘B’ 2 44 Club 5, Bilston Conservative Club 4 Triangle 3, Great Western 4 Golden Cue 3, Lanesfield RBL 4 Darlaston Conservative Club 3, Malones 6 White Hart ‘A’ 1, Red Lion 0 Allens Sports Bar ‘A’ 7, Rocket Pool 1 Tilted Barrel 6, The Nutan 6 Bilston Conservative Club ‘A’ 1, White Hart ‘B’ 3 Tipton Conservative Club 4.
The Halesowen Friday Night Singles League fixtures brought together the top two group ‘A’ players and saw leader J.Gale have his lead at the top cut to just one point as he lost 6-1 to R.Hill who also has two games in hand on Gale.
In group ‘B’ it was a good week for J.Habernathy who moved off the foot of the table with his first win in nine when he beat top half player D.Richmond 4-3.
Full Results:Group ‘A’:- J.Smith 1 A.Hill 6, A.Smith 7 K.Dauncey 0, V.Bayliss 0 A.Cowley 7, R.Hill 6 J.Gale 1, M.Rutter 6 P.Stockwell 1 (113f), Group ‘B’:- J.Habernathy 4 D.Richmond 3, C.Kehoe 1 M.Fisher 6, O.Tate 3 S.Carey 4, T.Johnson 3 (111f) M.Washington 4 (160f).
Played ten won ten that’s the record for Samson and Lion in the Pensnett and Bromley Tuesday night League their latest victory being 6-1 against Saracens Head to keep them two points ahead of The Bridge who were also 6-1 winners in their home game against Pensnett Liberal Club.
Full Results:- Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ 6 (D.Marshall 8 darts game) Pensnett Welfare Club ‘B’ 1, Bridge 6 (K.Breeze 160b,8 darts game) Pensnett Liberal Club 1, Dudley Sports 5 High Acres 2 (A.Nicholls 160b), Moor Centre Snooker Club 4 Sedgley Golf Club 3, Samson and Lion 6 Saracens Head 1.
The Sheldon Marlborough Cricket Club in Yardley will be starting their Tuesday Night Internal Summer League on the 26th April, anyone interested in joining the league should contact Matt Murrin on 07919-900066 or e-mail alternatively call Ian Genge on 07804-926005 by the 19th April.
Ashmore Inn suffered their first defeat of the opening three games in division one of the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League when they lost 5-2 at home against The Cabin who had lost their previous two games. Replacing Ashmore in second place is Bradmore ‘B’ who were 5-2 winners against Roebuck leaving them and Ashmore plus Gilberts Bar and Wednesfield Conservative Club all two points behind Riley’s ‘C’ who head the table with an unbeaten six points after beating Bradmore ‘A’ 4-3.
In division two only average separates Dog and Partridge and Riley’s ‘A’ both on six points from their three games after the former won 6-1 against The Bull and the latter 4-3 at Pavilion.
Full Results:Week 3:Division One:- Ashmore Inn 2 Cabin 5, Bradmore ‘B’ 5 Roebuck 2, Penn Bowling 2 Wednesfield FC 5, Riley’s ‘C’ 4 Bradmore ‘A’ 3, Wednesfield Conservative Club 4 Riley’s ‘D’ 3, Division Two:- Bird in Hand 3 Sunbeam 4, Boat 3 Wednesfield Legion ‘C’ 4, Dog and Partridge 6 Bull 1, Lanesfield Legion 4 Pendulum 3, Pavilion 3 Riley’s ‘A’ 4, Ukrainian Club 5 Woodfield Social 2, Wednesfield Legion ‘B’ 6 Red Lion 1.
Crown ‘A’ have opened up a massive 21 points lead at the top of the West Midlands Men’s Super League following their 5-0 win at ECC. Landywood ‘A’ are second, they won 4-1 away to Orange Tree to give them 83 points as have third placed Bridgtown Social who had a 5-0 win at Crown ‘B’.
Full Results:Week 18:- ECC 0 Crown ‘A’ 5, Staffordshire Knot 4 Pensnett Welfare Club 1, Landywood ‘B’ 5 Wednesfield FC 0 (walkover), Orange Tree 1 Landywood ‘A’ 4, Crown ‘B’ 0 Bridgtown Social 5, Cabin 2 Greets Green 3.
No change at the top of the Tettenhall Wednesday Night League with all of the top five teams winning, the Bull who drop one place to seventh after losing 6-1 at home to league leaders Riley’s ‘A’ were the only team in the top six to lose.
Full Results:Week 10:- Brewood British legion 2 Cleveland Arms 5, The Bull 1 Riley’s ‘A’ 6, Claregate 5 ECC ‘A’ 2, Moreton 6 ECC ‘B’ 1, Otter and Vixen 5 Dog and Partridge 2, Riley’s ‘B’ 7 Jones Road 0, Whitmore Reans WMC 6 Jack’s Bar 1.

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