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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 Sheldon and District Winter League staged the preliminary round of their divisional league cup and in the premier division there was a shock for third in the table Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows as they went down 12-9 away to Saltley Amateur Gardeners who have lost the opening two games in the league and are currently bottom of the table. In the other premier division game divisional leaders The Lyndon had a comfortable 15-6 win over The Harvester. on-the-line The division one games also produced a somewhat surprising result as Willclare Sports and Social who are currently second in the table lost 14-7 away to Crown-Forget-Me-Not who are sixth. Sheldon Marlborough Arrows won their tie with George ‘V’ 12-9. Just one game in division two which saw Meadway Sports and Social win 15-6 against bottom of the table Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights. Full Results:Week 2:Premier Division:- Mackadown Social 7 (N.Parsonage 112b,165,123,100, S.Edwards 131, A.Kavanagh 101b,140, S.Whatmore 100, S.Kingdon 100, G.James 100,105, M.Noonan 100b,100) The Pavillions 1 (R.Richards 127, N.Robinson 120b,121, R.Evans 100, K.Richards 100), Saltley Amateur Gardeners 2 (P.Webster 2x100, I.McLean 100, A.Caddick 118, J.Webster 100, T.Whyte 100,2x105,140, J.Phipps 101b,100,129) Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows 6 (D.Nixon 100, M.Cooper 100,140, R.Nixon 112f,112, L.Nixon 112,117, B.Nixon 140, A.Nixon 100, M.Harris 106f,9 darts game,117, M.Barber 100), Castle Vale Residents 3 (J.Burdett 140,125, T.Pedley 140, S.Bird 120b, B.Cadby 3x100) Crown at Olton 5 (M.Wall 125, J.Jennings 100,140, T.Randell 100,100b, J.Sidwell 115b, A.Hutchings 165, P.Yardley 105b,135, I.Spencer 139, P.Nunn 135,140), The Haarvester 4 (S.Hicks 123f, S.Green 100, J.Smyth 100b, P.Vasey 100,140) Highwood KB’s 4 (N.Wykes 100,140, A.Hunt 100, G.Pagett 100b, A.Cooke 108), The Lyndon 8 (S.Harding 100, R.Lucas 116b, T.Constable 100,117,148b, T.Buckingham 100,140,131, C.King 100b, D.Wright 100, P.Henderson 115) The Pirates 0 (D.Hasson 137, M.Naylor 112b,100, R.Lawrence 100b, T.McDonough 100, P.Moran 100b), Division One:- Holy Souls 2 (Joe Duffy 100, D.Smith 121, John Duffy 140) Willclare Sports and Social 6 (Matt Holt 100, D.Reid 140, Mick Holt 100), Crown-Forget-Me-Not 5 (I.Scattergood 100, W.Griffiths 113, C.Kettlewell jnr 100,115b,109, D.Rawlings 125, T.Colley 125,100) East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association 3 (D.Sudbury 121, D.Carey 140, N.Davis 140, G.McGill 2x100), Yardley Ex Colts 4 (P.Roscoe 100, B.Law 112b, P.Welch 100, J.King 140,100, R.Collins 140) Sheldon Dukes 4 (S.O’Donnell 140, C.Cotter 100, M.Riley 100b,114f), Sheldon Marlborough Flights 5 (L.O’Donnell 116b, D.Humphries 140,116,100) Crown Arrows 3 (D.White 101f,177, R.Vann 100,140, K.White 100, R.Derbyshire 160b, J.Morrisey 134), George ‘V’ 2 (A.Edwards 105b, S.Palmer 108b, J.Hinson 120f, C.Horsley 2x100, G.King 3x100,100b) Iron Horse 6 (A.Mayell 160b,121, J.Evans 100,140, R.Earl 2x100, J.Green 2x100,160b, T.Rainsford 100,105b, D.Mortiboys 140), Division Two:- Highwood Exiles 4 (A.Thurman 125, D.Carey 116) Lyndon Old Boys 4 (G.Wilson 140, T.Campton 140,S.Foy 100, V.Evans 100, D.Sheridan 100, L.Palmer 100), Meadway Sports and Social 1 (M.McArthur 100) Shirley RBL Misfits 7 (J.O’Sullivan 124, T.Dixon 100, K.Murray 3x100, M.Hodgson 100), Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights 3 The Maggies 5 (E.Molloy 100b, D.Tudor 2x100, B.Carter 125, R.Molloy 100, P.Cunningham 105), League Cup:Preliminary Round:Premier Division:- The Harvester 6 (L.Hodges 112, L.Hodges 112b,140, J.Palmer 100b, J.Smyth 100,101, N.Warner 100) The Lyndon 15 (S.Harding 140, S.Darby 115b,122, J.Buckingham 2x100,131, P.Stephens 140, C.King 120b,105b), Saltley Amateur Gardeners 12 (P.Webster 140,100, J.Webster 139, T.Webster 100b,123, T.White 105b,2x140,100, J.Phipps 100,116b) Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows 9 (D.Nixon 100, M.Cooper 100,140, R.Nixon 112f,112, L.Nixon 112,117, B.Nixon 140, A.Nixon 100, M.Harris 106f,9 darts game,117, M.Barber 100), Division One:- Crown-Forget-Me-Not 14 (W.Griffiths 2x100,140, A.Smith 100,101, C.Kettlewell jnr 147f, S.Gardiner 100, D.Rawlins 137,100, T.Colley 125,100,100f) Willclare Sports and Social 7 (N.Davis 115,100,140, D.Carey 100,160b, D.Sudbury 100, B.Skinner 100,140, D.Horley 140), Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 12 (L.O’Donnell 100, M.Cox 118f, P.Jones 125, M.Murrin 105,100, D.Humphries 100,101) George ‘V’ 9 (B.Anderton 2x100, D.Adams 112b, A.Edwards 100b, C.Horley 100, S.Palmer 102b), Division Two:- Meadway Sports and Social 15 (S.Bennett 112b, M.Shellis 106, A.Byrad 102b, R.Smith 100) Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights 6 (A.Hegney 108). --------------------------------- Week four of the South Birmingham League’s season saw division one side Erdington Members Club lose their unbeaten record as they lost 6-3 to divisional leaders Mackadown Social who go two points ahead of Erdington and remain two ahead of Coleshill Social whose 8-1 win at The Trident has seen them take over second place on average from Erdington. In the second division The Dog made it four straight wins when they won 8-1 against Toby Jug to open up a two points lead over their opponents who are second in the table, this being their first defeat in four games. Full Results:Week 4:Division One:- Banbury Arrows 7 (D.Evans 103b,100,106f, T.Frost 100,100b,100f, J.Moss 138, J.Gallagher 2x100, K.O'Connor 100) Crown Arrows 2 (J.Gaskin 100, R.Vann 100f,120b), Crown at Shard End 6 (S.Whatmore 139, S.Edwards 100, A.Edwards 140, G.Clinton 100, T.Evans 108b,135) Raven 3 (T.Whitehouse 2x140, J.Whitehouse 100, A.Whitehouse 3x100, P.Jay 100), Mackadown Social 6 (N.Parsonage 140,107b,112f, A.Kavanagh 112b,125, M.Heaven 2x100,137, M.Cooper 140, G.James 156b,105,8 darts game, M.Noonan 100, T.McCrave 100b,120b,140) Erdington Members Club 3 (M.Anwar 160b,122,100,140, J.Frost 120, C.Millward jnr 100, C.Millward snr 100, M.Birch 140), Trident 1 (A.Cooksey 100,112b) Coleshill Social 8 (G.Jones 112, L.Thompson 117b, C.Cooke 100, S.Sweetman 100, P.Bryant 2x100, B.Jones 100), Division Two:- The Gate 4 (T.Barrs 116b,100, N.Groves 100,2x140,100b) The C's 5 (E.Williams 2x100,105, S.Healy 140,101b, D.Flores 114,125, K.Geary 121,114f, L.Walker 104), Smithswood Social 4 (L.Hughes 100, A.Richards 2x100, M.Bailey 100) Kingfisher 5 (M.Price 100, M.Clayton 121,100f), The Dog 8 (P.Thompson 140, S.O'Brien 100, J.Kane 160b, M.Wheat 100, M.Clayton 121 100f) Toby Jug 1 (T.Adams 118, D.Revitt 100, L.Tyrell 100, S.Round 110b), The Bell 6 :140, G.Davidson 100,116, J.Carter 101, J.Phipps 132, J.Spink 100) Banbury Flights 3 (M.Tilley 140, G.Davidson 100 116, J.Carter 101, J.Phipps 132, J.Spink 100). --------------------------------- The Forest of Arden Winter League had the preliminary round of their League Cup on the agenda and in division one there was a 6-3 win for Ivy Leaf over Greville Arrows while in the Highwood local derby in division two it was Highwood Arms who got the close 5-4 verdict over Highwood Exiles. Inn on the Green had a more convincing 7-2 win against Chelmsley Town. Full Results:League Cup:Preliminary Round:Division One:- Ivy Leaf 6 (G.Clinton 180,140,135,117, P.Ashford 101, D.Field 133, D.Williams 3x100, R.Jelley 100) Greville Arrows 3 (T.Jones 100, C.Okey 2x100, K.Duggan 125), Division Two:- Highwood Arms 5 (C.Horsley 3x100,121,140,110, N.Walker 2x100,140, B.Anderton 2x100,106) Highwood Exiles 4 (J.Phipps 110, R.Harrison 125, D.Warmley 100,119), Chelmsley Town 2 (N.Lumley 2x140, B.City 118, J.Bryan 101) Inn on the Green 7 (M.Green 4x100,114,104). --------------------------------- In division one of the Four Oaks and District League Drakes Drum by winning the final two games against Bishop Vesey turned around a 3-2 deficit into a 6-3 win. Despite throwing well Pint Pot Flights were unable to win a game against Boldmere St Mikes as the division’s leaders stormed to a 9-0 victory. Although Boldmere had such a big win they only lead the table by one leg of average over The Boat who had a bye this week. Plough and Arrows outscored their opponents Old Oscott WMC but after five games are still seeking their first win of the campaign. Division two produced a local derby between Erdington Club and Erdington Arrows and again Club scored more tons than Arrows but it was Arrows who got the 5-4 result. Red Lion with a narrow 5-4 result over bottom team Rosey Mac’s are on the same eight points as leaders The Fox who beat The Duke 7-2. Both of this week’s 180’s came from Boldmere St Mikes with N.Smallwood hitting his first and M.Ashton his third for the season. Full Results:Week 5:Division One:- Bishop Vesey 3 (C.Sammons 101b,112b,104b, D.Walton 100,140,125, S.Holmes 2x100,121, M.Archer 110b,104b, M.Hall 135,140, M.Norton 100) Drakes Drum 6 (J.Mahon 140,2x100,112f, K.Brown 112b,125,3x100, D.Yates 134,109,2x100,2x140,105, J.Clarke 108b,2x100,112), Golden Hind 5 (G.Kimberley 115b,112,140,137,2x100, D.Pickering 100, D.Fowler 160b, J.Frost 2x100b,121,100, D.Keatley 105, W.Naylor 130,121,100) Old Oscott Arrows 4 (E.Atkins 100, M.Maher 142b, M.Compton 128b,100,140, A.Lea 108b,100, D.Page 140), Old Oscott WMC 7 (D.Munge 100, A.Cole 2x140, M.Bowles 100, T.Morris 140, J.Tolley 100, D.Parsons 140b,2x100,121,140) Plough and Arrows 2 (N.Robbins 100, P.Robbins 100, G.Baxter 105b,103b,100, T.Evans 116b,121,140, M.O’Driscoll 2x100b,4x100,125,118, I.Taylor 125), Boldmere St Mikes 9 (S.Paling 2x140, A.Kimberley 117b,125, M.Ashton 100b,100,140,180,121, N.Smallwood 180, J.Kavanagh 121,100, B.Linnecor 2x100, R.Hawker 120b,121,3x100,102f) Pint Pot Flights 0 (R.Mercer 109b,118, M.Bagnall 140, J.Moon 132, S.Robotham 120b,100,133, S.Davey 120b,2x100,140, R.Mercer 112), Division Two:- Erdington Club 4 (D Murray 2x100, N.Bryant 100,121,162, P.Willis 100, D.Jarvis 2x100,2x125, D.Hodge 100, D.Jarvis jnr 107b,100) Erdington Arrows 5 (M.Kenny 114,101f, M.Phillips 2x100), St Thomas’s Social Club 6 (I.Lloyd 100,114, A.Rose 100,138, T.Pedley 101b,112, W.Cadby 101b, J.Collins 108b,102b,140, T.Kelly 121,140, W.Taylor 121, S.Bird 100, B.Taylor 102, A.Whitehouse 2x100) Boldmere Tap 3 (A.Nicholls 105b, C.Hagans 120b, D.Simpson 105b, P.Bromley 140,100,101, S.Hagans 116b, A.Gough 122), The Duke 2 (G.Hinett 100, G.Chamberlain 134,100) The Fox 7 (M.Naylor 100,140, R.Stanton 121,2x100,104f, K.Smith 107,100, N.Napier 121, M.Horacek 106), Rosey Mac’s 4 (C.O’Conner 100, R.Lloyd 125,140,100, E.Groves 160b,101) Red Lion 5 (B.Hughes 135, L.Bayliss 120, M.Gaughan 100, D.Bayliss 2x100, D.G.Bond 101b,140). --------------------------------- The Sheldon Marlborough Cricket Club darts team staged a charity game against the Gulp Charity squad the hosts winning the singles game 4-3 and the doubles 2-1. The trebles game finished all square at one each but the biggest winner on the night was charity with the evening raising a terrific amount of £300 which will be donated to the Air Ambulance Charity Fund. Two youngsters made their darting debut on the night, brothers Ben and Jake Liggins, two stars for the future? Full Results:- Sheldon Marlborough Flights 4 (Tommy White 134,121, Dave Howlett 140,132,100, Paul Brown 121, Bobby Nixon 140,125,121,100,16 darts game,.Dave Humphries 180,140,111,3x100, Dave Read 4x100, Matt Murrin 4x100, Gulp Charity Squad 3 (Shay Darby 100, Matt Cooper 2x100,17 darts game, Colin Wyatt 2x140,2x100, Pete Yardley 2x100, Chris Stokes 2x100, Neil Parsonage 180,109f,14 darts game, Mick O’Sullivan 100, Doubles Game:- Sheldon Marlborough Flights 2 (Bobby Nixon 100, Dave Howlett 100, Tommy White 125,122, Jake Webster 100, Dave Humphries 100,116f, Dave Read 140,114) Gulp Charity Squad 1 (Neil Parsonage 140,3x100, Colin Wyatt 121,100, Matt Cooper 121,100, Pete Yardley 135,100, Shay Darby 100), Trebles Game:- Sheldon Marlborough Flights 1 (Dave Humphries 140, Tommy White 121,100, Matt Murrin 140, Ray Turner 121,100) Gulp Charity Squad 1 (Colin Wyatt 120b, Matt Cooper 100, Pete Yardley 140,100, --------------------------------- With 3-0 wins over Tony Daly and Brian Lawton plus a 3-1 win against Mark Cater, Mick Gorst has gone from sixth to the top of the Shirley Red Lion Premier League with a total of 47 points from 18 games. Former leader Paul Higgins has also moved up from fifth to second with 45 points after he beat Dave Fisher 3-0 and Mick Bown 3-1. Andy Hoy lost pole position and dropped to third place as after beating Jack Nason 3-0 lost by the same margin to Mark Gwalchmai, Gwalchmai with a further 3-0 success against Mark Cater moving up three places in the table to sixth with 41 points. Full Results:Week 10:- Brian Lawton 0 Ken Hopton 3, Steve Heeks 2 Steve Sidwell 2, Mick Gorst 3 Tony Daly 0, Paul Higgins 3 Dave Fisher 0, Paul Higgins 3 Mick Bown 1, Andy Hoy 3 Jack Nason 0, Adam Stuart 3 Stuart Dixon 0, Mark Cater 0 Mark Gwalchmai 3, Brian Lawton 2 Steve Heeks 2, Mick Bown 2 Dave Hesketh 2, Ken Hopton 3 Jack Nason 1, Steve Sidwell 3 Adam Stuart 0, Mark Cater 1 Mick Gorst 3, Dave Fisher 3 Stuart Dixon 0, Andy Hoy 0 Mark Gwalchmai 3, Jack Nason 0 Steve Sidwell 3, Brian Lawton 0 Mick Gorst 3, Ken Hopton 2 Steve Heeks 2, Adam Stuart 3 Tom Bent 0, Brian Lawton 2 Dave Fisher 2, Dave Hesketh 2 Tony Daly 2, Steve Sidwell 3 Tom Bent 1. --------------------------------- Congratulations to Mick Baker who has retained his Winmau Centre Thursday Night Champions League title together with the league prize money plus another twelve months sponsorship deal from Winmau. Baker who had rearranged fixtures to play caught up and ended the season with a total of 224 points to overtake Louis Burley who has topped the table for a good part of the season, Burley ending the campaign with 217 points seven short of Baker. Another former leader Kevin Harris finished third with 214 points. With the season now almost completed plans are already in place for the fourth season which will get underway on the 24th November at the Winmau Darts Centre in the Wolverhampton Indoor Community Sports Stadium, Racecourse Road, WV6 0QU. With a limited entry confirm your interest now at or for further information contact the centre on 01902-420827. Who will be the player to stop Mick Baker making it three in a row? It could well be you!! --------------------------------- The Camp Hill League played off their doubles knockout and adding yet another title to his ever increasing list was Neil Parsonage together with his partner Matt Cooper. Parsonage and Cooper representing Cotterills Lane Club beat Nathan Prentice and Reece Williams (Tyseley WMC) in the final. Losing semi finalists were Chris Walsh and John Quigley (Holy Gulp) plus Colin Wyatt and Jake Webster (Cotterills Lane Club). Full Results:Doubles KnockoutLosing Quarter Finalists:- Andrew Howell & John Taylor (Hay Mills Social Club), Richard Cooper & Michael Forsyth (Cotterills Lane Club), Laura Caven & Mark Fisher (Emerald Club), Simon Edwards & Alex Edwards (Hay Mills Social Club), Losing Semi Finalists:- Chris Walsh & John Quigley (Holy Gulp), Colin Wyatt & Jake Webster (Cotterills Lane Club), Runners Up:- Nathan Prentice & Reece Williams (Tyseley Working Men’s Club) Winners:- Neil Parsonage & Matt Cooper (Cotterills Lane Club). --------------------------------- The Small Heath League staged their Jim Haveron 3 A-Side Knockout and taking the title were the East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association ‘A’ team of C.Wyatt, J.Webster and T.White who won 6-0 against M.Cain, I.Jones and J.Frost who represented Mitre ‘B’ Full Results:Jim Haveron 3 A-Side Knockout:Preliminary Round:- Cob’s Bar 6 Mitre ‘C’ 3, Mitre ‘A’ 8 Cob’s/EM 1, Emerqald Club ‘A’ 1 Wagon and Horses ‘A’ 8, Gulp Tribe 6 Wagon and Horses ‘B’ 3, Wagon and Horses ‘C’ 4 Mitre ‘B’ 5, Quarter Finals:- East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association ‘A’ 8 Cob’s Bar ‘B’ 1, Cob’s Bar ‘A’ 3 Mitre ‘A’ 6, East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association ‘B’ 4 Mitre ‘B’ 5, Gulp Tribe 2 Wagon and Horses ‘A’ 7, Semi Finals:- East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association ‘A’ 6 Mitre ‘A’ 3, Wagon and Horses ‘A’ 3 Mitre ‘B’ 6, Final:- East Birmingham Allotment Holders Association ‘A’ 6 Mitre ‘B’ 0. --------------------------------- The top two teams in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ and Brickmakers Arms both handed out 7-0 whitewashes to their respective opponents Britannia Inn and The Gate (Colley Gate). Despite their big win Brickmakers remain two points behind the leaders but go two ahead of third placed Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ who lost 5-2 playing away to Samson and Lion who are fifth and on the same points as their opponents. Pensnett Welfare ‘B’ in fourth place also had a setback as they lost their home tie with Dudley Sports 4-3 to put them on the 16 points as Cricket Club ‘A’ and Samson and Lion. Full Results:Week 11:- Lenches Bridge 0 Miners (Wollescote) 7, Netherton Cricket Club ‘B’ 3 The Bell 4, Pensnett Welfare Club ‘B’ 3 Dudley Sports 4, Britannia 0 Pensnett Welfare Club ‘A’ 7, Brickmakers Arms 7 The Gate (Colley Gate) 0, Samson and Lion 5 Netherton Cricket Club ‘A’ 2, Fox Inn (Lye) 3 Ten Arches 4. --------------------------------- The Stourbridge and District Monday Night League title was so fiercely contested that the outcome was decided on the very last rearranged fixture of the season. Prior to the encounter between Ten Arches ‘B’ and Ashwood Ten Arches ‘A’ topped the table with 72 points, their ‘B’ team lying in third place, but the ‘B’ team won 6-3 against Ashwood to put them on the same 72 points and clinch the title on average over their ‘A’ side. The final table saw just two points separating the top five teams, after the winners and runners up came Brickamkers Arms, Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) and Britannia Inn all on 70 points. The season’s highest start of 160 went to A.Moreton, V.Mitchell (Bird ‘A’) and R.Colly (Britannia), while G.Cartwright (Britannia) had the highest possible finish of 170 plus the most wins 36 from 41 games. A.Moreton also had the least darts a perfect six darts game. Full Results:Rearranged Fixtures:- Quarry Bankk Conservative Club 5 Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) 4, Ten Arches ‘B’ 6 Ashwood 3. --------------------------------- The Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League played the final of the Rickuss Cup and there was sweet revenge for league champions Dewdrop who lost 4-3 to The Vine in the final of the Black Country Windscreens Trophy but on this occasion they beat The Vine 6-1 with Wayne Griffiths recording a perfect game of darts for Dewdrop when he won his match in six darts. Full Results:Rickuss Cup:Final:- Dewdrop (Wayne Griffiths 6 darts game) 6 The Vine 1. --------------------------------- The Nutan march on in both sections of the Bilston and District League, in the 301 league they won their latest fixture against Red Lion 5-2 to stay two points ahead of Lanesfield RBL who had a similar 5-2 win over Allens Sports Bar ‘B’ and leaves Lanesfield with a game in hand on the leaders. The 3-0 win in the 501 league over Red Lion puts The Nutan four points to the good on second placed Tilted Barrel after they won 2-1 against Bilston Conservative Club ‘A’, Tilted Barrel have played eleven games to Nutan’s twelve. Full Results:301 League:- 44 Club 4 Triangle Snooker Club 3, Allens Sports Bar ‘A’ 3 Travellers Rest 4, Bilston Conservative Club ‘A’ 0 Tilted Barrel 7, Darlaston Conservative Club 4 Bilston Conservative Club ‘C’ 3, Lanesfield RBL 5 Allens Sports Bar ‘B’ 2, Red Lion 2 The Nutan 5, Rocket Pool 5 Orange Tree 2, 501 League:- 44 Club 2 Triangle Snooker Club 1, Allens Sports Bar ‘A’ 3 Travellers Rest 0, Bilston Conservative Club ‘A’ 1 Tilted Barrel 2, Darlaston Conservative Club 1 Bilston Conservative Club ‘C’ 2, Lanesfield RBL 2 Allens Sports Bar ‘B’ 1, Red Lion 0 The Nutan 3, Rocket Pool 2 Orange Tree 1. --------------------------------- In the last scheduled fixtures for the Netherton Thursday Night League leaders Dudley Sports and Social with a 4-3 win over second in the table White Swan confirmed themselves as champions with a total of 48 points from seventeen games, White Swan from the same number of games have 42 points. There is still one remaining rearranged fixture to be played and it is the return game between Dudley Sports and White Swan but the outcome will be irrelevant as the top two positions have now been sorted. Full Results:Week 18:- White Horse 3 Delph Bell 'A' 4, Bulls Head 3 Dudley Ex Serviceman’s Club 4, Dudley Sports 4 White Swan 3, Fairfield 7 The Widders 0 (walkover), Delph Bell 'B' 5 The Crown 2. --------------------------------- The Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League is up to week 22 and there is just a two points difference between the top two teams, leaders Ashwood ‘A’ had a 7-0 win over Hare and Hounds to keep them two points to the good on second placed Miners Welfare Club who won 5-2 away to Fox Inn (Lye) which in turn maintains Miners two points advantage over both Gornal Conservative Club and Britannia Inn in third and fourth places respectively. Full Results:Week 22:- Ten Arches ‘B’ 3 Britannia 4, Dudley Sports 7 Holly Bush 0, Crestwood 1 Wombourne Cricket Club 6, High Acres 0 Ashwood ‘B’ 7, Fox Inn (Lye) 2 Miners Welfare 5, Portway 0 Brickmakers Arms 7, Netherton Cricket Club 2 Gornal Conservative Club 5, Ashwood ‘A’ 7 Hare and Hounds 0. --------------------------------- The Pip Club League played their Challenge Cup down to the last four teams in their two divisions, in division winning through to the semi finals were Queens Head, Belgrave Club, Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) and Globe Trotters who had a bye. Making up the last four in division two are Wigginton Arms, Royal Oak plus Globe (Wilnecote) and Pip Club who each had a bye. Full Results:Challenge Cup:Division One:- Queens Head beat Birchmoor Club, Belgrave Club beat Sports Bar ‘180’, Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) beat Winning Post, Globe Trotters – bye, Division Two:- Wigginton Arms beat Progressive Club, Royal Oak beat Old Liberal, Globe (Wilnecote) – bye, Pip Club – bye. --------------------------------- As the Rowley Monday Night League’s season is fast drawing to an end there is a battle royal going on for the title as three teams Springfield Social Club, Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ and The Bell are all locked together at the top of the table on 52 points. The latest round of fixtures saw Springfield awarded a 5-4 walkover against The Crown to remain in pole position with the greater average, second placed Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ handed out a 9-0 whitewash to their visitors The Roost and The Bell were 7-2 winners against Bacaba. The results from the final couple of fixtures are going to be crucial for all three teams. Full Results:Week 26:-Ivy Bush ‘Z’ 8 Whiteheath Tavern 1, Springfield Social Club 9 Bacaba 0, Fairfield 6 Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘B’ 3, Britannia Inn 6 Yeltz Bar 3, The Bell 7 Haden Cross 2, Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 8 Beech Tree 1, Ivy Bush ‘A’ 6 The Roost 3, Haden Cross ‘Z’ 5 Crown 4 (walkover), Week 27:- Haden Cross ‘Z’ 7 Ivy Bush ‘A’ 2, Ex Serviceman’s Club ‘A’ 9 The Roost 0, Ivy Bush ‘Z’ 6 Haden Cross ‘A’ 3, Beech Tree 8 Yeltz Bar 3, The Bell 7 Bacaba 2, Fairfield 5 Britannia Inn 4, Ex Serviceman’s ‘B’ 5 Whiteheath Tavern 4, Springfield Social Club 5 Crown 4 (walkover). --------------------------------- A surprising 5-0 defeat by Ten Arches, who are seventh in the West Midlands Men’s Super League table, over Landywood ‘A’, who were top and as a result now drop to second two points behind new leaders Crown ‘A’. Crown ‘A’ won their home tie against Bridgtown Social 4-1 and still have the benefit of a game in hand on Landywood. However there is a long way to go and any talk of Crown ‘A’ retaining their title may be a little premature at this stage in the season. Full Results:Week 10:- Staffordshire Knot 2 Duke of York 3, ECC 4 White Swan 1, Crown ‘A’ 4 Bridgtown Social 1, Pensnett Welfare Club 3 Rowley Bar and Grill 2, Ten Arches 5 Landywood ‘A’ 0, Allens Sports Bar ‘B’ 2 Chillington 3, Landywood ‘B’ 3 Hasbury 2, Cabin 3 Crown ‘B’ 2. --------------------------------- The Wednesbury and Darlaston Wednesday Night League played their Blind Cup Doubles Knockout and taking the title with a final win over Jay Jones and Mark Taylor were Michael Bond and Danny Fellows. There was just one rearranged league fixture played which saw Black Horse beat Horse and Jockey 5-4. Full Results:Rearranged Fixture:- Black Horse 5 Horse and Jockey 4, Blind Cup Doubles:Winners:p Micahel Bond and Danny Fellows, Runners Up:- Jay Jones and Mark Taylor. --------------------------------- After the opening eleven games in the Black Country Premier League, an 8-6 win at Black Country Belters has put Blackheath Beechers top of the table with 22 points. However Beechers cannot afford to be complacent as Colley Gators and Woodside Poachers are both just two points adrift of them, Gators winning their most recent game 12-0 against Old Bush and Poachers having a 12-2 win at Mighty Mitre. Full Results:Week 11:- Black Country Belters 6 Blackheath Beechers 8, Britannia Bulldogs 10 Vintage Gamers 2, Enville Street Renegades 7 Windy Millers 8, Mighty Mitre 2 Woodside Poachers 12, Colley Gators 12 Old Bush 0, Hounds of Wynall 5 Springfield Rifles 9, HBD 4 Hasbury Hunters 10, Windmill Hill 7 Brickmaker Big Dogs 8. --------------------------------- Pavilions have lost pole position in division two of the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League, their latest fixture was a vital top of the table clash with second placed Sunbeam and they lost the game 4-3 and at the same time the number one spot being replaced by their victors who now have a two points lead over them, Dog and Partridge and Riley’s ‘A’. Riley’s ‘C’ had a bye but remain in the top spot in division one with 36 points from 20 games, second in the table Gilberts Bar reduced the arrears to six points with a 6-1 win over Penn Bowling. Full Results:Division One:- Ashmore Inn 7 Royal 0, Bradmore ‘A’ 0 Cabin 7, Gilberts Bar 6 Penn Bowling 1, Roebuck 7 Wednesfield FC 0, Wednesfield Conservative Club 3 Victoria 4, Division Two:- Boat 5 Wednesfield Legion ‘B’ 2, Dog and Partridge 3 Bird in Hand 4, Pavilion 3 Sunbeam 4, Red Lion 5 Pendulum 2, Ukrainian Club 4 Lanesfield RBL 3, Wednesfield Legion ‘C’ 1 Bull 6, Woodfield Social 4 Riley’s ‘A’ 3. --------------------------------- With only three fixtures remaining in the Tettenhall Wednesday Night League Whitmore Reans WMC took another step nearer to winning the title with a 6-1 home win over Jack’s Bar to keep them two points to the good on second placed Cleveland Arms who won their game at Brewood British Legion 5-2. Full Results:- Brewood British Legion 2 Cleveland Arms 5, Bull 2 Riley’s ‘A’ 5, Claregate 2 ECC ‘A’ 5, Moreton 5 ECC ‘B’ 2, Otter and Vixen 6 Dog and Partridge 1, Riley’s ‘B’ 5 Jones Road 2, Whitmore Reans WMC 6 Jack’s Bar 1. --------------------------------- Week three in the new season for the Tamworth League and taking over in the number one spot with a 5-2 win at Dolphin Inn is Wigginton ‘B’ with 24 points four more than second placed Sports Bar who have only played two fixtures so far. Heading the players league is Steve Taft (Sports Bar ‘180’) with a perfect score of nine points from his three games, his latest win over Glen Alexander (Three Tuns, Fazeley) putting him three points ahead of the rest of the field. Full Results:- Globe Inn 3 Old Liberal House 4, Sports Bar ‘180’ 3 Three Tuns (Fazeley) 4, Dolphin Inn 2 Wigginton ‘B’ 5, Players League:- Keith Lane (Old Liberal House) beat Ian Grylls (Globe Inn), Steve Taft (Sports Bar ‘180’) beat Glenn Alexander (Three Tuns, Fazeley), Phil Picking (Wigginton ‘B’) beat Baz Wright (Dolphin Inn), Mile Oak Rovers Challenge Cup:Round One:- Wigginton ‘B’ 7 Mile Oak Rovers 0, Three Tuns (Fazeley) 2 Dolphin Inn 5, Round Two:- Sports Bar 7 Sports Bar ‘180’ 0, Fox and Dogs 4 Wigginton ‘B’ 3, Globe Inn 7 Dolphin Inn 0, Wigginton ‘A’ 3 Old Liberal House 4. --------------------------------- Sheldon Marlborough Cricket Club Singles League:Premiership Division:- Dave Howlett 2 Ken Salsbury 0, Paul Sunner 2 John Derbyshire 0, Richard Franklin 2 Debbie Derbyshire 0, Paul Brown (122) 2 Pete Jones 0, Ken Salsbury (120b,100) 1 Dave Humphries (2x100) 2, John Derbyshire 0 Liam O’Donnell 2, Paul Brown (3x100) 1 Dave Howlett (100) 2, Debbie Derbyshire 0 Pete Jones 2, Division One:- Steve McCarthy 2 Marie Jenkins 0, Elisha Bevington 2 Pete Ayling 0, John Young (116b) 2 Ian Genge 0, Pete Ayling 0 Steve McCarthy 2, Dave Brown 1 Marie Jenkins (145) 2, John Young 2 Elisha Bevington 0. ---------------------------------  

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