A West Midlands Round Up

The preliminary round of the Mrs F.Richman Trophy was on the fixture card for the Sheldon and District Summer League and no fewer than five teams recorded 7-0 wins, handing out the whitewashes were Crown Arrows, Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows, Sheldon Heath Social, Greville Arms and Small Heath Amateur Gardeners who in turn defeated Meadway Sports and Social, Emerald Flights, Highwood Exiles ‘B’, Ridgemere Rejects and Banbury Club.

Other teams to win through to the next round were Holy Souls, Castle Vale Stadium, George V, Mackadown Social, Marston Green Tavern, Sheldon Dukes, Sheldon Marlborough Arrows, The Digby, Highwood KB’s, The Pirates and Sheldon Marlborough Flights.

Full Results:Mrs F.Rchman Trophy:Preliminary Round:- Crown Arrows 7 (D.White 100, C.Vann 101, R.Hopkins 3×100, K.White 100,121,180, S.Moran 100,140) Meadway Sports and Social 0 (S.Bennett 2×100, M.McArthur 100,121), Emerald Flights 0 (P.Webster 3×100) Langley Hall Sports and Social Arrows 7 (L.Nixon 100,2×140,177, A.Barnfield 140,100, P.Connolly 140,100,125, R.Nixon 2×140,100, A.Nixon 100, S.Bromley 3×100,140), Highwood Exiles ‘B’ 0 (R.Harrison 180, P.Harvey 135, D.Lowry 116)  Sheldon Heath Social 7 (R.Westley 2×100, S.Westley 100, C.Cotter 140,100, L.Allwood 115, J.Phipps 100), Holy Souls 6 (T.Evans 3×100, D.Smith 100,121, D.Heighway 2×100, R.McConnell 125, J.Lucas 121) Ridgemere Social 1 (S.Jones 100, D.Jones 4×100, P.Fielding 100,115,140, D.Davies 100, A.Phipps 100), Iron Horse 3 (J.Evans 139, N.Parsonage 3×140,2×100, J.Lacey 100, R.Earl 4×100,123,140, T.Rainsford 140, P.Shipley 2×100,140,128) Castle Vale Stadium 4 (P.Nicholls 100, J.Frost 2×100,125,135, J.Burdett 2×100,125,140,12 darts game, G.Taylor 2×140,100, W,Cadby 100, R.Franks 100, D.Savage 2×100), Langley Hall Sports and Social Flights 3 (K.Nixon 105,100, R.Brogan 156,100, S.Wasley 100, D.Jelley 2×100) George V 4 (C.Horsley 100, A.Savage 100,140, G.King 100,123), Mackadown Social 6 (A.Kavanagh 126f,125, M.McKenzie 2×100, D.Young 2×100, M.Heaven 140,3×100, A.Caddick 2×100, G.James 2×100) Highwood Exiles ‘A’ 1 (P.Roscoe 111,137, S.Payne 100,125, D.Carey 180), Marston Green Tavern 4 (L.Randell 100,125, T.Knowles 100,140, T.Comerford 100, R.Cartright 101, S.Cresser 100) The Raven 3 (L.Barberan 135,2×140, S.Whatmore 140, S.Kingdon 100, D.Mortiboys 3×100), Ridgemere Rejects 0 (T.Coombes 100,125,112) Greville Arms 7 (M.Stansfield 100, D.Hudson 121), Sheldon Dukes 6 (L.Molyneux 2×125, P.Sunner 100, S.O’Donnell 125, A.Plows 119) Shirley RBL Misfits 1 (F.Cotsford 132,116, C.De Silva 137, M.Hodgson 171,100, J.Boyle 2×100), Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 6 (N.Ricketts 102f, P.Brown 100, A.Wale 140, J.Humphries 140,100, B.Steptoe 123,140,100) Emerald Hot Shots 1 (R.Cooper 100, M.Beasley 100, S.Sampson 100, I.McClean 125), Small Heath Amateur Gardeners 9 Banbury Club 0 (walkover), The Digby 4 (M.Partridge 100,140, N.Clarke 120, A.Hoey 4×140,100, K.Deeley 125,180, S.Hazlett 3×100, K.Reynolds 2×100,140, W.Mynard 2×100,114f,126f) Highwood PH Flights 3 (L.Hodges 100,120, A.Foulkes 140,4×100, D.Cherry 2×100,140, M.Cooper 2×100, G.Paget 2×140,100, C.King 2×100), The Maggies 3 (S.Hoccom 125, N.Hall 2×100, J.O’Connor 100,125, B.Swaine 2×100, J.Storey 100) Highwood KB’s 4 (W.Cooper 3×100, N.Bynre 136,100,133, T.Walton 2×100, L.Davis 2×100, A.Boyle 125), The Pirates 6 (K.Green 3×100, A.Cooksey 123,100, N.Jackson 107f,2×100, J,Buttle 121,114f, M,Turner 100) Solihull Moors 1 (N.Warner 3×100, S.Hicks 115, J.Palmer 140,100, G.Evans 101, S.Green 125,2×100,135), Willclare Sports and Social 3 (B.Dixon 2×100, Mick Holt 100,122, Matt Holt 140,121, G.Ferguson 100, D.Reid 2×100) Sheldon Marlborough Flights 4 (D.Savage 2×100,140, R.Franks 100, J.Frost 2×100,135,121, J.Burdett 2×100, M McFall 100,140, G.Taylor 3×100, B.Cadby 121,3×140,100).


A reminder to all darts players that throughout June, July and August Riley’s Snooker Bar, Solihull will be staging a knockout every Friday night for twelve weeks for players to qualify for the Club Champions final, the twelve winners will then do battle for the title Club Champion.

The top four players from each club will then take part in the Riley’s Darts Club Championships National Final on September 5th to produce the Club GB champion!

Each weekly qualifier carries a guaranteed prize fund of £100, the winner receiving £75 and the runner up £25. Players will pay £5 on the night to enter.

The National Final has a separate prize fund of £3140 broken down as follows, winner £1,000, runner up £500, losing semi finalists £100 each, losing quarter finalists £50 each, last sixteen £25 each and last thirty two £20 each.


The top four teams in division one of the South Birmingham League did battle this week when leaders Mackadown Social took on second placed Punchbowl and third placed St John’s played Banbury Club. The results saw Mackadown and Punchbowl finish all square at 4-4 to leave Mackadown two points ahead of their hosts, while fourth placed Banbury won 6-2 at St John’s and overtake them in third position, Banbury having the slightly better average as both teams have four points, Banbury also have two games in hand.

In division two both Erdington Members Club and St John’s Flights made it four wins in as many games when Erdington beat The Dog 7-1 and St John’s won 6-2 at Pavilions, Erdington have pole position leading St John’s by just one leg of average.

Full Results:Group One:- St John’s 2 (S.Kingdon 101,100, P.Shipley 3×100,2×140,105,101, S.Ahmed 100, D.Clinton 2×140,2×100, T.Evans 2×100) Banbury Flights 6 (W.Cooper 140, S.Hazlett 2×100,121, A.Hoey 2×121,2×140, J.Kearny 100, L.Reece 100, P.Moran 2×100,138), The Bell 2 J.Creen 125,100f, N.Walker 4×100, B.Anderton 100) The Trident 6 (M.Naylor 2×100, C.Walton 2×100, A.Cooksey 100), The Gate 4 (D.Downes 121, K.Russell 125,100) Toby Jug 4 (I.Beattie 100, S.Hunt 100, M.Blair 100, D.Peebles 140,100, B.Blair 122,100,140), Punchbowl 4 (M.Tolliss 3×100,121, B.Evans 140, A.Richards 2×140,177,2×125, J.Buttle 140, N.Robinson 140) Mackadown Social 4 (N.Parsonage 100,140, D.Young 100, M.Heaven 2×100,140,180,120f, A.Caddick 140,100, T.Comerford 2×100, M.Noonan 2×100), Group Two:- Coleshill Social 6 (S.Sweetman 2×100, P.Williams 116,100, C.Cooke 107,100, P.Bryant 104f,2×100, G.Jones 2×100,121,140) Smithswood Social 2 (S.King 116,100, L.Hughes 100,140, N.Hughes 101, M.Bailey 2×100), Erdington Members Club 7 (W.Naylor 180,3×100,140,2×123, J.Frost 2×100,125, C.Winters 100, B.Cadby 119,100, C.Millward snr 100,102,140, M.Birch 100,123,140,119) The Dog 1 (A.Page 125, S.O’Brien 120, P.Richards 100, M.Wheat 100, M.Clayton 100), Pavilions 2 (B.Scott 100, M.Barnes 100,140, R.Harrison 2×100, L.Scott 140, T.Warrillow 100) St John’s Flights 6 (B.Harris 2×100,137, A.Aston 3×100,125, L.O’Donnell 2×140, L.Barberan 4×100,136,138, L.O’Donnell 100, S.Whatmore 3×100).


Just two results from division one of the Forest of Arden Summer League in which second in the table Journeys End beat Highwood KB 5-2 and Iron Horse won 4-3 against Sheldon Marlborough Arrows.

Division two leaders Chelsmley Town suffered a somewhat surprising 4-3 defeat away to Sheldon Marlborough Flights, their first defeat in six games but they still hold a two point’s lead over their victors who are second in the table.

Full Results:Division One:- Iron Horse 4 J.Evans 137,10 darts game, R.Earl 180,105b,140,100, T.Rainsford 122, J.Green 108,106, F.Ensell 100) Sheldon Marlborough Arrows 3 (M.Cox 101b,100, D.Howlett 152b, P.Jones 100, A.Eden 100), Highwood KB 2 (M.Gorman 100, D.Memory 135, M.Reynolds 125) Journeys End 5 (S.Whatmore 120b, J.Jennings 2x120b,12 darts game, D.Duncan 145,2×100, P.Shipley 100, S.Edwards 100), Division Two:- Ivy Leaf 5 (R.Goldboy 100,108,121, T.Clinton 2×100,112, D.Field 100,120b) Greville Arms 2 (B.Anderton 117, M.Osbourne 2×100,120,140, K.Hull 2×100, D.Hudson 125) Crown Arrows 1 (R.Vann 100, R.Perkins 100, K.Depper 171) Crown Flights 6 (L.Vann 2×100,107f, J.Gaskin 100,104,145, C.Vann 100) Sheldon Marlborough Flights 4 (P.Brown 156b,100,125, N.Rughani 137, B.Steptoe 100, K.Salisbury 100f) Chelmsley Town 3 (R.Hope 121, I.Robinson 100, P.Brendan 2×100,113).


The Halesowen Friday Night 501 League staged their fifth Air Ambulance Knockout which raised a total of £63 to take the running total to £472.

The winner of the knockout was Richard Hill who beat Kevin Harris 3-0 in the final, Harris kicking off the final with 2×140 but missed his finishing doubles and Hill went on to win the leg and the game.

Richard beat Simon Booton in the semi’s while Kevin won against Dan McConomy.


With Bully Boys not playing this week in the Winmau Centre Monday Night League leaders The Untouchables stretched the advantage over them to 37 points at the top of the table with a 26-22 win over Three Men And A Lady whose James Owen hit two maximums and his fellow team player Jemma Jenkins hit another.

Third in the table Misfits consolidated their position with a convincing 40-8 win against Mad House, Jason Hough and Mark Daniel on the mark for Misfits both hitting a 180.

There was a rare win for Here For The Beer who beat Mad House 29-19, Tam Singh notching a 180 for the winners to take their number of wins to four from the 20 they have played.

What’s The Point moved up the table one place over John’s Klan into fourth position following their massive 41-7 triumph over Double Trouble, Adam Teesdale finding the three treble twenties for the winners.

Full Results:- Keep It In The Family 23 Yam Yams 25, What’s The Point 41 (Adam Teesdale 180) Double Trouble 7, Three Men And A Lady 22 (James Owen 2×180, Jemma Jenkins 180) The Untouchables 26, Not So Far Travellers 38 Make Mine A Double 10, Mad House 8 Misfits 40 (Jason Hough 180, Mark Daniel 180,14 darts game), Here For The Beer 29 (Tam Singh 180) Mad House 19, Here For The Beer 5 Cupid Stunts 43 (Owen Maiden 3×180,14 darts game, Louis Burley 14 darts game).


The Black Country Premier Darts League, are looking for more teams both old and new to join them in their second forthcoming season which should get underway at the end of July, anyone interested in entering a team in the league should contact either Scotty Roberts on 07886-208090 or Iain Mathers on 07950-462308.


The Halesowen Monday Night Ladies League played the early round of their Gangsters Mixed Doubles Cup and winning through were, M.Powell / R.Blizzard (Haden Cross), L.Hall / L.McNally, P.Field / N.Cooper,  L.Cartwright / A.Turley (Black Horse), V.Bedford / J.Cartwright (Hare & Hounds), V.Meese / T.Payne, A.Roberts / M.Sherwood (Park Lane Tavern), T.Summers / M.Summers (Spring Meadow).

Full Results:Gangster Cup Mixed Doubles:Winners:- M.Powell / R.Blizzard (Haden Cross), L.Hall / L.McNally, P.Field / N.Cooper,  L.Cartwright / A.Turley (Black Horse), V.Bedford / J.Cartwright (Hare & Hounds), V.Meese / T.Payne, A.Roberts / M.Sherwood (Park Lane Tavern), T.Summers / M.Summers (Spring Meadow).


The Winmau Centre at the Wolverhampton Sports Arena, Dunstall Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0QU will be one of 20 UK venues together with a further 236 from across the whole of South Wales staging regional rounds for the prestigious Worthington Champion of Champions Competition.

The Wolverhampton Arena will play off the West Midlands regional round over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of July.

With free entry the competition carries an amazing total of £17,500 prize money with a top prize of £5,000 for the eventual national winner plus cash prizes down to the last 32 players.

All men, women and juniors aged 14 or over qualify for free entry the eventual winner of the heat will then go forward to the grand finals in St David’s Hall, Cardiff on August 30th with the chance to walk away with an amazing £5,000.

The competition is organised by Red Dragon Darts, but further information for the West Midlands play off can be obtained either by logging on to wolverhamptonsportsarena.co.uk or ringing 01902 420827.


Highlight of the week in the Brierley Hill Monday Night League was the six darts game by Anthony Stretton who broke with 160 and then had a game shot of 141, unfortunately Anthony’s team were not in such good form as he was as they lost their home tie with Bridge ‘A’ 5-4.

At the halfway stage of the season Dudley Sports ‘C’ lead the field with 38 points their latest win being 5-4 away to Portway who are fifth in the table. Second placed Bridge ‘B’ won 6-3 at home against Tenth Lock.

At the other end of the table Dog and Lamppost ‘B’, who are two places off the bottom recorded a rare win only their third in twenty games when they won 5-4 at home to Griffin who are one place above them and four points to the good.

Full Results:Week 21:- Portway 4 Dudley Sports ‘C’ 5, Dudley Sports ‘B’ 4 Black Horse 5, Bridge ‘B’ 6 Tenth Lock 3, Bulls Head (Netherton) 5 Roebuck 4, Dog and Lamppost ‘B’ 5 Griffin 4, Liberal Club 3 Dog and Lamppost ‘A’ 6, Rose and Crown (Brierley Hill) 5 Queens Head (Wordsley) 4, The Swan 7 Old Star 2, Blue Brick 4 (Anthony Stretton 6 darts game) Bridge ‘A’ 5, Brickmakers Arms 4 Dudley Sports ‘A’ 5.


Brickmakers Arms slipped up in the Brierley Hill Friday Night League going down 6-3 away to fourth in the table Dudley Sports ‘B’ and drop one place to third behind Pensnett Welfare Club who won 5-4 against The Bridge. Leaders Miners (Wollescote) had a 5-4 home win over Netherton Cricket Club and with 30 points stay two ahead of the field.

Full Results:Week 19:- Roebuck 3 The Bell 6, Pensnett Liberal Club 7 Dudley Sports ‘A’ 2, Miners (Wollescote) 5 Netherton Cricket Club 4, Pensnett Welfare Club 5 The Bridge 4, Dudley Sports ‘B’ 6 Brickmakers Arms 3, Mitre 2 Bulls Head (Netherton) 7.


It was a case of the top half playing against the bottom half in the Harborne League and as would be expected it was the top half teams that won so the table remains unchanged with West Heat Snooker Club leading the way with 24 points followed by Hillyfields ‘A’ and Court Oak who are both on 22 points.

Full Results:- Hillyfields ‘A’ 8 Avenue Flights 1, Court Oak 6 Smethwick Labour Club 3, West Heath Snooker Club 9 Weoley Castle WMC 0, Bartley Green FC 1 Hillyfields ‘B’ 8, Avenue Social 3 Abbey 6.


The Stourbridge and District Monday Night League played their League Cup down to the semi finals and winning through to the last four were, Stourbridge RBL, Ashwood, Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) and Brickmakers Arms.

Full Results:League Cup:Quarter Finals:- Stourbridge RBL 5 Britannia 4, Ashwood 8 Kingswinford Conservative Club 1, Bird ‘A’ (Stourbridge) 6 Church Tavern 3, Brickmakers Arms 5 Quarry Bank Conservative Club 1.


John Buckingham added another two 3-0 wins to his tally in the Crown at Olton Double Top League when he defeated Alex Edwards and Chris Devlin to take his total points to 27 three more than second placed Tony Randell who had a 3-0 win over Chris Devlin and beat Anthony Daley jnr 2-1, Randell has however played one game less than Buckingham.

Apart from the defeat by Buckingham it was a good week for Alex Edwards as he chalked up his first win in nine games, a 2-1 success against Tony Steele.

Full Results:Week 4:- Paul Stephenson 0 Andy Hutchings 3, Jack Sidwell 0 Wayne Mathews 3, Anthony Daley 0 George Drennan 3,Steve Harding 1 Karl Attwood 2, Karl Attwood 1 Jason Jennings 2, Dave Duncan 0 Bob Nixon 3, Tony Steele 1 Alex Edwards 2, Anthony Daley jnr 1 Dave Hutchings 2, Dave Hutchings 2 Dave Duncan 1, Dave Hutchings 1 Paul Nunn 2, John Sidwell 3 Ian Spencer 0, John Buckingham 3 Alex Edwards 0, Karl Attwood 1 Paul Nunn 2, George Drennan  Jack Sidwell 1, Simon Edwards 2 Steve Harding 1, Tony Randell 3 Chris Devlin 0, John Buckingham 3 Chris Devlin 0, Darren Wright 0 Simon Edwards 3, Bob Nixon 3 Mark Crawford 0, Chris Devlin 2 Tony Steele 1, Dave Hutchings 1 Jason Jennings 2, Anthony Daley 0 Tery Constable 3, John Sidwell 3 Mark Crawford 0, Paul Stephenson 1 Darren Wright 2, Steve Harding 1 George Drennan 2, George Drennan 1 Terry Constable 2, Tony Randell 2 Anthony Daley jnr 1. Mark Wall 3 Phil Henderson 0, Steve Harding 1 Wayne Mathews 2, Andy Hutchings 3 Jack Sidwell 0, Ian Spencer 2 Mark Wall 1, Phil Henderson 0 Terry Constable 3, Mark Crawford 0 Darren Wright 3.


The top two teams in the Hilltop Friendly Tuesday Night League Dewdrop and Old Hop Pole both won 5-2 this week, leaders Dewdrop beating Ivy Bush and Hop Pole winning against Merry-Go-Round. Third placed Jolly Collier handed out a 7-0 whitewash to their host’s bottom of the table Horsley Tavern while fourth placed Vine, who after playing one game less than Jolly Collier are on the same 18 points, won their home tie with Sportsman 4-3.

Full Results:- The Vine 4 Sportsman 3, Tipton Sports 2 Hayes Social 5, Horsley Tavern 0 Jolly Collier 7, Mery-Go-Round 2 Old Hop Pole 5, Sow and Pigs 2 Island Inn 5, Dewdrop 5 Ivy Bush 2.


Crown ‘A’ leaders of the Cradley Tuesday Night 501 League had a bye this week and the three nearest chasing teams Brickmakers Arms, White Horse and Crown ‘B’ all won to join Crown ‘A’ on 32 points, Crown ‘A’ and White Horse have both played 19 games as opposed to their rivals having played 20 looks like it’s going to be an interesting second half to the season.

Full Results:- Bulls Head 6 Netherton Sports and Social ‘A’ 3, Crown (Simms Lane) 3 Crown ‘B’ 6, Chop House 2 Hawne Lane Tavern 7, Gate Hangs Well 5 Wheatsheaf 4, Brickmakers Arms 8 Members Club ‘B’ 1, Roost ‘A’ 6 Roost ‘B’ 3, Members Club ‘A’ 6 The Vine 3, White Horse 6 Plough and Harrow 3.


Week two in the Small Heath League and East Birmingham Allotments Holders Association after beating Wagon and Horses 9-0 in the opening fixture followed that with a similar 9-0 win over Cob’s Bar to put them top of the table on average from Mitre and Gulp Tribe who have also won their first two fixtures, Mitre also 9-0 winners in their game with Moseley All Service and Gulp beating Clock Inn 6-3.

Full Results:- Emerald Club 3 Wagon and Horses 6, Gulp Tribe 6 Clock Inn 3, Mitre 9 Moseley All Service 0, EBAHA 9 Cob’s Bar 0.


The Camp Hill League have played off their Singles Knockout and taking the title and adding it to the numerous one’s he has already won was Neil Parsonage from Cotterills Lane Club. Neil won the final against Holy Gulp man Chris Stokes.

Losing semi finalists were Dave Logan (Scruffy Ringers) and Michael Forsyth (Holy Gulp).

Full Results:Singles Knockout:Losing Quarter Finalists:- John Phipps (Lions), Mark Richards (Scruffy Ringers), Richard Cooper (Cotterills Lane Club, Steve Whatmore (Journey’s End), Losing Semi Finalists:- Dave Logan (Scruffy Ringers), Michael Forsyth (Holy Gulp), Runner Up:- Chris Stokes (Holy Gulp), Winner:- Neil Parsonage (Cotterills Lane Club).


It’s as you were at the top of the Stourbridge and District Wednesday Night League with newcomers Gornal Conservative Club adding a 6-1 win over The Bell to their record giving them a perfect score of 16 points their opponents losing their fourth place and dropping to fifth as they trail on average behind Ashwood ‘B’ who have moved up into fourth place. Gornal have two points more than both Ten Arches ‘B’ who won 4-3 at home against Netherton Cricket Club and Ashwood ‘A’ who had a 6-1 home win against High Acres.

Full Results:Week 8:- Ashwood ‘A’ 6 High Acres 1, The Swan (Brettell Lane) 6 Queens 1, Ten Arches ‘B’ 4 Netherton Cricket Club 3, The Bell 1 Gornal Conservative Club 6, Dudley Sports 1 Ashwood ‘B’ 6, Wombourne Cricket Club 6 The Fox (Lye) 1, The Leopard 3 Ten Arches ‘A’ 4.


Kevin Harris added another two wins to his count in the Winmau Thursday Night Champions League when he defeated Joshua Parkes 7-0 and followed that up with a 5-2 success against Steven Homer to give him 120 points. Kevin Lane didn’t play this week and taking over from him in the number two spot is Mick O’Neill who despite losing his first game against Euan McGovern in a close 4-3 encounter then went on to win 7-0 against Tam Singh to put him on 100 points with two games in hand on Harris. Third in the table Kenny West is also on 100 points he had 6-1 and 5-2 wins over respective opponents Adam Hill and Euan McGovern.

Full Results:Week 11:- Dean Marshall 7 Rob Montana 0, Rob Harris 3 Andy Whale 4, Tam Singh 7 Shane Craig 0, Chris Rodgers 0 Chris Fox 7, Kenny West 6 Adam Hill 1, Kevin Harris 7 Joshua Parkes 0, Mick O’Neill 3 Euan McGovern 4, Lee Craig 5 Chris Rodgers 2, Matt Barnfather 2 Kristen Bircher 5, Rob Montana 0 Andy Whale 7, Kevin Harris 5 Steven Homer 2, Euan McGovern 2 Kenny West 5, Dean Marshall 7 Matt Barnfather 0, Chris Fox 2 Kristen Bircher 5, Rob Harris 7 Adam Hill 0, Mick O’Neill 7 Tam Singh 0, Kristian Wharton 7 Joshua Parkes 0, Kristian Wharton 5 Steven Homer 2, Kristian Wharton 5 Lee Craig 2, Kristian Wharton 5 Shane Craig 2.


Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) consolidated their number one spot in division one of the Pip Club League by handing out an 8-0 defeat to bottom of the table Wigginton Arms. Third placed Birchmoor Club were also 8-0 winners playing away to next to bottom of the table Two Gates Club and Prince of Wales who are placed second had a 7-1 win at Tamworth Motor Spares, so with the top three winning and the bottom three losing the league table remains the as you were.

J W Belgrave have a massive ten points lead over their nearest rivals Pip Club, J W winning 9-7 at Old Liberal while Pip Club were surprisingly held to an 8-8 draw by Globe ‘B’ who as a result move up one place to next to bottom.

Full Results:Division One:- Wigginton 0 Bulls Head ‘A’ (Polesworth) 8 (Billy Burnett 180), Tamworth Motor Spares 1 Prince of Wales 7 (Simon Caswell 180, Gary Day 180), Two Gates Club 0 Birchmoor Club 8, Division Two:- Pip Club 8 Globe ‘B’ 8 (John Higgins 102f), Old Liberal 7 J W Belgrave 9 (A.Williams 102f), Globe ‘A’ 14 Gate (Amington) 2, Royal Oak 8 Progressive Club 8, Bulls Head ‘B’ (Polesworth) 4 Sports Bar ‘180’ 12 (Sue Mear 180).


The Rowley Monday Night League are ten games into their new season and only average separates the top two teams, reigning champions Crown are leading the way once more a 9-0 win against Haden Cross doing their title aspirations no harm whatsoever, while second placed Springfield Social Club, who were runners up last season are on the same 20 points as Crown with an inferior average, their latest game seeing them win 7-2 against Ivy Bush.

Full Results:- The Bell 6 Britannia Inn 3, Crown (Old Hill) 9 Haden Cross 0, Whiteheath Tavern 3 Ex Serviceman’s ‘A’ 6, Crown (Netherton) 7 Riddins Tavern 2, Springfield Social Club 7 Ivy Bush 2, Little Beech 4 Leones 5, Cottage 5 Windmills End 4, Fairfield 2 Plough 7.


The League Cup Knockout was on the agenda for the Wolverhampton Tuesday Night League and in the division one games winning through were ECC, Wednesfield FC, Victoria and Riley’s ‘D’, while in division two Fordhouses CC, Emerald, Roebuck and Whitmore Reans WMC were all successful.

Full Results:Knockout Cup:Division One:- Otter and Vixen lost to ECC, Railway lost to Wednesfield FC, Victoria beat Riley’s ‘C’, Dog and Partriddge lost to Riley’s ‘D’, Division Two:- Fordhouses CC beat Pendulum, Emerald beat Woodfield Social, Roebuck beat Riley’s ‘A’, Three Crowns lost to Whitmore Reans WMC.


Riley’s ‘A’ had a convincing 7-0 win over Jones Road in the Tettenhall Wednesday Night League to keep them two points ahead of Otter and Vixen who had a closer 4-3 win away to Woodfield Social Club, Riley’s ‘A’ with 32 points now have a four points lead on Otter and Vixen. Third placed Riley’s ‘B’ are a further two points adrift they won 4-3 at Moreton.

Full Results:Week 18:- Brewood British Legion 3 Claregate 4, The Bull 4 Village Inn 3, Jones Road 0 Riley’s ‘A’ 7, Moreton 3 Riley’s ‘B’ 4, Whitmore Reans WMC 6 Dog and Partridge 1, Woodfield Social 3 Otter and Vixen 4.