Derbyshire v Middlesex:-

After playing their rearranged division three fixture in the BDO Inter County Championships, a home tie with Merseyside that should originally have been the opening fixture of the season in September, Derbyshire despite losing 20-16 have moved up four places off the foot of the table into sixth place and only ten points behind third in the table Cleveland but 24 points short of a promotion place and second in the table their most recent opponents Merseyside, who are only two points off leaders Clwyd.

This coming weekend Derbyshire will have the opportunity to reduce those arrears even further when they play hosts at the Pinxton Village Hall, 3 Kirkstead Road, Pinxton, NG16 6NA to Middlesex who are four points and two places below them.

Lining up for Derbyshire will be Men’s ‘A’:- Ryan O’Connor, Dale Gadsby, Nigel Daniels, Gary Fenn, Richard Hanson, Connor Hodgkinson, John Elliot, Sean Lambert, Michael Ryall, Lee Arkwright, Paul Williams, Matt Faulkner, Men’s ‘B’:- Steve Thompson, Ben Holmes, Lee Cropper, Ian Allcock, Andy Cass, Henry Coates, Andy Houghton, Brian Snell, Lee Stanley, Steve Soar, Christian Bradshaw, James Parkin, Reserves:- Keith Cooper, Shaun Williamson, Darron Brown, Alan Robinson, Steve Paling, Richard Hughes, Dan Ford, Colin Rich, John Clifford, Chris Grogan, Pete Burgoyne, Women’s ‘A’:- Jane Densley, Rachel Bird, Rebecca Hoyland, Jackie Sweet, Rose Mort, Terri Bellamy, Women’s ‘B’:- Louise Rawson, Sara-Jane Harrison, Nicola Fletcher, Jennifer McCormick, Emily Jones, Rachel Ayres, Reserves:- Dee Fenn, Sara Jukes, Carol Western, Holly Wright, Amy Eyre, Claire Wheeler, Sammie Marshall, Joanne Oldershaw, Marie Leahy.