ARCHIVE NEWS


May 25th

2016 - 2017 SEASON

So far only one team, Wellington, has failed to re-register for the new season but 
have been replaced by a new team - The Melbourne. There is a possibility of a couple
of other teams joining but details are yet to be finalised. 

New Registrations will be accepted up to Sunday 26th June. Any team wishing to join
should contact me on the phone number above.
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May 25th

INDIVIDUALS WINNER - KEITH PARKINSON

In a very tense final last years runner up Keith Parkinson from Newstead "A"
beat Mick Brooks from Gateway to claim this years title. In the semi finals Keith
had beaten Joe Palfreyman from Claremont while Mick had beaten Gateway team mate
Brian McDonnell.

PAIRS WINNERS - MICK BROOKS and BRIAN McDONNELL

In another tense final on the night Mick Brooks and Brian McDonnell from Gateway
beat Steve Hall and Mark McEvoy from the Claremont.

CHARLIE FROST WINNER - STEVE GEDDES

In the final Steve Geddes from Peg Legs beat Mark Brooks from Gateway.
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May 17th

PRESIDENTS CUP WINNERS - CLAREMONT "A"

In a repeat of last years final Claremont retained the Presidents Cup beating 
Newstead "A". 

Presidents Cup Winners - CLAREMONT

TONY DONOGHUE MEMORIAL TROPHY - QUEEN OF MARTYRS

Queen of Martyrs beat Arkles in a very tight final to win the inaugural Tony
Donoghue Memorial Trophy.

Queen of Martyrs
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May 10th

FIVE-A-SIDE WINNERS - CLAREMONT "A"

Claremont "A" retained the five-a-side trophy by defeating their other side,
Claremont "B", in a very close final. In the semi finals Claremont "A" had
earlier knocked out a strong Gateway side while Claremont "B" had defeated
Newstead "A".

Five-a-side Winners - CLAREMONT "A"

SECRETARIES WINNER - JIMMY CHAPMAN (PEG LEGS)

Congratulations to Jimmy Chapman of Peg Legs who defeated Bill Smith from
Queen of Martyrs in the final of the Secretaries competition.

Secretaries Competition - Winner & Runner-Up

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS - GATEWAY


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April 26th

GATEWAY CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to Gateway who became champions after defeating Glasshouse in
their last game of the season. Commiserations to Claremont and Newstead "A"
who finished joint second just two points behind the champions.
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April 19th

LATEST RESULTS

Gateway are now one game from becoming champions after beating Masons last
night. Newstead "A" and Claremont both won to remain tied in second place. 
There were wins for Peg Legs, Ship & Mitre "B", Queen of Martyrs and Arkles.

SEASON 2016-2017

Registration forms for next season were given out at last weeks league meeting.
The team registration form needs to be returned at the league meeting in May
and the player registration form need to be returned at the July meeting.

New teams are welcome to sign up for next year. Please contact me for details.

MONTHLY TEAM SUBS

Secretaries are reminded that all remaining subs for the year are to be paid
at the league meeting in May, this includes the final monthly subs for June.
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April 12th

LATEST RESULTS

Joint leaders Newstead "A" slipped up with an away defeat to Peg Legs and
with Gateway comfortably beating Village it means that with only two games
left to play the league is Gateway's to throw away. Third placed Claremont
beat Ship & Mitre "B" and are now joint second with Newstead "A".

Elsewhere there were wins for Masons, Queen of Martyrs, Ship & Mitre "A" 
and Arkles.

CHARLIE FROST

The last two finalists for the Charlie Frost competition are Steve Geddes 
from Peg Legs, who knocked out last year's winner Keith Parkinson, and Mark
Brooks from Gateway.
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March 24th

LATEST LEAGUE RESULTS - SHOCK FOR CLAREMONT

Second placed Claremont suffered a surprise defeat losing 5-4 to Masons
which probably finishes their chances of retaining their title. In the
big game of the night Newstead "A" beat Gateway 5-4 in a tight game to 
go level on points with Gateway with only three games left to play.
Elsewhere Peg Legs beat Ship and Mitre "A", Queen of Martyrs beat Ship
and Mitre "B", Village beat Glasshouse, Liver Vaults beat Wellington and 
bottom club Newstead "B" suffered another defeat to Arkles.

CHARLIE FROST

The first two finalists for the Charlie Frost competition are Billy Rathbone
for Masons and John Christie for Wellington. The final two places will be
decided on April 11th.
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March 16th

FINALISTS FOR INDIVIDUALS

The final four for the individuals were decided on Monday night and are:

Joe Palfreyman (Claremont)
Keith Parkinson (Newstead "A")
Mick Brooks (Gateway)
Brian McDonnell (Gateway)

Congratuations to the finalists,
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March 9th

DRAW FOR FIVE_A_SIDE

The draw for the second round of the five-a-side is as follows :-

  Newstead "A" "B" v Peg Legs "B"
  Wellington "B"   v Claremont "A"
  Claremont "B"    v Queen of Martyrs
  Gateway "A"      v Wellington "A"

Matches to be played Monday 4th April.
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March 8th

LATEST RESULTS

No surprises this week. Wins for Gateway, Claremont, Newstead "A", Peg
Legs, Village, Liver Vaults and Ship & Mitre "B".
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March 1st

LATEST RESULTS

With only five matches left its still pretty tight at the top. The top
three all won and there's still only two points separating them. 
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February 29th

SECRETARIES COMPETITION

The draw for the next round of the secretaries competition is:

To be played Monday 7th March 2016
  Newstead "B"     v Liver Vaults
  Glasshouse       v Newstead "A"
  Wellington       v Peg Legs
 
To be played Monday 21st March 2016
  Queen of Martyrs v Ship & Mitre "B"
 

CHARLIE FROST COMPETITION

The draw for the next round of the Charlie Frost competition is:

To be played Monday 21st March 2016
  Claremont       v Masons
  Liver Vaults    v Wellington
 
To be played Monday 11th April 2016
  Peg Legs        v Newstead "A"
  Gateway         v Village Inn 
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February 29th

ERIC BRISTOW - DARTS EXHIBITION - March 13th




Play Against A Darts Legend Eric 'The Crafty Cockney' Bristow and Keith Deller

1pm Sunday 13th March at Grosvenor Casino Leo, Liverpool, Queens Dock, Merseyside

Tickets 25 per person

Play alongside former World Darts Champions Eric Bristow MBE and Keith Deller and
star referee Russ Bray. You and three friends can not only meet and greet five time
BDO World Champion the Crafty Cockney and

Keith, the only qualifier to win the championship back in 1983, but you can test
your oche skills against them in a fun competition compered by star referee Russ Bray.

Each team of four will enjoy a hot buffet and play with Keith and Eric. All competing
on the night for a special trophy and signed set of darts. The pros will also be taking
part in a poker tournament after the darts.

Ticket includes: 
  Competition entry(teams of four required). 
  Meet and greet with Eric,Keith and Russ.
  Hot buffet.

How to book your ticket:
  Call 0151 709 8878 or email sm.gc-liverpool@rank.com
  Or simply click on the image below.
  Over 18s only
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February 24th

LATEST RESULTS

There was only one game this week with Peg Legs beating Liver Vaults in a re-arranged game.

PAIRS FINALISTS

Congratulations to the following pairs for making it through to the final :-
  S HAll/M McEVOY (Claremont)
  E OWENS/K PARKINSON (Newstead "A")
  S MAGEE/S DAVIES (Gateway)
  M BROOKS/B McDONNELL (Gateway)

The final will be held on Monday 23rd May
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February 16th

LATEST RESULTS

No surprises this week - top four all win their games. With six games to go Gateway maintain
their two point lead over Claremont and Newstead "A".
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February 9th

CUP FINAL TEAMS DECIDED

In the Presidents Cup Semi Finals Claremont beat Gateway and Newstead "A" beat Masons. 

In the Tony Donaghue Memorial Trophy Queen of Martyrs beat Peg Legs and will meet Arkles
in the final after Arkles beat Ship and Mitre "A".

INDIVIDUALS

The draw for the second round of the individuals has been made and is now on the competitions
tab. There are four blocks with four teams in each block. This round will be played on Monday
14th March with one winner per block to go through to the finals.
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February 2nd

LATEST RESULTS

In the big match of the night third placed Claremont were resounding victors over second
placed Newstead "A". With leaders Gateway beating Ship & Mitre "B" it means that they now
have a clear two points lead over both Claremont and Newstead "A". There were wins for
Masons, Peg Legs, Glasshouse and Ship & Mitre "A". Arkles had a double victory over Liver
Vaults playing a re-arranged game from earlier in the season.
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January 27th

ERIC BRISTOW - DARTS EXHIBITION - March 24th



Eric Bristow MBE will be taking on all comers at Bierkeller Complex between 1PM & 5PM.

Entry is completely free to everyone & we'd like to invite all darts afficionados.

Mikey Dion Prior

Promotions Manager
The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex
6 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool, L1 8LW
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January 26th

PAIRS COMPETITION

The draw for the next round of the Pairs competition has been posted on the website. There
are four blocks with four players in each block. Play down to one winner per block, matches
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January 26th

SIX DART GAME

Congratulations to Keith Parkinson from Newstead "A" who in a repeat of last years
individuals final beat last years champion Robbie Ward from Claremont and achieved it
with a six dart game, starting with 146 and finishing with a 155 out shot. 

This is the first six dart game recorded since November 2007 when on one night TWO players
both recorded a six dart game and both players on that night were named BROWN.

LATEST RESULTS

Gateway, Newstead "A" and Claremont all won again last night which set it up nicely for
next week where Claremont and Newstead "A" meet in what could be a season defining match.
In the remaining matches last night there were wins for Peg Legs, Village Inn, Masons and
Glasshouse.

SECRETARIES COMPETITION

The following secretaries all won their matches last night :-
   Queen of Martyrs
   Liver Vaults
   Newstead "A"
   Newstead "B"
   Peg Legs
and they will join the secretaries from Glasshouse and Ship & Mitre "B" in the next round.
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January 19th

INDIVIDUALS RESULTS

The following players were all successful in getting through to the last sixteen in
the individuals competition.
  K Fitzgerald (Q.O.M)
  K Ashe (Q.O.M)
  P Jones (Q.O.M)
  P Newport (Claremont)
  J Palfreyman (Claremont)
  S Hall (Claremont)
  P Hourihan (Claremont)
  D Roberts (Newstead "A")
  K Parkinson (Newstead "A")
  P Simpson (Masons)
  A Young (Village Inn)
  L Jones (Peg Legs)
  S Geddes (Peg Legs)
  B McDonnell (Gateway)
  M Brooks (Gateway)
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January 13th

CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAWS

Presidents Cup
   Claremont    v Gateway
   Newstead "A" v Masons

Tony Donaghue Memorial Trophy
   Queen of Martyrs  v Peg Legs
   Ship & Mitre "A"  v Ship & Mitre "B"/Arkles

SECRETARIES COMPETITION

A reminder that only the secretaries named on the "Venues/Secretaries" tab are eligible
to play in the secretaries competition, no substitutes are allowed.
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January 12th

FIRST POINTS FOR NEWSTEAD "B"

At long last Newstead "B" win their first points of the season with a victory over Village
Inn. Gateway and Newstead "A" remain locked at the top both winning their matches 8-1 while
Claremont closed the gap on the top two with two wins over Ship & Mitre "A". 

CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAWS

The draw for the semi finals of the Presidents Cup and Tony Donaghue Memorial trophy will
take place at tonights league meeting
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January 5th

FIRST RESULTS OF NEW YEAR

Another year begins but results for the top teams stay the same. In the match between
third and fourth placed teams Claremont came out on top with a convincing 8-1 defeat of 
Peg Legs. Newstead "A" scraped home 5-4 against bottom team and neighbours Newstead "B".
Gateway beat Liver Vaults 9-0 and there were wins for Village Inn, Arkles, Wellington
and Queen of Martyrs.

SECRETARIES and CHARLIE FROST

The draw for the first round of Secretaries and Charlie Frost competitions have been made
and posted on the website. The secretaries competition is to be played on January 25th
after the league game. The Charlie Frost competition is to be made on February 15th after
the league game.
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December 23rd

MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR

On behalf of the Liverpool Open Darts League committee I would like to wish all members 
of the league and their families all the best for the festive period.

RE-ARRANGED GAME

In a re-arranged game from earlier in the year Peg Legs defeated Arkles to cement their
place in fourth position and move two points closer to the top three.

December 15th

LATEST RESULTS

In the big match this week Peg Legs took leaders Gateway to final game but weren't able
to complete the win. There were wins for Newstead "A", Claremont, Arkles, Liver Vaults,
Queen of Martyrs and Ship & Mitre "B".

In last weeks Presidents Cup the top three all went through together with Masons.

The good scores from the last three weeks have now been added to the website.

December 7th

INDIVIDUALS COMPETITION - FIRST ROUND

The draw for the first round of the individuals has been put on the site. Matches
to be played on Monday 18th January. There are sixteen blocks of four with one winner
per block.

LAST WEEKS RESULTS

I've now updated the results from last week. The big "double header" game between Gateway
and Claremont ended in honours shared as Gateway won the first match and Claremont the
second. 

All last weeks "good scores" will be put on the site after tonights matches.
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November 24th

PAIRS RESULTS

The last sixteen of the pairs is now known after last nights matches. The results
are shown on the Pairs competition page. The next round will be four blocks of
four to be played on 22nd February.
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November 17th

LATEST RESULTS

The latest results have been put on the results page. We've now reached the 
halfway stage and its close at the top. The next league fixture sees two of the
top three, Claremont and Gateway, playing each other in a double header which
could go a long way to deciding who will ultimately take the title. At the
bottom Newstead "B" have another 13 games to try and achieve that elusive win.
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November 11th

THIS WEEKS RESULTS

Latest league results have now been posted. There were no shock results this
week so there's no change at the top or bottom of the league. 

PRESIDENTS CUP

The draw was made at Tuesday's league meeting 

  Claremont    v Glasshouse
  Wellington   v Gateway
  Masons       v Liver Vaults
  Newstead "A  v Village Inn

Matches to be played on Monday 7th December

TONY DONAGHUE MEMORIAL TROPHY

The draw was made at Tuesday's league meeting 

  Ship & Mitre "A" v Bye
  Peg Legs         v Bye
  Queen of Martyrs v Newstead "B"
  Arkles           v Ship & Mitre "B"

Matches to be played on Monday 7th December
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November 3rd

FIVE-A-SIDE RESULTS

All the winners from last nights five-a-side competition are shown on the
competition tab.

PAIRS - SECOND ROUND

The draw for the second round of the pairs competition has been made and has been 
posted on the competition tab. They are individual matches, there are no blocks
and matches are to be played on monday 23rd November. 
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October 27th

LATEST LEAGUE RESULTS

Top three win again, Gateway at Village Inn, Newstead "A" against Peg Legs and 
Claremont against Ship & Mitre "B". Masons beat Glasshouse, Ship & Mitre "A" beat
Liver Vaults and Arkles beat Wellington. Poor old Newstead "B" lost again at Queen
of Martyrs. 
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October 24th

MISSING RESULTS

I have a few missing results from both Individuals and Pairs competitions. Please
take a look at the results on the competitions pages and if you know any of the 
missing results can you let me know.
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October 13th

LATEST RESULTS

The big match of the week saw the only two undefeated teams meet head to head and 
the result was a convincing win for Gateway over Newstead "A". Third place Claremont
maintained the pressure at the top with a win over Masons. At the bottom Village Inn
beat Glasshouse to move out of the bottom two. Newstead "B" remain firmly rooted to 
the bottom after their latest defeat by Arkles. Peg Legs, Liver Vaults and Ship "B"
all won their games.

FIVE-A-SIDE

The draw for the first round of the five-a-side competition has been made and is on
the competitions tab. 

The teams have also been posted on this site showing team members. Secretaries are asked
to check that the names entered are correct as no changes will be allowed once the first
round games have been played. If there are any changes to be made please let me know.
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October 1st

LATEST RESULTS

Apologies once again for the lateness in updating results but I've been away for 
the early part of the week. Anyway results have now been entered and tables updated.
I've held over the Good Scores from this week and will post them next week.

There were wins for the top two unbeaten teams Newstead "A" and Gateway over 
Glasshouse and Ship & Mitre "A" respectively. The top two are due to meet in the
next round of league matches so something's got to give. Claremont kept hot on the 
trail of the top two with a 7-2 win over Queen of Martyrs. Elsewhere there were wins
for Arkles, Liver Vaults, Peg Legs and Masons.  

PAIRS COMPETITION

Just a reminder that the first round of the pairs is due to be played this Monday
October 5th and for secretaries to remind their players to send their results to
me as soon as possible after their match. Players can send it themselves or their
secretary can send me a round up of results for their team.
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September 22nd

LATEST RESULTS

Newstead "A" retained their unbeaten record in a tight game against Masons. Gateway
also retain their record with a walkover against Wellington who have had two points
deducted for failing to attend the game. Bottom club Newstead "B" were whitewashed
9-0 against Peg Legs. Elsewhere there were wins for Ship & Mitre "B", Glasshouse, 
Claremont and Queen of Martyrs.
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September 19th

LATEST RESULTS

Sorry for the delay in updating the website I've been away on the wonderful sun soaked
Isle of Wight (well the soaked bit was right). At the top Newstead "A", Gateway and 
Claremont all maintained their winning ways while at the bottom Newstead "B" are still
to register any points.

This weeks "Good Scores" have been held over and will appear together with next weeks
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September 8th

IMPORTANT - COMPETITION CHANGES

Both the Pairs and Individuals competition draws have been updated. The earlier versions
had ommitted players from the Village Inn. The respective draws have been updated at 9pm
today so if you printed a version off before then you will need to re-print.

The sheets given out at the league meeting do not contain the updates so please make your
players aware.
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September 8th

PRESIDENTS CUP RESULTS

The winners from last nights Presidents Cup matches were Claremont, Masons, Liver Vaults,
Wellington, Newstead "A" and Village Inn. They join Gateway and Glasshouse in the next round.
The losers from last nights matches will be entered into the Tony Donaghue Memorial Cup.

PAIRS and INDIVIDUALS

The draws for the first round of the Pairs and the pre-liminary round of the Individuals have
been made and are now on the website. The Pairs is to be played on Monday 5th October and the
Individuals is to be played on Monday 19th October. Note - both draws were made using a random
number generator off the internet.

PLAYER REGISTRATIONS

Sunday 13th September is the final date for registering new players. No new registrations or
transfers will be allowed after this date. No doubt SKY will have full coverage right up to
the end of the transfer window  :-))
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September 3rd

SCORE CORRECTION

The result of the match between Village Inn and Ship & Mitre "A" was originally shown 
as a win for the Village. This was incorrect and the correct result has now been input
and tables adjusted accordingly.

HONOURS UPDATED

I had a number of entries missing from the honours lists but have managed to get the results
from year 2000 which have now been added to the honours lists. I'm still missing a couple
of years for the League winners and runners-up (1997 and 1998) if anybody knows any of the
results can you let me know please. 
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August 25th

LATEST RESULTS

In the big match of the week two unbeaten teams, Claremont and Newstead "A" played
each other. The match started with Claremont taking the first two games, Newstead then
took the next three to edge into the lead. Claremont levelled the match with the game
of the night and Dave Farrington finishing in 8 darts. Unfortunately this was to be the
last game that Claremont would win as Newstead then closed out the match with the last
three games to win 6-3.
In other matches Gateway edged their match with a 5-4 win over Ship and Mitre "B" to remain
unbeaten. Masons beat Wellington to move into third place while at the bottom Glasshouse
picked up their first points of the season with a win over Newstead "B".  
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August 18th

LATEST RESULTS

Last nights results have been posted on the website. The top three remain unbeatean.

Two clubs have had points deducted, Liver Vaults penalised by two points for failing
to fulfill a fixture and Arkles penalised by one point for rearranging a fixture.
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August 12th

PRESIDENTS CUP DRAW

The draw for the first round of the Presidents Cup was made at last nights league
meeting and is as follows :-

  (14) Gateway           v (  ) bye
  ( 3) Glasshouse        v (  ) bye
  ( 2) Claremont         v ( 8) Peg Legs
  ( 5) Masons            v ( 9) Queen of Martyrs
  (11) Ship & Mitre "B"  v ( 4) Liver Vaults
  (13) Wellington        v ( 7) Newstead "B"
  ( 6) Newstead "A"      v ( 1) Arkles
  (12) Village Inn       v (11) Ship & Mitre "A"

Matches to be played on Monday September 7th.

FAILING TO FULFILL LEAGUE FIXTURE

At last nights meeting the club secretaries voted for a change to rule 17 whereby
clubs are fined for failing to fulfill a fixture. It was agreed that in addition to
the imposition of the fine any club failing to fulfill a fixture will automatically
have TWO points deducted. The change to apply to the current season. 
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August 11th

LATEST RESULTS

Wins for Newstead "A" and Gateway over Wellington and Arkles as both remain unbeaten.
Claremont's game against Ship & Mitre "A" has been re-arranged to a later date. Two
teams, Newstead "B" and Glasshouse, have yet to register any points.
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August 4th

LATEST RESULTS

Ship & Mitre "A" lose their unbeaten record to Wellington while Newstead "A", Claremont
and Gateway remain unbeaten with wins over Newstead "B" (9-0), Peg Legs (6-3) and Liver
Vaults (FTA) respectively. 

CHANGE TO SECRETARY (Wellington)

The secretary for Wellington has changed from that given on the printed fixtures
passed out at the league meeting. The new secretary is Gareth Thompson on 07879-884-974.
The "Venues" tab has been updated accordingly.

COMPETITION FORMS

A reminder that competition forms are due in at next weeks league meeting on Tuesday 
11th August.
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July 28th

LATEST RESULTS

At this early stage of the season only four teams remain undefeated, Newstead "A", Ship &
Mitre "A", Claremont and newcomers Gateway though the latter two have only played one game.
All good scores from last night have been posted on the website, if you know of any other
scores or finishes that haven't been posted then text me the details.
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July 21st

FIRST RESULTS

The 2015-2016 season started last night and there were wins for Village Inn, Peg Legs,
Newstead "A", Wellington, Masons and Ship & Mitre "A". The game between newcomers Gateway 
and last seasons champions Claremont was postponed and will be played at a later date.
Congratulations to the winners but there is a hell of a long way to go so plenty of time
for last nights losers to get back on track.

Good scores from last night have been posted on the website. 

CHANGE TO SECRETARY (Ship & Mitre "B")

The secretary for Ship & Mitre "B" has changed from that given on the printed fixtures
passed out at the league meeting. The new secretary is Peter Mylchreest on 07850-333-440.
The "Venues" tab has been updated accordingly.

PLAYER REGISTRATIONS

A list of all players registered for each team has been posted on the website under the
"Players" tab. I'm still waiting on a number of teams to give me their player registration
sheets. Can all secretaries check that the all their players are on the list.
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July 15th

CHANGE TO SECRETARY (Gateway)

The secretary for Gateway has changed from that given on the printed fixtures passed out at
the league meeting. The new secretary is Ted Walpole - 07756-664-368. The "Venues" tab has 
been updated accordingly.
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July 11th

UPDATE TO HOMEPAGE

I'm aware that some devices don't show the links at the top of the homepage so extra links
have been added at the side of the homepage (under the table showing the top 4 in the league)
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July 7th

FINAL VACANCY FILLED

We now have a complete section of 14 teams. Welcome to GATEWAY who have joined the league
for the first time. All fixtures etc have been updated.
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July 5th

NEW SEASON FIXTURES

The details for the new season are all now on the website. We currently have thirteen
teams registered and the possibility of a fourteenth joining but I'm waiting on
confirmation.

TONY DONAGHUE MEMORIAL CUP

This season will see the introduction of a new competition for teams losing in the prelim
or first round of the President's Cup.

LEAGUE MEETING

Secretaries are reminded that Player Registration forms must be returned with appropriate
fees at the July league meeting. Further player registrations will be allowed up to Sunday
13th September. 
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