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Rob Gerrard, Secretary, L.O.D.L. Call or text 07742-601-331

June 12th

GOING TO THE WIRE

In a double header Claremont took both games against Liver Vaults and Queen of Martyrs beat
Ship & Mitre to leave Claremont two points ahead of Q.O.M. with Q.O.M. having a game in hand.

Third placed Newstead "A" also played a double header against Masons winning only one of the
two games meaning that Newstead "A" have lost four games out of the last five.

Elsewhere Peg Legs beat Arkles, Village Inn beat Glasshouse and Gateway beat Newstead "B".
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June 5th

TITLE RACE BLOWN WIDE OPEN

Defeats for Claremont and Newstead "A" together with another victory for Queen of Martyrs has
put the cat amongst the pigeons at the top of the table.

Claremont's defeat by Peg Legs and Queen of Martyrs win over Newstead "B" mean that both teams 
are now tied at the top of the table having played the same number of games. Claremont who up
until six games ago were cruising to the league title have had three defeats which have cost them
dearly.

Newstead "A" suffered a surprise defeat to Liver Vaults, their third defeat in as many games, to
effectively rule them out of having any chance of the title.

Elsewhere Gateway beat Arkles, Village Inn beat Masons and Glass house beat Ship and Mitre.
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May 22nd

WEEK 30 RESULTS

There were defeats for two of the top three teams this week. Claremont played two matches
against Arkles winning one and losing the other. Newstead "A" were defeated by Peg Legs while
Queen of Martyrs took full advantage by beating Gateway to move into second place just two
points behind leaders Claremont. 

At the bottom Glasshouse beat Newstead "B" and Masons beat Ship & Mitre. Village Inn beat 
Liver Vaults.
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April 15th

VENUES FOR THIS YEARS FINALS

At last nights league meeting the venues for this year's finals were decided as follows

June 24th - Finals of Five-a-side and Secretaries Competition
  To be held at GATEWAY

July 1st Finals of Presidents Cup and Tony Donaghue Memorial Trophy
  To be held at VILLAGE INN

July 8th - Finals of Individuals, Pairs and Charlie Frost
  To be held at PEG LEGS

Reminder that scratch time is 8:30pm in ALL FINALS 

SUMMARY OF A.G.M.

  Format of League Games

  From next season all league matches will be alternate throw. The away team put name up first
  and throw first in games 1, 3, 5, 7, 9. The home team put name up first and throw first in
  game 2, 4, 6, 8. If a third league match is to be played (as in this season) then a toss of
  coin will decide the order of throw.

  Score Cards

  As all registered team members are held on the website match score cards will no longer be
  required from next season.

  Competition Fees

  Competition fees are to be increased as follows

     Individuals from 1.50 to 2.00
     Pairs from 3.00 to 4.00
     Five-a-side from 3.50 to 5.00

SEASON 2019-2020

The new season will start on July 15th 2019. Teams must return their Team and Player registrations
at the next league meeting which be held on the FIRST Tuesday in July (July 2nd).

NEW TEAMS ARE WELCOME BUT THEY MUST LET ME KNOW BY SUNDAY JUNE 23rd AT THE LATEST

WEEK 29 RESULTS

In what could be the defining match of the season league leaders Claremont beat second place
Newstead "A" to move two points ahead of them and Queen of Martys. Claremont also have a game
in hand. Queen of Martyrs beat Arkles, Village Inn beat Peg Legs, Gateway beat Glasshouse and
Liver Vaults beat Ship & Mitre while bottom club Newstead "B" continued their long losing
streak with a defeat by Masons.
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April 10th

WEEK 28 RESULTS

A surprise defeat for leaders Claremont by Village Inn and wins for Newstead "A" and Queen of
Martyrs means that it has become very tight at the top of the table and the next league game
for Claremont is second placed Newstead "A".

Elsewhere there were wins for Gateway over Masons and Liver Vaults over Newstead "B". Peg Legs
were handed a walk over by Ship & Mitre.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The next league meeting on 14th May will also be the A.G.M. Secretaries are reminded that any
items for the agenda of the A.G.M. should be notified to league secretary up to 7 days before
the meeting.
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April 10th

WEEK 27 RESULTS

This week the top six teams in the table beat the bottom six teams. Leaders Claremont beat 
Ship & Mitre, second placed Newstead "A" beat Village Inn and third placed Queen of Martyrs
beat Masons. 

Joint fourth placed teams Peg Legs and Gateway beat Newstead "B" and Liver Vaults repsectively
while sixth placed Arkles beat Glasshouse.
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April 3rd

AFTERNOON WITH BOBBY GEORGE - THURSDAY 11th APRIL

 

At Bierkeller there is an incredible event - Play darts with Bobby George.

5.00pp Table Packages available including Reserved Seating and Bottle of Beer.

To book your table go to Table Booking
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April 2nd

WEEK 26 RESULTS

Top three all won this week, Claremont had a walkover against Newstead "B", Queen of Martyrs
beat Liver Vaults while Newstead "A" took four points against Ship and Mitre because of a
re-arranged game.

Gateway beat Peg Legs, Arkles beat Village and Masons beat Glasshouse.
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March 26th

WEEK 25 RESULTS

Top of the table Claremont gained four points last night with two wins over Gateway, second 
placed Queen of Martyrs had their game against Peg Legs postponed which allowed third placed
Newstead "A" to go level with QOM after beating Newstead "B" in the local derby.

There were wins for Ship & Mitre over Village Inn, Liver Vaults over Glasshouse and Arkles
over Masons.

R.I.P. ALF CLARKE

Its with regret I have too inform members of the league of the sad passing away of Alf Clarke.
Alf played many years in the LODL and former Tetley Walker league mainly for pubs along Lodge
Lane including Croxteth, Grosvenor, Bath House and finishing his darts with the Newstead. He
also was a member of the committee for a number of years. 

 

Heartfelt condolences to Alf's wife and family.
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March 19th

WEEK 24 RESULTS

Leaders Claremont suffered only their second defeat of the season losing to second placed
Queen of Marytyrs who now go level with Claremont but having played three games more.

Third placed Newstead "A" beat Gateway to move within two points of the top two. At the 
bottom of the league Newstead "B" lost two games against Village Inn and Ship & Mitre lost
to Arkles. 

Elsewhere Liver Vaults beat Masons and Peg Legs beat Glasshouse.
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March 14th

FIVE-A-SIDE COMPETITION

The draw for the next round of the five-a-side competition was made at Tuesdays league
meeting and is now on the web site. Four blocks of four with ONE winner per block.
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March 12th

INDIVIDUALS

The finalists for the individuals were resolved last night. Congratulations to
  
   Paul Smith (Arkles)
   Kev Green (Claremont)
   Joe Palfreyman (Claremont)
   Dave Cocks (Queen of Martyrs)

SECRETARIES and CHARLIE FROST

The draws for the next round of the Secretaries and Charlie Frost competitions are
now on the website under the "competitions" tab
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March 5th

WEEK 23 RESULTS

Top team Claremont continued on their winning ways with a victory over Glasshouse. Below them the
two teams tied in second place met with Queen of Martyrs coming out on top over Newstead "A". 

Village Inn beat Gateway and Arkles beat Liver Vaults while at the bottom of the table Ship & Mitre
beat Newstead "B". The game between Peg Legs and Masons was postponed.
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March 1st

INDIVIDUALS - ROUND 2

The draw for the next round of the individuals competition is now on the website. There are
four blocks of four to be played down to one winner per block. Matches to be played on March 11th.

LEAGUE GAMES

Monday sees the final turn round of the seasons fixtures and teams are reminded that matches for
the last part of the season are played to Presidents Cup rule ie: alternate throws with a toss of
coin to decide order of play.
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February 26th

WEEK 22 RESULTS

There were no surprises this week, Claremont, Newstead "A" and Queen of Martyrs all won to keep
the top three the same as last week. Peg Legs and Gateway also won to maintain their positions
just below the top three.

At the bottom there were defeats for Newstead "B", Ship & Mitre and Glasshouse.
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February 20th

PAIRS RESULTS

The finalists of the Pairs competition are now confirmed as 

  Steve Broomfield/Paul Hourihan (Claremont)
  Mark Chapman/Liam Nelson (Claremont)
  Joe Palfreyman/Dave Farrington (Claremont)
  Keith Parkinson/Paul Rush (Newstead "A")

Congratulations to the winners of the final qualifying round.
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February 12th

WEEK 21 RESULTS

There were wins for Claremont and Newstead "A" over Liver Vauts and Masons but there was a
surprise defeat for Queen of Martyrs by Ship & Mitre. Gateway and Peg Legs both had victories
over Newstead "B" and Arkles while Village beat Glasshouse.

There were quite a few good games reported this week with a seven darter recorded by Steve
Geddes of Peg Legs being the highlight.
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February 5th

PRESIDENTS CUP

The two semi-finals of the Presidents Cup saw Peg Legs beat Newstead "A" in a match that went
right to the wire and Queen of Martyrs overcome Gateway.

Congratulations to Peg Legs and Queen of Martyrs
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January 29th

WEEK 20 RESULTS

Top three all maintained their winning ways, Claremont over Peg Legs, Queen of Martyrs over
Newstead "B" and Newstead "A" over Liver Vaults. Fourth placed Gateway went down to defeat by 
Arkles. Further down the league Masons beat Village Inn and Glasshouse beat Ship & Mitre.

PAIRS - ROUND 2

The draw for the next round of the Pairs competition is now on the website. It consists of
FOUR blocks of EIGHT players with ONE WINNER per block and is to be played on February 18th.

CHARLIE FROST - ROUND 1

The first round of the Charlie Frost competition is to be played on Monday February 11th with
matches to be played after league match.
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January 22nd

WEEK 19 RESULTS

In the matches involving the teams at the top of the table Newstead "A" and Queen of Martyrs
both came out as winners against Peg Legs and Gateway respectively. Top of the table Claremont
maintained their winning streak with a victory over Arkles.

At the other end of the table the bottom two met with Glasshouse emerging the victors over 
Newstead "B". Just above them Liver Vaults beat Village Inn and Masons beat Ship & Mitre.
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January 8th

WEEK 18 RESULTS

In the big top of the table game of the night Claremont beat Newstead "A". Queen of Martyrs
took full advantage with a win over Arkles to leap frog Newstead "A" into joint top place,
level on points with Claremont but having played three games more. 

Gateway beat Glasshouse to maintain their challenge on the top three. There were wins for 
Peg Legs over Village Inn, Masons over Newstead "B" and Liver Vaults over Ship & Mitre.
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January 4th

INDIVIDUALS - ROUND 1

The draw for the next round of the individuals has been made and is now on the comps tab.

There are sixteen blocks of four - play down to ONE winner PER BLOCK. Matches to be played on
Monday 14th JANUARY. 
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December 24th

SEASONS GREETINGS

On behalf of the L.O.D.L. Committee I'd like to take this opportunity to wish all members of the 
league and their families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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December 19th

WEEK 17 RESULTS

The three teams tied at the top Claremont, Newstead "A" and Queen of Martyrs all had wins over
Village Inn, Arkles and Glasshouse respectively. There were also wins for Gateway over Masons,
Peg Legs over Ship and Mitre and Liver Vaults over Newstead "B".

PRESIDENTS CUP

The draw for the semi finals of the Presidents Cup was made by Peter Sims from Arkles

   Gateway    v  Queen of Martyrs
   Peg Legs   v  Newstead "A"

Matches to be played on Monday 4th February 
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December 10th

WEEK 16 RESULTS

Village Inn pulled off a surprise win over top of the table Newstead "A" which allowed Claremont
to go level on points but with a game in hand. Queen of Martyrs win over Masons meant they also
go joint top having played played more games than Newstead "A" and Claremont. There were wins for
Arkles over Glasshouse and Peg Legs over Newstead "B". 
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December 4th

PRESIDENTS CUP

The last four for the Presidents Cup was decided last night and we have Gateway, Newstead "A",
Peg Legs and Queen of Martyrs.

TONY DONAGHUE MEMORIAL CUP

The finalists are Arkles and Claremont

LEAGUE GAME

There was one rearranged league game last night with Gateway beating Liver Vaults.
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November 20th

WEEK 15 RESULTS

With Newstead "A" match postponed Claremont closed the gap at the top with a walkover against
Newstead "B". Peg Legs beat Gateway, Arkles beat Village and Queen of Martyrs beat Liver Vaults.
At the bottom Glasshouse were beaten by Masons.
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November 14th

COMPETITIONS - LATEST DRAWS

The draws for the first round of the Pairs has been made and is now on the website under the
competitions tab. Matches to be played on Monday 26th November

The draws for the next round of the Presidents Cup and Tony Donaghue Memorial Trophy have been
made and are now on the website under the competitions tab. Matches to be played on Monday 3rd
December.
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November 13th

WEEK 14 RESULTS

Top of the league Newstead "A" triumphed over bottom of the league Newstead "B" in the league's
only derby match. Claremont and Gateway met in the night's big match with Claremont coming out
on top. Glasshouse recorded only their second victory of the season with a win over Liver Vaults.
Peg Legs beat Queen of Martyrs, Masons beat Arkles and Village Inn beat Ship & Mitre.
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October 30th

WEEK 13 RESULTS

In the two big games of the night involving the top four teams Newstead "A" and Claremont came
out on top over Gateway and Queen of Martyrs. There were also wins for Peg Legs, Ship & Mitre,
Masons and Village Inn.
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October 23rd

WEEK 12 RESULTS

Newstead "A" suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of Queen of Martyrs while
Gateway and Claremont made up ground beating Village Inn and Glasshouse respectively. There
were wins for Arkles over Liver Vaults, Peg Legs over Masons and Ship & Mitre over Newstead "B". 

FIVE-A-SIDE COMPETITION

The draw for the preliminary round of the five-a-side was made last night - there are four
matches and 12 byes

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

Matches to be played on Monday 5th November
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October 9th

WEEK 11 RESULTS

Newstead "A" retained their one hundred percent record with a win over Glasshouse, second placed
Queen of Martyrs kept up the chase with a win over Village Inn which should make it interesting
for the next league game in two weeks time where the top two teams meet. Gateway and Claremont
maintain the pressure on the top two with wins over Ship & Mitre and Masons. Elsewhere Arkles
beat Newstead "B" and Peg Legs beat Liver Vaults
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October 3rd

WEEK 10 RESULTS - GLASSHOUSE FIRST POINTS

At bottom of the table Glasshouse earned their first points of the season with a win over
Village Inn. With the match between Masons and Newstead "A" being postponed Queen of Martyrs
took advantage to cut the gap at the top of the table to just two points with a win over
Ship & Mitre. Gateway's win at Newstead "B" means that they also stay just behind the leaders. 
In the one remaining game of the night Arkles defeated Peg Legs.
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October 1st

INDIVIDUALS COMPETITION - DRAW FOR PRELIM ROUND

The draw for the preliminary round of this years individuals competition has been made and has
been posted on the website. Matches to take place on the board of the first named player. 

There are 41 matches and 23 byes. There are NO BLOCKS.

Draw was made using an online number generator from www.randomizer.org
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September 25th

NINTH WEEK RESULTS

Top of the table Newstead "A" beat Liver Vaults to stay four points clear while second placed
Queen of Martyrs also won, beating Newstead "B". Claremont and Gateway both recorded wins over
Peg legs and Arkles. Masons beat Village Inn and Ship & Mitre beat Glasshouse.
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September 20th

EIGHTH WEEK RESULTS

With the game between Claremont and Arkles being postponed Newstead "A" took their chance
to increase their lead at the top of the table with a hard fought win over Peg Legs. Queen 
of Martys beat Gateway to move into second place. Masons beat Ship & Mitre and Village Inn
beat Liver Vaults.

At the bottom Newstead "B" registered their first win of the season beating Glasshouse but
remain bottom of the table.  
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September 17th

PLAYER AND COMPETITION DETAILS UPDATED

A full list of registered players has now been uploaded together with a full list of all
entries for Individuals, Pairs and five-a-side competitions.
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September 11th

SEVENTH WEEK RESULTS

In the big match of the week the honours were taken by Newstead "A" beating previously unbeaten
Claremont. Gateway beat Glasshouse and Queen of Martyrs beat Arkles to tie with Claremont in
second place. At the bottom there are still no points for Newstead "B" who were beaten by Masons.
Elsewhere Peg Legs beat Village Inn and Liver Vaults beat Ship & Mitre.

PLAYER REGISTRATIONS

Player registration closes on Sunday 16th September after which teams are no longer able to sign
new players except in extenuating circumstances
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September 6th

PRESIDENTS CUP FIRST ROUND RESULTS

  Village Inn   beat Newstead "B"
  Glasshouse    beat Claremont
  Peg Legs      beat Masons
  Ship & Mitre  beat Arkles

LEAGUE MEETING

The next league meeting is on Tuesday 11th September. Secretaries are reminded that player
registrations forms and competition forms are due back at this meeting together with all
associated fees.
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August 20th

SIXTH WEEK RESULTS

Newstead "A" and Claremont maintain their hundred percent records with wins over Arkles and
Village Inn respectively. At the bottom Glasshouse and Newstead "B" are still to record a
win this year losing to Queen of Martyrs and Liver Vaults respectively. There were wins for
Gateway over Masons and Peg Legs over Ship & Mitre.

PRESIDENTS CUP FIRST ROUND DRAW

The draw for the first round of this year's Presidents Cup was made at the Arkles last night.

  Village Inn   v Newstead "B"
  Glasshouse    v Claremont
  Peg Legs      v Masons
  Ship & Mitre  v Arkles

there were byes for Gateway, Newstead "A", Liver Vaults and Queen of Martyrs.

(the draw was made by Dave Dyer of Newstead "A" and Alan Barton of Arkles)

Matches to be played on Monday 3rd September. 

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August 14th

FIFTH WEEK RESULTS

There were wins for Newstead "A" over Village Inn, Claremont over Ship & Mitre, Gateway over
Liver Vaults, Arkles over Glasshouse, Peg Legs over Newstead "B" and Queen of Martyrs over
Masons.
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August 7th

FOURTH WEEK RESULTS

Newstead "A" beat Ship & Mitre, Gateway beat Peg Legs and Claremont had a walkover against
Newstead "B". There were also wins for Queen of Martys over Liver Vaults, Masons against
Glasshouse and Village Inn against Arkles.
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July 31st

THIRD WEEK RESULTS

With Claremont v Gateway match postponed Newstead "A" went top of the league after beating
Newstead "B" in the local derby match. Village Inn beat Ship & Mitre, Queen of Martys beat 
Peg Legs, Masons beat Arkles and Liver Vaults beat Glasshouse.
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July 24th

SECOND WEEK RESULTS

In the big match of the night between last seasons joint runners-up Newstead "A" came out on top
over Gateway. Claremont beat Queen of Martyrs, Peg Legs beat Glasshouse, Arkles beat Ship & Mitre
and Liver Vaults beat Masons.
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July 17th

NEW SEASON BEGINS

The new season finally got under way last night. Last seasons champions Claremont started the
season with a 6-3 win over Glasshouse. The two runners-up from last season also claimed 6-3 wins
with Gateway beating Village Inn and Newstead "A" beating Queen of Martys. 

In a tight game Masons beat Peg Legs 5-4 with the match going to the last game. Elsewhere there
were wins for Arkles over Liver Vaults and Ship & Mitre over Newstead "B".

CORRECTION

On the paper copy of the fixtures the secretary for the Liver Vaults is incorrectly shown as John
Grahame - this should have been John Garbe. The details on the website are correct.
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July 3rd

LEAGUE MEETING POSTPONED

Because of tonights England match the league meeting scheduled for tonight has had to be
postponed.

It will now take place tomorrow night (July 4th) at 7pm in The Newstead.
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June 26th

LEAGUE SEASON 2018-2019

The new season will start on Monday 16th July.

The league has been reduced to only 12 clubs for the new season but each team will play all other
teams three times. The third match will be played to Presidents Cup rules. 

Because of this the season will be extended so that competition finals will take place at end of 
June and beginning of July.

The new fixtures and competiton dates have been put on the website

LEAGUE MEETING - 3RD JULY

Secretaries are reminded that the next league meeting is on Tuesday 3rd JULY. Copies of fixtures and
competiton entry forms will be given out a the meeting. Team registrations (5) must be paid at the
meeting plus the first two months league fees. Player registrations and completed competition forms
will need to be returned at the September meeting.
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