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Cup Handicaps

The table below shows the handicaps to be used for the upcoming cup competition. They are based on the 18 games of the league season.

Team Handicap
Millstone 0
Robin Hood 5
UVC Blues 6
Talbot Colts 6
Delph 13
Masons 15
Merrymen 19
Bryn Labour 20
Britannia 28
Bryn PLC 28


Cup and Plate draw

On Sunday the draw was made for the Cup and Plate competitions to be played from 13th August until the final on 10th September.

The games will be played as a handicap competition. The draw is as follows:-

13th August. Preliminary round
Match 1   Millstone (0)      48 v 55  Delph (13)
Match 2   Robin Hood  (5) 52 v  59 Bryn PLC (28)  

20th August  Round 1
Match 3   Talbot Colts  (6)   v   Delph (13)
Match 4   Masons  (15)       v   Bryn PLC (28)
Match 5   Merrymen (19)    v   Bryn Labour (20)
Match 6   Britannia  (28)     v   UVC Blues  (6)

27th August Plate Round 1
Match 10  Millstone  (0)     v  Loser Match 5
Match 11  Robin Hood (5)  v  Loser Match 6

3rd September  Cup and Plate semi- finals
                     Cup                                                                       Plate
Match 7  Winner Match 3  v  Winner Match 5    Match 12  Winner  Match 10 v Loser Match 3
Match 8  Winner Match 4  v  Winner Match 6    Match 13  Winner  Match 11 v Loser Match 4

10th September Cup and Plate Finals
              Cup final                                                  Plate final
Winner Match 7  v Winner Match 8            Winner Match 12 v Winner Match 13

New Handicaps

New handicaps for the second half of the season (based on first half performances) can now be seen on the results page and will apply for the last nine league matches.

Updated Constitution and Rules

After amendments agreed at a league meeting on 31 March 2019, an up to date version of the league's constitution and rules is now available at Downloads page

Mastermind - Contestants Wanted


League Fixtures Published

The 2019 fixtures have now been added to the fixtures calendar, with the first match taking place on 2nd April 2019.

Paul Swindlehurst - Funeral Details

Paul's funeral will take place at Howe Bridge Crematorium, Lovers' Lane, Atherton M46 0PZ at 12:15pm on Tuesday 26th February 2019 and afterwards at the Culcheth Arms, 1 Church Lane, Culcheth WA3 5DL.

More Sad News - Paul Swindlehurst

We are sad to have to report the death of Paul Swindlehurst of Bryn PLC.  As many of you will have known, he had been poorly for several months following a serious stroke.

I will post details of the funeral arrangements as soon as I have them.

Sad News - Alan Pugh

We sadly have to report the death of Alan Pugh of Bryn PLC.  Alan died on Monday 22nd October and his funeral will take place at Wigan Crematorium at 3pm on Thursday 1st November.

The Great British Pub Quiz with Al Murray

Do you and your mated fancy winning some cash?  How about applying for the Great British Pub Quiz?

Great Britis Pub Quiz

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