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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)  50 v 53  Delph (13)
Match 4   Masons  (15)      69 v 52 Bryn PLC (28)
Match 5   Merrymen (19)   54 v 61 Bryn Labour (20)
Match 6   Britannia  (28)    60 v 65 UVC Blues  (6)

27th August Plate Round 1
Match 10  Millstone  (0)     47 v  53 Merrymen (19)
Match 11  Robin Hood (5)  56 62 Britannia (28)

3rd September  Cup and Plate semi- finals
                     Cup                                                                       Plate
Match 7  Delph (13)    58  v 53 Bryn Labour Club (20)     Match 12  Merrymen (19) 59 v 54 Bryn PLC (28)
Match 8  Masons (15)  45  v 51 UVC Blues (6)                 Match 13  Britannia  (28) 57 v 52 Talbot Colts (6)

10th September Cup and Plate Finals
              Cup final                                                  Plate final
Delph (13) 55 v 59 UVC Blues (6)                      Merrymen (19) 63 v 70 Britannia (28)

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

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.

Finals Night

Congratulations to Bryn Labour Club (20) who overcame Talbot Colts (8) 48-41 in the Handicap Cup Final. In the Plate Final, UCC Blues (1) emerged victorious over Millstone (0)< by 48-41. Thanks to all those who attended, played or officiated and helped to make it an enjoyable evening. 

A reminder that the Presentation Evening and Pairs Competition will take place at Orrell Cricket Club on Friday 9th November, I will post directions to the venue in a few days.

League Standings

Congratulations to Millstone who have won this year's league competition, beating UCC Blues by one point.

UCC Blues did, however, win the handicap competition with a three point margin over Robin Hood and Delph.

Brain of Britain 2018

Paul Prior of UCC Blues appeared in the fourth semi-final of this year's competition on Monday 11th June.  You can listen to his performance by clicking on the link below:

Brain of Britain Semifinal Four

Second Half Handicaps

Team Handicap
Millstone 0
UCC Blues 1
Robin Hood 2
Talbot Colts 5
Britannia 7
Masons 7
Merrymen 8
Delph 13
Bryn PLC 20
Bryn Labour Club 20
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