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Quizzing Grand Prix - Hoylake

On 6th May 2017, the Quizzing Grand Prix circuit event will be held at The Hoylake Social Club.

If you have not taken part in one of these events before, they consist on a 90 minute written quiz, split into six different genera, such as Sport, entertainment etc.  Overall results are calculated on your best 5 scores out of the six, and there are also awards for the top scorers in each of the genera.

Your results contribute to a set of national quiz rankings, enabling you o compaer your performance against hundreds of quizzers around the country and indeed the world.

After the written quiz, there will be a team quiz, and the Hot 100, an international quiz taken by players around the world.

The event opens at 11.00am, for an 11.30amd start, and costs £12.50 per player (first timers and registered students get a 50% discount for their first event).

To allow for printing etc, you should register on the Quizzing Website (www.quizzing,co.uk) or via the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1637010162987174/?ti=cl

Player Looking For A Team

Mark Davies, who plays for Woodlands in The Warrington Quiz League, is looking to join a team in the Orrell League.  If you could offer him a place, please email him at mark.brian.davies@gmail.com or give him a call at 07702 808266

Due to fixture clashes at the beginning and end of the season, there may be a couple of matches that he is unable to play in

How Quizzing Got Cool

The BBC showed a fascinating programme about quizzing on 30th November, and it is available on iPlayer for the next month if you did not see it.  Click on the image below to go to the BBC iPlayer site.

 

Cup and Plate Finals

Congratulations to Millstone who won the Cup Final beating RH Colts by 53 points to 30.

The Plate Final was won by Britannia who overcame Bryn Labour Club in a closely contested game, until the final round, when Britannia ran out winners by 40 points to 34 so congratulations to them.

Individual scores can be found on the results page

Cup & Plate Finals

The semi finals were played on 6th September and the finalists are as follows:

Cup Final

Millstone (0) v Running Horses (6)

Plate Final

Bryn Labour Club (8) v Britannia 2014 (10)

The venue for these games is as usual the Delph Tavern

The Plate Final will start at 8.30 sharp with the Cup Final later.

Cup and Plate Draw

16th August. Preliminary round

Match 1   Robin Hood (2) 45 v  Bryn Labour Club (8) 42

Match 2   RH Colts (6)  48 v  Merrymen (9)  41

23rd August  Round 1

Match 3   UCC Blues (1) 48  v   Robin Hood (2) 51

Match 4   Delph (10)  42    v   RH Colts (6)  53

Match 5   Millstone (0) 52   v  Bryn PLC (12) 46

Match 6   Britannia (10) 45 v  Masons Arms (7) 54

 

30th August Plate Round 1

Match 10  Bryn Labour Club (8) 54  v  Bryn PLC (12) 45

Match 11  Merrymen (9)  51      v  Britannia  (10)  54

 

6th September  Cup and Plate semi- finals

                     Cup                                                             Plate

Match 7  Robin Hood (2) 47 v  Millstone (0)  50       Match 12  Bryn Labour Club (8) 46 v  UCC Blues (1) 45

Match 8  RH Colts (6) 46    v  Masons (7)  39          Match 13  Britannia (10) 55    v  Delph (10) 41

 

13 September Cup and Plate Finals

              Cup final                                                      Plate final

Millstone (0)  v  RH Colts (6)                          Bryn Labour Club (8)  v  Britannia (10)

End of League Season results

Congratulations to Millstone who have successfully retained their title.

Congratulations also to Bryn Labour Club, who have won the Handicap League by a country mile.

Handicaps for the new season

It has been decided to run a handicap league in parallel with the the normal league competition. Two separate league tables will be produced after each week’s fixtures. The cup competition that starts after the league season finishes will be played on a handicap system as last year. The handicaps have been calculated based on last season’s results and are as follows:-

Britannia 2014 16
Bryn Labour Club 23
Bryn PLC 18
Delph Tavern 17
Masons Arms 10
Merrymen 15
Millstone 0
Robin Hood 6
RH Colts 15
UCC Blues 0

Fixtures for 2016

The fixtures have been released for the new season - a table is shown below with the home team down the side and the away team along the top.  Each team's fixtures are also on the team pages, and all fixtures will be added to the calendar in due course.

Home ↓ Away → Britannia 2014 Bryn Labour Club Bryn PLC Delph Masons Merrymen Millstone RH Colts Robin Hood UCC Blues
Britannia 2014   12/07/2016 02/08/2016 28/06/2016 12/04/2016 17/05/2016 26/04/2016 31/05/2016 10/05/2016 05/04/2016
Bryn Labour Club 03/05/2016   17/05/2016 12/04/2016 07/06/2016 19/07/2016 28/06/2016 02/08/2016 26/04/2016 09/08/2016
Bryn PLC 24/05/2016 26/07/2016   12/07/2016 05/07/2016 31/05/2016 10/05/2016 14/06/2016 05/04/2016 19/04/2016
Delph 19/04/2016 14/06/2016 03/05/2016   24/05/2016 05/07/2016 05/04/2016 10/05/2016 09/08/2016 26/07/2016
Masons 14/06/2016 05/04/2016 26/04/2016 02/08/2016   28/06/2016 31/05/2016 12/07/2016 26/07/2016 10/05/2016
Merrymen 26/07/2016 10/05/2016 09/08/2016 26/04/2016 19/04/2016   12/07/2016 05/04/2016 24/05/2016 14/06/2016
Millstone 05/07/2016 19/04/2016 19/07/2016 07/06/2016 09/08/2016 03/05/2016   26/07/2016 14/06/2016 24/05/2016
RH Colts 09/08/2016 24/05/2016 12/04/2016 19/07/2016 03/05/2016 07/06/2016 17/05/2016   19/04/2016 05/07/2016
Robin Hood 19/07/2016 05/07/2016 07/06/2016 31/05/2016 17/05/2016 02/08/2016 12/04/2016 28/06/2016   03/05/2016
UCC Blues 07/06/2016 31/05/2016 28/06/2016 17/05/2016 19/07/2016 12/04/2016 02/08/2016 26/04/2016 12/07/2016  

Presentation Night and Pairs Competition

A successful Presentation Evening and Pairs Competition was held on Friday 20th November at St. James’s Catholic Club, which saw four teams collect trophies for the League and knock out competitions and the Delph Tavern awarded the Ted Owen trophy for the most sporting team in the league.

The pairs competition was won by Chris Quinn of UCC Blues and John Fitzgerald of Britannia 2014. 

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