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Fixtures for the New Season

The fixtures for this season are now available on the website. Your own team's fixtures can be found using the teams tab and all the fixtures are available under the fixtures tab.

The new season begins on Tuesday April 4th.

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

Handicaps for the new season

We plan to run a Handicap table alongside the traditional table as we did last year. The handicaps are based on last year's league results and are the same as were used in the Cup and plate competitions. The Handicaps are as follows:-

TEAM HANDICAP
MILLSTONE 0
UCC BLUES 1
ROBIN HOOD 2
RH COLTS 6
MASONS 7
BRYN LABOUR CLUB 8
MERRYMEN 9
DELPH 10
BRITANNIA 2014 10
BRYN PLC 12

 

Important Dates for the New Season

The Registration meeting for teams wishing to participate in the 2017 season will take place at 8pm on Sunday 12th February at Upholland Conservative Club

 If we have sufficient teams, we aim to start the new season on Tuesday 4th April. 

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.

 

Pairs Competition

Congratulations to Paul McAteer and Dave Phythian (both from Britannia 2014) who won the pairs competition. The runners up were Roy Atherton (Robin Hood) & Paul Coffey (RH Colts) and Sue Perks (Robin Hood) & Robin Fane (Britannia 2014).

Contestants Wanted - The Code

The Code is returning to BBC1 and they are looking for either SOLO quizzers, or teams of TWO or THREE to take part.

If you think you have got what it takes to win a rolling jackpot that could be worth THOUSANDS OF POUNDS, download The Code Series 2 Contestant Application Form by going to the website at http://primalmedia.co.uk/contestants-wanted-for-series-2-of-the-code-on-bbc-1/

Presentation Evening and Pairs Competition

This annual end of season event will take place at St.James Catholic Club, St James Road, Orrell, WN5 7AA, on Friday 4th November starting at 8.30pm.

Anyone who participated in the games this season, is eligible to enter. Please come along to what should be an enjoyable evening.

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.

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