Skittlers of the week – Ladies 11 Feb

Top score in the Ladies League was Jen Sims of Oakettes with 68 at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis. The highest team score was 405 by league leaders Oakettes. The highest hand was 70 by Colliton Ladybirds, who hit 70 twice at the Spitfire Club, Crossways. The highest stick up was 17 by Jen Sims.

 
Team performance of the week – COLLITON LADYBIRDS

Colliton Ladybirds hit 399 at the Spitfire Club, Crossways in their 38-pins victory over Westenders. Ladybirds started with a hand of 70 and repeated the feat on the fifth hand as well, 399 is the second highest score hit at the Spitfire in the Ladies League this season.

Skittlers of the week – Open League w/c 4 Feb

Top score in the Open League was Terry Whittaker of Wareham Legionaires with 72 at the Frampton Arms, Moreton. The highest team score was 480 by Section A leaders Skimmers away to Half Pints at the Bulls Head.The highest hand was 83 by Wareham Legionaires of Section D .

Team performances of the week
Section A: PUDDLETOWN WANDERERS – Puddletown Wanderers beat Breakaways by 15-pins hitting 472 at the Spitfire Club, Crossways
Section B: BREWERS BEES – Brewers Bees hit their highest home score of the season 373 on alley two at the Trinity Club in a close 6-pins victory over Alcotops.
Section C: COLLITON FLINGERS – Colliton Flingers won by 37-pins away to Section C leaders Tom Brown Bullocks hitting 426.
Section D: WAREHAM LEGIONAIRES – Wareham Legionaires won the top of the table clash away to Frampton Rollers by 44-pins, starting the match with a 83 hand and hitting 462.

Skittlers of the week – Ladies w/c 4 Feb

Top score in the Ladies League was Kerry Nottley of Wonder Women with 64 on alley one at the Colliton Club. The highest team score 378 by Devils in their 2-pins victory away to Wonder Women on alley one at the Colliton Club, while in the same match Wonder Women started the match with 62 which was the highest hand of the week. The highest stick up was 15 by Sheila Cummins of Breezers on alley two at the Trinity Club.

Team performance of the week – COLLITON LADYBIRDS

Colliton Ladybirds won a close match at home against Oakettes who slipped down to second spot in the table, Ladybirds won by 4-pins hitting 58 on the last hand.

Skittlers of the week – Open League w/c 28 Jan

Top score in the Open League was Simon Ross of Dewlish Monsters with 70 at the Royal Oak, Milborne St Andrew. The highest team score was 452 by Skimmers at the Bulls Head in their 24-pins victory over Hammers, the away side Hammers had started the match with 79 which was the highest hand of the week.

Team performances of the week
Section A: DEWLISH MONSTERS – Dewlish Monsters hit 450, which is the highest score at the Royal Oak, Milborne St Andrew this season, captain Simon Ross hit 70 as the home side beat Colliton Imps by 30-pins.
Section B: STEAMERS – Steamers hit 375 on alley one at the Trinity Club as they beat Swankers by 25-pins, 375 is the second best score hit by an away team against Swankers this season, only beat by league leaders Essentials who hit 385 back in September.  
Section C: COLLITON SUPERTRAMPS – After back to back draws Colliton Supertramps got both the points beating Unpredictable Strimmers by 26-pins hitting 429 on alley one at the Colliton Club.
Section D: DRIBS ‘N’ DRABS – Dribs ‘n’ Drabs kept themselves in touch with the Section D leaders by beating Frampton Fumblers away by 23-pins hitting 400 at the Frampton Arms.

Ladies Cup dates

Ladies Cup

Preliminary round draw
Colliton Ladybirds v Super Colli-Ders – Tuesday 9 April – Colliton Club alley two
Vixens v Crackerjacs – Tuesday 9 April – Trinity Club alley two
Breezers v Woodpeckers – Tuesday 9 April – Trinity Club alley one.

Quarter Final draw
A. Colliton Ladybirds or Super Colli-Ders v Devils
B. Breezers or Woodpeckers v Mix Ups
C. Wonder Women v The Easy Beats
D. Vixens or Crackerjacs v Oakettes

Quarter Finals to be played w/c 15 April – once date is set please inform the fixture secretary. Please can home teams in the Quarter Finals make provisional alley bookings. 

Please note that there will be no Ladies Plate competition.

Skittlers of the week – Ladies w/c 28 Jan

Top score in the Ladies League was Julia Newton of Crackerjacs with 66 at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis. The highest team score was 418 by Crackerjacs, and Jacs also notched the highest hand starting the match with 66. The highest stick up was 17 from Jen Sims at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis.

Team performance of the week – CRACKERJACS

Crackerjacs became only the second team to beat league leaders Oakettes, and the first away team to beat Oakettes at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis this season.

Cancelled games


All cancelled games must be played by March 22, once the fixture is agreed between the two teams and the alley is booked please could the home captain inform the Fixture Secretary of the new date.

Section A

Patriots v Woodmen – Rearranged for Wednesday 27 February

Colliton Wide Boys v Jolly Green Giants – Rearranged for Tuesday 12 March

Half Pints v Puddletown Wanderers – Rearranged for Saturday 9 March

Section B

Top Pins v Mrs Browns Boys

Alcotops v Colliton Muckspreaders

Essentials v Wurzels

Section C

Colliton Flingers v Magpie Imps – Rearranged for Tuesday 26 February

Plodders v Tom Browns Bullocks

Wool Misfits v Colliton Spares – Rearranged for Wednesday 13 March

Section D

Wareham Legionaires v The Bull & Heifers – Rearranged for Friday 1 March

Ship Wrecked v Merrymen – Rearranged for Thursday 21 March

Chaldon Chuckers v Strugglers – Rearranged for Thursday 14 March


Adverse weather

If forecasts are correct and we get adverse weather this evening then any teams with difficulties in travelling can cancel games (this also applies to Fridays fixtures). Please could home captains insure that your pub or club are aware of any cancellations, and that the Fixture Secretary is informed. All cancelled games must be played by March 22, once the fixture is agreed between the two teams and the alley is booked please could the home captain inform the Fixture Secretary of the new date.

Skittlers of the week – Open League w/c 21 Jan

Top score in the Open League was Alan Greet of Puddletown Wanderers at the Spitfire Club, Crossways with 72. The highest team score was 465 by Puddletown Wanderers in their 11-pins victory over Heathens. The highest hand was 80 by two teams, Wurzels of Section B at the Bulls Head and Hotshots of Section C at the Victoria Hotel.

Team performances of the week
Section A: BARMY ARMY – There were a few candidates from Section A this week, Patriots had a 1-pin victory away to Royal Oak Wanderers hitting 451, Jolly Green Giants hit 431 on alley three at the Trinity Club, but Barmy Army’s performance at the Wool British Legion wins the award, the Goldies outfit hit 453 which is the highest score hit at the Legion this season, and Army’s 17-pins victory over Breakaways put them joint top of Section A.
Section B: SWANKERS – Swankers hit 442 to beat Mrs Browns Boys by 10-pins at Tom Browns, 442 is the second highest score hit at Tom Browns this season.  
Section C: HOTSHOTS – Hotshots won by 29-pins hitting 428 against Colliton Flingers at Victoria Hotel, which included a hand of 80. It was Hotshots highest home score of the season.
Section D: CHALDEN CHUCKERS  – Chalden Chuckers beat Merrymen by 16-pins hitting 415 at the Frampton Arms.

Skittlers of the week – Ladies w/c 21 Jan

Top scores in the Ladies League were Jane Pullen of Colli-Cats at Dorchester Town Football Club and Denise Jones of Wonder Women with 58 on alley one at the Colliton Club. The highest team score was 383 by Woodpeckers at the Goldies. The highest hand was 64 by Crackerjacs at the Victoria Hotel. The highest stick up was 16 by Nikki Fowler of Vixens at Goldies.

Team performance of the week – WOODPECKERS

Woodpeckers hit 383, their highest home score of the season at the Goldies as they beat Vixens by 3-pins.