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Knockout Cup First Round Dates

Please could all home teams drawn in the first round of the Knockout Cup submit their date to the Fixture Secretary by next weekend

1st round
Vic Reeves v Hotshots – Friday 5 October – Victoria Hotel
Top Pins v Colliton Spares – Thursday 4 October – Victoria Hotel
Tom Browns Bullocks v Essentials
Strugglers v Colliton Supertramps – Thursday 4 October – Goldies
Wareham Legionaires v Colliton Flingers – Thursday 4 October – RBL Wareham
Plodders v Brewers Bees – Thursday 4 October – Trinity Club alley two
Frampton Fumblers v Royal Oak Wanderers
Villains v Merrymen
Skimmers v Swankers – Friday 5 October – Bulls Head
Mrs Browns Boys v Hammers
Puddletown Nomads v Steamers
Chaldon Chuckers v Wool Misfits – Thursday 4 October – Frampton Arms, Moreton
Wurzels v Heathens – Thursday 4 October – Bulls Head
Jokers v Half Pints
Dewlish Monsters v Alcotops
Colliton Chimps v Woodmen – Friday 5 October – Colliton Club alley 1
Ship Wrecked v Dribs ‘n’ Drabs – Thursday 4 October – Old Ship, Upwey
Colliton Imps v Jolly Green Giants – Friday 5 October – Colliton Club alley 2
Ray & Ken’s Old Spice Yokels v Hartstoppers
Puddletown Wanderers v The Bull & Heifers

Games to be played w/c 1st October, once date is agreed between both teams and alley is booked please submit the date to the Fixture Secretary.

Teams with a bye – Magpie Imps, Patriots, Untouchables, Swan Abbots, Colliton Rebels, Colliton Wide Boys, Frampton Rollers, Unpredictable Strimmers, Breakaways, Barmy Army, Country Boys and Colliton Muckspreaders.

Sticker up needed

The Bull & Heifers require a sticker up for this season, they play their home matches at the Bulls Head on a Thursday night. Please contact for further details.


Merrymen of Section D are looking for two new players for the forthcoming season, they play their home matches on a Friday night at the Frampton Arms, Moreton. For more details please email

Fixture books

The fixture books, score cards, cup draw and player registration/invoice form will be available for collection from the Colliton Club on FRIDAY 10TH AUGUST from 7.30pm. The books will then be left at the club for a week where they can be collected from the bar, please would all teams please make sure books are collected by FRIDAY 17TH AUGUST. Please contact the league secretary Brian Newton if you are unable to collect the books during this period.

The first week of fixtures is week commencing 3rd September

Section A
Hammers v Colliton Imps
Half Pints v Jolly Green Giants
Skimmers v Woodmen
Dewlish Monsters v Royal Oak Wanderers
Colliton Wide Boys v Breakaways
Patriots v Heathens
Barmy Army v Puddletown Wanderers

Section B
Brewers Bees v Colliton Muckspreaders
Top Pins v Hartstoppers
Vic Reeves v Ray & Ken’s Yokels
Alcotops v Wurzels
Country Boys v Steamers
Colliton Chimps v Swankers
Essentials v Mrs Browns Boys

Section C
Bye v Unpreditable Strimmers
Wool Misfits v Tom Browns Bullocks
Untouchables v Magpie Imps
Colliton Supertramps v Hotshots
Plodders v Jokers
Colliton Flingers v Villains
Colliton Rebels v Colliton Spares

Section D
Dribs ‘n’ Drabs v Strugglers
Funseekers v Merrymen
Frampton Fumblers v Swan Abbots
Chaldon Chuckers v Frampton Rollers
Ship Wrecked v The Bull & Heifers
Bye v Wareham Legionaires
Huntsmen v Puddletown Nomads

Crackerjacs v Bye
Colliton Ladybirds v Breezers
Oakettes v Woodpeckers
Westenders v Super Colli-Ders
Vixens v Devils
Mix-Ups v The Easy Beats
Colli-Cats v Wonder Women

The Knockout Cup draw can be found by going to Competitions at the top of this page. The Ladies Cup won’t be drawn until later in the year as it won’t be played until April 2019.

History pages

Check out the new history pages on the website. This is an ongoing project which will be updated throughout the summer to give you all an insight on the past history of the league. If anyone can help with any missing teams/years or mistakes please contact , especially any information about league winners from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s as the skittle fixture books only started putting in the previous seasons tables from 1980.


Thank you to the following companies who put an advert in 2017-18 fixture book.

The Colliton Club
Barrett’s Glass & Window Centre Ltd
R & B Trophies
Steve Brown Fencing and Garden Services
The Victoria Hotel
Downton Gifford Motor Vehicle Repairs
The Trinity Club
Serious About Events
Goldcrest Jewellers
Auto Towbars (Dorchester Car Radios)
Dorcheter Town Community Football Club
SGM Hair
Barry Knight Building & Maintenance
Sam Scaffolding
Matthew Lucas Funeral Directors
SRG Entertainment
B A Gosney Ltd Painter and Decorator
Fox Typesetting Services
Steve Crewe Handyman Services
The Bulls Head
Baker Joinery
Chris Whitefield Photography
M J Hallett & Sons Painters and Decorators
Kev Holbrook Ceramic Wall and Floor Tiler
Stag Fencing
Manor Park Flooring
Sherrens the Printers

If you are interested in putting an advert in the 2018-19 fixture book please contact Brian Newton.

Social media

The Dorchester & District Skittles League accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of any material relating to Dorchester skittles posted by any team or person on social media.

Stickers up

It is the responsibility of both captains to ensure that the stickers up operate in a competent and safe manner at all times. The use of mobile phones, ipads, headphones etc whilst the game is in progress is not permitted.