Monthly Archives: April 2017

Patriots secure runners up spot

Patriots secured the runners up spot in Section A for the second season running with a 9-pin victory over Colliton Imps at the Goldies. At the bottom of the league Puddletown Wanderers victory away to Half Pints means that Wurzels are relegated.

Oakettes claim second place

Oakettes have finished as runners up in the ladies league after beating Mix Ups away by 5-pins at the Trinity Club. The teams were level on points going into the match after both sides had given champions Devils a close run for the title.

Devils make it six in a row

Devils have clinched their sixth ladies title in a row with a 12-pin victory over Crossfire Ladies at the Spitfire Club. The ladies league has been a much closer campaign this season and Devils had to battle against Mix Ups and Oakettes right up to the last week of fixtures , and one of these two teams will be runners up. Colliton Breezers and Crackerjacs make up the rest of the top five in what has been a most competitive season.

Secretaries Shield and Stickers up Cup

The men’s Secretaries Shield was won By Edd Legg of Greenstars beating Luke Short of Barmy Army in the final. Both players had scored 17 after two hands , but Edd took a 2-pin lead on the third hand, then both players hit 9 but on the final hand Luke hit 6 to leave Edd 5 to win.

The ladies Secretaries Shield was won by Mel Gosney of Devils beating Jane Fairless of Mix Ups in the final. After being behind Jane on the first hand, Mel then hit a single pin stick up of 16 to take the lead and hit another single pin stick up on the fourth hand of 13. Jane skittled well in the final and Mel still needed pins to win on the last hand.

The sticker up Cup was won by Callum Hounsome of Brewers Bees beating George Wilson of Vic Reeves in the Final. Callum raced into a 7 pin lead after two hands after starting with a stick up. Both players hit 8 on the third hand and then Callum went 1 more pin ahead on the next hand. George managed an 8 on the last hand to tie the game up which meant Callum needed just 1 to win the cup.

Barmy Army Section A Champions

Barmy Army clinched the Section A title on Thursday night, as their 39-pin victory over Half Pints at the Football Club was meet with news that second placed Colliton Wide Boys had lost by 32-pins against Patriots at the Goldies, to leave 5 points between the teams and with just two games remaining means they cannot be caught.