Ladies run in – Two horse race

With six rounds of fixtures left to play there are two teams out in front and both have led the Ladies League for much of the season. Currently Devils lead Oakettes by 4 pts but have played one more game as they are yet to have their bye. It could come down to the last match of the season when Oakettes host Devils at the Royal Oak, Bere Regis.

Games to play

DEVILS – 33pts – Woodpeckers (H) The Easy Beats (A) Crackerjacs (A) Al-Colli-Frolics (H) Oakettes (A)

OAKETTES – 29pts – Vixens (A) Hot Cheese Stampers (H) Breezers (A) Wonder Women (H) Colliton Ladybirds (A) Devils (H)

Skittlers of the week – Open League w/c 10 Feb

Top scores in the Open League were Matt Bennett of Essentials at the Spitfire Club, Crossways and Mark Slade of Half Pints at Tom Browns with 73. The highest team score was 486 by Essentials, and it was the joint Section A leaders that also notched the highest hand of the week with 82 at the Spitfire Club, Crossways. Both their totals were one better than Breakaways who sit on equal points with Essentials at the top of Section A, the Wool outfit hit 485 and had a hand of 81 at the Wool Legion. The highest stick up was 18 by three players Adam Woollard of Patriots at the Wool Legion, Tony Hewitt of Brewers Bees on alley two at the Trinity Club and Kevin Dredge of Plodders at the Goldies.

Sticker up Cup – Entries so far

The following teams have already entered the Sticker up Cup, for those yet to enter please remember that no entries will be excepted after Friday 6th March. To enter please contact the league’s fixture secretary Terry Gosney or tick the box on the Pairs form.

Section A – Alcotops, Barmy Army, Colliton Imps, Jolly Green Giants

Section B – Hotshots, Mrs Browns Boys, Swankers

Section C – Colliton Supertramps, Magpie Imps, Wareham Legionaires

Section D – Chaldon Chuckers, Dribs ‘n’ Drabs, Huntsmen, Ship Wrecked, Swan Abbots

Ladies – Devils, Vixens, Wonder Women

Ladies Pairs Competition – Entries so far

The following teams have already entered the Ladies Pairs Competition, for those yet to enter please remember that no entries will be excepted after Wednesday 1st April. All entries must be sent to the league’s treasurer Philip Slade.

Breezers (4) Devils (3) The Easy Beats (1) Trinity Mix Ups (4) Vixens (4) Wonder Women (4)

Number of pairs for each team is in brackets

Open Pairs Competition – Entries so far

The following teams have already entered the Open Pairs Competition, for those yet to enter please remember that no entries will be excepted after FRIDAY MARCH 6TH. All entries must be sent to the league’s treasurer Philip Slade.

Section A – Barmy Army (5) Jolly Green Giants (5) Colliton Imps (3)

Section B – Hotshots (4) Swankers (5)

Section C – Colliton Flingers (4) Colliton Rebels (3) Colliton Supertramps (5) Untouchables (3) Wareham Legionaires (5)

Section D – Ship Wrecked (5)

Ladies – Breezers (3) Devils (2) Trinity Mix Ups (4) Vixens (2) Wonder Women (4)

Number of pairs for each team is in brackets

AGM -Change of date

Please note that the league’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 26th June at the Colliton Club and not as previously advertised in the fixture book Friday 19th June. Please contact Brian Newton with any inquires regarding the AGM.

Open Knockout Cup & Plate venues confirmed

Open Knockout Cup Semi Final draw

Breakaways or Patriots v Essentials or Barmy Army at the Victoria Hotel

Wareham Legionaires or Jolly Green Giants v Magpie Imps or Colliton Wide Boys at Goldies

Semi Finals to be played on Friday 17th April.

The Open Knockout Cup Final will take place on Friday 1st May on alley one at the Colliton Club

Open Plate Semi Final draw

Colliton Chimps or Swan Abbots v Top Pins or Woodmen at the Bulls Head

Ship Wrecked or Jokers v Muckspreaders or Alcotops at the Three Compasses, Charminster

Semi Finals to be played on Friday 17th April.

The Plate Final will take place on Friday 1st May at Tom Browns

Skittlers of the week – Open League w/c 3 Feb

Top score in the Open League was David Moors of Colliton Chimps with 78 on alley two at the Colliton Club. The highest team score was 492 by Half Pints at the Bulls Head, and the Bulls Head outfit finished the match against Barmy Army with a 91 hand which is the highest of the season from any team to win the match by 11-pins, the last hand of 91 included a 22-stick up from Mark Slade which is the highest in the league this season.