Category Archives: Notices

Trinity Allsorts

Trinity Allsorts who play in Section B are looking for new players for the forthcoming season. They play their home matches on alley three at the Trinity Club on Friday’s. Contact the Fixture Secretary, Terry Gosney for more details.

Opening weeks fixtures

The Open League will start week commencing 26th August. Below is the first set of fixtures for the Open League. The Ladies League will start week commencing 16th September.

SECTION A - Week commencing 26 Aug 24
Pudd Wanderers v Barmy Army Fri Bladen SC, Briantspuddle
Half Pints v Essentials Thu Colliton Club alley 1
Wide Boys v Breakaways Thu Colliton Club alley 2
Colliton Imps v Green Giants Fri Colliton Club alley 2
Patriots v Skimmers Thu Goldies
Goldies Wurzels v Magpie Imps Fri Goldies
Hammers v Woodmen Fri Trinity Club alley 1
Heathens v Legionaires Fri Trinity Club alley 3

SECTION B - Week commencing 26 Aug 24
Monsters v Swankers Fri Royal Oak, Milborne St Andrew
Alcotops v Bye
Vic Reeves v Bullocks Fri Victoria Hotel
Country Boys v Steamers Fri New Inn, West Knighton
Jokers v Hartstoppers Thu Victoria Hotel
Swan Abbots v Brewers Bees Thu Swan Inn, Abbotsbury
Muckspreaders v Yokels On Tour Thu Tom Browns
Plodders v Allsorts Thu Trinity Club alley 2

SECTION C - Week commencing 26 Aug 24
Funseekers v Ladettes Wed Colliton Club alley 1
Flingers v Pudd Nomads Fri Colliton Club alley 1
Bye v Strugglers
Chuckers v Ship Apes Thu New Inn, West Knighton
Misfits v Wingers Fri Wool British Legion
Bye v Colliton Spares
Ship Wrecked v Untouchables Thu The Old Ship Inn, Upwey
The Wafflers v Easy Beats Wed Victoria Hotel

Collection of packs for the forthcoming season

Please note that the information packs for the forthcoming season will be available for collection from the Colliton Club on Friday 9th August. The packs will contain the fixture list, contact details, scorecards, cup draw, invoice and signing on sheet.

Martin Osborne will be at the Colliton Club from 12.30pm until 1.30pm and then again in the evening from 7.30pm until 9pm. Please would all captains do their best to collect the packs on this date, anyone with any questions about collecting their items should contact Terry Gosney nearer the collection date. Brian Newton will not be available to be to contacted on this occasion.

Section C, two out one in

Unfortunately since the AGM two’s teams have withdrawn their entry to the league. Merrymen and Fifty Shades of Age will not be entering this season. The committee has excepted a late entry from Ship Apes, who will play their matches at the Old Ship Inn at Upwey on a Wednesday.

Funseekers – sticker up

Funseekers require a sticker-up for the 24-25 season. They play home matches on a Wednesday at the Colliton Club. For more details please contact the league’s fixture secretary Terry Gosney.

Chris Whitefield Wedding Photography

All of the photos from this years Presentation Evening can be found by clicking on the Photo’s & Press Cuttings in the menu at the top of this web-site and then navigating down to Presentation Evening 2024. All photo’s were kindly supplied by Chris Whitefield Wedding Photography.

Start time

Please would all captains be reminded of rule 14

Games shall commence between 8.30 p.m. and 8.45 p.m. Any team short of players must commence the game with the players available. If there are no representatives of a team present on the alley by 8.45p.m. that team will be deemed to have cancelled and the match awarded to the opposing team.

History pages

Check out the history pages on the website. This is an ongoing project which will be updated 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.

Social media

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