Ormskirk Quiz League

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Highlights Week 17

Division 1:- Colly Wobblers remain top after their win over Ormskirk Tennis Club; Pat Gibson (20) and Mike Unsworth (19) scored well for the winners while Paul Prior replied with 15 points for the Tennis Club.  Greyhound are in second place after their victory over Whippet and remain only one point  behind - so the title will go to the wire; John Wilson scored an impressive 25 points for the winners.  17 points from Darren Martin helped Unison to victory over Helenians. Despite 16 from Barbara Phillips, Robin Hood lost narrowly to Squigglers, for whom Janet Crompton scored 15. 21 and 19 points from Jim Maloney and John Purslow greatly helped Newburgh Lions’ win over Rugby Hounds.

Division 2 :- An impressive 21 points from Francis Williams enabled Abbey Sinners’ win over Aughton Institute. Ormskirk Farmers, for whom Gerrard Molyneux scored 13, had a comfortable win over Legion Lions, who only fielded three players. Despite 22 points from Jim Dawber Parbold Exiles lost to Ormskirk Theatre Company for whom Alan Thompson scored 19. 18 points from Rob Green and 15 from Mike Wall played a large part in Benchwarmers win over Gang of Four.

MIMIR - places available

There are still two places available for this competition - see below for details. Please let me know if you would like to take part - first come first served.

MIMIR local competition

The Ormskirk local heat of the MIMIR (individual) competition will take place at The Greyhound in Ormskirk on 7th February starting at 8pm. Anyone wishing to enter please let me know by e-mail or phone (these details can be found in the handbook) between noon on Thursday 25th January and noon on Sunday 28th January.The entry will be restricted to 16 players. The top 6 players will then be eligible to enter the Merseyside competition in March.

Mike Unsworth

Highlights Week 16

Division 1:- 17 points each from Steve Feller and Andy McGowan greatly helped Colly Wobblers’ win over Rugby Hounds. Newburgh Lions had the narrowest of victories over Squigglers; David Sinclair scored 15 for the winners and Barry Marshall replied with 16 for Squigglers.    Greyhound surrendered top spot after losing to Ormskirk Tennis Club for whom Paul Prior scored an impressive 27 points. Unison, thanks to 21 from Darren Martin, overcame Whippet, for whom Gordon Richards scored 15. In the other game Helenians beat Robin Hood

Division 2 :-  The top of the table clash ended in a draw; Kevin Walton scored 20 for Abbey Saints and Rob Jones 15 for the Gang of Four. 14 points from Frank Molyneux helped Ormskirk Farmers to a win over Parbold Exiles, for whom Jim Dawber scored 13. 17 points from Alan Thompson and 15 from Lynne Hawkes was very instrumental in Ormskirk Theatre Company’s win over Benchwarmers. 15 points from John Hesketh helped Aughton Institute to victory over Benchwarmers, who only fielded three players.

Highlights Week 15

Division 1:- Greyhound remain top of the table after beating a three man Rugby Hounds; Eric Lupton scored16 for the losing team.   19 points from Mike Preston earned Robin Hood a draw with Whippet, for whom Gordon Richards scored 15. An impressive 24 points from Darren Martin assured Unison a win over Ormskirk Tennis Club; Paul Prior contributed 19 to the losing team’s score. Squigglers beat a three man Helenians; Janet Crompton scoring 15 for the winners and Mike Flaherty replied with 16 for Helenians.  Colly Wobblers beat Newburgh Lions, who only had two players one of whom, David Sinclair, scored 20.

Division 2 :-  Abbey Saints extended their lead at the top after a win over Ormskirk Theatre Company; Barbara Flaherty scored 20 for the Saints and Alan Thompson 14 for the Theatre Company. A huge 26 points from Bill Gerrard earned Abbey Sinners a comfortable win over Legion Lions. 13 points from Jim Dawber wasn’t enough for Parbold Exiles to overcome Aughton Institute. 15 points from Mike Wall and 14 from Rob Green enabled Benchwarmers to win against Ormskirk Farmers.

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