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Highlights Week 15

Division 1 :- A full house and 18 points from John Wilson and 17 from Andy Francis assured Greyhound’s win over Newburgh Lions, for whom Dave Sinclair also scored 18.   Even though Bill Gerrard scored 21 points, Turks Head Sinners lost to Colly Wobblers, who remain in second place. Still top and unbeaten, Unison, thanks to 19 from Darren Martin, overcame Rugby Hounds; Eric Lupton scoring 16 for the losing team.  21 points from Paul Prior made the difference in Ormskirk Tennis Club’s win over Helenians.  Robin Hood, despite 16 from Sue Perks, lost to Turks Head Saints. 

Division 2 :- Whippet remain top of the table after their win over Aughton Institute; Debbie Davidson (16) and Gordon Richards (15) top scored for Whippet.   Squigglers remain second after beating Gang of Four; Janet Crompton scored 18 for the winners and Rob Jones 13 for the losers. 17 points from Steve Garrett earned Legion Lions the narrowest of wins  against Ormskirk Farmers.   An impressive 22 points from Jim Dawber was a major factor in Bispham Farmers Arms’ win over Ormskirk Theatre Company, for whom Alan Thompson scored 17. 

Mimir Draw

The draw for the Mimir competition to be held on February 5th, was made last night and is as follows:-


Group A                             Group B                        Group C                      Group D

Charles Johnson                Steve Feller                   David Hodgson            Ritchie Venner

Alan Gibbs                          Madeline Evans            Paul Prior                    Darren Martin

John Wilson                        Bill Gerrard                   Andy McGowan           Pat Gibson

Mike Unsworth                    Alan Thompson            Gary Grant                  Francis Williams


The competition will be held at The Greyhound and starts at 8pm sharp.

President’s Trophy

Ormskirk need one point from their final two matches to retain the President’s Trophy following two wins in close high scoring matches. In the first Warrington were beaten 51-47 with 21 from Pat Gibson. Then Liverpool were beaten 48-44 with 15 from John Wilson.

Highlights Week 14

Division 1 :- A full house and 23 points from Darren Martin ensured Unison’s victory Ormskirk Tennis Club, for whom Paul Prior scored 18.  22 points and a full house from Pat Gibson and 19 from Mike Unsworth helped Colly Wobblers to a win over Robin Hood. Despite 18 points from Bill Gerrard, Turks Head Sinners lost to Rugby Hounds. 15 points each from Dave Boyd and Mike Flaherty wasn’t enough to secure a win for Helenians over Greyhound; Mal Collier with 16 points top scored for Greyhound. Newburgh Lions overcame Turks Head Saints with David Sinclair scoring 16 for the winners and Kevin Walton also scoring 16 for the Saints.

Division 2 :- Whippet remain unbeaten and top of the table after a win over Ormskirk Theatre Company; Debbie Davidson (18) and Brian Yates (14) top scored for the winners. Squigglers remain second after a comfortable victory over Benchwarmers; Janet Crompton (20) and Barry Marshall (15) led the scoring for the winners while Mike Wall scored 15 for the losers. 14 points from Rob Jones and 13 from Matt Cochrane aided Gang of Four’s victory over Legion Lions for whom Steve Garrett contributed 17. Dave Berrington’s 12 points was enough to ensure Ormskirk Farmers’ success over Bispham Farmers Arms. 

President’s Shield

Ormskirk won both of their matches in the penultimate round to move into second place in the table, just three points behind Wirral who are the opponents in the final match (four points for a win).

In the first match Ormskirk beat Warrington 46-33, Francis Williams leading the way with 13. Southport & Formby were then beaten 46-36, with 17 from Bill Gerrard and 15 from Debbie Davidson.

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