Ormskirk Quiz League

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Presentation and Finals Night

This took place at Aughton Institute on Monday April 29th attended by around 50 people representing 16 of our 24 teams.

The Don Liptrot Trophy was won by Parbold Exiles who beat Whippet 68 points to 61. Jim Dawber was the highest scorer in the game with 17 points for the winners, Brian Yates scoring 14 points for Whippet.

The Plate was won with a consistent all round team performance by Red Lion (Burscough) who beat Colly Wobblers 57 points to 54, despite Mike Unsworth's 17 points for the losers.

Photos from the night can be seen in the Archive, News section.

Don Liptrot Trophy

Semi Finals Summary

Three very close matches this week with Whippet and Red Lion (Burscough) winning by a single point over Ormskirk Theatre Company and Abbey Saints respectively.  Another tightly-fought contest saw Parbold Exiles overcome Colliers Arms by just 2 points.

Highest scorer was Mike Unsworth for Colly Wobblers with 15 in their win over Aughton Institute. Two players scored 13 for losing teams, Dave Harding for Abbey Saints and Bill Gerrard for Colliers Arms.

Don Liptrot Trophy

Semi finals

Colliers Arms (23) v Parbold Exiles (28)  56-58

Whippet (24) v Ormskirk Theatre Company (32)  58-57


Aughton Institute (25) v Colly Wobblers (9)  43-57

Red Lion (Burscough) (26) v Abbey Saints (16)  52-51

Matches played on Monday April 15th. 

Don Liptrot Trophy

Round 2/Plate Round 1 Summary

Abbey Saints were the only team to overcome the handicap, mainly due to winning 10-0 in Round 2. In the closest game of the night Helenians got to within 2 points of Parbold Exiles after Round 5, but could not get any closer. Rugby Hounds were within 1 point of Whippet after Round 6, but the second division team pulled away to win by 6. 

Highest scorer was Gordon Richards for Aughton Institute in their win over Ormskirk Tennis Club. Three players scored 18 for losing teams, David Hodgson for Rugby Hounds, Janet Crompton for Squigglers and Darren Martin for Unison. All four Abbey Saints players achieved double figure scores. In the seven games played 12 players answered 5 of their own questions correctly.

Don Liptrot Trophy

Trophy Round 2 Results

Colliers Arms (23) v Wheatsheaf (4)  65-47

Parbold Exiles (28) v Helenians (12)  61-59

Whippet (24) v Rugby Hounds (11)  61-55

Ormskirk Theatre Company (32) v Squigglers (9)  65-55

Plate Round 1 Results

Ormskirk Tennis Club (19) v Aughton Institute (25)  52-61

Colly Wobblers (9) v OCC (28)  W-L walkover

Unison (0) v Red Lion (Burscough) (26)  51-60

Abbey Saints (16) v Benchwarmers (28)  64-56

Matches were played on Monday April 8th.




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