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2017-8 Division 2

For the 2017-8 season the maximum grade allowed in Div 2 is 145

2017-8 Division news

17 Jan Halesowen beat Boldmere to take over the top spot.
9 Jan. Wolverhampton beat Mercia
4 Jan. Boldmere go top beating Stourbridge.
3 Jan. Stourbridge were again foiled in a quest for match points, but this time it was an og because of a default.
7 Dec. Wolverhampton gain first match points of the season with a win over Bushbury
6 Dec. Kidderminster beat Stourbridge to join four others at the head of the Division.
29 Nov. Halesowen beat Bushbury and join three other clubs in the lead.
22 Nov. The busiest clubs played each other and Stourbrige are still without match points losing against Mercia.
14 Nov. Mutual and Kidderminster draw taking Mutual to the top with Warley.
9 Nov. Warley jump to the top with a clean sweep against late-comers to the party, Wolverhampton
8 Nov. South Birmingham score their first match points with a win over Stourbridge while Kidder draw with Boldmere
7 Nov. Mutual and Bushbury draw pushing Mutual to the top of the table.
1 Nov. Bushbury get first match point
24 Oct. Halesowen join the top-spot with an away win
17 Oct. Mercia beat Mutual to join them at the top of the table.
27 Sep. Mutual Circ le are first team to score two match wins.
5 Sep. Bushbury join Div 2 to make ten competing teams

2017-8 Div 2 table

2017-8 Div 2 Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Points
Halesowen 5 4 1 0 9
Boldmere St Michael's 6* 3* 2 1 8*
Warley Quinborne 3 3 0 0 6
Mutual Circle 6 2 2 2 6
Mercia 6 3 0 3 6
Kidderminster 4 2 2 0 6
South Birmingham 4 1 1 2 3
Bushbury 5 0 2 3 2
Wolverhampton 4* 2 0 2* 4
Stourbridge 7 0 0 7 0
*includes defaulted match

Fixtures and results Division 2 in 2017-8

2017 dates 2017-8 Fixtures and results Div 2 Result
12 Sep Mercia - Bushbury 2½ - 1½
13 Sep Stourbridge - Mutual Circle 1½ - 2½
18 Sep South Birmingham - Kidderminster 1 - 3
20 Sep Boldmere St Michael's - Mercia 3½ - ½
21 Sep Warley Quinborne - Mercia 3 - 1
25 Sep South Birmingham - Mutual Circle 0 - 4
12 Oct Halesowen - Stourbridge 3 - 1
17 Oct Mercia - Mutual Circle 2½ - 1½
24 Oct Mutual Circle - Halesowen 1½ - 2½
1 Nov Boldmere St Michael's - Bushbury 2 - 2
2 Nov Warley Quinborne - Stourbridge 3½ - ½
7 Nov Mutual Circle - Bushbury 2 - 2
8 Nov Stourbridge - South Birmingham 1½ - 2½
8 Nov Kidderminster - Boldmere St Michael's 2 - 2
9 Nov Wolverhampton - Warley Quinborne 0 - 4
14 Nov Mutual Circle - Kidderminster 2 - 2
22 Nov Stourbridge - Mercia 1 - 3
29 Nov Bushbury - Halesowen 1 - 3
6 Dec Kidderminster - Stourbridge 3 - 1
7 Dec Wolverhampton - Bushbury 3 - 1
(12 Dec) Mercia - Halesowen (Snow, new date TBA) P - P
20 Dec Boldmere St Michael's - Wolverhampton 4 - 0 def
2018 Dates    
3 Jan Boldmere St Michael's - Stourbridge 2½ - 1½
4 Jan Halesowen - South Birmingham 2 - 2
4 Jan Wolverhampton - Mutual Circle  
9 Jan Mercia - Wolverhampton 1½ - 2½
17 Jan Boldmere St Michael's - Halesowen ½ - 3½
24 Jan Kidderminster - Warley Quinborne  
29 Jan South Birmingham - Boldmere St Michael's  
7 Feb Bushbury - Stourbridge  
8 Feb Warley Quinborne - Halesowen  
14 Feb Stourbridge - Wolverhampton  
22 Feb Wolverhampton - Kidderminster  
1 Mar Halesowen - Wolverhampton  
5 Mar South Birmingham - Bushbury  
8 Mar Wolverhampton - South Birmingham  
22 Mar Halesowen - Kidderminster  
29 Mar Warley Quinborne - Boldmere St Michael's  
     
1 Apr Easter  
9 Apr South Birmingham - Warley Quinborne  
10 Apr Mutual Circle - Boldmere St Michael's  
10 Apr Mercia - South Birmingham  
17 Apr Mutual Circle - Warley Quinborne  
18 Apr Kidderminster - Mercia  
25 Apr Bushbury - Warley Quinborne  
     
 

 

2017-8 Div 2 fixtures and results

Team captains and Club Secretaries 2017-8

  • Boldmere St Michael's: Secy: Mike Biddle 0121 358 2174 (Dave Brelsforth is captain, but please contact Mike)
  • Bushbury: Secy, Phil Staley
  • Halesowen: Capn, Pete Banks, 0121 421 8295; Secy John Southcote
  • Kidderminster: Capt, Mike Kitchen; Secy, John Wrench
  • Mercia: Capt, Kevan Ward; Secy, Derek Perks
  • Mutual Circle: Capt, Chris Evans
  • South Birmingham: Capt, Alan Woolaston; Secy Tim Lane
  • Stourbridge: Secy, David Scriven
  • Warley Quinborne: Capt, Alex Holowczak; Secy John Fahy
  • Wolverhampton: Capt, Phil Porter; Secy Michael Oakes