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2017-8 Division 3: South Birmingham extend lead


For 2017-8 season the maximum grade of eligible players in Div 3 is 115.

2017-8 Division news

19 Apr. Halesowen B beat Warley in the last match of the season, but unable to close the gap with South Birmingham. South Birmingham Division 3 champions and Halesowen B runners-up.
11 Apr. Yet another South Birmingham win this time a whitewash against Mercia.
5 Apr. South Birmingham follow with another win, this time against Warley to go into the sole lead.
29 Mar. South Birmingham continue winning with a victory over Halesowen A to join Halesowen B at the head of the table.
26 Mar. South Birmingham retain their 100% record by beating Walsall and jump up between the two Halesowen teams.
22 Mar. Walsall beat Mercia to leap over their opponents in the table and Halesowen B forge further ahead with a win against Mutual.
1 Mar. Bad weather causes postponement of Warley Quinborne-Halesowen B match.
27 Feb. Halesowen A beat Mutual Circle and leap up the table to second place behind Halesowne B
13 Feb. Mutual draw with Warley.
23 Jan. Halesowen B juniors show how to do it with a convincing win over leaders Mercia
18 Jan. Warley get back into a winning groove beating Walsall and getting their first match points of the season.
21 Dec. Halesowen A win playing away, gaining their first match points of the season. This result completes the 2017 fixtures and a run of four matches with away victories 1½ - 2½!
14 Dec. Halesowen B youth team, playing away, beat Walsall to go to the top with South Birmingham and Mercia.
5 Dec. South Birmingham playing away beat Halesowen B to join Mercia at the head of Div 3.
23 Nov. Mercia playing away beat Halesowen A to leap to the top of the table.
9 Nov. Halesowen A draw with Walsall Kipping and Walsall now head Division 3.
25 Sep. Mutual reverse their fortunes with a crushing away win.
19 Sep. Walsall Kipping get off to a flying start.
6 Sep. The first match result is in for the Derby at Halesowen
5 Sep. Seven teams compete. Bushbury have gone up a division and are replaced by a second Halesowen team.

Please send results to Paul Sharratt and Ray Collett and let me have any errors, omissions or alterations required.

2017-8 Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Points
South Birmingham 6 6 0 0 12
Halesowen B 6 5 0 1 10
Halesowen A 6 2 1 3 5
Walsall Kipping 6 2 1 3 5
Mercia 6 2 0 4 4
Mutual Circle 6 1 1 4 3
Warley Quinborne 6 1 1 4 3
 

Fixtures and results

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2017 Dates 2017-8 Div 3 Fixtures and results Result
5 Sep Halesowen B - Halesowen A 2½ - 1½
19 Sep Mutual Circle - Walsall Kipping 0 - 4
3 Oct Mercia - Warley Quinborne 3½ - ½
18 Oct South Birmingham - Mutual Circle 3 - 1
24 Oct Mercia - Mutual Circle 0 - 4
9 Nov Halesowen A - Walsall Kipping 2 - 2
23 Nov Halesowen A - Mercia 1½ - 2½
5 Dec Halesowen B - South Birmingham 1½ - 2½
14 Dec Walsall Kipping - Halesowen B 1½ - 2½
21 Dec Warley Quinborne - Halesowen A 1½ - 2½
2018 Dates    
18 Jan Walsall Kipping - Warley Quinborne 1½ - 2½
23 Jan Mercia - Halesowen B ½ - 3½
13 Feb Mutual Circle - Warley Quinborne 2 - 2
27 Feb Mutual Circle - Halesowen A 1½ - 2½
22 Mar Halesowen B - Mutual Circle 2½ - 1½
22 Mar Walsall Kipping - Mercia 3 - 1
26 Mar South Birmingham - Walsall Kipping 3½ - ½
29 Mar Halesowen A - South Birmingham 1½ - 2½
1 Apr Easter  
5 Apr Warley Quinborne - South Birmingham 1½ - 2½
11 Apr South Birmingham - Mercia 4 - 0
19 Apr Warley Quinborne - Halesowen B 1 - 3

Team captains (2017-8)

  • Bushbury: Secy, Phil Staley
  • Halesowen A: Joyce Evans; Secy John Southcote 0121 429 1518
  • Halesowen B: Dustin Bowcott, 07508 471 148; Secy John Southcote 0121 429 1518
  • Mercia: Stuart Deeley; Secy Derek Perks
  • Mutual Circle: Capt Peter Hughes, 0121 459 4743; Secy Chris Evans, 0121 356 1262
  • South Birmingham: Capt, Tony Szatanik; Secy Tim Lane
  • Walsall Kipping: Capt, Simon Jones 01902 609 794; Secy Mike Groombridge
  • Warley Quinborne: Secy, John Fahy