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2018-9 Division 3

For 2018-9 season the maximum grade of eligible players in Div 3 is 115.

2018-9 Division news: Last match drama - Warley win Division 3

8 May. Warley beat South Birmingham to become Division 3 champions in the last Division 3 match of the season. There was a tie for top spot. Both teams ended on 12 match points, but Warley claim the title by direct encounter.
30 Apr. Walsall beat Halesowen B.
30 Apr. Mercia have to concede the match against Mutual
25 Apr. Mutual beat Walsall - too complacent after the previous night?
24 Apr. Walsall beat Stourbridge 4-nil
18 Apr. Warley beat Mutual to get within striking distance of SB. The last fixture could be exciting!
18 Apr. Halesowen A beat Walsall
9 Apr. Halesowen A claim a match win against Mercia.
1 Apr. Stourbridge's first match win of the season against Mutual lifts Stourbridge off the bottom of the table into a respectable mid-table position.
21 Mar. Warley and Walsall draw.
11 Mar. South Birmingham beat Stourbridge.
4 Mar. South Birmingham maintain 100% score with a win against Halesowen B and go further into the lead.
24 Jan. Warley fail to catch up with South Birmingham drawing in their home match against bottom-of-the-table Stourbridge.
22 Jan. Halesowen B achieve draw two men down against Mutual
17 Jan. Warley beat Halesowen A to challenge South Birmingham for supremacy.
5 Dec. South Birmingham retain 100% record by beating Halesowen A
22 Nov. Mutual Circle beat Halesowen to get their first match points of the season and Warley beat Mercia.
13 Nov. South Birmingham beat Mercia to go further into the lead
17 Oct. Halesowen B crush Stourbridgeand with all teams having played one match, South Birmingham lead and Halesowen A are second.
16 Oct. Walsall beat Mercia
11 Sep. First results in from the Halesowen Derby, and a truncated match at Mercia.
5 Sep. Eight teams compete.

Please send re-arrangements of fixtures and results to Paul Sharratt and Ray Collett and any errors, omissions or alterations required.

2018-9 Teams Played Won Drawn Lost Points
Warley Quinborne 7 5 2 0 12
South Birmingham 7 6 0 0 12
Halesowen A 7* 3* 1 3 7
Walsall Kipping 7 3 1 3 7
Mutual Circle 7* 3* 1 3 7*
Stourbridge 7 2 2 3 6
Halesowen B 7 1 2 4 4
Mercia 7* 1 1 5* 3
*includes defaulted match

Fixtures and results

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2018 Dates 2018-9 Div 3 Fixtures and results Result
11 Sep Halesowen A - Halesowen B 3 - 1
11 Sep Mercia - Stourbridge 2½ - 1½
18 Sep Mutual Circle - South Birmingham 0 - 4
--- Mercia - Halesowen A 0 - 4 def
27 Sep Walsall Kipping - South Birmingham ½ - 3½
2 Oct Halesowen B - Warley Quinborne 1 - 2
4 Oct Halesowen A - Stourbridge 2 - 2
16 Oct Mercia - Walsall Kipping 1½ - 2½
17 Oct Stourbridge - Halesowen B 0 - 4
13 Nov Mercia - South Birmingham 1 - 3
22 Nov Warley Quinborne - Mercia 2½ - 1½
22 Nov Halesowen A - Mutual Circle ½ - 3½
29 Nov Halesowen B - Mercia 2 - 2
5 Dec South Birmingham - Halesowen A 3½ - ½
17 Jan Halesowen A - Warley Quinborne 1½ - 2½
22 Jan Mutual Circle - Halesowen B 2 - 2
24 Jan Warley Quinborne - Stourbridge 2 - 2
4 Mar South Birmingham - Halesowen B 3 - 1
11 Mar South Birmingham - Stourbridge 2½ - 1½
21 Mar Warley Quinborne - Walsall Kipping 2 - 2
1 Apr Stourbridge - Mutual Circle 3 - 1
18 Apr Walsall Kipping - Halesowen A 1½ - 2½
18 Apr Warley Quinborne - Mutual Circle 3 - 1
24 Apr Stourbridge - Walsall Kipping 0 - 4
25 Apr Walsall Kipping - Mutual Circle 0 - 4
30 Apr Halesowen B - Walsall Kipping 1 - 3
--- Mutual Circle - Mercia 4 - 0 def
8 May South Birmingham - Warley Quinborne 1½ - 2½
     

Team captains (2019-20 TBC)

  • Bushbury: Secy, Phil Staley
  • Halesowen A: Joyce Evans; Secy, Fixtures Secy, Don Curry
  • Halesowen B: Captn, Mark Vile; Fixtures Secy, Don Curry
  • Mercia: Stuart Deeley;
  • Mutual Circle: Capt Peter Hughes; Secy Chris Evans
  • South Birmingham: Capt, Tony Szatanik; Secy Tim Lane
  • Stourbridge: Captn, Steve Alcock; Secy, Dave Scriven.
  • Walsall Kipping: Capt, Simon Jones; Secy Mike Groombridge
  • Warley Quinborne: Secy, John Fahy