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2019-20 Bennett Cup

2019-20 entries

Five players have entered: Lee Davis, Ian Clarke and Brian Turner (Malvern); Ray Collett (Worcester) and John Varilone (Kidderminster).

Introduction to the competition

The Alderman Bennett Cup presented to the league in 1950 to be awarded to the best individual player in the league. It therefore complements the team trophies presented to the winners of divisions 1 and 2. The current holder of the cup is Lee Davis (Malvern). Visit the Bennett Cup honours roll for a complete list of champions.


The players placed first and second in the five-round all-play-all preliminary stage will play a two-game final for the Bennett Cup. Games in the the preliminary competition should be completed by 31 March 2020.

Player Club Grade LD BT RC IC JV Totals
Lee Davis Malvern 182   0 1 w 1 2
Brian Turner Malvern 160 1   ½ b w
Ray Collett Worcester 159 0 ½   0 1
Ian Clarke Malvern 156 b w 1   1 2
John Varilone Kidderminster 135 0 b 0 0   0
Rules for the Bennett Cup cmpetition. *