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Summer League: Finals Night Results

2017 COMPETITION WINNERS AND RUNNERS UP

Finals Night was held on 13th September at Abingdon United FC with some great matches including a massive game for the Red Drive 3s with Dave Hudson doing two 6s and Dave Dix following with 6-5.

Pairs and Singles semi and finals will be played on Presentation Night 20th October 2017 at Abingdon United FC. Programmes on sale soon !

2017 COMPETITION WINNERS AND RUNNERS UP

Competition  WINNERS RUNNERS-UP
Eights KO Abingdon United B Spread Eagle
Tom Simmons 5s Abingdon United B Spread Eagle
Fours Spread Eagle Abingdon RBL
Red Drive 3s Spread Eagle Abingdon United B
Captain’s P.Longford Tandem M.Jarvis  Steventon Sports
Secretary’s J.Gapper Spread Eagle P.Ealey Abingdon RBL
Founder Members B.Duff

Abingdon Utd B

D.Coles
Abingdon Conservative Club A
MOST SIXES IN THE SEASON  D.Dix Abingdon Utd B 10 – doubling last year

 

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Summer League: Finals Night Order of Play from 7.30pm

Abingdon & District Aunt Sally League
2017 FINALS NIGHT ORDER OF PLAY
AT ABINGDON UNITED FC
PLAY TO START AT 7.30PM

Wednesday 13th September 2017

FIVES

Spread Eagle vs Abingdon United B

CAPTAINS

P.Longford (Tandem) vs M.Jarvis (Steventon Sports)

FOURS

Ab.RBL (D.Sapey/P.Ealey/S.Champ/N.Hazell/(A.Druce)
 vs Spread Eagle (S.Humphries/G.Brown/M.Phillips/(J.Gapper)

RED DRIVE (3s)

Spread Eagle (D.Hudson/G.Brown/M.Phillips/(S.Humphries)
 vs Ab.Utd B (A) (D.Dix/L.Clapton/B.Parker/(B.Clapton)

SECRETARYS

P.Ealey (Ab.RBL) vs John Gapper (Spread Eagle)

FOUNDER MEMBERS

B.Duff (Ab Utd B) vs D.Coles (Ab.Con.Club A)

 

* SINGLES AND DOUBLES WILL BE PLAYED ON
 PRESENTATION NIGHT 20th October.

STARTING WITH THE PAIRS SEMI FINAL AND
THEN THE SINGLES SEMI FINAL…. *

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Summer League: Week 13 Results and Comp News

Competitions finished this week (apart from Finals on Wed 13th Sept) with the Captains and Secretaries Knockouts. With injuries and holidays we had 7 Captains and only 5 Secretaries. The finalists for Captains are Paul Longford (Tandem) and Michael Jarvis (Steventon Sports) and in the Secretaries Paul Ealey (Ab.RBL) and John Gapper (Spread Eagle). 

A new face in the Over 14s this week with Ian Brook from Spread Eagle B cracking a 5-5-4! Well done Ian!

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Competition News: 4s Knockout

Thursday saw the next set of competitions play out at Abingdon Conservative Club and Abingdon United FC in the form of the 4s Knockout.

2017 4s – Tandem vs Ab.RBL

With just Tandem and Ab.RBL appearing at Ab Utd (losing Steventon Sports & Spread Eagle B(A) ) Legion made short work of a poorly performing Tandem winning 2-1.

2017 4s – Spread vs Ab.Utd B(A), Plum Pudding vs Ab.Utd B(B) and Spread vs Ab.Utd B(B)

At ACC Spread Eagle B(B) failed to field (due to sickness/holidays) and left Spread Eagle to take on Ab.Utd B(A) in the first match. 

With four players both teams managed 16 in the first leg with Spread managing all 2’s in the 3 stick leg which Utd couldn’t match. Spread then set 13 which again Utd couldn’t chase putting Spread into the semi final. 

Plum Pudding were knocked out 2-0 by Ab.Utd B(B) (scores illustrated). 

Semi final between Spread and Ab Utd B(B) had Utd setting 7 which John Simmons getting an impressive 6 to leave Scott Humphries with a simple 2 for the first leg win. Spread set with a 4×4 giving 16 which was no match for an under pressure Utd despite Paul Barrett’s fine 4 start.

4s Final is between Spread Eagle and Ab.RBL to be played on Finals Night Wed 13th Sept at Ab.Utd.

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Summer League : Week 10 Results & Comp News

SPECIAL OFFER!

As you know the League is sponsored this year by Dyno Plumbing & Heating and they are offering an exclusive discount for registered players of the league off the cost of all new boilers they install. From now until the end of the season they will be offering a 10% discount off all new boilers installed. The boilers come with a 7-year warranty and you’ll need to quote DYNOAASL17 when making an enquiry. This offer is open to all registered players of the League.

So give them a ring on 01235 523708 and get a great deal!

Competition News:  5s Competition – The Committee have decided that because the Spread Eagle B team withdrew from the competition voluntarily that Spread Eagle go through to the Final. 

Singles Competitions: with the 4 venues hosting 30 players with games running to repeat 3/1/6 stick legs in places and some high 5/6s being challenging in some of the later matches the semi-finalists are:   Dave Dix (Ab Utd B), Barry Parker (Ab Utd B), John Simmons (Spread Eagle) and Nicky Biggs (Tandem). Semi-finals/Finals will be held as part of Presentation Night on Friday 20th October at Abingdon United FC.

THIS WEEK :  Fours competitions are at Ab.Con Club and Ab.Utd FC (as per Competition Fixture list not poster or Player lists – I know we rushed it – apologies) this Thursday. Registered players are listed here.

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Summer League : Week 9 Results & Comp News

SPECIAL OFFER!

As you know the League is sponsored this year by Dyno Plumbing & Heating and they are offering an exclusive discount for registered players of the league off the cost of all new boilers they install. From now until the end of the season they will be offering a 10% discount off all new boilers installed. The boilers come with a 7-year warranty and you’ll need to quote DYNOAASL17 when making an enquiry. This offer is open to all registered players of the League.

So give them a ring on 01235 523708 and get a great deal!

Competition News: A disappointing turnout in the Tom Simmons 5’s Knockout this week with two out of the six teams unable to field teams left only 3 contenders once Spread Eagle B withdrew after a pre-match issue with unsporting behaviour from a player from Spread Eagle. Spread Eagle B lodged a complaint with the Committee and the player’s team Captain/Secretary have been warned that any further behaviour will result in the player being barred from the League. The Committee will decide whether the other semi-final should be rescheduled.

Plum Pudding took on the might of Abingdon Utd B in the Semi-Final to lose 2-0 to putting Utd through. 

THIS WEEK : Singles competition – see fixture list for revised venues. 


No change to the Over 14s this week but Barry Parker (Ab Utd B) was unlucky with 4-5-4 and unfortunate not to retain his World Title at the Charlbury Beer Festival this year. Next time Barrington.

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Summer League: Week 8 Results & Comp News

SPECIAL OFFER!

 As you know the League is sponsored this year by Dyno Plumbing & Heating and they are offering an exclusive discount for registered players of the league off the cost of all new boilers they install. From now until the end of the season they will be offering a 10% discount off all new boilers installed. The boilers come with a 7-year warranty and you’ll need to quote DYNOAASL17 when making an enquiry. This offer is open to all registered players of the League.

So give them a ring on 01235 523708 and get a great deal!

 


Competition News: Eights Final was played at Abingdon Conservative Club this week between Spread Eagle and Ab.Utd. B. Spread’s Scott Humphries had to retire injured which was crucial to Ab.Utd. securing the trophy for 2017 despite missing the top man Dave Dix.  First leg drew and Spread secured it on 3 sticks then Utd took the next two legs. Spread 20-18-22 and Ab.Utd.B 20.24.23.

THIS WEEK: – Tom Simmons (5s) trophy matches ALL PLAYED AT Abingdon Conservative Club. See revised competition fixture list online.


One match defaulted this week – no card entered for F Section North Star B vs RAL RecSoc. “Nil point”. Shame.

A special mention to the newest team/pitch in the League – The Ladygrove A of Didcot. I’ve been asked to thank Chris Harrison and Darren ‘you know the rules’ Saunders for their efforts this week. Well done Dan Sheridan for making this happen and even getting the pitch sponsored! Magnificent!

There’s a lady in the house for the over 14s in Janet Morton Waggon & Horses A – well done ! You’ve obviously vastly improved from your early season performance and/or got very fortunate with the knocks! Just shows anyone can put their mind to it.

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