Venu Changes - RNA Club now closed

The RNA Club (venue for 2D or N2D and Roundheads) has suddenly closed down, giving no notice to either team.

Roundheads have arranged to play their home games at Wirral Liberal Club in Shrewsbury Road, Birkenhead and 2D are still trying to relocate.

Secretaries of both teams will contact their opponents with details of their alternative arrangements in good time.

Revenge of the Egghead

Contestants Wanted

12 Yard Productions, makers of "Eggheads", are looking for contestants for a new BBC2 show

The programme is a general knowledge quiz where contestants attempt to win thousands of pounds. Standing in their way is the fearsomely competitive Egghead, CJ de Mooi. Can you outsmart a know-it-all quizzer and scoop the jackpot?

If you would like to apply, you can download an application form from here, and also see a flyer here.

Show Me The Telly!

ITV are looking for teams of 3 to compete against a team of 3 celebrities based on their knowledge of television, with the chance to win a prize of £3,000.

If you are interested, please contact Bethan Williams at showmethetelly@itv.com or by phone at 0161 952 0760

Changes for the 2013/14 Season

  • The Brown Horse Neston have changed both name and venue - They will now be known as The Brewer’s Arms Neston, playing in the pub of the same name in Park Street, Neston.
  • Extras have returned to their old venue of New Brighton Cricket Club in Rake Lane, Wallasey.
  • Gladly Stoned will now be playing their home matches on Tuesday evenings.
  • Our Ladys' A and B teams have amalgamated and will be playing as Our Lady's Parish Centre.
  • The Queens have decided to resign from the league.
  • ND Squared have changed their name and will now be appearing as 2D or N2D.

As no new teams have joined the league despite several enquiries, it has been decided that each division should contain 14 teams for next season.  Bebington Hockey and Barbarians have been promoted to Division 1, with Roundheads and Hoylake LTC dropping to Division 2.

And the winners are ...

At the end of the season, congratulations go out to Gladly Stoned, who pipped Oxton Conservatives to the First Division title, and to Bebington Hockey who held off a late challenge from Barbarians to win the Second Division Title.

Roundheads and Hoylake LTC have been relegated to Division 2.

MIMIR 2013

After some fine quizzing on Wednesday 20th March 2013 at The Sands Hotel, Ainsdale, the places for the MIMIR final have been decided.
 
The four players, who will contest the final on May 15 at St Francis de Salles Parochial Club in Walton, are Pat Gibson (Ormskirk), Darren Martin (Ormskirk), Ray Oakes (Ormskirk) and DAG Griffiths (Southport & Formby)
 

An Apology

I realised quite recently that the I had made some errors in the results for the teams in the First Division.  These were caused by a combination of my short-sightedness and fat fingers!  The errors meant that my version of the league table did not quite correspond to that provided by the results secretary.Luckily, the teams involved at the top and bottom of the table were not overly affected by the errors.

The mistakes have now been rectified, both on the results pages and on the individual team pages.

Chris Quinn, Website administrator

Bebington Hockey Promoted

After their recent win over The Lever Club, Bebington Hockey have secured promotion to Division 1.

MQL Challenge Cup/Plate QF Results - Wednesday 6th February 2013

MQL Challenge Cup 2012-13

Old Dog 53-26 Oxton Cons
Metros 41-31 Bishop Eton
Wings 43-41 Rainhill Victoria
Unison 35-37 Wheatsheaf

MQL Plate 2012-13

Triangle N/A St Charles
Exiles 30-29 Colly Wobblers
Greyhound 38-25 Baltic Fleet
Wallaseyans 33-35 Wandering Star

 

Quiz Documentary

A film-maker, Jeffrey French, is in the process of making a documentary on the popularity of pub quizzes in the UK and USA, and will be filming at a specially arranged quiz at Christ The King Parochial Club, Queen's Drive, Liverpool.  The quiz will take place on Thursday 21st February, starting at 7.30pm.  You will be most welcome to come along particularly if you have any information on the history of MQL, please let Cliff Houghton know if you or any member of your team will be attending.

A clip of the filming done so far can be seen below:

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