Liverpool Pairs Competition and Presentation Night

Liverpool Quiz League Presentation Evening 2019
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Pairs Competition

As is traditional, Wirral players are invited to attend the Liverpool Quiz League presentation evening and take part in the annual Pairs competition.  Players are randomly paired on the evening and there will be a qualifying written quiz to select the six highest scoring pairs.  These will then go forward into a 15-to-1 style knockout quiz to decide the champions.

The event takes place on Monday 13th May 2019, starting at 8pm at Aigburth People’s Hall, Aigburth Vale, Liverpool, L17 0DG

Refreshments will be provided.

Ted Riley Cup Final 2019

Peter Burbidge - Sad News

Former Wirral Quiz League player Peter Burbidge died on the 5th April and his funeral is at Landican Cemetary onTuesday 23.4.2019 at 3.30pm

He was a founder member of the team Oxton Dynamo in the late eighties - along with Jim Robinson and his brother Bob. The team achieved promotions from Division 3 through Division 2 into Division 1 by 2000 and was then wound up - he later played for Oxton Conservatives. In the last couple of years he had retired from competitive quizzing but continued to enjoy quiz nights.

Riley Cup Round 2

  Second Round hcap score   score hcap 8th April 2019
8 Aigburth CC 25 52 v 55 18 St Patricks
9 Bebington Hockey 20 47 v 59 20 Soapsuds
10 Monstrous Regiment 19 58 v 50 18 Taxes
11 Bookworms 14 49 v 56 22 St Francis of Assisi
12 Outside Edge 23 45 v 55 14 Wallaseyans
13 Shipwrecked 24 59 v 55 15 Old Bangers
14 Wandering Star 23 59 v 63 25 Duncans Doughnuts
15 Magpies 24 0 v w/o 16 Plasterers Arms
16 Standard Bearers 31 51 v 60 19 Residents
17 Earles 10 59 v 51 21 Exiles
18 J.C.and the Jets 24 53 v 57 20 Aardvarks
19 Black Horse 22 57 v 60 14 Judges
20 Aigburth Swans 12 48 v 55 13 Bishop Eton
21 Top Shelf 17 52 v 58 20 Tramway
22 CTK Wanderers 19 0 v w/o 0 Victorian Cricketers
23 Aigburth People 16 59 v 43 18 CTK Cavaliers

 

  Third Round Draw hcap   hcap 15th April 2019
24 Victorian Cricketers 0 v 13 Bishop Eton
25 St Francis of Assisi 22 v 14 Judges
26 Duncan's Doughnuts 25 v 19 Monstrous Regiment
27 Earles 10 v 16 Plasterers Arms
28 Aardvarks 20 v 20 Soapsuds
29 Wallaseyans 14 v 24 Shipwrecked
30 Residents 19 v 20 Tramway
31 Aigburth People 16 v 18 St Patricks

Riley Cup 2019

1st Round 1st April 2019
Game Home Team hcap score   score hcap Away Team
1 Lever Club 28  63 v 67 18 CTK Cavaliers
2 Duncans Doughnuts 25  73 v 54 8 Kluggers
3 Gladly Stoned 7  0 v w/o 20 Tramway
4 Aigburth People 16 w/o v 0 20 Nelson's Fifth Column
5 Earles 10  66 v 55 15 Palmy Army
6 Victorian Cricketers 0  57 v 53 19 Leyfield Crown
7 Oxton Conservatives 7  54 v 57 13 Bishop Eton

 

Second Round 8th April 2019
Game Home Team hcap score   score hcap Away Team
8 Aigburth CC 25   v   18 St Patricks
9 Bebington Hockey 20   v   20 Soapsuds
10 Monstrous Regiment 19   v   18 Taxes
11 Bookworms 14   v   22 St Francis of Assisi
12 Outside Edge 23   v   14 Wallaseyans
13 Shipwrecked 24   v   15 Old Bangers
14 Wandering Star 23   v   25 Duncans Doughnuts
15 Magpies 24   v   16 Plasterers Arms
16 Standard Bearers 31   v   19 Residents
17 Earles 10   v   21 Exiles
18 J.C.and the Jets 24   v   20 Aardvarks
19 Black Horse 22   v   14 Judges
20 Aigburth Swans 12   v   13 Bishop Eton
21 Top Shelf 17   v   20 Tramway
22 CTK Wanderers 19   v   0 Victorian Cricketers
23 Aigburth People 16   v   18 CTK Cavaliers

 

Mimir finals

Seven Wirral players attended the Merseyside wide finals night for the Mimir, 5 of us fell at the first stage but Karl Whelan and Jim Eccleson went all the way and have qualified for the Mimir final which will take place at 8pm on the 15th May at Hoylake Social Club. This event will also host the MCC final and the MCC plate final, the latter of which will see Wirral team Oxton Conservatives playing.

There is also the presentation of trophies so the Wirral President's Shield team, captained by Steve Lomas will be collecting the President's shield AND the Presidential Challenge. 

The evening will be catered and it would be great to see lots of Wirral players in attendance to cheer on Karl and Jim and to celebrate the great performance of the President's Shield team.

Mastermind - Contestants Wanted

Mastermind

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Another Wirral player goes for a million!

Helen Belcham

For the second time this year, a Wirral player has made it into contestants' row on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire!.  Following up Jon Stitcher's appearance earlier in the year, Helen Belcham of Soapsuds will be appearing on Thursday March 7th.

Does she have a fast finger?  Will she ask the audience?  Has her friend paid his phone bill?  Tune in on Thursday to find out.

I'm sure you'll join us in wishing her the best of luck. 

Wirral Quiz League Facebook page

To accompany our Twitter account there is now also a WQL FB page which can be found at 
https://www.facebook.com/WirralQuizLeague/
Results and news will be posted there as well as on this website but it is hoped that it may help us reach a new audience and increase numbers.

Mal Leeming

We are saddened to announce the passing of Mal Leeming the long term secretary of Legionnaires team. He was much loved due to his unique personality, sense of humour and quick wit. He had a fascinating view on life and was interested in all the people he came into contact with. He will be sadly missed.

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