Ormskirk Quiz League

A member of the Merseyside Quiz Leagues

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Merseyside Challenge Cup

Three Ormskirk teams remain unbeaten after the second set of group matches. In Group A Colly Wobblers head the table after a 61-28 win at Wandering Star (Liverpool) - Mike Unsworth and Pat Gibson each answered seven of their own questions in scores of 23 and 19. Greyhound head Group B following a 49-42 win at Wallaseyans (Wirral) with Andy Francis (16) and Peter Gateley (15) leading the way. Unison lead Group C after beating Abbey Sinners 53-42. Charles Johnson (18) and Darren Martin (16) did well for Unison as did Bill Gerrard (15) for Abbey Sinners. The final matches at this stage of the competition will take place on December 12th.


A donation of £250 each has recently been sent to our two charities HCPT and Cancer Research.

Highlights Week 10

Division 1 :- 21 points and a full house from Darren Martin plus 18 from Charles Johnson helped Unison to a win over Whippet, for whom Debbie Davidson scored 19 and Gordon Richards 15. Despite 20 points from Janet Crompton, Squigglers lost to Greyhound, John Wilson scoring 15 for the winners. 17 points from Barbara Flaherty wasn’t enough to prevent Abbey Saints losing to Colly Wobblers; Pat Gibson (17) and Mike Unsworth (16) led the scoring for the winners. In a 3 a-side match Helenians, for whom Dave Boyd scored 18 and Alf Westwell 16, overcame Newburgh Lions; Jim Maloney contributing 19 to Newburgh’s score. 21 points from Paul Prior greatly helped Ormskirk Tennis Club to a win over Robin Hood for whom Sue Perks scored 15.

Division 2 :- Abbey Saints, for whom Bill Gerrard scored 22, remain top after their win over Ormskirk Farmers. Rugby Hounds are second, beating Gang of Four; Colin MacDonald scored 14 for the winners and Rob Jones 12 for the losing team. 17 points from Steve Garrett secured Legion Lions’ first win of the season against Bispham Farmers Arms. In beating Ormskirk Theatre Company, Aughton Institute also secured their first win of the season.

European Champion

Congratulations to Pat Gibson who retained his individual title at the European Quiz Championships in Venice this weekend. He was also runner up with Kevin Ashman in the Pairs competition.

Individual Scores

Averages for the first half of the league season are available here.

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