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League Success!

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The WPA league is well under way and Wednesday, 30 April, saw all three club teams in action:
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Marauders v Penarth Predators (Div 2 – Home)
Minotaurs v Creigiau Jacques (Div 2 – Away)
Monarchs v Monkstone Inn 1 (Div 1 – Away)
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It turned out to be a highly successful evening with every team winning 3 -1. Well done to all the players!
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Let’s hope this success continues throughout the season!
Roger

National League Cup – 2014

The WPA have published the preliminary round of this year’s National League Cup and can be accessed by following this link.

Monkstone Monarchs have been drawn away to the Golden Mile,
Monkstone Marauders have been drawn at home to the Penarth Predators and
Monkstone Minotaurs have been drawn at home to the Pontyclun Badgers.

Good luck to all the teams concerned.

Grand Prix Series – 2014

Members of the club have had a busy weekend playing in the annual Grand Prix (GP) Series to endeavour to qualify to play for Wales in two important competitions, the Home Nations and the EPA Inter-Regional Championship.

Monkstone   Musketeers Roger Griffin John Barnes Bernard Adshead Peter Kensett
Binary Data Tony Smith Derek Jones Peter Beresford Inthrayut Kongchun
Three French Hens Linda Hodges Pat Daviss Rose Fiera
The Monkies Peter Westall Matthew Franks Glyn Attley

On Saturday the members of the club were playing at Wenvoe PC in GP1, the results at the end of the day saw the teams lying 9th and 10th.

3 The Monkies 4 21 111 64 36 28
9 Binary Data 3 18 104 61 49 12
10 Monkstone Musketeers 3 17 101 54 49 5
14 Three French Hens 2 17 102 45 68 -23

On Sunday they popped up again in Abergavenny on wonderfully sunny day for GP2, the final results saw both teams lying in 7th and 9th position.

2 The Monkies 5 16 125 75 34 41
7 Binary Data 3 23 114 56 50 6
9 Monkstone Musketeers 3 17 106 60 55 5
16 Three French Hens 0 16 86 25 78 -53

Combined results after two rounds

Both teams have a final GP to improve their positions on 27th April in Brecon. Good Luck to both teams concerned.

President’s Cup – Playing Format

The following playing format has been posted on the WPA website.

if you have any questions, please ask.

Morning play:

There will be three pools of four teams play a round robin. The games will be timed with a 10 minute break between each game.

The top eight teams will qualify to play in the main competition. The next four teams will play in a plate competition (if requested).

Afternoon play:

The main competition will be a knockout from the quarter final stage for the 8 qualified teams.

The plate competition (if requested) will be a round robin for the 4 qualified teams.

The games in the afternoon will not be timed.

President’s Cup – Sunday 2nd March

Three teams from the Club have entered this year’s President’s Cup – the first competition of the new season.

The three teams are:

Monkstone Monarchs: Tony Smith, Inthrayut Kongchun & Roger Griffin.
Monkstone Marauders: Jim Harrison, Peter Kensett & John Barnes.
Monkstone Minotaurs: Bernard Adshead, Vicki Adshead & Keith Nott.

Travel arrangements will be confirmed on Wednesday evening.

There will be hot food available on the day, either Cawl or Faggots, both come recommended.

For a number of the members this will be their first competition, we wish them all and all the teams good luck.

You will need your licences.