Average Scores for Week 9:
Division 1 - 44
Division 2 - 34
Some difficult questions this week, reflected by the scores
being about 5 down on average compared to other weeks.
scores for the first half of the season:
1 - 47
2 - 39
2 Halfway through the
Hole in the wall and
the Peal of Bells are neck and neck at the top of Division 1!
Well done to the Lager Club
and Bowling Green, 2 promoted teams achieving mid table
Thanks to Y Tai and the Bangor Academicals - Every
week must seem like playing the Eggheads!!!!
Only one point separating
the top 4 teams in Division 2 - all scrambling to get into
Keep going Johnstown Legion
- Every week must seem like playing Humpty Dumpty!!
3 Some scores have been
adjusted to compensate for missing questions.
If this occurs in future,
just let us know and we will even things up.
4 Christmas Quiz - Dec
18th, 8:30pm at the Catholic Club
Everyone is welcome,
particularly friends and relations, who might not play every
As usual we will be
supporting Nightingale House and Hope House with a raffle.
Average Scores for Week 8:
Division 1 - 49
Division 2 - 44
Thank you to all the teams who pointed out the repeated questions
We have informed the question setter of this.
If it occurs again before Christmas, do sensible things like using
spare questions, or making sure the questions cancel out.
This makes sure the quiz is fair to both teams.
Average Scores for Week 7:
Division 1 - 46
Division 2 - 41
Average Scores for Week 6:
Division 1 - 46
Division 2 - 37
1. Despite all the problems with questions being used before in
previous quizzes, the Committee met on 7th Nov, and decided that
all the results from Week 4 would stand.
2. Average scores for Week 4:
Division 1 - 49
Division 2 - 40
3. Average Scores for Week 5:
Division 1 - 47
Division 2 - 41
1. Average Scores for Week 3:
Division 1 - 47
Division 2 - 41
1. Average scores for Week 2:
Division 1 - 50
Division 2 - 45
2. All scores in early. Thanks.
1. Email results to Dave Wilkinson NOT Brian Carr
(wqlresults@....) as per the current results sheet. We will amend
the results sheet as soon as possible. Dave's email address is on
your fixture cards.
2. The season has started well with combined Colin Hughes and Les
Moore trophies at the Lager Club. The Grapes and The Magers were
3. Average scores this week Division 1 - 44, Division 2 - 33.
4. Bear with us while we set up the new results recording. We will
try to do email as Brian did but for now all updates will be on
the website ASAP.
5. Remember it is the HOME TEAM's responsibility to check that
Questions have arrived. Dave Wilkinson has the spare set.
Reminder that the 2018 - 19 season starts This Tuesday,
2nd October at the Lager Club
Table Quiz for all teams - Winners and non-Winners from last
Fixtures are 'in progress' for the website, but this requires a
little more work updating the page due to the new structure of the
quiz league, with just the two divisions.
1 - The Season
starts on Tuesday 2nd October 8:30 at the Lager Club. Table
Quiz for ALL TEAMS.
will be held. Colin Hughes Trophy for last years winners. Les
Moore Trophy for all the other teams that did not win anything
2 - The League
Season will start on Tuesday 9th October.
Div 1 10 Teams.
Last year's 7 Div 1 teams + Lager Club, Bowling Green and Bangor
Accs, the top 3 teams from Div 2.
Div 2 9 teams .
Last years 6 Div3 teams + Griffin, Telford and Magers, the bottom
3 teams from Div 2.
David Kenrick will
be the question setter for the first half of the season. John
Noble will set the second half of the season after Christmas.
3 - Pairs Quiz and
Divisional handicap competitions will be reinstated as league
fixtures reduced from last year.
4 - Fixture Cards
will be distributed on October 2nd.
5 - Can all teams
bring £80 cash or cheques subs for this season on Oct 2nd
6 - No results
Secretary as nobody has yet volunteered to replace Brian. Chairman
Dave and Web manager Mark will receive, sort out and publish
results and tables but these may be in a different format.
7 - All points
from the AGM have been passed on to question setters.
8 - If any teams
are short of players or if former players want to join any teams
let us know and we will match you up.
9 - Have a Good
There will be a committee meeting on MONDAY 3 SEPTEMBER at
the Lager Club in Wrexham.
Usual Start time of 7.30pm
We will use this to discuss any matters arising for the start
of the new season
Decisions from the AGM on June 5th
* Fees are
being kept at £80 this year (Unanimous vote)
* We will move to a 2
Divisions format (Unanimous vote)
questions will be kept as the overall format of the quiz
league (Unanimous vote)
questions will be kept for all League quizzes (8 for, 5 against)
questions – 60 straight questions – will be trialled in Cup matches
setters will be asked to include more modern questions, balanced
pairs of questions, clear formatting in bold / only wanting the
surname - these notes have since been forwarded to question setters
with no apparent issues arising.
* Please can
teams clarify which team chose to answer questions first when they
collection for the raffle was made up to £160 which will be split
£80 to Hope House and £80 to Nightingale House
AGM - Tuesday 5th June 8pm Lager Club
Can everyone try to attend please as we have several important
decisions to make.
It would also help if teams could register for next season and pay
outstanding fees and next season's fees, if possible.
Decisions need to be made regarding:
1 - League Structure
2 - Next season's fees
3 - Questions. Question Pairing / 60 random questions /
Different quiz format for Cup fixtures as a trial etc
4 - Results Secretary
Any other points, let David Jackson know.
Corrected date of Committee Meeting, apologies for the mistake.
Next Committee Meeting
Tuesday 22nd May, Lager Club Wrexham, 7:30pm
Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 5th June, Lager Club Wrexham, 8pm
Current items for the Agenda are a fees increase and a review of the
Please can all teams who have won trophies bring them back to the
Anyone wising to raise issues for the AGM please contact David
Brian Carr has moved away from the Wrexham area, to southern
England. We would like to think him for all his hard work over the
years as Results Secretary
Therefore, we now have a vacancy for Results Secretary - can anyone
interested in doing this please put themselves forward as soon as
*** REARRANGED FIXTURES ***
April 8pm Handicap Cup and Yale Final Brymbo Sports and Social
May L21 final round of Div 1 League games.
Next Committee Meeting is on Monday 12th March at the Lager Club -
7.30 pm start
Griffin v Grapes
Overton v Catholic Club
Greyhound v Buck
Telford v Hole in Wall
Red Lion v Magers
Johnstown Legion v Bowling Green
New Inn v Lager
Bangor Accs v Horse and Jockey
Apologies for recent problems with the fixtures page not loading, a
typo had crept in along the way!
Pete is setting a charity quiz for Wrexham Food Bank.
Friday 23rd February 8:30pm at the Lager Club
Teams up to 6
Congratulations to the Horse & Jockey who won the Christmas Quiz
Thanks to John for setting questions for the first half of the
Fixture Cards - if any team have not received these yet please email
If any teams have not yet paid their fees for the seaon, please
email Dave Wilkinson for Diane's contact details
Draws for the next round of Cup competitions have been held and the
fixture list will be updated on the website
In the case of friendly matches questions will be sent to
all teams - can the Away team please contact the Home team to make
sure they are still running the quiz
Next Committee Meeting is on Monday 17th February at the Lager Club
- 7.30 pm start
Committee Meeting on Monday 19th February at the Lager Club. 7.30pm
1. Diane has broken her ankle and is somewhat immobile. We all wish
you a speedy recovery Diane.
2 . Martin Kilcoyne has asked Keith Morris to set the Cup Questions.
Thank you Keith we look forward to your brainteasers.
3. I have booked the Catholic Club for the Christmas Quiz on 19th
December. Pete is the question setter.
4. Caergwrle Social Club did not receive their questions on the 28th
November. I don't know why as I have been receiving questions on
It is the Home Team's responsibility to ensure questions have
been delivered to the venue.
Phone Brian Carr or Dave Wilkinson in case of problems with
questions - their phone numbers can be found on fixture cards.
5. Christmas Quiz Tuesday 19th December at 8:30pm, please arrive
early for a prompt start.
Raffle in aid of Nightingale House. Prize donations are most
Have a Good Season Everybody!
Congratulations to The Grapes, who won the Colin Hughes Trophy.
*** FIXTURES FOR THE 2017 - 2018 SEASON ARE NOW AVAILABLE ***
1. No matters arising from the AGM. As discussed fees for the
2017/18 season are staying at £60 per team.
2. All question setters have been contacted and will be continuing
for this season.
3. Most teams have now registered for this year - Committee members
will be in touch with anyone we haven't heard from yet.
4. Fixtures and divisions are being drawn up and will be updated
ASAP with cards sent out to teams at the start of the season.
5. Preliminary dates for the start of the season are 3rd October for
the Colin Hughes Trophy (at the Lager Club), 10th October for the
first League match for all teams.
6. Teams qualified for the Colin Highes Trophy are the Greyhound,
Hole in the Wall, Catholic Club, Bowling Green, Telford, Red Lion,
Grapes, Magers, Railway, New Inn, and the Johnstown Legion. All
others are welcome to attend if they like.
7. Please keep sending news to David Wilkinson - this will be passed
on to Mark Sumner who has now taken on responsibility for all of the
website including Latest News.
Next Committee Meeting 3rd Oct 7:30pm at the Lager Club, befote the
Colin Hughes Trophy.