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Tue, 17 Mar 20 - League Suspended - Update : Further details regarding the league suspension are available via this link.

Mon, 16 Mar 20 - League Suspended - Coronavirus : A notice to all league members. The committee has decided, as of now (Tuesday 17th March), to suspend all league and competiton matches due to Coronavirus safety concerns. A detailed update will be available later today.

Sun, 01 Mar 20 - Handicap - Clarification : After quite a bit of feedback, we're making a slight change to handicapping. Currently, match results missing before the meeting aren't included in the monthly handicap generation. Normally, this isn't a problem, as they'll be caught up as the season progresses. But as the season draws to a close, these results may play a big factor in final league positions. So from now on, missing results will be factored in as they arrive (up to the last meeting date).

Tue, 25 Feb 20 - Summer League - Team Required : A notice to delegates, we are looking for another team to take part in this years summer league (we have 7 so far), playing on Tuesday nights. Please contact the league secretary if you are interested in taking part.

Tue, 28 Jan 20 - Competitions : A notice to all competition players, please make sure all matches are played ASAP as the closing date is almost upon us. The draw for next rounds will be made at the next delegate meeting in February.

Thu, 12 Dec 19 - Competitions and Delegate Meeting : A notice to delegates, the January meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be on Wednesday 12th February. At which point the next round in each competition must have been played. Details available on the 'Competitions page'.

Tue, 29 Oct 19 - Championship (Individual Scratch) : A notice to championship players, please note, since the last AGM rule change. The first two rounds are best of 3, subsequent rounds best of 5.

Thu, 03 Oct 19 - Competition Entries ASAP : A notice to delegates, please submit all competition entries ASAP. The first rounds of all competitions will be made at the next meeting. Entries not submitted before this Sunday (6th), will not be entred into the draw(s).

Mon, 23 Sep 19 - Winter Fixtures and Joffe Trophy : The new Winter League season starts this week (w/c 23rd). Fixtures have been generated along with handicaps. Also, the first round of the Joffe Bridgwater Trophy has been made, follow the link for details.

Tue, 03 Sep 19 - Next Delegates Meeting - 18th Sept : A note to delegates, the next meeting has been moved back one week (due to holidays) to Wednesday 18th September. Please ensure all competition entries are in ASAP, as we would like to do all first round draws at the next meeting.

Fri, 02 Aug 19 - AGM 2019 : A notice to all delegates, this years AGM is on Wednesday 14th August. Please submit any questions/issues for discussion A.S.A.P. Also, if you are planning on entering a team in the league next season. Please let the league secretary know within the next two weeks.

Tue, 11 Jun 19 - Stocks Takes Title : Congratulations to Mick Stocks (Alverthorpe WMC), who has won this seasons individual scratch competition, after beating Andy Macey (Royston Pockets A) 4-0 in the final at Belle Vue Cons.

Sat, 08 Jun 19 - Presentation Night - Tues 11th June : This years league presentation night and final of the championship competition, will take place on Tuesday 11th June - Belle Vue Cons - 7pm start. Could each delegate remember to please bring a raffle prize as normal.

Sun, 26 May 19 - Sad News - Bryan Woodcock Snr : We're sorry to report that Bryan Woodcock Snr has passed away. Bryan played for Crofton WMC for many, many years and was a massive supporter of the Wakefield League. His funeral will be held at Pontefract Crematorium on Monday 10th June 9:20am, then at Crofton WMC afterwards.

Sat, 11 May 19 - Trophies - We Need Them Back : A note to all delegates, with presentation night being only a few weeks away. We need all last years trophies in ASAP. If you have a trophy, please contact Gordon or Mike.

Tue, 30 Apr 19 - Laverack's Poor Season Comes Good : Despite being statistically this seasons worst league player (winning just 4 from 17). Congratulations to Alverthorpe's Nathan Laverack who's managed to turn his season around by winning the individual handicap competition (beating Crigglestone's Ricky Marsden 3-0 in the final, whilst losing only one frame throughout the whole event).

Tue, 30 Apr 19 - Outwood Take Pairs Title : In a hard fought close match, Outwoods Les Monks and Dec Osbourne have won the this seasons pairs title, beating Josh Banham and Andy Butcher (Mapplewell) 3-2 in the final.

Tue, 30 Apr 19 - Playoffs - Crigglestone and Mapplewell B : Congratulations to Crigglestone and Mapplewell B who are this seasons Playoff winners.

Mon, 29 Apr 19 - Summer League Fixtures : This seasons summer league will start next Tuesday (30th April), please take a moment to check the fixtures (see link). Any problems, please contact the league secretary ASAP.

Fri, 19 Apr 19 - Champion of Champions - Cudworth West End : Congratulations to Cudworth West End, who have won this seasons Champion of Champions competition after beating West Green (8-2) over two legs.

Thu, 11 Apr 19 - Champion of Champions : West Green and Cudworth West End will playoff to decide this seasons champion of champions. Follow the link to see the fixtures/schedule.

Wed, 10 Apr 19 - Thursday Playoffs : All results are now in, the Thursday night playoff matches start this week (11th), please follow the link for details.

Sun, 07 Apr 19 - Tuesday - Playoffs : Tuesday night playoff matches start next week (9th), please follow the link for details. Also, can delegates send in all played match details ASAP. This is so the playoff draw can be made for the Tursday night league.

Sun, 07 Apr 19 - Cudworth West End Take Thursday Title : Congratulations to Cudworth West End, who have won this seasons Thursday night league title. Going down to the wire, Cudworth WE managed to hold off Mapplewell B to clinch top spot.

Thu, 04 Apr 19 - Joffe Trophy - Bullet S/S : Congratulations to Bullet S/S, who have beaten Brookhouse 3-1 to take this seasons Joffe Bridgwater Trophy.

Tue, 02 Apr 19 - West Green Take Tuesday Title : After the closest finish in living memory, West Green have taken the Tuesday title by the narrowist of margins. Following a count back, with everything equal, the title was finally decided by a higher number of 2-3 results (West Green having a higher number than Crigglestone).

Wed, 20 Mar 19 - Stocks takes Summer Title : Congratulations to Mick Stocks (Alverthorpe WMC), who has won last seasons summer individual scratch final. After beating Mick Wilby (Alverthorpe WMC) 3-0 tonight at Alverthorpe Cons.

Sun, 17 Mar 19 - 2018 Summer League - Individual Scratch Final : The planets have finally aligned.! so last years individual summer league final is now taking place on Wednesday 20th March at Alverthorpe Cons.! The game between Mick Wilby (Alverthorpe WMC) and Mick Stocks (Alverthorpe WMC) will finally take place (hopefully...).

Sun, 20 Jan 19 - Yorkshire Championship - Singles : A notice to all league players. The closing date for this years Yorkshire Championship competiton is the 31st January. Please make sure all entries are in ASAP. Follow the link for more details.

Mon, 07 Jan 19 - Delegates Meeting January - Cancelled : A notice to league delegates. The January league meeting has been cancelled. Although, the new handicaps have been generated and uploaded.

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Updated: Tue, 17th Mar 2020