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Another Player Looking For A Team

We have another player looking for a team - his name is Rob Cruise and he lives in Hale Village. He describes himself as a good all-rounder but especially strong in literature and sport. He has been a winner on 2 Tribes on TV, and was a semi-finalist Brain of Britain in 2013.

If you could offer him a berth, please contact him by email at rcruise63@aol.com and please let me know if you take him on.

Player Looking For a Team

A lady called Rachel is looking to join a team in the Liverpool League.  If you think you could offer her a place, please contact her by email at rachel_lk_gu@yahoo.co.uk

If you do sign her up, please let me know so that I can remove this item from the website.

Documents available to download

You can now download electronic copies of the League handbook and latest minutes of the LQL council from the Documents page

Summer League Charitable Donation

A donation of £100 was made from the Summer Quiz League coffers to Mary's Meals, a charity offering nutritious food to African schoolchildren.  Further details can be found on the Summer League website here:

MQL Players on TV

In the coming weeks, several players from the MQL will be appearing on TV.

On 20th July Liverpool University beat St Peter's, Oxford on University Challenge.  The Liverpool team includes Jack Bennett, who played several matches for Rainhill Victoria last season, and reached the last 6 in the Liverpool pairs competition.

In coming weeks Neil Macaskill , David Knapp, David Smith (all Warrington) and Jon Stitcher (Wirral) will be appearing on Only Connect on BBC2.  Neil will be appearing as a member of the Spaghetti Westerners on 27th July, David Smith as a member of The Railwaymen on 3rd Augusts, David Knapp as a member of The Bookworms team on 17th August, and Jon as a member of the Athenians team on 24th August.

John Haynes of Irby Nomads (Wirral) appeared on Channel 4's '15 to 1' on Tuesday 4th August.

Liverpool Uni

If you know of any other people appearing on the TV, please let me know.

Summer League Starts 8th June

New players welcome

Mersey Summer Quiz League starts next Monday 8th June, 8.00 pm at Aigburth People's Hall. You are most welcome to come along and join in.

You can find the Summer League website here:

Pairs Final 2015

The 2015 Liverpool quiz League Pairs competition was held on Monday 1st June 2015 at Aigburth People's Hall.  You can watch it in the video below.

Liverpool Quiz League Pairs Competition

At a very well attended pairs competition and presentation evening, 27 randomly drawn pairs took part in the annual pairs competition.  As is usual, the questions were set by last year's winners, John Watson of Bishop Eaton and Chris Quinn of Rainhill Victoria.

After a close competition, Rod Moore (Kluggers) and Joe Raven (Earles) finished in third position, with Clive Leach (Exiles) and James McGregor (Palmy Army) in second place.  The winners were Mark Kerr (Rainhill Victoria) and Peter Dixon (Earles)

The questions for both the qualifying competition and the finals can be found on the Quizzes page and some photos are now on the Gallery page.

Pairs Winners 2015

History of the Merseyside Quiz League

With Photographs

An illustrated history of the Merseyside Quiz League can be found here. It makes fascinating reading.

History of the MQL

Riley Cup 2015 - Results

After a fine tournament, the last three round of which were played tonight at Aigburth People's Hall, Exiles of the Liverpool League beat Barbarians of the Wirral League in the final.

Barbarians reached the final by beating Kluggers 58-55 while playing short handed, one of their players travelling to the venue directly from Liverpool Airport after a flight from Spain and not quite making it on time!  In the semi final they beat Aigburth Swans 63-36, by this time having a full team.

Exiles progressed by beating Gladly Stoned 58-54, then beating Earles 61-25.

In the final, Exiles, the team consisting of John Curphey, Bryan Leach, Tony Coady and Clive Leach triumphed with a score of 57 to Barbarian's 48.  Barbarians' team consisted of Joe Davies, John Lively, Harry Merry and Len Davies.

Special mentions also go to Joe Raven of Earles, and Danny Grimes of Aigburth Swans who scored full houses in the quarter finals.

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