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We organise a number of competitions throughout the season, for team, individual and pairs.

These competitions are always highly contested by keen players. Each competition has a different format, allowing for a good range of games across the season. Take a look below to see details of each competition

League Division One
League Division Two

The main competition are the Leagues where each team plays each other at home or away. Two points are awarded for a win plus the number of "legs" won in each game. Promotion and relegation between divisions provides and added level of competition right up to the climax of each season.

Mike Russle Cup

The Mike Russle Cup is the 'FA Cup' of our season. Its a A knock-out competion, played by all teams. The first round draw is widely anticipated, being drawn at our AGM. Winners from the first round go through to a second round, then semi-final and final.

The Mike Russle Cup is named after the landlord of the Builders Arms in New Barnet who lost his life when a fire ravaged the pub.

Elleston Trophy

The 1st Round losers in the Mike Russle Cup play in another trophy, called the Jim Elleston Trophy. This is again a straight knock-out cup with the final played on the same night as the MR Cup

Elleston is named after Jim Elleston, a player with the Green Monks.


During the year there are also two other tournaments - one for pairs and one for singles. In each of 8 separate venues, players (or pairs) play in a simple knock-out competition on the night. The 8 winners from each venue then play in a finals night, again on a knock out basis to determine the overall winner.

The singles trophy is named after Mike Pratt, former player of the Players, who died in 2007. The Pairs trophy was named after Jim Grocott, who played for the Builders and died in 2006.

The results are available for all competitions by clicking the appropriate links above.