Micro League

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Micro-League is the annual competitive competition held between swimming clubs in the North West region. The competition comprises three divisions of 6-9 teams and is competed over several rounds with each team swimming 4 times. Points are awarded per race with the winner being awarded 4 pts, 2nd gets 3pts and so on down to last place who receive 1pt, disqualified swimmers receive no points. Points are accumulated and carried over from round to round with the final league table being decided by the total number of points.

Division A comprises – Blackpool A, Ormskirk A, Southport A, Southport B, Wigan A,  Leyland A, Fleetwood A and Preston A

Division B comprises – Blackburn, Clitheroe,  Burnley Bobcats, Halton A, Pioneer 79 Prescot, Garston, Leyland B, and Chorley

Division C comprises – Garstang, Liverpool, Lytham St Annes, Lancaster, Kirkham, and Preston B

The season culminates with a finals day where the top 4 teams in division A swim off to decide the champion, who advance to the Northern Finals. The bottom two teams in Division A swim off with the top two teams in Division B, and the bottom two teams in Division B swim off with the top two teams in Division C to determine promotion and relegation.

Round 1 – 3rd March 2019  –  Location: Accrington Academy- 1.30pm

Result – 1st Pioneer’79 142pts, 2nd Burnley Bobcats – 119, 3rd Garston – 116pts, 4th Clitheroe Dolphins – 87pts

Round 2 – 19th May2019  –  Location: KnowsleyLeisure Centre – 3.15pm

Result – 1st Pioneer’79 – 137pts, 2nd Prescot A – 132, 3rd Blackburn – 106pts, 4th Clitheroe Dolphins – 98pts

Round 3 – 2nd June 2019  –  Location: Leyland Leisure Centre – 3.15pm

Result – 1st Chorley Marlins – 128pts, 2nd Prescot – 126, 3rd Leyland Barracudas B – 123pts, 4th Clitheroe Dolphins – 92pts

Round 4 – 30th June 2019  –  Location: Stonyhurst Sports Centre – 1.15pm

Result – 1st Halton – 155pts, 2nd Blackburn – 124, 3rd Garston – 113pts, 4th Clitheroe Dolphins – 81pts

Microleague Table - Division B

TeamRounds SwamTotal Points
Pioneer794571
Blackburn4479
Chorley4451
Garston4433
Halton3419
Prescot3385
Bobcats3362
Clitheroe4358
Leyland B3330

Link to League Website – http://www.microleaguenw.org.uk/