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Last updated 17 March 2019

Worcestershire are u140 team champions.
Notts and Warks also get to the natinal stage.

16 Mar, Peter Sherlock reports. Warks get a narrow win against Derbys and Leics get the final national stage place.
2 Mar, Neil Graham reports. Worcestershire beat Nottinghamshire to clinch the Midlands u140 championship. These two couty teams progress to the national stages but there is a fierce fight for the third nomination between Derbys and Leics.
23 Feb. Notts beat Leics to set up an end-of-season showdown with Worcestershire for the u140 Midlands chmpionship when they would need to beat Worcs to win the title. In the opther match Lincs were just ahead of Warks.
9 Feb. Derbys wrest first match point from Worcs with a draw.
26 Jan. Worcestershire remain unbeaten winning against Lincolnshire and go top of the table
16 Jan. Warks concede match against Leics scheduled for 19 Jan making Leics level with the leaders.
13 Jan. A day for the underdogs! Lincs gained their first match points by beating leaders Notts and Staffs beat Derbys in closely contested matches.
8 Dec. Notts and Worcs head the table. Leaders Worcs and Notts have convincing wins against Warks and Staffs respectively and Leics narrowly beat Lincs.
24 Nov. A good day for home teams: Notts beat Warks, Derbys beat Leics, and Worcs beat Staffs
10 Nov. Notts have a convincing away win against Derbyshire whileLeicestershire win against Staffordshire.
26 Oct. Warks, playing away, beat Staffs; Worcs, also away, beat Leics.
3 Sep. Leics, Staffs and Warwickshire have joined the party

 

Midland Counties under-140 Championship 2018-9
Position
Teams
Pl
W
D
L
Match Points
  Worcestershire 6 5 1 0 11
  Nottinghamshire 6 4 0 2 8
  Leicestershire 6* 3* 0 3 6*
  Derbyshire 6 2 1 3 5
  Lincolnshire 5 2 0 3 4
  Warwickshire 6* 2 0 4* 4
  Staffordshire 5 1 0 4 2
* Warks conceded the match against Leics

 

Date Match Result
27 Oct Lincolnshire - Derbyshire 4½ - 11½
27 Oct Leicestershire - Worcestershire 5½ - 10½
27 Oct Staffordshire - Warwickshire 6½ - 9½
10 Nov Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire 5½ - 10½
10 Nov Staffordshire - Leicestershire 7½ - 8½
24 Nov Derbyshire - Leicestershire 9 - 7
24 Nov Warwickshire - Nottinghamshire 7½ - 8½
24 Nov Worcestershire - Staffordshire 9½ - 6½
8 Dec Leicestershire - Lincolnshire 8½ - 7½
8 Dec Nottinghamshire - Staffordshire 11 - 5
8 Dec Worcestershire - Warwickshire 11½ - 4½
12 Jan Nottinghamshire - Lincolnshire 7½ - 8½
12 Jan Staffordshire - Derbyshire 9 - 7
19 Jan Warwickshire - Leicestershire 0 - 16 def
26 Jan Worcestershire - Lincolnshire 10 - 6
9 Feb Derbyshire - Worcestershire 8 - 8
23 Feb Leicestershire - Nottinghamshire 6 - 10
23 Feb Lincolnshire - Warwickshire 8½ - 7½
2 Mar Nottinghamshire - Worcestershire 7 - 9
16 Mar Warwickshire - Derbyshire 9 - 7
23 Mar Lincolnshire - Staffordshire  
‡ One game was unfinished and players' claims were referred to an independent arbiter who ruled the point should be halved.