Euro 2020 Monkey League

08
Jul
Almost a third of you had England to make Sunday’s final, and impressively Andy Hall, Eddie Hopkins, Jack Presswell, James Allen and John McLeod predicted an Italy vs England final....read more.
07
Jul
A lucky 13 of you correctly predicted Italy would make the final and have been duly awarded 25 points....read more.
05
Jul
The stakes have been raised - 20 points per team you correctly predicted to reach the semifinal stage. 49 of you correctly predicted England, 29 for Italy and Spain, and only 13 correctly predicted Denmark to reach the semis. Nobody got all four, but Alex Balchin and Marcos Abreu did manage to predict three of the four....read more.
30
Jun
Two thirds of you managed to score a middle of the road 10 points after yesterday’s results so there was not huge amounts of movement. Nick Saxton was one of the few who scored a maximum 20 points and capitilised on England and Ukraine qualifying, jumping up 17 places. George Kirrin and Jonathan Hugh went in the other direction, dropping 13 places....read more.
29
Jun
Yesterday’s results were bad news for the 40 players who predicted France to go all the way to win the tournament! At the top, Alex Balchin continues to lead the way with an 11 point lead. Katie Sutton closes the gap even further at the other end of the table....read more.
28
Jun
Points are now awarded for each team who you have correctly predicted to reach each knock-out stage and the points awarded increase with each stage, so there is still plenty of chance to move up or down. ...read more.
24
Jun
The final-group stage games have been played and the last-16 confirmed, with were plenty of high-scores achieved overnight. As a reminder, you score 10 points for each team you correctly predicted to reach the last-16. Nobody managed to correctly predict all 16 teams, but a good number managed all but one...read more.
23
Jun
As England secured their place in the last-16 fixture at Wembley next Tuesday, there were plenty of high-scores in the Monkey League Euros. But nobody quite managed to get the maximum 20 points on offer ...read more.
22
Jun
Scores show that last night’s results were much easier to predict than the weekend’s surprises (averages of 18 points from 4 games last night compared with 9 points from 8 games over the weekend). Daniel Sirl holds a slender adavantage over Sharon Royston at the top. Anything less than the average score has probably seen you tumble down....read more.
21
Jun
After a bumper weekend of games, we have a new leader in Daniel Sirl. Katie Sutton has moved back into positive points, but not quite enough to move off the bottom of the table....read more.

Final Bulletin 2020/2021

01
Jun
Congratulations to Josh Allison who held off Jon Wilkes to be crowned our Monkey League 20/21 Champion. At the last moment, Mel Wilson threw away the chance to take home the coveted wooden spoon. This year, that honour goes to Steve Kilgannon. Huge congratulations to Josh and Steve – trophies and prizes will be on their way soon. Special thanks to the brains behind the Monkey League, Colin Freeman, for once again crunching the numbers and doing all the hard work!...read more.

Final Bulletin 2019/2020

01
Jun
Congratulations to Josh Allison who held off Jon Wilkes to be crowned our Monkey League 20/21 Champion. At the last moment, Mel Wilson threw away the chance to take home the coveted wooden spoon. This year, that honour goes to Steve Kilgannon. Huge congratulations to Josh and Steve – trophies and prizes will be on their way soon. Special thanks to the brains behind the Monkey League, Colin Freeman, for once again crunching the numbers and doing all the hard work!...read more.

Final Bulletin 2018/2019

05
Jun
There was plenty of final day drama in the Monkey League, resulting in heartbreak for Craig Moran, who after leading the way for most of the season, fell at the final hurdle. Huge congratulations to Andrew Hall who is crowned our Monkey League Champion for the 2019/20 season....read more.

Final Bulletin 2017/2018

24
May
Liverpool did win the league!! Okay, the Monkey Premier League perhaps, but still something. No prizes for guessing who are runners-up....read more.

Final Bulletin 2016/2017

01
Jun
After a record-breaking season, Manchester City were crowned Monkey League champions....read more.

Do you have any more questions?

Contact us today for more information

Get In Touch

Subscribe to our bulletins

Our briefings are rightly famous. Enjoy their unique combination of acerbic wit and pension insights.

Select Subscriptions

First Actuarial case studies

The Kennel Club

Concerned about the risk of an Employer contribution increase as a result of high liabilities, Trustees of the Kennel Club Pension Fund turned to First Actuarial.

“They’re extremely professional and helpful. Their input always seems sound, logical and well presented. First Actuarial handled the transition well, they provide us with helpful guidance, and have delivered what they promised when they pitched for the work.”

Read More...

RSPB

The RSPB was determined to minimise the impact of its new defined contribution scheme on employees, and appointed First Actuarial to support the transition and select a provider with strong ethical values.

“I would definitely recommend working with First Actuarial. Their consultants went over and above the call of duty to make sure the project progressed smoothly.”

Read More...

Bolton Cares

Taking responsibility for care services previously provided by a local authority, Bolton Cares turned to First Actuarial for help in setting up a competitive and affordable DC pension scheme for its staff.

“They’ve been really helpful and professional throughout the project, and we’ll use them again if we need specialist advice.”

Read More...
See all our case studies
© 2020 First Actuarial | Site By Punch Creative