Snooker

Billiards round-up: Table-toppers Holbeach up the ante with key whitewash win

Spalding and District Billiards League leaders Holbeach A put in another impressive performance on Monday night. The table-toppers further improved their position at the summit by thrashing Donington 7-0 on their home baize. Chris Chamberlain (R80), James Glover (R80) and Ben Harding (R30) all enjoyed frame wins on the night, with Glover sinking breaks of 22 and 20 in the ...

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Snooker round-up: Holbeach A find their form to defeat leaders Pyramid D

Holbeach A secured their most eye-catching win of the Spalding and District Snooker League Division One season so far on Thursday night as they upset the leaders. Frame wins from Mick Pearl (O28), Mick Ayres Jnr (R7) and Colin Dodd (O21) fired Holbeach to a 4-2 win at Pyramid D – with Pearl sinking a 22 break. The victory gives ...

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Billiards round-up: Pyramid rocked by devastating Donington, Mick hits 62 break

Donington were the in-form side in Monday night’s Spalding and District Billiards League fixtures. They thrashed title hopefuls Pyramid A 7-0, with both Ben Wrigglesworth (R50) and Tony Scully (R50) making breaks of 22 en-route to frame wins. Leaders Holbeach A cashed in on that result by beating hosts Long Sutton 5-2 in a game that saw Mick Cooper (O190) ...

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Snooker round-up: Boundary A rise to hand title hopefuls Tulips B a surprise loss

It was a potentially big week in the Spalding and District Snooker League Division One title race as leaders Pyramid D opened up a small lead at the top – thanks in part to one of the surprise results of the season so far. While the Bourne side were winning 4-2 at Holbeach C, their two nearest rivals – Spalding ...

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Snooker round-up: Tulips C put skids on Consti F’s Division Two title charge

The title race in Division Two of the Spalding and District Snooker League is looking a little more open after the top two teams suffered defeats on Thursday night. Perhaps the stand-out result of the week in any division saw fourth-placed Tulips C upset leaders Consti F 4-2. The damage was done in the first three frames as Pete Ransome ...

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Billiards round-up: Another brilliant break from star man Childs, Cooper and Johnson also on red-hot form

Another huge Rob Childs break lit up Monday night’s Spalding and District Billiards League action. The O270 handicapper made a 98, 59 and 54 as Crowland beat Donington 5-2. Pyramid A were the big winners of the week as they beat Long Sutton 7-0 despite breaks of 42 and 29 from Mick Cooper (O190). Holbeach A also picked up a ...

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Billiards round-up: Childs shines with big 92 break to steer Crowland to glory

Cue master Rob Childs was at his scintillating best in the Spalding and District Billiards League on Monday night. The Crowland star, who plays off a monstrous O270 handicap, made breaks of 92, 55, 41, 32, 29, 28 and an unfinished 21 as he overturned a deficit of 340 to beat Long Sutton’s Joe Garland (R70) 200-185. The opening frame ...

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Snooker round-up: Big all-Bourne battle is won by the table-toppers

Two of Division One’s top three clashed in the Spalding and District Snooker League on Thursday – and it was leaders Pyramid D who had a night to remember. Bouncing back from defeat the previous week, Pyramid raced to a 5-1 victory over third-placed rivals Bourne SC A to move three points clear at the top of the table. Marcus ...

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Billiards round-up: Pyramid race to huge win in week when league lost a legend

Spalding and District Billiards League title-chasers Pyramid A improved their position at the top with a maximum 7-0 win over Gosberton B on Monday night. They whitewashed Gosberton B on their home table in Bourne, with John Clapton (R90), Eric Wyer (R90) and John Twell (R50) all victorious. There was at least some relief for beaten Gosberton, with Shane White ...

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Snooker round-up: It’s tight at the top after leaders Pyramid D lose at home

The title race in Spalding and District Snooker League Division One looks wide open after Thursday night’s results. Pyramid D remain top of the pile, but their 4-2 home defeat against Services A leaves a host of teams within striking distance. Mike Knight (O21) earned the high-flying Spalding side the lion’s share of the points with a black ball success ...

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Billiards round-up: Holbeach A edge out leaders Pyramid A in top-of-the-table clash

The top two in the Spalding and District Billiards League clashed on Monday night – and it was second-placed Holbeach A who got the better of leaders Pyramid A. John Clapton (R90) got the Bourne side off to a flying start by winning the first frame, but Holbeach turned it around and took the final two frames through Ben Harding ...

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Snooker round-up: Pyramid D rise to top of Division One after Tulips B’s derby loss

There are new leaders in Spalding and District Snooker League Division One after previous table-toppers Tulips B suffered a second successive defeat. Tulips B, after a number of weeks at the top, slipped to second after a 5-1 beating by club mates Tulips A – who are now only six points off the summit themselves. Brett Maddison (O7), Mike Sampson ...

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Billiards round-up: Duo in seventh heaven after maximum wins in Spalding and District League

Two teams enjoyed maximum 7-0 wins in the Spalding and District Billiards League on Monday night. Long Sutton were the first to register a whitewash as they saw off hosts Holbeach B. John Dawson (R30), Joe Garland (R70) and Mick Cooper (O190) all recorded frame wins, with the latter bagging breaks of 58 and 47. Gosberton A were the other ...

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Snooker round-up: Leaders Tulips B beaten by on-song Bourne SC A as title race intensifies

Bourne SC A threw their hat into the ring in the Spalding and District Snooker League Division One title race after beating table-topping Tulips B in the first round of 2020 fixtures. The Bourne side prevailed 4-2 against hosts Tulips on Thursday night, with big wins coming from Mark Gray (O105), Oliver Player (O28) and Pete Hodgson Kerry (O21). Gray ...

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Tulips B are top of the tree at halfway stage

Tulips B are the new leaders of the Spalding and District Snooker League Division One at the halfway stage of the season after they unseated Pyramid D. Previous leaders Pyramid D were beaten 5-1 at Donington in the round of fixtures before Christmas. At the same time second placed Tulips B came from behind to see off Services A 4-2. ...

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Leaders edged out by chasers

The top two in Spalding and District Snooker League Division Three clashed last week – and it was second-placed Bourne SC B who boosted their title chances with an important win. They got the better of leaders Pyramid B 4-2 in a Bourne derby that saw Lester Gaunt (O42) impress with a superb 46 break. However, Gaunt’s efforts were in ...

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Billiards round-up: Rob racks up super 107 break but his Crowland side are whitewashed

Rob Childs made a sensational century break in the Spalding and District Billiards League on Monday night – but his Crowland team were thrashed 7-0 by leaders Pyramid A. The extraordinary Childs, who plays off an O270 break, made a stunning 107 but was beaten 200-162 by John Clapton (R90) in the whitewash. That result leaves the Bourne side four ...

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Snooker round-up: Leaders Tulips show mettle to see off close rivals Consti B

Division One leaders Tulips B survived a real test of their title credentials as they edged out rivals Consti B 4-2 in the Spalding and District Snooker League on Thursday night. In a close game between two of the teams hoping to claim the top tier crown, a final frame victory from Mark Wilkinson (O14) over John Keeton (O14) settled ...

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Snooker round-up: Tulips B hit the Division One summit with massive victory

Tulips B won the big Spalding and District Snooker League fixture of the week to go top of the Division One table. The Spalding side defeated previous leaders Pyramid D 4-2 in Bourne to leapfrog them and go one point clear in the top tier. Wins from Ady Sibley (O21), Darren Woodberry (O42) and Mark Woodberry (O56) sealed the win ...

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Snooker round-up: Swinburn stars as Long Sutton see off table-toppers Pyramid

The top three teams in Spalding and District Snooker League Division One are separated by just one point after an exciting night of action on Thursday. Leaders Pyramid D were stopped in their tracks by third-placed rivals Long Sutton A, who edged them out 4-2 in the game of the week. A 38 break from Sean Swinburn (O49) helped him ...

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