Snooker

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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Billiards round-up: Maximum victories for Holbeach A and Gosberton A

Holbeach A were the big winners in the Spalding and District Billiards League on Monday night. They whitewashed Pyramid B 7-0 in a game that saw James Glover (R90) and Ben Harding (R40) make breaks of 34 (unfinished) and 32 respectively. Also 7-0 winners were Gosberton A, who beat Crowland 7-0 despite a super spree of breaks from Rob Childs ...

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Snooker round-up: Nine wins out of ten for table-topping duo Consti F and Bourne SC B

Two teams boast an impressive record of nine wins from ten matches after the latest round of fixtures in the Spalding and District Snooker League on Thursday night. Both Division Two leaders Consti F and third tier pace-setters Bourne SC B have enjoyed incredible starts to the season and secured strong successes last week. Consti F moved five points clear ...

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Billiards round-up: Top two shocked in Spalding and District League whitewashes

Spalding and District Billiards League leaders Pyramid B were finally beaten on Monday night – and how. They were whitewashed 7-0 by club mates Pyramid A, meaning their winning streak ends at four. Frame wins from John Clapton (R90), Eric Wyer (R100) and John Twell (R50) saw the A side home, despite a fine 30 break from Martin O’Connor (R20). ...

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Snooker round-up: Six points cover top tier’s leading seven sides in Spalding and District League

It’s incredibly tight at the top of Spalding and District Snooker League Division One as just six points separate the top seven following Thursday night’s round of fixtures. At the top end, Bourne SC A and Consti B are just two points behind leaders Pyramid D after both bagged wins away from home. Oliver Player (O28) made breaks of 23 ...

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Billiards round-up: Gosberton impress despite another magic Johnson break

Mick Johnson helped himself to a 60 break in the Spalding and District Billiards League on Monday night – but his Consti B side were thrashed 7-0 at Gosberton B. The O170 handicapper also bagged breaks of 38 and 34, but was beaten by James Waterfall (R60). Marcus Pell (O20) and Shane White (O30) completed the whitewash win for Gosberton, ...

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Snooker round-up: Leaders Pyramid are beaten by club rivals but stay at summit

Pyramid D missed the chance to go clear at the top of Spalding and District Snooker League Division One on Thursday night – after losing to a team of friendly foes. The table-toppers were upset by club mates Pyramid A 4-2 in a result that ripped up the form book completely. Frame wins from Paul Blackbourne (R7), Matt Chapman (scr) ...

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Billiards round-up: Seven-up Donington impress, Holbeach A hit the summit

Donington produced their best performance of the Spalding and District Billiards League season so far on Monday night. They cruised to a 7-0 success over Crowland in one of only two fixtures to take place in the latest round of action. Frame wins from Nigel Brasier (R90), Ben Wrigglesworth (R40) and Jim Thompson (R50) got the job done for Donington ...

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Snooker round-up: Services A show their class in welcome win at Bourne

After a mixed start to the Spalding and District Snooker League Division One season, Services A showed that they are still a force to be reckoned with on Thursday night. The Spalding side picked up an impressive 5-1 success at much-fancied Bourne SC A, with Vince Fitter (O28) and Mike Knight (O21) bagging breaks of 32 and 24 respectively as ...

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