Snooker

Gaunt opens with a win but leaders Services C hit back

Elliott Gaunt (O28) hit a 32 break on his way to a 96-70 win to earn Bourne SC B the lead in their Spalding and District Snooker League match at home to Division One leaders Services C. However, the visitors stormed back to win 5-1, thanks to victories from Kev Fitter (O14), Nigel Cherry (O7) twice and Shane Cummins (O14).Club ...

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Bourne suffer shock loss at Gosberton

Bourne SC lost ground on the top two in the Spalding & District Billiards League with a 4-3 defeat at Gosberton B. Marcus Pell (O40) was the star for the hosts with breaks of 23, 38 and 20 in a 200-169 win.Des Forbes chipped in with two 22 breaks in his 200-158 win after Kieran Richards (R50) had levelled 200-111. ...

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Green is go with 51 break as Pyramid C storm to 5-1 win

A fabulous 51 break from Jason Green helped Pyramid C to a 5-1 win in Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League. Green (O56) beat Adam Mayman (O21) as his team took the win over Consti H, elevating them from 12th place in the standings to fifth.Doug Garfoot (O28) won the first frame to get Consti off to a ...

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Breaks help Pell to win but team fail to seize chance

Breaks of 38, 27 and 24 helped Marcus Pell (O40) to a win in the Spalding and District Billiards League but it wasn’t enough to give his team a win. Gosberton B are still at the foot of the table after they lost 4-3 to league leaders Donington.Pell, who beat Tony Scully (R40), was the only winner for Gosberton, with ...

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Holbeach C take second place but fail to capitalise

Holbeach C have moved up to second place in Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League – but missed out on a chance to capitalise, losing 6-0 on Thursday. They are five points behind leaders Services C, thanks to a 4-2 win against clubmates Holbeach D in a rearranged game.However they went down 6-0 to Consti H last ...

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Three points separate three teams at top of Division Two

Just three points separate the trio at the top of Division Two in the Spalding and District Snooker League. A 4-2 win for Donington A allowed them to capitalise as leaders Pyramid A took their first loss of the season 4-2 away to Whittlesey C and second-placed Consti B went down 5-1 to Services D.Donington A’s win came thanks to ...

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Donington still at top

Donington are holding on to the top spot in the Spalding and District Billiards League after a convincing 7-0 win over Pyramid A.Tony Scully (R40), Nigel Brasier (R70) and Ben Wrigglesworth (R20) made up the winning trio.Consti A remain in second, just one point behind, having won 5-2 over clubmates Consti B.John Bellerby (R70) and Stuart Davies (R50) got the ...

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Services C sitting pretty at top of snooker Division One

A 5-1 win for Services C has seen them take the top spot in Division One in the Spalding and District Snooker League. They beat Pyramid C, with Jason Green (O56) the only winner for the home team.Services’ wins came from Craig Fitter (O63), Jordan Philpott (R7), Kevin Fitter (O14) and Shane Cummins (O14).Consti E are holding on to second ...

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Donington are top of the billiards league

Donington are top of the Spalding and District Billiards League having won four of the five matches played so far.They beat third placed Bourne Pyramid B 5-2 on Monday night.Wins from Mick Pearl (R70) and Ben Wrigglesworth (R20) gave them the victory.Darrell Read (R40) got the points for Pyramid, a 37 break helping him to a win over Tony Scully ...

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Pyramid B see off club rivals to deliver KO blow

Shocks abounded in the preliminary round of the Spalding & District League Knockout Cup with four teams going through at the expense of higher division opponents. Pyramid B led the way with a 4-1 victory over Pyramid C. They had lost every one of their Division Two fixtures so far but raised their game to see off their Division One clubmates.Darren Hibbins (scr) ...

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Consti A open lead at top with a whitewash

Shane White (O50) hit breaks of 29, 25, 40 and 22 for Gosberton B but it proved in vain as his team fell 7-0 at Consti A in the Spalding and District League. He was beaten 200-127 by John Bellerby (R70) and there were also wins for Neil Burton (R60), 200-192, and Stewart Davies (R50), 200-166, as their team moved four points ...

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Pyramid B leap to top

A thriller at Holbeach A in Monday’s Spalding and District League fixtures saw visitors Donington pull off a 4-3 victory, despite trailling 580-577 on the aggregate points score. Ben Wrigglesworth (R20) and Jim Thompson (R60) were the away winners, with Mick Cooper (O200) potting breaks of 22, 25, 45, 22, 27, 26 and 46 on his way to a win for ...

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Harding provides key to unlocking leaders’ run

Consti E suffered their second defeat of the Spalding and District League season but hung on to top spot. Chris Back (O56) had a break of 33 as he took the opening frame for Holbeach E with a73-45 win against Sean Jones (O4).Jack Chilvers (O7) hit a break of 22 to level things for the visitors, 87-35, but Ben Harding’s (O35) ...

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5-1 win helps Consti E hold on to Division One top spot

Consti E are holding on to top spot in Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League, thanks to a 5-1 home win. They beat Holbeach C with wins from Sean Jeynes (O14), Jack Chilvers (O7), George Neary-Philips (021) and Simon Law (O7).A 27 clearance from Chilvers and a 22 break from Jeynes helped them on the way to ...

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Bates battles in vain

Jason Bates (O160) hit six breaks of 20 or more on his way to a 200-190 win for Bourne SC against Holbeach B’s Neil Harvey (R50) but it was not enough to save his team from a 5-2 defeat on their travels in the Spalding Billiards League.Dennis Hix (R70) and Chris Chamberlain (R40) chalked up 200-186 and 200-189 wins to keep ...

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Consti E move top with Donington win

Consti E are at the top of Division One in the Spalding and District Snooker League thanks to a 5-1 win at Donington C. Lee Hempsall (O14) got Donington off to a good start with a win over James Kingston (O28) but it went downhill for them after that.Sean Jeynes (O14), James Kingston (O28), Jack Chilvers (O7) and Martin Ulyatt (O7) ...

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Teams take hammering during six 6-0 victories

It was whitewash wins galore in the Spalding and District Snooker League on Thursday night as six teams won their matches 6-0. Four of the results came in Division Two and two in Division Three.Consti B, Donington A, Consti F and Services D got the wins in the second division, while Holbeach F followed last week’s 6-0 win with another ...

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Brilliant whitewash wins for Consti and Holbeach teams

It was all about Division Three this week in the Spalding and District Snooker League with two teams winning 6-0. The first hammering came from Consti I, who were away to Gosberton B, while Holbeach F whitewashed Consti D.Two games into the season, the result puts Holbeach F at the top of the table, with Consti I in fifth, having ...

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Holbeach A kick off the season with 6-0 victory

Spalding Snooker League started the new season with several high breaks in Division One. Bourne SC A’s Mark Gray (O105) knocked in a 59 break, despite going on to lose 128-72 to Holbeach C’s Nick Edwards (R7). There was some consolation though as Bourne won 4-2.Pete Ransome (028) got a 43 break for Holbeach E on his way to victory ...

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Pool Players win the shield

The Pool Players showed that they are equally as handy when it comes to snooker when they won the Cliff Hall Memorial Shield.The team consisting of Chris Back, Tom Horsepool, Shane Balding, Carl Rowe and Neil Davey, emerged victorious in the annual competition, which is organised by Jim and Jean Thompson and held at the Donington Snooker Club.They beat The ...

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