Snooker

The snooker season ends on a high note

The curtain came down on another Spalding and District Snooker and Billiards League season with the annual trophy presentation evening on Friday. All of the 2022/23 season’s trophy winners got their hands on silverware at the Spalding Services Club bash – which included snooker Division One winners Boundary A and billiards champions Gosberton B.The traditional dinner and dance also saw ...

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Skopes sponsorship

Donington snooker player Nigel Brasier has secured a sponsorship deal with Skopes Menswear.Skopes, which has a branch at Spalding’s Springfields Outlet, also sponsors professional snooker player Kyren Wilson.Nigel, who plays on the World Disability Billiards and Snooker circuit, has recently returned from the Belgian Open where although he failed to make it through the main event, he managed to come ...

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Cue ace Gray lights up league with 102

Bourne snooker ace Mark Gray (O105) lit up the Spalding and District Snooker League in the final week of the season with an incredible 102 break. Gray, playing for Bourne SC B in Division One, got the break in his victory over Services A’s Vince Fitter (O35).His team went on to lose 5-1 though, with wins for Jake Haslam (O7), ...

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Gosberton D are third division champions

Gosberton D have been crowned champions of Division Three in the Spalding and District Snooker League. Despite not having a match this week, Gosberton now cannot be caught by runners-up Whittlesey C, who won 4-2 on Thursday.Seven points separate the two teams, meaning that even if Gosberton lose the final game of the season 6-0 and Whittlesey win 6-0, there ...

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Snooker league titles are still up for grabs

It’s wide open at the top of Division One in the Spalding and District Snooker League, after leaders Bourne SC A lost 4-2 in a crunch match against second-placed Boundary A. Just two points now separate the teams, with only two matches left to play before the end of the season.Third-placed Pyramid C held on to their position thanks to ...

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All to play for as league moves into final weeks

It’s still all to play for at the top of all three divisions of the Spalding and District Snooker League with just three weeks to go.It’s closest in Division One, with Bourne SC A just four points ahead of second-placed Boundary A, who have a game in hand.In Division Two, it’s Consti G who are at the top, with Holbeach ...

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Whitewash win keeps Bourne at top of table

Bourne SC A are holding on to their place at the top of Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League. They thrashed Consti E 6-0 on Thursday night to stay in first place.Second-placed Boundary A beat Services C 5-1, leaving them four points behind.The other two Bourne SC teams dropped down the standings as they both lost 4-2 to teams ...

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Gosberton B crowned champions

Gosberton B are champions of the Spalding Billiards League, despite losing 5-2 to Consti A in their final match of the season.It went to the wire with just five points separating them and second-placed Holbeach B going into the final week.Holbeach B won 5-2 away at bottom-of-the-league Pyramid A but it wasn’t quite enough and Gosberton took the title by ...

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Championship finals weekend sees success for new and old

Craig Fitter lifted his fifth Snooker Scratch title on Saturday night after seeing off Pyramid’s James Sharpe 4-2 in the show-piece match of the Spalding and District Snooker and Billiards League’s finals weekend. Services star Fitter, who first lifted the President’s Cup back in 1999, beat Sharpe 4-2 (29-47, 28-77, 64-50, 67-29, 58-28, 71-47).Sharpe got off to a great start, ...

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It’s all to play for in snooker league

With five matches left until the season ends, it’s still all to play for across all three divisions of the Spalding and District Snooker League.Three points separate first and second in Division One. Bourne SC A are just in the lead on 83 points, with Boundary on their tail with 80 points.On Thursday night Bourne beat Pyramid A 5-1, but ...

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Gosberton in lead by one point

It’s as you were in the Spalding and District Billiards League with no change in the standings this week.Gosberton B remain as leaders, despite not having a game on Monday night, with Holbeach B just one point behind them.They beat Consti A 5-2 to close the gap at the top.Denis Hix (R70) and Chris Chamberlain (R50) got the points for ...

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It’s still all to play for at the top of Division One

A 5-1 win over Consti E has put Boundary A at the top of Division One in the Spalding and District Snooker League – but only just. The team are equal on points with Bourne SC A but have a game in hand, giving them a slight advantage.Bourne beat Holbeach A 4-2 with wins from Mark Gray (O105), Carl Gibson ...

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Donington are Billiards Shield champions

Donington are the first winners of the Spalding and District Snooker and Billiards League championship finals.The team, consisting Nigel Brasier (R70), Jim Thompson (R60) and Tony Scully (R40) took on Bourne SC’s Ian Clare (R50), Oliver Player (R40) and Max Ayliff (R30) in the match held at Spalding Consti Club on Friday night.Donington emerged victorious with an aggregate score of ...

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86 break for Johnson in billiards

Billiards whizz Mick Johnson knocked in an 86 break on Monday night, giving him the highest break in the league so far this season.Johnson (O150) also got breaks of 52, 50, 20 and 32unf during his victory over Martin O’Connor.His team, Consti B, beat opponents Pyramid B 7-0.Other wins came from Jason Rose (R20), who got breaks of 26 and ...

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Bourne B side on song at leaders

Bourne SC A are just one point clear at the top of Division One of the Spalding and District League following a 4-2 loss. They went down to clubmates Bourne SC B who jumped up to third thanks to the win.Liam Ennis (O35), Elliot Gaunt (O28) and Gary Surridge (O7) were the winners for the B team, while Mark Gray ...

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Whitewash for top of the league

Gosberton B, who are top of the Spalding and District Billiards League, went down 7-0 to Pyramid B on Monday night.The Pyramid team of Maurice Phillipson (R70), Martin O’Connor (R40) and Darrell Read (R30) whitewashed leaders Gosberton, moving them up a place in the standings.The loss allowed second placed Holbeach B to close the gap to six points, despite them ...

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Amazing 88 break by cue ace Gray

An 88 break from cue ace Mark Gray (O105) wasn’t enough to secure a win for his team in Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League. Bourne SC A went down 4-2 away to Bourne Pyramid D in a rearranged game.Gray got the team off to a good start with a 114-86 victory over Marcus Hamilton (O28), followed ...

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Gosberton continue to ride high

Gosberton B are still at the top of the Spalding and District Billiards League following a 5-2 away win over Consti B.Shane White (O50) and Des Forbes (R50) were the winners for Gosberton, with Jason Rose (R20) getting the better of Marcus Pell (O40) to get the points for Consti.White knocked in breaks of 38, 32, 25 and 20 and ...

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Sensational 67 for Bourne ace Bates

A sensational 67 break from Jason Bates helped Bourne SC B to a brilliant 6-0 win in Division One of the Spalding and District Snooker League on Thursday night. Bates (O77) beat Consti E’s Martin Anderson (07) in the final frame to finish off the rout.Nick Cunnington (O14), Elliot Gaunt (O28), Joel Scampion (R7) and Kieran Richards-Witham (O21) were the ...

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It’s 7-0 wins across the board

It was a week of whitewashes in the Spalding and District Billiards League as all three matches ended up 7-0.Second-placed Holbeach B closed the gap on leaders Gosberton B, who didn’t have a match, thanks to their win over Consti B.Chris Chamberlain (R50), Neil Harvey (R50) and Denis Hix (R70) saw off Jason Rose (R20), Mick Johnson (O150) and Steve ...

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