Gold Waistcoat Tour Event 1 – Result

Mitch Grinsted October 2016
Mitch Grinsted October 2016

Mitch Grinsted wins event 1 against Darran Lock and Andy Neck posts a superb 122 break.

The event was hosted by The Galaxy Centre, Torquay. Select Gold Waistcoat Event 1 to find out more.

Event 2 is on 19th November at Jesters, Swindon.

Darran Lock – Six Red Qualifier

Darran Lock Front Oct 2015
Darran Lock – Six Reds Qualifier

Well done to Darran Lock from Seaton, Cornwall who has qualified for the last 16 of the English Amateur Six Reds finals. Darran will travel to Derby to compete in the finals on Saturday 5th March 2016. We wish him well.

Player of the Month

Player of the month

Select Player of the Month to find out who is deserving of this accolade for January 2015.

April 2012 News

SEATON LEAGUE – SAM BAIRD EXHIBITION
Report and results of Sam Baird exhibition promoted by the Seaton Snooker league. For more information click here.

BRANTON WINS EVENT – NECK IS LIFTS OVERALL TITLE
Dale Branton from Plymouth became the sixth event winner out of six events. However, it was Andy Neck takes the prestigious title of West of England Billiards & Snooker Foundation Gold Waistcoat Champion 2011/12. Neck also posted the overall best break of 133 clearance. Click here for more results.

Thanks to Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth who sponsored the event.

This time 95% of the entry fees went as prize money!

LOCK RECEIVES BELATED REWARD
This presentation was delayed due to others more pressing matters but the WEBSF does not forget. As has become customary Darran Lock from Seaton, Cornwall was presented with a donation by the WEBSF. This is in recognition for being selected to play in the 201 Home Internationals. The money will help replenish those funds that suffered from having to self fund his travelling and overnight accommodation expenses. This link shows WEBSF Head of Coaching, Steve Canniford presenting the cheque to Darran, with fellow Gold Waistcoat players looking on.

SEATON LEAGUE LATEST RESULTS
Latest Seaton League results now in. Don’t forget the Sam Baird exhibition next Tuesday at Chard. Click here to get to the Seaton League Home Page.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – HANDICAP OPEN CANCELLED
The Open Handicap Tournament due to be held at Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth on Sunday 8th April 2012 has been cancelled due to lack of numbers. Next Open Handicapped Tournament will be Sunday 20th May 2012.

COUMBE WINS EABA JUNIOR BILLIARDS TOURNAMENT
Chris Coumbe won the English Amateur Billiards Association Junior Billiards Event 5 hosted by the WEBSF and Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth. Runner-up was Dan Legassick.

JAMES LEE WINS GOLD EVENT
James Lee from Torbay come through to win the penultimate WEBSF Gold Waistcoat Tour event of the season. Lee Walters was runner-up and ranking table leader Andy Neck made the best break of the day a fine 120 clearance. However, it was youngsters Michael Rogers, Dale Branton and Haydon Pinhey that made an impression. Click here for more results.

Thanks to Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth who sponsored the event.

This time 98% of the entry fees went as prize money!

July & August 2011 News

ENGLISH LIONS
Darran Lock from Seaton, Cornwall and Michael Rogers from Taunton, Somerset have both had a call up to represent England in next months Home Internationals. This will take the total number of WEBSF players which have been selected to represent their country to 13, something every English sportsman hopes to achieve but relatively few do. Pontins Snooker Centre, Prestatyn will host the competition over seven days between the 9th and 16th September. The WEBSF Management Team congratulate both players and wish them the best of luck in the competition.Well done lads a great achievement!

2011 EUROPEAN OPEN JUNIOR SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP
Jay Bullen from Exeter Michael Rogers from Taunton and Dan Legassick from Plymouth all qualified for the knock-out stages of the 2011 European Open Junior Snooker Championship which was recently held at the award winning, Southwest Snooker Academy, Gloucester. All four players gave a good account in the last 16. However, neither made it through to the next round. To reach the last 16 of such a prestigious tournament is a great achievement. Well done lads!

GIVE A LITTLE, HELP A LOT
As a result of one of our most hard working, caring and unassuming members of the WEBSF Management Team recently having spent time rehabilitating at the Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth. Some fellow members feel compelled to say thank you to the Unit. This will take the form of a Snooker, Pool & Darts Marathon organised by the WEBSF and hosted by Rileys, Plymouth. If you would like to participate in our 12-hour marathon or make a donation.

NATIONAL SNOOKER WEEK
National Snooker Week is nearly upon us, and that means free snooker and free Rileys membership for anyone during the week of 25 – 29th July. If you have never tried Snooker before go along to your nearest Rileys and have a go.

Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth have arranged for Snooker Coaches to be on hand to show you how to enjoy this fantastic sport.

March 2008 News

BAIRD AND BOND STILL THE ‘BUSINESS’
WEBSF players Sam Baird (Halberton) and Darren Bond (Tiverton) continue to set the bar for their peers to aspire too in Event 3 of the Businessland Under 21 series at Pontins. Baird Beat Bond 3-1 in the semi final and then went on to go avenge Bond’s previous defeat at the hands of Stephen Craigie in event 2. Baird wining 3-1 in the final. Darran Lock (Seaton) narrowly lost in the final of the Plate.

For more information go to Global Snooker Centre

GALLEN EXETER BRONZE CHAMPION
Michael Rogers came from one frame down to beat Adam Gallen 2-1 in the final event the Exeter Bronze Waistcoat but it was not enough to prevent Gallen from overtaking Will Blackmore in the ranking table to secure the Exeter WEBSF Bronze Waistcoat Championship. Gallen, Blackmore, Rogers and Matt Baker all qualify for the Regional Finals on the 24th May 2008. For further details and report go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat.

This tournament will start again in September 2008 and is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2008. Thanks to Mel Berry and the GWRSA Club event sponsors

This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

WATSON HOT FAVOURITE
Daniel Watson has made himself hot favourite to take the Falmouth Bronze series of tournaments, Watson beat Steven Hull 2-0 in the final. For more details and report go to Bronze Waistcoat.

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2007. Thanks to Bells Court Snooker Club event sponsors

BATEY TAKES SILVER
Chris Batey wins event 4 of the WEBSF Silver Waistcoat tour beating Grant Cole in the final. Cole made the highest break of the day a superb 110 and he still heads the rankings. Go to Silver Waistcoat for results, report due in soon.

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 21 on the 31st December 2007. Thanks to Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth event sponsors.

This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

WEBSF PLAYERS REACH NATIONAL TEAM FINAL
Mike King (Exeter) Greg Batten (Tiverton) and Sam Baird (Halberton) win their way through to the final of the EASB English Team Championship final to be played later this spring.

The WEBSF Management team and Members wish them the very best of luck in the final.

BATTEN MAKES HIS PLAY FOR GOLD
With three different players wining the first three events, up stepped Greg Batten with a record equalling break to make his play for gold by beating Matt Williams to win the penultimate event of this seasons Gold Waistcoat tournament. Kris Vincent still heads the rankings but all is to play for in the final event. Go to Gold Waistcoat for results, report due in soon.

If you are interested in entering or just want to come along to watch go to WEBSF Calendar of Events to see when the next event is scheduled. All non professional players from any region are welcome to enter this tour providing they join the WEBSF and reside in a region that does not operate a foundation on a similar basis to the WEBSF. For more details contact the WEBSF

Thanks to Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth event sponsors. This time 92% of the entry fees went as prize money!

Lock Sets Silver Standard

Darran Lock
Darran Lock

Darran Lock Sets the standard in Silver Waistcoat event 3. For full results go to  Silver Waistcoat Tour Results