England International Haydon Pinhey, seen here receiving a cheque towards expenses incurred at the Home Internationals whilst on England duties. Left, Wayne Branton (left) and right Steve Canniford both representatives of the WEBSF Management Team.
Colyton Memorial Social Club is hosting a snooker evening where players will be invited to take on local professional Sam Baird. This is to celebrate the re-opening of the newly refurbished snooker room in the club. A couple of club members gave many hours of their time, for free, to carry out the work and the results are a vast improvement.
There will be a raffle on the night for snooker related prizes, at least one of them will given the opportunity to play Sam. Tickets will be on sale shortly, available to club members and non-club members alike. For more information select Exhibition Poster.
Haydon Pinhey wore the three lions with pride, wining 12 frames from 15 and making a ton for good measure. Take a look at @WEBSF_UK’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/WEBSF_UK/status/632290440004399104?s=09 Haydon is second from the right in the under 21’s.
BRANTON ROLLS BACK THE YEARS TO WIN GOLD AGAIN
Wayne Branton from Plymouth has won the first Gold Waistcoat event of the season against the biggest field yet. Branton’s last Gold Waistcoat event victory was seven years ago when he won the inaugural event. Click here for more results. Full report now in, pictures coming soon.
Thanks to Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth who sponsored the event.
This time 96% of the entry fees went as prize money!
GIVE A LITTLE, HELP A LOT
Sponsorship money is now in and counted and a cheque has been presented to the staff at the Plymouth Neurological Rehabilitation Unit for a fantastic £2797.05. Well done to all those Snooker, Pool & Darts players that help raise this sum. Darren’s road to recovery continues and this show of support means a great deal to him, thank you on his behalf.
WEBSF ANNUAL MEETING
The WEBSF Annual Meeting took place on the 17th September 2011. Here are the key points:-
Congratulations to Darran Lock & Michael Rogers who both achieved England International Status in the 2011 Home Internationals
Separate the Plymouth Bronze and Silver Tournaments
A full compliment of Waistcoat tournaments will be run this next season. Aim for 6 Gold, 6 Silver 1 Bronze.
Take Gold & Silver Waistcoat Tournament events to Exeter
Enter a WEBSF team in the UK League annual tournament (Southwest Snooker Academy)
Invite local Referees to assist at tournaments
Well done by all involved in raising funds for Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth
Find ways to promote the WEBSF & their Tournaments
To receive a complete set of meeting minutes and action notes members can contact any of the Management Team or email the WEBSF (email@example.com).
SEATON LEAGUE RESULTS
Ben Pike sets the break mark at 56 as Wonderers open up a 10 point lead. Click here for the latest results.
PINHEY STARTS HIS CAMPAIGN
Haydon Pinhey from Plymouth came out on top in the first Silver Waistcoat event of this seasons tour . Pinhey beat Tom Vanstone one of many players who must fancy their chances this season. Click here for results and more details on the Silver Waistcoat Tour.
Thanks to Jim Curtain and all at Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth who sponsored the event.
This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!
SEATON LEAGUE RESULTS
Charlie Hawkes swoops to take a frame off of Neil Whitfield as Ex Cons win three black ball frames to seal victory. Click here for the latest results.
EASB REGIONAL YOUTH BILLIARDS EVENT 2
Event two of the English Amateur Billiards Association, National Junior Billiards Tour was won by Dan Legassick who beat Chris Coumbe in the final. Click here for more details.
WEBSF CONFIRMED TOURNAMENT DATES
Below are confirmed dates and venues for this seasons WEBSF tournaments. Please contact the WEBSF ASAP if you are aware that they clash with other tournaments that you would like enter and we will do what we can to accommodate you. eMail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone/text Steve on 07891940995.
Silver Waistcoat Tour
Event 1: Oct 15th – Plymouth
Event 2: Nov 12th – Torquay
Event 3: Dec 10th – Exeter
Event 4: Jan 21st – Torquay
Event 5: Mar 3rd – Exeter
Event 6: Apr 28th – Plymouth
Gold Waistcoat Tour
Event 1: Oct 29th – Plymouth
Event 2: Nov 26th – Torquay
Event 3: Jan 14th – Exeter
Event 4: Feb 11th – Torquay
Event 5: Mar 10th – Exeter
Event 6: Apr 14th – Plymouth
Bronze Waistcoat Championship one event, eligible Silver Waistcoat players will be seeded. 12th May – venue to be decided
EASB TO LAUNCH COACHING SCHEME
The EASB are preparing to launch a new coaching scheme. In order to include as many people as possible they need to gather information about who is currently involved in coaching, who wants to become involved and the levels that they aspire to. Go to EASB Coaching Scheme to register your interest.
RETALLACK REACHES FINAL ON DEBUT
Jake Stewart Wins three Redruth Bronze Waistcoat events on the trot beating debutante Tom Retallack in the final. For further details and report go to Bronze Waistcoat. This tournament is open to all those that was under 16 on the 31st December 2007.
GALLEN STARTS HIS BID FOR BRONZE
Adam Gallen won event 4 of the Exeter Bronze Waistcoat. For further 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 GWRSA Club who sponsored the event. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!
BRONZE WAISTCOAT RULE CHANGE
In response to a proposal the WEBSF Management Team have unanimously decided on a rule change to accommodate additional qualifiers to the Grand Finals day. This is to redress a disproportion in the number of players entering the Plymouth series in comparison to Exeter & Redruth. The rule will come into immediate effect.
VINCENT & BAIRD QUALIFY
Well done Kris Vincent (Plymouth) and Sam Baird (Halberton) who have both qualified from the South in this years EASB English Amatuer. Good luck from the WEBSF Management Team in the finals
PINHEY LEADS THE PACK
Haydon Pinhey wins Plymouth Bronze Waistcoat event 3 to head the ranking points table. Got to Bronze Waistcoat for more details.
This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2007. Thanks to Rileys, Plymouth who sponsored the event. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!
GRINSTED GRINDS OUT A VICTORY
16 year old Mitchell Grinsted (Plymouth) wins event three of the Silver Waistcoat Tour beating Grant Cole (Plymouth) 2-1 in the final.
GREEN POSTS PERSONAL BEST
Mark Green (Salisbury) sets personal best break. Tournament report and details now in go to Silver Waistcoat.
This tournament is open to all those that will be under 21 on the 31st December 2007. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!
LLOYD LUCKY WINNER
Michael Lloyd from Plymouth won a handicap tournament hosted by Rileys, Plymouth. His prize, a pair of tickets to see Ronnie O’Sullivan play Chinese sensation Ding Junhui in February, (see above) was kindly donated by SnookerPlus. Runner-up was Darran Lock from Seaton and Plate winner was Peter Beckwith, Plymouth. Trophies and other prizes were donated by the Rileys and the WEBSF.
KING WINS GOLD
Mike King beat Kris Vincent in a close fought final to take the third Gold Waistcoat event of the season. It wasn’t enough to topple Vincent from occupying top spot in the rankings. Go to Gold Waistcoat for results.
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. This time 91% of the entry fees went as prize money!