October 2011 News

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 (websf_uk@yahoo.co.uk).

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 websf_uk@yahoo.co.uk 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

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.