November 2008 News

WALTERS WALKS AWAY WITH WIN
Lee Walters wins the second Gold Waistcoat tournament event of the season, beating rising star Dale Branton 2-0 in the final. Highest break of the day was posted by Sam Baird. For further details and report go to Gold Waistcoat. Also some great pictures on Deborah’s Photo Album

This tournament is open to any member player.

Thanks to Baulkline Snooker SW and Rileys Snooker Club, Plymouth Victoria Snooker Centre, Plymouth who sponsored the event

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

CORNWALL BOUNCE BACK
Cornwall bounced back after last years defeat in the annual challenge match with Devon when they defeated their rivals by 17-12 in the match held in Cornwall.

REIGNING CHAMP WINS EXETER BRONZE
Adam Gallen won the first Exeter Bronze Waistcoat event of the season with a 2-0 victory over Jay Bullen in the final. The tournament was run using the 6+6 reds format which provided some interesting results in the group matches. WEBSF sponsor Pete James of Baulkline Snooker presented the trophies. For further details go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat.

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2008.

Thanks to GWRSA Social Club, Exeter who sponsored the event

This time 83% of the entry fees went as prize money!

EXETER SNOOKER CLUB REFURBISHMENT
With the all too frequent news of snooker tables being dismantled and in some cases clubs closing down it’s good to here of a club undergoing refurbishment and investment. Exeter Snooker Club situated behind the market is one such club.

SIXSIXSN66KER SUCCESS FOR STEWART
Jake Stewart won the first Redruth Bronze tournament event of the season. This was the first 6+6 reds tournament to be trialed by the WEBSF and it has proved a hit with the Redruth players. Stewart defeated Alex Wills in the final. For further details go to Redruth Bronze Waistcoat.

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2008.

Thanks to Redruth Royal British Legion who sponsored the event

GRINSTED GOES ONE BETTER
Mitchell Grinsted beat Ben Holley, in the second Silver Waistcoat event. For further details and report go to Silver Waistcoat. Also some great pictures on Deborah’s Photo Album

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 21 on the 31st December 2008.

Thanks to sponsors Baulkline Snooker and Victoria Snooker Centre, Plymouth

This time 92% of the entry fees went as prize money!

LEGASSICK FIRST TO BENEFIT FROM THE NEW REWARD SCHEME
Daniel Legassick is the first WEBSF member to receive a Coaching Reward Voucher on offer at the WEBSF Victoria Snooker Coaching school.

This scheme is being piloted by a dedicated WEBSF Coaching Team that operates a coaching school most Saturday mornings at the Victoria Snooker Centre, Plymouth.

PINHEY DOUBLES UP
Haydon Pinhey pushes home his advantage in the Plymouth Bronze Waistcoat Championship by defeating Cody Hall for the second event in a row in the final of event 2. For further details go to Plymouth Bronze Waistcoat. Also some great pictures on Deborah’s Photo Album

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2008.

Thanks to Rileys, Plymouth who sponsored the event

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

BAIRD REACHES SEMI FINAL OF BUSINESSLAND
Sam Baird (Halberton), does well by reaching the semi-final of the Businessland Under 21 Series event 1 before losing 3-2 to Liam Highfield. Grant Cole and Kris Vincent both from Plymouth also performed well. Cole reaching the Quarter Finals and Vincent posting the second best century of the tournament a fine 107. For further details go to Global Snooker

LOCAL SNOOKER LEAGUE SUPPORTS THE WEBSF
The WEBSF website can now accommodate local league information. The first league benefiting from this is Seaton & District Snooker League. Each week results will be posted here this weekend.

February 2008 News

PINHEY STRENGTHENS GRIP
Haydon Pinhey wins yet another Plymouth Bronze Waistcoat event. Who can stop the ‘Pocket Rocket’?. For more details go to Bronze Waistcoat.

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2007. Thanks to Plymouth Snooker Centre event sponsors. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

COACH REACHES LAST 16
Steve Brookshaw (Plymouth) Billiards and Snooker Coach has reach the last 16 in the English Amateur Billiards Championship. Brookshaw qualified from the South Area. Brookshaw will attempt to finish the job in Derby. All at the WEBSF wish him well.

Update: Steve came up against an in-form Martin Goodwill in his first match…..there’s always next year!

WATSON STRETCHES THE PACK
Daniel Watson opened up a small but telling lead by winning event 2 in the Falmouth Bronze Waistcoat series, Watson beat Adam Lawson in the final. 24 players turned up to play in the tournament at Bells Court Snooker Club, Falmouth. 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

BOND, VINCENT & COLE THE ‘BUSINESS’
Darren Bond (Tiverton) Kris Vincent (Plymouth) and Grant Cole (Plymouth) all do well in Event 2 of the Busnessland Under 21 series at Pontins. Bond Beat Vincent 3-0 in the Semi final before losing out to Stephen Craigie 3-1 in the final. Grant Cole top the weekend with a win in the Plate 2(56)-0 against Kristof Vermeiren.

GALLEN BEATS RIVAL
Adam Gallen beat Will Blackmore in event 5 of the Exeter Bronze Waistcoat. For further details and report go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat.

This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December 2007. Thanks to GWRSA Club event sponsors. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

HOT FAVOURITE STEWART MADE TO SWEAT
Jake Stewart wins his 4th event of the season but was made to sweat in the group stages. Full 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 Redruth Royal British Legion who sponsored the event

WEBB WINS BRONZE IN FALMOUTH
Bells Court Snooker Club, Falmouth hosted the first in the Falmouth series of WEBSF Bronze Waistcoat Tournaments on Sunday 10th February 2008. This is the latest club to join clubs in Plymouth, Exeter & Redruth who also host Bronze Waistcoat Tournaments in an effort to find the best under 16 snooker player in the West of England. Jake Webb came through a 20 strong field to claim victory and lead the ranking table. Full 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

December 2007 News

CORNWALL V JERSEY
Cornwall has been invited over to St Helier, Jersey to play in a special event arranged between the two Associations. This is the first time Cornwall has ever gone on tour, apart from the County teams playing friendlies or national competitions. This event has been arranged to promote friendship between the two Associations and to promote the games of Billiards & Snooker in Jersey. The teams selected are:-

Youth: Daniel Barsley (Capt), Robert Charman, Jamie Read, Bobby Southworth, Gary Spencer & Jake Stewart.
Senior: Carl Boundy, Steve Downing, Kevin Steed, Chris Timmins (Capt), & Justin Watters.
Billiards: Charlie Gay, Geoff Lingard, Chris Mitchell (Capt), Noel Meagor, & Derek White

ROGERS WINS BRONZE
Michael Rogers from Taunton won the Exeter Bronze Waistcoat for the first time. 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. To join the WEBSF and enter this tournament click here. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

STEWART MAKES IT TWO OUT OF TWO
Jake Stewart Wins two Reruth Bronze Waistcoat events on the trot. Stewart beat Alex Wills 2-1 in the final. 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. To join the WEBSF and enter this tournament click here

VINCENT’S GOLDEN CENTURY
Kris Vincent defeated Greg Batten 3-2 in a close fought final to take the second Gold Waistcoat event of the season and go top of the rankings for the overall champion. Go to Gold Waistcoat for results, report & Photo’s now in.

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 go to Gold Waistcoat or contact the WEBSF. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money.

GMB HEALTH SERVICES INVEST IN THE REGIONS YOUTH
GMB Health Services have kindly made a donation to help the WEBSF with their aims & objectives. The first to benefit from this aid are two promising young players from Plymouth. Grant Cole and Dale Branton have both demonstrated that they have what it takes to do well in their chosen sport. On Saturday 8th December at Rileys, Plymouth they both received a donation towards the many expenses they have to find in order to compete against the best players in the country. The remainder will be used to sponsor the WEBSF Bronze Waistcoat finals day due to be held on the 24th May 2008. It is hoped a representative from GMB Health Services will be available to present the trophies and certificates to the winners and runners-up on then day.

November 2007 News

TOP BREAK FOR STEWART
Jake Stewart has set an all time best for the Bronze Waistcoat in winning the first Redruth Bronze Waistcoat of the season. Stewart made a superb 77 break in the final against Jamie Edwards. 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.

DEVON TAKES REVENGE
Devon took revenge for recent defeats in the annual match with Cornwall when they defeated their rivals by 21-12 in the match at Rileys Plymouth.

BLACKMORE REPEATS BRONZE VICTORY
Will Blackmore wins second Exeter Bronze Waistcoat on the trot!. 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. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

BRANTON WINS SILVER
Dale Branton wins the second event of the Silver Waistcoat Tour. Tournament report and details now in. For details about previous events 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!

WEBSF PLAYERS RESULTS AT PONTINS
Five WEBSF under 21 players reached qualifying stages of the 2007-8 Businessland Under 21 Series Event 1

In the last 32:-
Tom Vanstone lost to top player Robbie Williams.
Mitchell Grinsted lost to Mark Axworthy.

In the Last 16:-
Kris Vincent went out to fellow WEBSF player Darren Bond

In the Quarters:-
Darran Lock narrowly lost 3-2 to Nick Jennings
Darren Bond lost to Robbie Williams
Sam Baird lost to Jack Lisowski

LOCAL LADS DO WELL IN ENGLISH QUALIFIERS
Four of WEBSF junior players have a go at the EASB Under 14’s Qualifiers. Haydon Pinhey Christopher Coumbe Adam Lewin Cody Hall. For report go to here

BOLTON BREEZES BRONZE
James Bolton from Salisbusry breezes through the second event of the Plymouth Bronze. For further details go to Bronze Waistcoat. This tournament is open to all those that will be under 16 on the 31st December this year. This time 100% of the entry fees went as prize money!

April 2007 News

JAKE STEWART – REGIONAL BRONZE CHAMPION
Jake Stewart, Redruth carved through a field of talented young snooker players to win the coveted WEBSF Bronze Waistcoat Championship. Runner-up to Stewart was Will Blackmore, Exeter, left. For further details go to Regional Bronze Waistcoat Finals

BOND BEATS BUDDY BAIRD
Darren Bond beat Sam Baird 3-2 in a close fought final of Silver Waistcoat event 4. Full report now in, go to Silver Waistcoat Event 4

REDRUTH BRONZE CONCLUDES
The last Redruth Bronze Waistcoat produces a close finish as Alex Wills wins on the day and James Freeman wins overall. For further details go to Redruth Bronze Waistcoat Event 5

EXETER BRONZE PLAYERS PLAY CATCH-UP!
In the very last Exeter Bronze Waistcoat of the season Dan Hine is eventually turned over as Adam Gallen takes event 6. For further details go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat Event 6

February 2007 News

WEBSF ELITE FLY THE ENGLAND FLAG
Mike King, Greg Batten & Andy Symons-Rowe have narrowly lost 10-8 in the semi final against Germany.

The WEBSF Management Team take this opportunity to congratulate them on their achievement. Getting to the semi’s and losing by just 2 frames is obviously disappointing but it is still more than most have achieved and should not be underestimated. To represent your country at any level of competition is a great achievement. Well done!

REDRUTH BRONZE
Results just in for the third and fourth Redruth Bronze Waistcoat tournament of 2006/7. James Freeman and Jake Stewart share the spoils. For further details go to Redruth Bronze Waistcoat Events 3 & 4

LEARNING THE FINER ART OF ENGLISH BILLIARDS
Four budding snooker players try their hand at English Billiards in order to further their knowledge of angles and touch play.

HINE WINS, BUT LOSES
Hine is Exeter champion but loses his unbeaten run. For further details go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat Event 5

JOHNSON WINS COUMBE CHAMPION
Paul Johnson wins back to back Plymouth Bronze events whilst Coumbes secures Plymouth title. For further details go to Plymouth Bronze Waistcoat Event 5

BAIRD RAISES THE BAR
The second Silver Waistcoat event took place last Saturday and Sam Baird raised the bar, setting new standards for his peers to aspire to. Further details go to Silver Waistcoat Event 2

BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR HINE
It was business as usual for Dan Hine in his relentless pursuit of the West of England Bronze Waistcoat Champion. For further details go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat Event 4

January 2006 News

STEWART REINFORCES HIS POSITION
For report and results go to Redruth Bronze Waistcoat Event 3

BOND STARTS SLOW FINISHES STRONG
Report due in soon but to see results go to Silver Waistcoat Event 4

EXETER TEAM MAKE IT TO NATIONAL FINAL
Well done to WEBSF members Andy Radford, and Mike King, Greg Batten from Rileys, Exeter who have reached the final of the EASB Team championships. More details as they come in.

GALLEN UNDEFEATED IN EXETER BRONZE
For report and results go to Exeter Bronze Waistcoat Event 1

BRANTON TOP OF THE POTS
For report and results go to Plymouth Bronze Waistcoat Event 4

TRIPLE GOLD FOR RADFORD
For full report and results go to Gold Waistcoat Event 4

EXETER BRONZE WAISTCOAT
The first of a series of Exeter Bronze Waistcoat tournaments are due to start on the 14th January 2006 at the GWRSA (Exeter South), Beacon Avenue, Exeter.

Bronze Waistcoat – Redruth Town Tour

Jake Stewart wins event six but Shaun Wills tops the ranking table. For a full report go to Redruth Bronze Waistcoat Tour

Stewart Wins Bronze

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Jake Stewart win Redruth Bronze Tournament. For a full report go to Redruth Bronze Waistcoat Tour. Bronze Waistcoat Tour Results

Jake Stewart Wins Redruth Bronze

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Jake Stewart wins Redruth Bronze event. Bronze Waistcoat Tour Results