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03/05/15, 11:57 by NBSA | Views: 81 | Comments: 0

Singles League

Welcome to this year's Summer Singles League, proudly sponsored by QualitySolicitors Yates & Co.  You will find your fixtures by clicking on the appropriate link on the left hand menu.

The summer season runs from 1 May 2015 to 31 August 2015.  Please ensure that you have completed your matches and submitted your results by 11.59pm on the last day of the month.  Any results not received by then will be put down as ‘no results’ regardless of whether the match has been played or not.  You can play your scheduled matches up front but NEVER in arrears.

Results can be submitted online using the 'submit result' form, or by text,email and social media to Singles League Secretary Paul Wainwright.

We ask that players make reasonable efforts to contact their opponents and offer dates to play the matches.  You should have made contact by the 21st of the month.  If you have any problems contacting your opponent please inform Paul Wainwright.  Try to arrange your matches early so that if something comes up you can rearrange your match before the end of the month.

Any player who has a +56 handicap (Brian Steeples) shall receive his start in matches.  All other players play off scratch.

Players are responsible for keeping their contact information up to date.  Changes can be forwarded to Steve Butler who will ensure the contact information is amended on the website.

Click HERE to read the full Singles League rules.

We hope everyone enjoys this season's summer singles league.  Don't forget that the winner of each division will qualify for the Champions Cup which will be held on 20 September 2015.  Please keep this date free in your diary if you fancy your chances!

Good luck everyone.

Paul Wainwright
NBSA Competitions Committee
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03/05/15, 11:06 by NBSA | Views: 94 | Comments: 0

The Champions Cup will be held on Sunday 20 September 2015.  If you have already qualified please keep this date free as you will not receive your prize money unless you turn up and play.  Likewise, if you are confident you are going to qualify, please keep this date free in your diary.

The Champions Cup prize fund now stands at £920 and this will be distributed as follows:

Champion £300
Runner-up £150
Losing semi-finalists £75
Losing quarter-finalists £40
Non-qualifiers from groups £20

Champions Cup Qualification Criteria

The winners of the following tournaments/singles league divisions will qualify (known qualifiers in brackets):

Notts Amateur (Troy Brett)
Open Singles (Andy Diacopoulos)
Trevor Steeples Trophy (Bash Maqsood)
Senior Handicap (Troy Brett)
Spider Trophy (Troy Brett)
Phyllis Bell Trophy (Tom Goldstein)
Clarry Cup (Jamie Moore)
Trevor Steeples Shield (Sean Hopkin)
Six Reds (Steve Butler)
Masters (Barry Stark)
Under 25's (Tom Goldstein)
Intermediate Handicap (Tamas Vagvolgyi)
Junior Handicap (Dan Norton)
Winter Singles League Premier A (Ben Monk)
Winter Singles League Premier B (Matt Walters)
Winter Singles League Division 1 (Jason Ashurst)
Winter Singles League Division 2 (Sean Croft)
Winter Singles League Division 3 (Dave Buckley)
Winter Singles League Division 4 (Lee Esam)
Summer Singles League Premier A (TBC)
Summer Singles League Premier B (TBC)
Summer Singles League Division 1 (TBC)
Summer Singles League Division 2 (TBC)
Summer Singles League Division 3 (TBC)

The format of the Champions Cup will be 4 round robin groups.  The draw for the groups will be seeded.  The top 2 players in each group will qualify for the knockout stage.  All matches will be handicapped.

The Champions Cup Seeding List has been updated following completion of the Senior Handicap Snooker Championship and the Winter Singles League:

We will continue to bring you further updates between now and the day of the Champions Cup tournament.
02/05/15, 12:54 by Paul Wainwright | Views: 887 | Comments: 1

Congratulations to Troy Brett on winning the Senior H'cap Snooker Championship by defeating Andy Diacopoulos 4-3 in an enthralling final held at BCI last night.

Andy stormed into a 2-0 lead taking the first two frames 87-10 including  break of 35 and the second frame 83-1 making breaks of 24 & 30. This looked very ominous at this point.

The 3rd frame Troy potted everything in site and left Andy virtually glued to his seat, he took the frame 87-0 with breaks of 24, 34 &21, this lead to troy trailing 2-1 overall.

The fourth frame saw Andy make a spectacular 50 break taking mostly pinks as the black was tied up. Troy battled his way back and was on a 31 clearance only to miss a simple black by playing with an element of safety. A couple of shots later Troy knocked in the black to take the frame 55-54 and levelling the match 2-2

Troy took the fifth frame 59-41 with a break of 33 included, taking the lead for the first time in the match leading 3-2.

The next two frames both players failed to take chance after chance, after seeing both players struggle to pot more than 2/3 balls in any break Andy levelled the match the 3-3 by winning 65-52.

The deciding frame had the same pattern as the previous one, both Andy and Troy struggling to make any real breaks. it was nip and tuck all frame but neither player was able to take advantage of his opponents mistake. It came down to pink and black, Troy needing a snooker, he plays a fantastic shot to leave the pink a few inches from the the top pocket on the rail (yellow) then the white behind the black which was very close to the green pocket, any attempted an escape caught the pink but went went in off. Troy potted the long pink and black to take the Championship and his second title of the season.

Congratulations to Troy again and commiserations to Andy.

Many thanks to BCI and Pete Trout for allowing us the use of their fantastic facilities.

30/04/15, 22:43 by Keith Holgate | Views: 1804 | Comments: 1

A tough draw away from home against two very capable players,
First frame Keith beat Nav in a nervy exchange on one of the Academy tables, which is a real test of cueing.
Next frame Mat beat Dave, can't remember much about it, no breaks.
The Scotch doubles was a very cagey affair, which Keith and Dave won with Nav and Mat needing snookers on the brown.
At 2-1 to K and D we played the last two frames on fwo tables. Dave knocked in a great 59 break winning his frame easily
Keith managed to win fairly comfortably with no breaks to speak of.
Always good to play Nav and Mat, never a dull moment.
30/04/15, 21:57 by John Fountain | Views: 711 | Comments: 0

Singles League

Thanks for the game Jamie, thought you was going to turn it round when you won the second frame with a Loverly 27 dish from 24 behind.
30/04/15, 21:38 by Malc Belshaw | Views: 673 | Comments: 0

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A really enjoyable snooker-social eveing. Thanks for the game Dan
30/04/15, 21:27 by Malc Belshaw | Views: 302 | Comments: 0

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Very enjoyable, Its so more competive to get a win with a 4 frames match.
28/04/15, 16:20 by Lee Crombie | Views: 1181 | Comments: 0

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2-2 result
27/04/15, 23:59 by Peter Machon | Views: 2162 | Comments: 1

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27/04/15, 22:14 by James Robinson | Views: 2167 | Comments: 1

Singles League

End of season match for myself in what turned out to be a very mixed season but nice to end on a win.

1st frame very scrappy and cagey neither of us got going and missed plenty. I had a 20 point lead going into the colours but martin fought back and took the frame on the black.

frames  2 3 and 4 all very 1 sided I found my potting boots and raced into 20-30 point lead in all the frames martin again fought back but to no avail this time.

Being pretty much a nothing match my main aim was to get a 30+ break and even though I potted well I think by putting to much into getting a 30+ I maybe over thought myself some times on shots.

Unlucky martin and hopefully see you again soon your shoulder permitting.
27/04/15, 21:36 by Daniel Di Folco | Views: 343 | Comments: 0

Singles League

Thanks for the game Lee.

Breaks Dan 49 & 36.
           Lee 37.
27/04/15, 19:49 by Robert Garratt | Views: 297 | Comments: 0

Singles League

Match wasn't great could of been 3-1 either way or 2-2 but well played dan now I can get practising for the summer league so I dont have a repeat performance of the winter season well played to dave Buckley and Wayne smith for finishing top 2
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Premier B: John Fountain 3 V 1 Jamie Mathers by John Fountain
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Premier B: Dan Di Folco2-2 Malc Belshaw by Malc Belshaw
[ 30/04/15, 21:38]

Premier B: Malc Belshaw 2- 2 Cris Hackett by Malc Belshaw
[ 30/04/15, 21:27]

Premier B: Lee crombie(2) v (2)Jamie mathers by Lee Crombie
[ 28/04/15, 16:20]

Division 4: James Robinson 3-1 Martin Marriott by Martin Marriott
[ 28/04/15, 11:26]

Division 3: Piotr Machon 2-2 Dan Norton by Wayne Smith
[ 28/04/15, 08:19]

Premier B: Daniel Di Folco 3-1 Lee Crombie by Daniel Di Folco
[ 27/04/15, 21:36]

Division 3: Dan Norton 3-1 Rob Garratt by Robert Garratt
[ 27/04/15, 19:49]

Division 2: David Casey 0-4 Sean Croft by Robert Wright
[ 24/04/15, 16:16]

Division 2: Manfred Corbin 3-1 Harvey Pabla by Manfred Corbin
[ 23/04/15, 09:12]

Division 2: Dan Rhodes 0 Tamas Valvolgyi 4 by Tamas Vagvolgyi
[ 20/04/15, 01:43]

Division 2: Ross Wilkin 0-4 David casey by David Casey
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Division 4: Jon Sully 3 Lee Esam 1 by Jon Sully
[ 17/04/15, 22:27]

Premier B: Chris Hackett 1-3 Matt Walters by Matt Walters
[ 17/04/15, 19:53]

Division 2: Sean Croft 4-0 Dan Rhodes 16/04/2015 by Dan Rhodes
[ 17/04/15, 17:06]

Division 3: Fred Mulheron 3-1 Mick Garratt by Paul Wainwright
[ 17/04/15, 16:43]

Premier B: Bob Walker 1 -3 Steve Whitt by Steve Whitt
[ 17/04/15, 08:59]

Premier B: Matt Walters 3-1 Bob Walker by Matt Walters
[ 13/04/15, 23:41]

Division 2: Harvey Pabla 3 - 1 Ross Wilkin by Ross Wilkin
[ 09/04/15, 13:10]

Division 3: Paul Wainwright 1-3 Dave Buckley by Peter Machon
[ 03/04/15, 11:59]

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