Archive for September, 2013

Steve wins at Mapperley Community Centre

The boys 26th frame on their tour of all the snooker venues in Nottinghamshire took place at Mapperley Community Centre.  This venue houses three very well maintained snooker tables. The middle of the three tables, freshly brushed and ironed by one of the club’s Committee members, was the one chosen for this encounter. Jon struggled […]

A win for Jon at City Hospital Leisure Centre

Just inside the grounds of Nottingham’s City Hospital, close to the Edwards Lane entrance, lies City Hospital Leisure Centre.  This club sports two snooker tables situated in a separate room, just off the bar area. Steve started the frame well but Jon seemed determined to get back to winning ways after being destroyed in the […]

Steve wins at West Notts Unionist Club

The boys received one of their warmest welcomes yet at the friendly but competitive West Notts Unionist Club in Hyson Green. This small club boasts a superb steel block Burroughes & Watts snooker table right in the heart of the lounge and the atmosphere generated by the club’s members was amazing.  This clearly inspired Steve […]

Jon wins black ball frame at Stadium Leisure

Stadium Leisure in New Basford was the venue for the 23rd frame on the Tour.  This club has 12 tables, one of which is situated in a private room for hire at a premium rate. The club was busy and the boys played their frame on a table in the main room.  A large window […]

Steve wins his twelth frame at Hidden Spot

The boys were met with a very warm welcome at Nottingham’s newest snooker club, Hidden Spot in Radford.  The owner led us to the VIP Room where the cover was taken off one of the two tables to reveal a beautiful steel block match table, recently recovered by GCL Billiards. The VIP Room features a […]

Jon enjoys a good win at Rileys

The first floor at Rileys, right in the heart of Nottingham city centre, houses 5 full size snooker tables.  The rest of this large club is dedicated to pool and darts but when the boys visited, it was the snooker tables that were in demand. The frame got off to a slow start but Steve […]

Steve romps to victory at the Gedling Club

The 20th venue of the tour was the lovely and very friendly Gedling Club. This little club has one very well maintained snooker table upstairs.  When the boys arrived, the table was being brushed and ironed by one of the regular members.  The cloth has been on for about a year but it still looks […]

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