May 18 2017

Exciting Bradford Snooker Championship final in prospect

Howard Mawson has emerged from a tough half of the draw to reach the Bradford Snooker Championship final

THE Bradford Snooker Championship final takes place at Great Horton Conservative Club on Saturday, with 2004 champion Howard Mawson taking on Eccleshill Victoria Cons team-mate Mark Ball in the best-of-seven frame match (7.45pm).

Mawson has had a particular tough route to the final, beating former finalists Anthony Green in the preliminary round and Dave Stirk in the first round, both by a score of 4-1.

Ball started the competition well, making a 131 clearance in the deciding frame of his first-round match to edge out Stefan Risidi 4-3.

Mawson saw off Chris Tolson 4-1 in the second round, while Ball defeated Simon Jackson 4-0. Then in the quarter-finals, Mawson faced four-time champion Gareth Green and Ball took on up-and-coming youngster Russell Morgan.

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May 04 2017

2017 South Bradford Summer League Details

Hi Guys

Herewith the Rules, Registered Players & Fixtures for this seasons Summer Snooker League. It has taken me quite a while to get to this stage following the draw at last weeks South Bradford Delegates Meeting, as there are a number of clubs who have 2 teams entered so one has to be at home and the other away wherever possible.

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May 04 2017

2017 Moorhouse Shield Draw and Details

Hi Guys

Herewith the Player Registrations, the Full Draw and blank Scoresheet for this years Moorhouse Shield Competition, made at Clayton Rugby club last night.

Match dates are at the bottom of the draws for each round, and this season the final will be played over 2 legs, in line with the rest of the Competition.

Team handicaps are made up by adding together the individual handicaps of the 4 players selected to play in each match. This team handicap is added to the 4 players scores to make up the team total. Team with the highest match total over the 2 legs wins and progresses to the next round.

Any teams who haven’t yet paid the entry fee could they arrange to do so before the start of the First Round on 31st May.

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May 03 2017

Trevor Kershaw bidding to retain Bradford billiards title

Trevor Kershaw, left, and Paul Devitt before last year’s Bradford Billiards Championship final, which Kershaw won

THE Bradford Billiards Championship takes place on Saturday at Cue Gardens, where Trevor Kershaw will be looking to retain his title after beating Paul Devitt in last year’s final.

Entrants are guaranteed a minimum of three one-hour matches during the round-robin stages, with the exact overall format being dependent on the number of entries.

Registration for the event will be up to 11.45am, with the competition set to get underway at noon.

Entry fee is £12, and further information is available from tournament director Stephen Kershaw (07815-014198).

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Apr 27 2017

Howard Mawson facing Mark Ball after tense Bradford Snooker Championship semi-finals

Bradford Snooker Championship finalist Mark Ball after winning the Bradford Conservative League’s Bob Bell Trophy

THIS year’s Bradford Snooker Championship final will be an all-Eccleshill Victoria Cons Club affair as 2004 champion Howard Mawson is set to take on Mark Ball on Saturday, May 20 at Great Horton Conservative Club.

Mawson hasn’t been in the final since lifting the crown, despite numerous appearances in the semi-finals, and took on doubles partner Lewis Walsh at Eccleshill.

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Apr 19 2017

Tough draw for holder Joe Hollings in Bradford Snooker Handicap

Bradford Snooker Handicap champion Joe Hollings (Eccleshill Victoria Cons), who faces Richard Denny (Cullingworth Cons) in a tough first-round tie

THE draw for the first round of the Bradford Snooker Handicap has been made, Joe Hollings (Eccleshill Victoria Cons) starting the defence of his title with a tough tie against Richard Denny at Cullingworth Cons.
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Apr 16 2017

Your Chance To Play The Rocket

Another snooker extravaganza from Hanging Heaton C.C 16th June 2017 see’s Bradford based Wayne Cooper play the Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan in a five frame challenge match very similar to the one that was held back in June 2016 where Cooper beat the Nugget Steve Davis.

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Apr 15 2017

Bradford Snooker Championship 2017


spectators welcome

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Other events these coming months

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Apr 13 2017

Brothers Anthony and Gareth Green seal fourth Bradford Snooker Championship pairs title

Bradford Pairs Champions 2017 Gareth & Anthony Green

HAROLD Club brothers Anthony and Gareth Green overcame the challenge of Eccleshill Victoria Conservative Club duo Lewis Walsh and Howard Mawson to win the Bradford Snooker Championship pairs title for a fourth time.

The match at Great Horton Conservative Club saw the Greens open well with a solid first frame which saw them lead 71-0 with only 59 points remaining.

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Apr 06 2017

Bradford Snooker Championship Semi-Final Drawn

Brothers looking for their 4th Bradford pairs title together

DEFENDING champion Wayne Cooper was dramatically knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the Bradford Snooker Championship when his Bradford team-mate Kevin Firth fought back from 3-1 down to snatch a 4-3 victory at Undercliffe Cricket Club.

Firth looked down and out, and even at 3-3 it looked like ten-times champion Cooper would edge the match.

He was in prime position and heading towards a hard-fought win but a rare miss allowed Firth to claw his way back into the frame and then close out victory on the colours for a semi-final place alongside 2004 champion Howard Mawson, Mark Ball and Lewis Walsh.
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Mar 31 2017

24-hour Charity Snooker Marathon

6th & 7th May 2017

Snooker loopy duo look to raise funds with 24-hour challenge at Birkenshaw Liberal Club
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T&A Article HERE

Bill Gillespie and Gareth McCoy will be taking on all comers for a 24-hour snooker challenge

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Mar 30 2017

Lewis Walsh still on track for Bradford Snooker Championship title double

Lewis Walsh still has a chance of landing both singles and pairs titles in the Bradford Snooker Championships

ENGLAND Masters international Lewis Walsh remains on course for both Bradford Snooker Championship titles after a 4-0 victory over 2014 winner John Wellham in the singles quarter-finals.

The Bradford No 1 and Eccleshill Victoria Cons player also made it through to a second consecutive pairs final with partner Howard Mawson.

They came through 3-0 in their last-four clash with Wellham and his dad Chris, with Walsh making a 39 break and Mawson wrapping things up with a 51 in the last.

The duo are set to meet three-time champions Gareth and Anthony Green, who came through an epic semi-final 3-2 against five-times winners Wayne Cooper and Kevin Firth.

Cooper, and Anthony Green especially, were in good form, with Cooper making breaks of 66 and 69 while Green knocked in a 40 and the competition’s highest of 91.

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