Tag Archive: Mark Hirst

Feb 02 2017

Yorkshire Inter-District League double-header brings back memories

BILLIARDS and snooker turns the clock back on Saturday night with a double-header in the Yorkshire Inter-District League. Both of the senior Bradford teams are in action at Great Horton Conservative Club (7.30), with the billiards side facing title hopefuls Huddersfield No 1 and Bradford No 1’s snooker team meeting Leeds No 2.

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Dec 15 2016

Hollings’ delight at champion display

ECCLESHILL Victoria Conservative Club’s Joe Hollings is the latest player to become Bradford Snooker Handicap Champion after defeating Andy Boswell from Girlington Conservative Club in the final. Hollings won by three frames to one at Great Horton Conservative Club and is only the third player to win the Eric Hodgkinson Trophy after Adam Tipper in …

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Oct 13 2016

Bradford pair ready for World Billiards Championships

BRADFORD duo Mark Hirst and Stephen Kershaw will be competing in the World Billiards Championships at the Northern Snooker Centre on Monday – with over a week of top-quality play lined up. The event starts tomorrow with qualifying, prior to the Jim Williamson Memorial Competition taking place on Saturday and Sunday before the main action …

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Dec 31 2015

Successful Year For Bradford Players

Right On Cue 2015 has been a largely successful year for Bradford’s teams in both Billiards and Snooker and individually Bradford players did exceptionally well.

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Aug 13 2015

Mark Hirst In Action UK Billiards Open

Bradford Billiard Champion Mark Hirst is in action at the weekend in the 2015 LITEtask UK Billiards Open, which is being held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds on Saturday and Sunday. Former Professional Hirst (pictured left with Paul Devitt), will be competing alongside 63 other top players, which include David Causier, Robert Hall, Phil Mumford …

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Jun 03 2015

Hirst holds his nerve as Wibsey Libs win Hopkinson Plate thriller

WIBSEY Liberal Club A overcame The Leicester Street Club, formerly East Bowling Unity Club, to lift the E Rosse Hopkinson Plate Trophy at East Ward Labour Club. There was plenty of support for both teams, and the spectators witnessed a tense finish to an excellent match. Wibsey duo Ian Carradice and Tom Bell were up …

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May 15 2015

Wibsey Libs winners in tense final

      Hopkinson Plate final was Leicester Street versus Wibsey Liberal In what was an excellent Final with plenty of support for both teams. The final got underway with the first 4 frames and it was Chris Richards (L.st) versus I Carradice (Wbsy) and on the other table Tony Dawson (L.st) Versus Tom Bell …

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May 06 2015

Hirst in seventh heaven after third straight win

MARK Hirst has become Bradford billiards champion for the seventh time – and the third in succession – after victory over first-time finalist Steve Wilman at Great Horton Conservative Club. Former professional Hirst won the match 523-215 and set the pattern with an early break of 40, following this up a little later with a …

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Apr 22 2015

Bradford No 1 storm to rare snooker title hat-trick

BRADFORD No 1 have become the first team to win the Yorkshire Inter-District Snooker league Division one three times in a row for 43 years. They emulated the achievements of Barnsley in 1970-72 by crushing Castleford No 2 6-0 at Undercliffe Cricket Club.

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Apr 08 2015

First-time finalist Wilman faces the ultimate test

STEVE Wilman is through to his first Bradford Billiards Championship final. He had a 319-207 victory over Stephen Kershaw at Chapel Green Liberal Club, and was never behind after a series of 30 and 40 breaks. Paul Devitt produced a spirited effort in the other semi-final to hang on to defending champion Mark Hirst, with …

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Mar 11 2015

Defeat leaves Bradford No 2 in fear of the drop

RELEGATION fears heightened for Bradford No 2 after a disappointing 5-1 home loss to Huddersfield in Division One of the Yorkshire Inter-District League. This heavy defeat leaves the second-bottom Bradford snooker side nine points from safety with only three matches remaining.

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Feb 19 2015

Title-chasing Leeds avenge Bradford defeat

DEFENDING champions Leeds have avenged their early-season defeat to Bradford in the Yorkshire Inter-District Billiards League. The visitors won 5-2 at Great Horton Cricket Club, skipper Jonathan Bagley being quickly into his stride with a break of 69 on his first scoring visit. A break of 39 followed and he closed the game out with …

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