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May 03 2017

Trevor Kershaw bidding to retain Bradford billiards title

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 …

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Mar 22 2017

Defeat means Bradford’s billiards team are vulnerable in Yorkshire Inter-District League

BRADFORD’S billiards team completed their Yorkshire Inter-District League fixtures with a 7-5 defeat at a very strong Harrogate team. In a topsy-turvy first game, Paul Devitt led 23-0, only to trail 86-23 following a break of 31 and several smaller contributions from his opponent Stephen Crosland. But Devitt responded with a 57 to to reduce …

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Feb 22 2017

Yorkshire Inter-District Billiards League leaders Bradford show Doncaster no mercy

BRADFORD’S billiards team are top of the Yorkshire Inter-District League after thrashing bottom-of-the-table Doncaster 9-2. Paul Devitt was in fine form for Bradford, and breaks of 38 and 27 in successive visits, sped him to a 200-23 victory over 87-year-old Branson Hoole to give Bradford a 3-0 lead. Stephen Kershaw and Dave Palmer never showed …

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Feb 15 2017

Mick Cockcroft marks call-up with impressive Bradford billiards display

BRADFORD’S billiards team enjoyed an impressive 8-5 victory over title-chasing Harrogate at Great Horton Conservative Club as they repeated their previous week’s Yorkshire Inter-District League result against fellow contenders Huddersfield. It could have been even better, as Steve Wilman led from early in his game against Harrogate opponent Tom Halliday. A home win looked likely …

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Feb 09 2017

Stephen Kershaw and Paul Devitt give Bradford billiards team Yorkshire Inter-District League title boost

BRADFORD’S billiards team pulled off an impressive 8-5 home victory against title hopefuls Huddersfield No 1 in the Yorkshire Inter-District League to leave an interesting situation at the top of the table. With three matches remaining, Huddersfield No 1 lead with 34 points, while Bradford have 33 and Harrogate are on 30 – but with …

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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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Dec 01 2016

Black-ball agony for Bradford in UK League Snooker Championships

BRADFORD, runners-up to Norwich last year, suffered a heart-breaking black-ball defeat in the quarter-finals of this year’s UK League Snooker Championships at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. The Bradford team of Kevin Firth, Mark Slater, Gareth Green, Josh Walker and Anthony Green breezed through their last-16 group matches against Thames Valley (5-0), Newbury (5-0) …

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Nov 04 2016

Bradford billiards players cash in under new system

BRADFORD’S billiards team got their Yorkshire Inter-District League season off to a winning start as they beat Huddersfield No 2 at Great Horton Conservative Club. The scoring system for the billiards league has been changed, not only to benefit those that win their matches but also to reward players who have scored well in defeat, …

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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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Mar 16 2016

Right on Cue: Saying goodbye to gentleman Gordon

THE funeral of Gordon Craven, the only player to have won a Bradford snooker title in four different decades, will be held at Scholemoor Crematorium on Monday (11.30am). The 88-year-old, a legend of the amateur Bradford snooker scene over the last 50 years, died after a lengthy illness. He won the Bradford snooker singles crown …

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Feb 26 2016

Results topsy-turvy as Bradford billiards team win but snooker teams lose

BRADFORD’S billiards team ended a run of poor results in the Yorkshire Inter-District League with victory against the leaders. But the district’s two snooker sides, heading their respective divisions, came unstuck away from home. Huddersfield No 1 still lead the billiards table by seven points from Harrogate, but found a determined Bradford side in no …

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