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PRESENTATION EVENING

THIS YEAR'S PRESENTATION EVENING TO BE HELD AT PERKINS ON FRI 24 OCT. 8PM START. DISCO. FREE ENTRY

WINTER LEAGUE 2014/15

THE NEW WINTER SEASON 2014/15 STARTS ON 26TH OCTOBER. THE FIXTURES ARE ONLINE. 3 DIVISIONS OF 10 TEAMS HAVE ENTERED

ROB RETAINS TITLE

ROB WHARNE MADE IT 5 SINGLES TITLES IN A ROW WHEN HE BEAT MIKE BARKER 5-1 IN THE RECENT FINAL PLAYED AT KENNYS

DOUBLE DELIGHT

MIKE AND DAVE BARKER CLAIMED THE DOUBLES KNOCKOUT TITLE FOR THE 2ND YEAR RUNNING, BEATING CHRIS NOLAN AND KEV GENNER 3-2 IN A TENSE FINAL


welcome

Welcome to the Market Promotions Stafford Sunday Pool League Web site. This site has been up and running since November 2004. If you are interested in joining the League or have a general question you can send an email to the League Secretary.

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presentation evening

Presentation Evening is on FRIDAY 24th OCTOBER 2014.

It is being held @PERKINS SOCIAL CLUB.

Doors open at 8pm and is free to all members and partners. There is a disco and will finish at 12pm.

List of trophy winners - Winter league 2013/14

Div 1 winners - Hop Pole C.                         Div 1 Runner up - Kennys Whackpack
Most wins - Rob Wharne (Kennys Whackpack)
Most 8 balls - Rob Wharne

Div 2 winners - Metropolitan Bar A.            Div 2 Runner up - Hop Pole B
Most wins - Roy Brown (Metro Bar A)
Most 8 balls - Dave Ashton (Met Bar A), Jimmy Carter (Bull B), Craig Jenkins (Joiners Rebels) & Dave Rose (Highfields)

Div 3 winners - Star & Garter A.                  Div 3 Runner up - Kennys WSR
Most wins - Ben Heath (GPO Club B) & Tom Gilman (Star & Garter A).
Most 8 balls - Liam Collins (Star & Garter A).

Team Knockouts - Winter Season 2013/14   

Subsidiary Team KO Winners - Hop Pole B
Subsidiary Team KO Runner up - Metropolitan Bar A
Stan Bent Team KO winners - Kennys Whackpack
Stan Bent Team KO Runner up - Perkins Cue
Stan Bent Team KO Semi finalists - Hop Pole C & Joiners Arms

Summer 2014  


Elite Group A winners - Hop Pole C
Elite Group B winners - Perkins Cue
Premier Group A winners - Highfields Club
Premier Group B winners - Star & Garter A
Premier Group C winners - Metro Bar
Summer Plate Winners - Kennys Potters
Summer Plate Runner up - Joiners Arms
Summer league KO winners - Perkins Cue
Summer league KO r/up - Kennys Bear
Summer league KO s/finals - Hop Pole C & Metro Bar A.

Individual Knockouts 2014

Ladies Singles champion - Charlotte Shelley (Morrisman)
Ladies Singles Runner up - Lynda Simpson (Luckpenny)
Doubles Champions - Dave Barker & Mike Barker (Perkins Cue)
Doubles Runners up - Chris Nolan & Kev Genner (Perkins Z)
Doubles Semi Finalists - Kev Lewis & Aaron Lewis (Hop Pole B); Pete Sandhar & Ben Crossley (Metro Bar).
Singles still to be decided. News will follow....

 

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singles finals night

QUARTER FINAL DRAW

Date - 19th October 2014

Venue - Kennys Sportsbar

Start - 7:30pm. Scratch - 7:45pm

Mike Barker (Perkins Cue)(Runner up 2007) v Duncan Sunderland (Hop Pole C)

Paul Loughead (Joiners Arms) v Dave Whitfield (Perkins Cue)(Runner up 2011)

Rob Wharne (Kennys Whackpack)(Four time Winner 2010-13) v Alan Mason (Hop Pole C)

Gavin Davies (Kennys Bear)(Runner up 2004) v Shaun Cooper (Kennys WSR)

All matches best of FIVE Frames

SEMI FINAL DRAW to be made after the conclusion of the Quarter Finals. Semi Finals is best of SEVEN frames

THE FINAL to be played after the Semi Finals. Final is best of NINE Frames

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sunday ladies singles champion

SUNDAY POOL LADIES SINGLES FINALS NIGHT 2014

Held @Kennys Sportsbar, Stafford on Sunday 5th October 2014

Charlotte Shelley became the 'Stafford Ladies Singles Champion' for the 3rd time in 4 years. With victories in 2011 & 2013 she was made to work hard for her win over a determined Lynda Simpson who also has been champion in 2012. This was Lynda's 3rd final and 2nd against Charlotte, so they had alot of respect for each others game. Lynda won the first frame, as both players took time to settle. The 2nd frame was a different story as Lynda had the first chance and was very close to potting the black coming off the side rail but unfortunately missed. Charlotte with 7 yellows and the black took them on and showed great skill with the cueball to clear the table and level at 1-1. The next 2 frames were shared with little fuss. So it went to a best of 3 and nerves started to show as both players started to miss crucial pots. But it was Charlotte who took it by the scruff of the neck and won the match with a long black into the top corner to lift the crown. A good size crowd witnessed a good final played in great spirit and congratulations to both players on their performance.

Also well done to all the other ladies who entered this competition. Also a thank you to both Shaun Cooper & Dave Whitfield for refereeing the Final.

Full results are -

Group A.

Clair Maslin (Kennys Potters) 0-3 Charlotte Shelley Morrisman); Pippa Steele (Luckpenny) 2-3 Jennie Clarke (Hop Pole D).

P. Steele 0-3 C. Shelley; C. Maslin 3-1 J. Clarke.

C. Maslin 1-1 P. Steele; J. Clarke 1-2 C. Shelley.

Group Winner - Charlotte Shelley

Group B.

Kirsty Lawrence (GPO Club B) 0-3 Jo Genner (Perkins Z);

Lynda Simpson (Luckpenny) 3-0 J. Genner

K. Lawrence 3-1 L. Simpson

Group Winner - Lynda Simpson

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a.g.m. & constitution amendments

Annual General Meeting held @Kennys Sportsbar on 3rd August 2014

TWO amendments to the Constitution were made, these were -

1. The '8 ball clearance' or 'dish' has changed. Instead of the current rules and provisos, the 8 ball clearance will NOW be based on the FIRST visit.

a. When a player breaks and DOESN'T pot a ball, and the opposite player then clears - THIS IS AN 8 BALL CLEARANCE

b. When a player breaks and goes 'in-off', and the opposite player then clears - THIS IS AN 8 BALL CLEARANCE

c. When a player breaks and hits the 'cue ball' off the table. The opposite player is awarded TWO Shots. However, if the player clears on the FIRST VISIT - THIS IS AN 8 BALL CLEARANCE 

d. When a player breaks and pots any ball/balls BUT goes 'in-off', and the opposite player then clears - THIS IS AN 8 BALL CLEARANCE

e. When a player breaks and makes a FOUL BREAK (i.e 4 balls not hitting a cushion). The balls are then re-racked and the opposite player breaks and clears on the FIRST VISIT - THIS IS AN 8 BALL CLEARANCE

2. In the Constitution it states that the draw is to be made by both teams by drawing lots. This has now changed and both teams can place their players in any order they wish for the first 4 games (first half) ONLY. The second half will be decided by the outcome of the first half placings of the draw.

Any questions / clarification regarding the above changes then email or contact the League Secretary.

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about stafford sunday pool league

The League is affiliated to the English Pool Association and has two periods of competition. The Winter League currently runs with 3 divisions and also includes a team knockout competition. This is followed by the Singles and Doubles Knockout competitions. The Summer League follows where teams of all abilities compete against each other during the group stage.

The League is currently sponsored by Market Promotions, a local business that runs Car Boot Sales across the Midlands. More information can be found on the Sponsors page.

Trophies are awarded to all winners and runners-up at the annual presentation evening. See the Roll of Honour page for a full list of the current trophy holders as well as the winners from past years.

The Stafford Sunday Pool League currently has 2 representative teams competing in the Staffordshire Inter-league competition where the full set of World Rules are played. The Inter-league offers 2 opportunities (through League and Cup) for teams to play in the National Finals at Great Yarmouth.

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