Tuesday, 31 January 2017

NEBA One Day Invitational Event 21st January 2017

19 players competed including club members & invited guests at the G Casino in Newcastle. After a gruelling day's play Roger Porter was the clear winner with 5 match wins out of 5. Keith & Neil were the joint runners up with 4/5. As usual the casino were generous hosts & laid on a splendid buffet.

Don v Pol (wearing the dodgy T shirt).

Roger in action against Allan.

Ian v Rosey

Kate v Allan are the nearest with the magnificent board & Graeme v Mike next to them.

Martin congratulates the joint runners up, Neil & Keith.

Congratulations to Roger Porter, tournament champion. This was Roger's first UK event for about 15 years.

The winners enclosure, Keith, Roger (champion) & Neil

9 January 2017

A record attendance of 16 players turned up for our meeting on 9th January 2017. The evening started with a presentation of prizes for the Autumn 2016 season.

Mike Snowdon, runner up in the 2nd Division & promoted to the first. Congratulating him are Martin Barkwill, club chair, Tim Cross, UK captain & Graeme Turner, club treasurer.

Don Irving, 2nd Division champion & promoted to the 1st.

Keith Gill, 1st Division runner-up.

Martin Barkwill, 1st Division champion.

We welcomed three new players to the club, Lawrence, Nigel & Tim Cross, the U.K. team captain. Tim was beaten by one of our local players, Alan Hind who reached the final against Jamie & was leading 4-0 when time was called. This match will be finished later.

Ian thrashes the new club champion 5-0!

We have a dog friendly policy at our club. Meanwhile first time visitor, Nigel plays Alan.

New player, Lawrence in action against Graeme.

The upset of the evening as Alan beats Tim.

Semi final Alan v Don.

Final, Alan v Jamie.

Monday, 9 January 2017

Martin Barkwill Wins NEBA League Autumn 2016

Martin Barkwill wins a closely fought match against defending champion, Graeme Turner 9-7. Martin is league champion with six match wins out of eight & Keith Gill is runner-up with five wins.

Martin Barkwill (l) vs Graeme Turner

Monday, 2 January 2017

Next club meeting...

... will be on Monday 9 January, 6.45pm at the Royal British Legion in West Jesmond.  Full location details can be found on the "Where and When" tab at the top of the page.