Billiards


Hampshire’s Connor Benzey came through a tough field of talented under-17s to win the West of England Billiards and Snooker Foundation (WEBSF) Bronze Snooker Open Championship at Jesters Snooker Hall in Swindon. Last year Benzey, who is from Eastleigh, narrowly missed out on qualification into the knock-out stage but, after a year of practice, he …

Recently married Andy Neck rekindled some of the form that saw him win back-to-back West of England Billiard & Snooker Foundation Gold Waistcoat snooker tours in 2012 and 2013 when he shone at the first event of 2017-18. ‘Gold’ tournaments, which have been running successfully since 2004, are now named, The WEBSF Gold Snooker Series, …

Elburton B came close to causing an upset in the Plymouth Billiard League’s Roger Ayers Memorial competition at home to last year’s victors Keyham Cons. John Wilde scored a good win over Steve Brookshaw, 250-184, although Brookshaw had consolation with a 91 break, but Keyham came through to claim an 18-17 success. It was another …

Despite going down to second placed Plaza Red Devils, 4-2, in a match where Gary Walbridge was in fine form, GWRSA ‘C’ remain top of the Tamerton Wrought Iron Works Plymouth and District Snooker League Division Two table. Dan Keane made a break of 33 for Agaton in their 4-2 loss at Elburton A; Lee …

The West of England Billiard and Snooker Foundation (WEBSF) is calling on more people to get involved with their activities around the region. The not-for-profit community organisation is run by a team of volunteers who have devoted thousands of hours since the group first started 13 years ago. The main aim of the foundation, which …

Plymouth’s Dale Branton overcame 2013 champion Tom Kevern to win the West of England Snooker Open at the Jesters Snooker Hall in Swindon. Players from all over the South and West headed to Wiltshire to do battle, although last year’s winner Billy Castle and 2015 victor and current Gold Waistcoat champion Eddie Manning (Cornwall) were …

The new Plymouth League season got under way with teams from Keyham Barton Conservative Club, Saltash Social Club and Elburton Snooker Club ready to battle it out. The main League competition is again played in memory of former vice-chairman and League stalwart Roger Ayers, while the Trevor Davies Memorial Cup will start in the New …

The West of England Billiard and Snooker Foundation (WEBSF) season kicked off in style with Plymouth’s Steve Brookshaw taking the English Billiards Open at The Galaxy Centre in Torquay. The tournament was held in memory of Bryan ‘Pops’ Canniford, who was an avid supporter of WEBSF, with many players benefitting from his words of wisdom …