26th April 2017
It is with sadness that we have to report that Denis Rourke passed away on the morning of the 17th April. We have lost a true sportsman and gentleman.
The committee, on behalf of the league, wish to offer their condolencesto Denis' family at this time.
The Rourke family have said:
"Dad will be taken into St Aidens RC Church in Mirfield on Monday 01-05-2017 at 5.00pm & the service will take place on Tuesday 02-05-2017 at 11.00am
followed by interment at Dewsbury Cemetary at approx 12:15pm. We will then be having refreshments at St Paulinus Parochial hall, Dewsbury after.
Everyone who knew my Dad is welcome."
Denis had a remarkable Billiards & Snooker career. The list below shows what we know so far, but is not complete:
Yorkshire Billiards and Snooker Association:
Snooker Championship - Winner
Huddersfield Billiards and Snooker Association:
Junior Championship - Winner 3 times
Snooker Championship - Winner 8 times
Snooker Handicap - Winner once
Billiards Handicap - Winner once
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Competitions and Play offs
LEAGUE WINNERS AND JOHN NEEDHAM PLATE
The draws for the team play-offs and the John Needham Plate have been made.
It is the responsibility of the individual teams to arrange to play their matches before the closing dates. The draw and dates can be seen on the web site.
Navigate to the Competitions page and select your competition.
Please note that 5 players need to be in attendance in case of a 2-2 draw resulting in a 'deciding' frame to be played.
VETS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY-OFFS
Winners - Paddock Con
JUNIOR SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIPS
|Match date||Time||Home team||Frames (points)||Away team||Frames (points)|
|Monday 27th March||1.30pm||Marsh Lib A||1 (198)||v||New Mill A||2 (171)|
|Monday 3rd April||1.30pm||Paddock Con A||1 (183)||v||Marsh Lib A||2 (206)|
|Monday 17th April ||1.30pm||New Mill A||0||v||Paddock Con A||3|
All Divisional matches are now complete. The semi finals have been drawn and the full details can be seen on the "Competitions >> Draw, Results, Dates" etc page.
Venues and dates will soon be available.
If there are any queries please contact the Competitions Secretary
HELP needed on our website:
We are at risk: should our web site technician become ill or unavailable for any reason our website could stagnate.
Therefore we are still looking for an additional (voluntary) member to work with our web technician and help with the web site maintenance and development.
The current technician is happy to act as a mentor
to gradually hand over the reins. This is a superb opportunity for someone to develop and extend his or her IT skills. He or she
could learn how to develop windows based computer web applications that use a database.
If you are interested contact Pete Gilbert (email: firstname.lastname@example.org
) or phone 07890 032041.
Yorkshire Billiards Championships 201770177
The Yorkshire Billiards Championships will be held next month:
Yorkshire Billiards Championship - April 23rd
Yorkshire Billiards Handicap - April 30th
Both to be held at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds
Click here to see the dates, draw and venue.
Shaun Murphy v Rob Read Challenge Match
Murphy (2005 World Snooker Champion) v Rob Read
On Paul Hunter's
10th anniversary year in aid of
There will be a
challenge match between Shaun Murphy (2005 World Snooker Champion) and
It will consist
of 9 frames,
to be followed
by a guest frame at the end.
May 2017 (this date is now confirmed)
7:00pm, play to
commence at 7:30pm
VIP tickets £25.00 (includes meet & greet plus priority seating)
strictly limited and will be sold on a first come first served basis.
Tickets will be on sale after 8pm Thurs 16th