English Amateur Billiards Association

EABA : The Amateur Billiard Player : November 2000

The Amateur Billiard Player : November 2000

Eastern Counties

Marathon Men

A billiards marathon was held at West Acre Billiards Club recently. The
event commenced at 6.00am and finished at midnight. Twenty players
took part during the course of the day, these varying in age from 8 to
65! A grand total of £325 was raised for the Billiard Club and West
Acre Village Hall.

Norfolk Boys’ League

The Norfolk Boys’ Billiards & Snooker League has attracted a record
entry of seven teams for the 2000-01 season. Norwich “A” were First
Division Champions last season, with their “B” team runners-up. Gt.
Massingham finished top of the Second Division.

Eastern Counties League

Twelve teams from seven different counties have entered the Eastern
Counties Billiards League this season. After the first two games, newly
promoted Newmarket narrowly head the First Division from Mid-
Norfolk, whose Phillip Welham has set an early target for the highest
break with a run of 117. Jimmy Chambers, representing the Newmarket
team, also looks to be in fine form this season and has already recorded
several high breaks.

Massingham Summer Billiards League

This handicap league ran for ten weeks over the summer months and
was won by Swaffham Cons team who finished ahead of West Acre
“C”. Phillip Welham made the best break with 176. Out of the thirty six
team members it was encouraging to note that one-third were under 18
years of age.


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