English Amateur Billiards Association


The EABA is saddened to hear of the passing of Brian Harvey on the 18 January 2022. Brian passed away peacefully after a short illness. Yet another of our long-standing cueists has played his final shot. Despite being an octogenarian he could still play his style of all-round billiards very effectively and obviously enjoyed every …

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The EABA is saddened to hear of the passing of Richard Lodge. Richard died on the 10 December after a long illness. Richard, a Bradfordian through and through, started playing billiards as a young lad in the Bradford Sunday School League and within a few years became one of the leading players in the city. …

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Peter Shelley

Peter Shelley – Obituary Peter George Shelley (1941 – 2018) Peter Shelley did not discover Billiards – he was born into it quite literally. Born at Stafford Constitutional Club, home of his Grandparents where his Grandfather was the Club Steward and a decent player to boot. Peter’s father, a farmer was also a useful player …

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Audrey Wah

Audrey Wah Obituary March 2019 The EABA is saddened to hear of the passing of Audrey Wah, the wife of Harry. Harry is a life member of the EABA after serving a spell as the Association’s secretary. Audrey has been fighting illness for some years and on behalf of all EABA members the committee sends …

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David Rees

OBITUARY – David Lambert Rees 10th August 1941- 13th June 2019 David was dedicated to the game of billiards for most of his life but as a young man he played both amateur cricket and football and was a lifelong supporter of his local team Derby County. He is one of a group of cueists …

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Obituary – Timmy Murphy

Timmy Murphy We have just receive the sad news that Irish International player Timmy Murphy has passed away. Our sympathies go out to his family and friends.

Obituary – John Richmond

John Richmond The EABA is deeply saddened to announce the death of Mr. John Richmond. He passed away on Sunday 17 May 2015 after a short illness at the age of 77 years. John was a devoted supporter of the game of billiards. He played in his local league representing his club in Pateley Bridge …

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Obituary – John Smith

John Smith The EABA is deeply saddened to learn about the sudden passing away of John Smith. John passed away at home peacefully but suddenly on Saturday 18th July 2015, shortly after his 72nd birthday. He was a long standing member of the EABA and served a short spell on its committee. It is true to say …

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Alf Nolan 1927 – 2014

ALF NOLAN              1927 to 2014 The EABA’s first President Mr Alf Nolan sadly passed away on 6th October after a long fight against cancer. Will there ever be a greater enthusiast of the 3-ball game? Alf was a fine player with an extensive knowledge of  billiards and the people who played it. A compulsive talker …

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Michael Wright

Mike Wright  (10 Shot) It is with great sadness that I have to tell you of the passing of Mike Wright. Mike as we all knew him to be 10 SHOT, actually played Peter Gilchrist in a competition when he got his 10 shot and recieved more Euro’s for the 10 shot than Peter did for …

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Tom Terry

Tom Terry, who was a popular and ever-present figure on the English billiards circuit, died at his home in Brinsley, Nottingham, on 1st March 2004. He was 71 years of age and had been suffering from cancer of the colon for some time. Never amongst the top flight of billiard players, he was nevertheless a …

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