English Amateur Billiards Association

EABA : The Amateur Billiard Player : Summer 2002

The Amateur Billiard Player : Summer 2002

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Individual Billiards Championship

Dave White (Bude SC) beat Alan Snell (Dobwalls) 800-511 to win the
County billiards Championship at the SWEB Social Club, Bodmin, on
Thursday 21st March. White made breaks of 44, 73, 53, 73, 70, 59 and
67 unfinished in this match, while Snell had four breaks of over 30. In
addition to his Championship trophy, White was also presented with
the cup for the highest break of the season (118).

Quarter-finals
Alan Snell (Dobwalls) bt. Noel Meagor (Playing Place) 650(60)-426; Ian Hunn
(St. Dominic) bt. Keith Olver (Hessenford) 650(52)-602(66); Charlie Gay (St. Day) bt. Mike Burnard
(Camelford WMI) 650(83,70,57,56)-352; Dave White (Bude SC) bt. Dave Clue (Menheniot)
650(118,102)-450(72).
Semi-finals
Alan Snell (Dobwalls) bt. Ian Hunn (St. Dominic) 650(59,57)-
614(61) at Menheniot on 19th February. Dave White (Bude SC) bt. Charlie Gay (St. Day)
650(102,86,79,76,69,66,55)-444 at Probus on 13th February.
Final
Dave White (Bude SC) bt.
Alan Snell (Dobwalls) 800(73, 53, 73, 70, 59, 67unf)-511.

Team Billiards Championship

The team Championship went to Menheniot who defeated St. Dominic
2-1 at Looe SC on 19th March. In the first game Menheniot’s Derek
White beat D. Hunn 250-127. Ian Hunn then levelled the match by
defeating Dave Clue 250-198 despite a break of 60 by the Menheniot
player, but T. Wallace clinched the title by defeating M. Searle 250-
150.

In the semi-finals St. Dominic defeated Playing Place 2-0, Ian Hunn
making breaks of 69 and 44. Menheniot booked their place in the final
with victory over Camelford WMI ‘A’ also by a 2-0 margin. Dave Clue
made a break of 74 in his 250-147 win over Mike Burnard and Derek
White had a 54 in beating Geoff Lingard 250-218.

Chapman Exhibition

A capacity crowd of approximately 75 people packed into Redruth
Royal British Legion on 18th April to see what turned out to be an
excellent evening of exhibition billiards. World No.7 Roxton Chapman
from Peterborough entertained the crowd with a fine display of quality
billiards. Three local billiard players had the honour of playing against
Roxton in the exhibition. They were Charlie Gay, Noel Meagor and
Dave White, who all played very well and contributed to a great night:
which included a pasty supper during the interval. The referee for the
evening, Mr. Ray Vassie, was presented with an award for his services
during the past three exhibitions. Roxton rounded off the evening with
an excellent display of trick shots, the masse in particular went down
well with the crowd. The billiards exhibition was arranged by Paul
Broad (Sports Sec) and David Grigg who was also MC for the night.

Results
Roxton Chapman
191, 124
317 Charlie Gay
40unf
74 
Roxton Chapman
221unf
301 Noel Meagor
57
72 
Roxton Chapman
51, 58, 150unf
292 Dave White
37
97 
Paul Broad (Sports Secretary Redruth RBL.)

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