Search

Title delight for league

PUBLISHED: 14:14 14 January 2009 | UPDATED: 11:09 08 July 2010

The West Norfolk Billiards League A team won the Norfolk Team Billiards Championship for the first-ever time.

It was the 26th holding of the championship.

The West Norfolk Billiards League A team won the Norfolk Team Billiards Championship for the first-ever time.

It was the 26th holding of the championship.

The team, comprised of Peter Crisp, John Hayhoe and Phillip Welham, remained unbeaten all day, with all three players playing good attacking billiards.

Good wins over last year's champions Woodside (Norwich) 4-0, and 3-1 over eventual runners-up St Phillips (Norwich) saw the league clinch the title.

Hayhoe recorded a 54 break during his four games, Crisp a 53 and Welham's best a 100 exactly proved to be the event's highest break.

The West Norfolk B team, Colin Bean, Robert Crisp, Alan Durrant and Fred Weyman competed well all day and Alan Durrant recorded a well-made 40 break in his second game.

The team finished in fourth place overall.

Frank Harper, county billiards secretary, was tournament director on the day, while Broadland Snooker Centre, Norwich, acted as hosts and sponsors.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Watton and Swaffham Times. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Watton and Swaffham Times