NEWS & INFORMATION
Updated Southern, Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:26 PM, BBSA - 25th Nov 13:45, MSBA - 4 Dec 2013 16:16 ,
Over 55's - 9th Dec 16:36, RSL - 17th Nov 00:27, VBSA Scores,5th Dec 08:21
The new spotted Pro-Cup billiard balls are now recognised for pennant use in VBSA pennant.
For 2013 clubs may use the new balls or the old balls.
From 2014 only the Pro-Cup balls will be acceptable.
Saturday August 10th, Yarraville Club.
Won by Steve Mifsud.
Next ranking event - Victorian 150-up championship, Seprember 14 and 15, Yarraville Club.
In the final Matthew Bolton defeated Sourav Kothari 5 - 3
12 Players made 100 breaks under the baulkline crossing rule during the 150 up championship. 3 players made 150 breaks.
Australian National Billiards
Matthew Bolton 2039 def Michael Pearson 755. Championship high break Matthew Bolton 693. 4 Players made breaks over 200 and 10 players made 100's.
AT THE YARRAVILLE CLUB
Steve Mifsud d Robby Foldvari 5-4
Margaret Gorski d Kathy Howden 3-2
Mitchell Australian Junior Billiards & Snooker Championships
Team Victoria missed out on the Final losing to Western Australia.
CONGRATULATIONS Jake Thompson Australian Under 12 Snooker Champion defeating Marc Fridman (VIC) 3-1
CONGRATULATIONS Arthur Lin Australian Under 15 Snooker Champion defeating Hayden Goode (QLD) 4-1, with breaks of 133 & 109
CONGRATULATIONS Arthur Lin Australian Under 18 Snooker Champion defeating Ben Foster (WA) 5-4
Wishing everyone a Merry Xmas and a safe and prosperous New Year.
To the Board members, thank you for your hard work and support in 2013.
To everyone that participated and made 2013 a success, thank you.
Looking forward to a bigger and better 2014. See you all then!
Come along and support 4 of Victorian's best snooker players (Ryan Thomerson, Kurt Dunham, Paul Thomerson and James Mifsud) mix it up on Sat 14th Dec 2013 at North Brighton Club, 14 Warleigh Grove, North Brighton (9596 6203) (contact Tex 0407 407 524). Time 7.30pm. Goods on sale as well as Prizes to be won on the night!!!!!!
Thank you all for your participation in 2013. Your support has allowed the VBSA to host another successful year of Snooker & Billiards. The competition has been excellent and the VBSA will continue to strive to improve it. The competition concluded with some hard fought Grand finals:
Congratulations to the winners, commiserations to the defeated and thank you all for your support in 2013.
Congratulations to Adrian Ridley winning the 2013 Pot Black Open in Blacktown, NSW, defeating Shawn Budd 4-2 in the final.
Coming off recent form, from the 2013 IBSF World 6 Reds Championships in Ireland . Where Adrian made the semi finals, going down to the Runner-up Michael Judge.
Congratulations to Victorian Steve Mifsud - Winner of the recent 2013 Australian Open Snooker Championship, taking the title with a win of 6-3 over Alan McCarthy (NSW). Was a great final and tournament overall. Well done Steve.
Highest Break of 127 went to Victorian Steve Ebejer, great work!
Also note worthy is that 3 Victorians made the last 4 - Steve Mifsud, Charlie Chafe, Rudy Sulaeman.
Great effort by the Victorians!!!
Steve Mifsud wins his 5th Victorian Billiards Championship.
Final score: Steve Mifsud 1189 (104, 83, 66, 45, 71, 108, 55, 58) defeated David Collins 921 (58, 79, 41, 68, 87, 47, 98).
MInor championship Final: Simon Scerri 502 (57) defeated Jacob Streiff 347.
Semi-final results: Steve Mifsud 1167 (84, 50, 119, 80, 63, 91, 46, 237, 54) defeated Ian Gilbee 323 (47). David Collins 815 (54, 42, 60, 59) defeated Rod Nelson 615 (77, 60 unf)
Congratulations Anna Lynch, 2013 Vic Womens Billiards Champion. This is Anna's 11th Title, awesome effort! Also well done to Lyndal making it into her first Billiards Final, great work.
Please find below the link to the VBSA AGM Agenda for meeting to be held on Thursday Sept 26th, 2013, 7.30pm at the Brunswick Club. Would be great to see as many members as possible in attendance.
1) Motion from the Board: that the VBSA adopt the draft constitution that has been displayed on the website.
2) Motion from Carl Watts: that the VBSA reintroduce the handicap snooker tournaments.
3) Agenda item from Tania Ahmet: Junior Program.
4) Agenda item Rick Correnza: Review of current pennant scoring system trial.
Thank you from Kim - Secretary VBSA
Congratulations to James Mifsud defeating Ben Gorski 4-3 in the final played at Yarraville Club
Highest Break: James Mifsud 65
James will repersent Victoria at Australian 6 Red Snooker Championship, to be held on Thursday 10 October at Mounties, Mt Pritchard NSW..
Thank you to Brendon Lang for running the event.