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Eugene O'Connor

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TAGS: RIP

It is with considerable sadness that we find ourselves giving you the news of the sad and sudden passing of Eugene O'Connor. Many of you will know Eugene from the...


MS Teams link for AGM 2021

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TAGS: AGM

Further to the previous article giving notice of the AGM, please see the link below for the AGM which is to be on Microsoft Teams at 2pm on Sunday the 20th June...


Welsh Snooker AGM 2021

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TAGS: AGM

Members and Officers of the WBSA are hereby advised that in accordance with the Constitution, it is our intention to hold the Annual General Meeting in June 2021....


Doug Mountjoy 1942-2021

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TAGS: RIP

Today we've learnt of the sad passing of Doug Mountjoy. Many of our members knew Doug on a personal level and we've seen numerous stories already on social...


Covid19 - further event delays

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TAGS: UNDER 16S, UNDER 14S, UNDER 18S, UNDER 21S, 2019-2020

Following the further restrictions placed upon Wales this week, we again find ourselves in a position where we must suspend the calendar. There will therefore be no...


Welsh Amateur Championship - Notification of Draw for Quarter Finals

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TAGS: WELSH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP, 2019-2020

Naturally, like all of our competitions, the Welsh Amateur Championship has been somewhat affected by the Covid19 restrictions. With this in mind, we have decided to...


Under 14s Championship

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TAGS: UNDER 14S, 2019-2020

The Under 14s Championship recently took place at Scala, Merthyr Tydfil. The quarter finals all finished 2-0, with Ryan Davies, Riley Powel and 8 year old Jamie...


Under 16s Championship

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TAGS: UNDER 16S, 2019-2020

Following on the day after the U14 Championship, Liam Davies was hoping to retain this title too. With a field of 9 players, Riley Power and Olliver Briffet-Payne...


Under 18s Championship

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TAGS: UNDER 18S, 2019-2020

The Under 18s gathered at Scala again to round off their 2019-2020 season. In the top half of the draw, Luke James started off with a tough Last 16 match against Ryan...


Under 21s Championship

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TAGS: UNDER 21S, 2019-2020

The final youth Championship round was played out at Scala this weekend, with an interesting line up in the final demonstrating the depth in the youth field. The top...


Resumption of Season

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TAGS: WELSH AMATEUR RANKING, U21, U18, U16, U14, 2019-2020

Following issue of guidance from Welsh Government, we are taking the opportunity to resume the season and clear the events from the end of the 19/20 season. Th...


Kathy Dobson

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TAGS: RIP

It is with considerable sadness that we must advise you all that Kathy Dobson, wife of John Dobson, has passed away suddenly. We know that everyone who knew Kath will...


WBSA Coaching Updates

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TAGS: COACHING, UNDER 14, UNDER 16, UNDER 18

As part of the appointment of Ric Washer as National Coach, we have decided this is an ideal opportunity to update our coaching records and provide more detailed...


COVID19 Calendar Update July 2020

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TAGS: WELSH AMATEUR RANKING, U21, U18, U16, U14, 2019-2020

We have had a further committee meeting tonight and whilst there is some movement from Downing Street, we are still a little behind in Wales. Clearly things are moving...


Webinars for Welsh Billiards

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TAGS: BILLIARDS, 2019-2020

The WBSA have recently held a committee meeting where it was agreed that we try and expand upon last year's Billiards events, with a view to increasing participation...


Q School 2020 - Entry Pack

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TAGS: Q SCHOOL, 2019-2020

For those of you interested, the dates for Q School 2020 have been confirmed and the entry details/pack can be found at the following...


WBSA Annual General Meeting 2020

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TAGS: AGM, 2019-2020

Members and Officers of the WBSA are hereby reminded that in accordance with the Constitution, it is still our intention to hold the Annual General Meeting befor...


COVID19 Calendar Update

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TAGS: WELSH AMATEUR RANKING, U21, U18, U16, U14, 2019-2020

Having had a monthly meeting, we feel it is appropriate to update you all on our current position. Clearly the guidance from UK and Welsh Governments prevents event...


HIBSF - Statement from HIBSF Committee

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TAGS: HIBSF, 2019-2020

Following the recent HIBSF AGM and subsequent government advice, we have received the following statement from the HIBSF regarding the regrettable but understandable...


Hilary Isitt 1957-2020

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TAGS: RIP

It is a difficult time for all of us, but losing someone close must be particularly hard in the current circumstances. We have been advised that former Welsh Ladies...


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