SWDSL Newsletter – November 2014

SWDSL Newsletter – November 2014

With 2 months of league matches now played in the Three Player Division, Newport Club continue to top the table on 39 points, 5 ahead of Saffron Snooker Pockets A on 34, and 8 ahead of Saffron Snooker Swifts on 31.  Newport Club and Saffron Snooker Cavaliers remain the only two unbeaten teams. Jonathan Wells [Stansted Highwaymen] is the current leader of the division highest break with 98.

In the Four Player Division, Sawston Jets and Newport A both top the table on 19 points, 2 ahead of Newport B on 17.

The Last 64 Round of the Handicap Singles and the Handicap Doubles are both well underway.  The drawsheets are on the league website, as is the Player Contact List.

Please note all matches are to be arranged by 14 November 2014 and played by 28 November 2014.    

Should you encounter any issues in trying to contact your opponent then please contact the Tournament Secretary Adam Ingram on 07901-723360.
The League Cup Drawsheet for the Last 32 Round is online and all 6 matches are to be played during w/c 15 December 2014.  All matches are to be played on the home team’s usual home league night and must be played during the scheduled league cup week or the team cancelling will forfeit the match.
Click here for the League Cup Drawsheet

The DMC Leisure Saffron Walden & District Snooker League are pleased to announce that we have been invited to participate in the Harrow & District Snooker League Annual Inter-League Tournament.  The Inter-League Tournament comprises of 9 district snooker leagues playing in a straight knock out draw.  This year the leagues taking part are Harrow, Saffron Walden, Watford, Reading, South Beds, North London, Thames Valley, Welwyn Garden City and Milton Keynes.

Saffron Walden’s match in the 1st Round is away to Welwyn Garden City [Goffs Oak Comrades Club – 5.30pm start] on Sunday 23 November 2014.  Each team comprises of 6 players [ranked 1 to 6] who each play 2 frames against their opposite number.  For those that may wish to come along and support the Saffron Walden team, please contact Adam Ingram as several cars will be travelling and lifts may be able to be shared.

The six players selected to represent our league are Adam Ingram [captain], Jonathan Wells, Russell Huxter, Graham Driver, Stuart Turner and Michael Cushion.  Good luck team!

REMINDER: Memorial Cup Tournament – Sunday 30 November 2014
Round Robin format handicap singles, 7 frames guaranteed for £10 entry which includes your table light all day!  Entry is limited to 32 players and places are starting to fill up so don’t miss out.  Any places that are still available on the day will be filled strictly on a first-come-first-served basis.  Payment can be made online via paypal or debit/credit card.  
Click here for full details of the Memorial Cup Tournament

Committee – League Secretary
Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, Shaun Hunt who joined the Committee at the AGM in June as our new League Secretary has had to step down and we are keen to refill this important committee position as soon as possible.  We are looking for someone who can commit to help run the snooker league 2-3 hours per month, is organised and has basic computing skills to use email, type meeting agendas/minutes etc.

If you are interested or would like a bit more information about what the role entails then please do not hesitate to contact Peter Saville via email swdsl@live.co.uk to discuss further.

And Finally…
Please see below a recent post on our league website that you may of missed;
Miss Rule Clarification – Snookers Required