THE new Byfleet Snooker League season begins close to the top of this month as Chairman Kelvin Jones is delighted with the extent of curiosity proven with new groups and gamers returning wanting to hitch in.
As Woking Snooker Centre continues on the up with its rejuvenated membership actions below the sturdy administration of Peter Ruddick and his staff, Woking has 4 groups within the league this season – searching for to broaden on a fantastic season final after the 2 years of Covid lockdowns.
The brand new addition to the Premier Division is a breath of recent air because the snooker household dynamic duo of Gavin Bolsover, and Jasmine Bolsover (well-known to SnookerZone viewers from earlier stories) be a part of forces for Woking.
Mark Leonard, who has returned to snooker after a break of some years and can also be well-known on the membership for making 10 147s in observe and a 147 in a body, additionally joins the staff. Additionally, added are seasoned league gamers Martyn McEnroy and Kevin Morris. These gamers are additionally regulars in Woking’s Saturday handicap tournaments, which have change into a fantastic addition to the snooker calendar on the membership.
With 4 groups from Woking within the Premier Division this season, it appears the battle for the Premier Division Title might be a REAL Woking battle!
Kelvin Jones advised SnookerZone: “The brand new season of snooker will begin on Thursday, September twenty second and I’m delighted with the extent of curiosity proven following final season’s return after Covid lockdowns.
He added: “Ripley Royal British Legion has returned to the league after an absence of 10 years and can play in Division One.
On the Woking Snooker Centre groups this season, Jones added: “Mark took a break from the sport for a couple of years however has an impressive Byfleet League CV and holds the report of most match victories. Jasmine is on the Women Snooker Tour and was Below 21 World Champion in 2015. Now again from 3 years at College, Jasmine returns to aggressive snooker. (See our SnookerZone web page “AS SEEN IN”)
He stated the Staines Cons ‘C’ staff has moved to be West Finish Social ‘B’ and are certain to be title contenders in Division Two. Newly promoted Egham Cons ‘A’ and Staines Cons will probably be welcome additions to the Premier Division and Woking Cons ‘C’ who dominated Division Two final season are able to one of many prime two spots in Division One.
SnookerZone reported on the brand new Woking C staff final season and adopted their terrific begin to the league in Division Two the place they cleaned as much as win the title with a recreation to spare and have been the primary Woking staff within the Division to choose up a title since 1993.
Captain Ivan Astin (winner of two handicap tournaments) has advised SnookerZone on a lot of events that he’s assured that his staff will do effectively within the Division One and any losses they choose up they’ll study from and it’ll make them stronger going ahead.
Astin has been making nice strides for the reason that league ended and has frequently progressed to 50 breaks in observe having performed all kinds of gamers in his hometown of New Malden on the Social Membership.
He stated with their star man Peter Butler (a giant breaker of 63 final season- additionally pictured) within the staff, and the rising friendships they’ve developed, they’ll be a match for anybody as SnookerZone (a daily participant within the Saturday handicap tournaments) senses the optimistic vibes coming from the Woking C Camp.
Chairman Jones additionally added on the curiosity proven within the Byfleet League: “Entries for snooker competitions are at present at a 10-year excessive of 234. As regular, we’ll proceed to assist our league representatives in exterior staff tournaments. All in all it augurs effectively.
He lastly remarked: “I hope everybody collaborating has an pleasant season.”
SnookerZone additionally needs ALL groups enjoying within the native league this season the very best of luck and to additionally take pleasure in it.
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