Sunday saw the finals of the Shetland Open at the Norscot Social Club. In the quarter finals Sean Watt beat George Fraser 6-4, Stephen Dobson won 6-4 against Davie Sandison, Adam Swift had a triumphant 6-1 win over Colin Irvine and 6-1 was also the result between Kenny Henry and Martin Ramsay, taking Kenny through.
In the semis between Sean and Stephen, Stephen promptly took the first four frames with confidence but Sean dug in and won the next two. It went on to finish 6-3 to Stephen.
In the other semi final between Kenny Henry and Adam Swift it …Click here for full story...
WBC, Whitedale SC and Tipstars have won divisions one, two and four of the Shetland Pool Associaion leagues, while the division three champions will not be known until some missing games have been played.
Missing matches – division two: Re-Racks v Lancers; Lancers v South Kirk Close; Sumburgh Hotel v Re-Racks; Sumburgh Hotel v LBC; Marlex Rovers v Re-Racks.
Division three: Jolly Rogers v Warriors; Me Balls Winna Drop v Untouchables.
All missing matches must be played before 25th May as the results from them are crucial to the final tables in division one and two.
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Shetland had a resounding victory over Orkney in the annual snooker inter-county, played at the Whitedale Snooker Club on Saturday.
The doubles got under way first and Shetland soon showed their opponents a clean pair of heels. Stephen Dobson and James Ramsay defeated Raymond Smith and Duncan Cameron (O) 3-1; George Fraser and Brydon Mouat beat Billy Taylor and Leonard Mowat (O) 3-0; Leslie Irvine and Alan Harcus lost to Erland Grieve and Roger Robson (O) 3-1; Stanley Nisbet and David Irvine beat Stuart Keldie and Eric Wilson (O) 3-2; Allan Johnson and Colin Irvine beat Ross Corse and Darren …Click here for full story...
The “Watt & Duncan 08” Winter Pool League was won this week by Amanda Cutt. In a competition that was said to be “anybody’s game” right until the final matches, Amanda came out tops to win the annual shield and £50 prize cheque.
Victory in this competition puts Amanda through to represent Shetland in the International Blackball Association games to be held in either Manchester or Rosyth in October this year.
This annual competition pits island-sourced teams against each other, with teams coming from diverse island groups such as Gibraltar, Tenerife and the Isle of Man along with contingents from …Click here for full story...
Shetland staged a memorable comeback to win the 25th men’s pool inter-county match, played at the Commodore Hotel in Orkney.
Thirteen players represented each team and the format was three sets of 13 singles matches, each match consisting of two games. Every game counted as one point so there were 78 points up for grabs.
In the first set Shetland started well, leading 4-2 and then 8-6. But Orkney fought back and ended up 14-12 ahead after the first set. Shetland’s James Ramsay, Steve Duncan, Davie Sandison and Adam Swift took the maximum two points from their matches.
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AT THE second IBA pool tournament in Rosyth, Shetland, Isle of Man, Gibraltar and Orkney competed in a round robin competition.
Eight men’s teams and six women’s teams vied against each other for the right to call themselves Champions of the Smaller Isles.
The two Shetland men’s teams lost out in the semi-finals, finishing third and fourth. The Isle of Man A team won for the second year in a row.
The women’s A team fared much better: after beating the B team in the semi-final, they went on to beat Gibraltar in the final. So for the second year …Click here for full story...
THIS year’s Shetland Freezer Foods Trophy pool competition was played recently. The last eight players were Kenneth Henry who lost 1-5 to Brian Thompson; Sandy Henry who beat John Magnus Jeromson 5-3; George Fraser who lost 3-5 against Stephen Cutt; and Ryan Duncan who lost 3-5 to son Steve Duncan.
Brian Thompson went on to defeat Sandy Henry 5-1 and Steve Duncan beat Stephen Cutt by the same score.
The final went frame for frame but at four frames each Brian edged ahead in the ninth and after some nervous and edgy play also won the tenth to win 6-4.…Click here for full story...