Snooker / Pool News
2015 Wick & District Summer League Final. Suzanne Carter's Camps "1" have won the Wick & District Summer Pool League for the second year in a row after a 12-8 victory against Camps "2" in this years final.
The 2015 Wick & District Summer Pool League Final will be an all Camps Bar affair as Camps "2" earned the draw they needed on Monday night to secure their place in this years final. Defending champions Camps "1" secured their place in the final last week and made sure they finished the league campaign at the top of the table.
Camps Bar "1" have secured a place in the 2015 Wick & District Summer Pool League final after a hard fought 7-5 victory over The Mountain Dew on Monday night. The Mountain side started well thanks some outstanding potting from Philip Hilton as he defeated Ryan Carter 2-0 to help his team take a 3-1 lead.
The big match in week three of the Wick & District Summer Pool League saw Camps1 defeat Retro 8-4 in a top of the table clash. The match was tied at 2-2 in the early stages, after 1-1 draws between Greg Thomson & Dave McGillivray and Tam Sutherland & Shane Honeyman.
Retro & Camps1 are the only teams to retain their 100% record in week two of the Wick & District Summer Pool League, and will go head to head against each other next week. Retro made the trip out to Lybster to play The Commercial, and kept up their winning ways thanks to a 9-3 victory.
The Wick & District Summer Pool League got underway on Monday night, as defending champions Camps "1" got off to a winning start after a hard-fought 7-5 victory against a tough Commercial Side. Ryan Carter, making his debut for Camps "1", won all three of his frames to help his new side earn a 6-5 lead going into the final frame.
Camps Bar "2" players Ryan Carter and Bruce Honeyman have won the Bfest Annual Pairs Championship for the third year in a row. The Blackstairs Lounge hosted the weekend event, where teams had to qualify from the group stages to make it through to the semi finals on the Sunday.
WIck & District Pool league's 2015 Captains Cup Finalists. One of the best Captains Cup finals in recent memory was won by Ryan Cook by six frames to four Left Ryan Cook, Right Ryan Carter.
Queens Hotel are this seasons Wick and District Pool League Division 2 champions, having defeated the Francis Street Club in the league decider. Played in the Seaforth Highlanders Club, this league decider was necessary because both teams finished on the same points with equal frame differences.
Steve Atkins' Bayview1 side have won the 2015 Rockwater Shield for a second time after a hard fought victory over the Queens Hotel. The team from Lybster, having previously won this knockout competition and having been strong contenders in league Division One were most people's strong favourites going in to the final against newly promoted Wick side Queens Hotel and indeed ran out 6-1 winners.
From Left; Colin Banks, Alan Stewart, Scott Risbridger, Alan Larnach (Captain), Martin Hill, Stevie Cunningham, with Lynda Donn (Owner). Photograph By Ryan Carter..
Crown1 have won their first ever Wick & District Pool League title, as they were crowned division one champions on Monday night after a 7-5 victory over Blackstairs. In one of the most open title races in recent memory, it was Alan Larnach's Crown team who would clinch the championship putting an end to Camps2's five year winning streak.
The Queens Hotel turned around a 6-3 1st leg deficit to beat The Francis Street Club 6-0 to make it to final of 2014\15 Rockwater Shield where they will face Steve Atkins' Bayview1 side. Jim Bain and Brian Robertson got the Queens off to a perfect start, as they battled hard to earn wins over Stewart Steven and Brian Munro.
With only two games remaining in the Wick & District Pool League, the division two title race is hotting up with four teams still in with a chance of finishing in top spot. An inspired captains performance by Graham Harper played a key part in the Francis Street Clubs 9-3 win over top side Queens on Monday night.
Bayview1 and The Francis Street club recorded important 1st leg wins in the semi finals of the 2014/15 Rockwater Shield. Graham Harper's Francis St Club side looked for the win away to Queens Hotel that would help in their quest to make the cup final for a second year in a row.
Camps2 have moved to the top of division one after a hard-fought 7-5 win against Crown1 in week ten of the Wick & District Pool League season. With the match tied at 2-2, an outstanding total clearance by Alec Thompson put Camps2 ahead at 3-2 and on their way to victory.
Retro1 put in the performance of the night to defeat Bayview1 7-5 in week 9 of the 2014\15 Wick & District Pool League season. In their debut season in division one, Retro1 remain undefeated and sit in third place in the league.
Martin Hill's fantastic performance on Monday night helped play a big part as his Crown1 side earned a 6-2 first leg victory over Blackstairs Lounge. The Crown side look to be big favourites to progress, requiring just three frames in the next leg to make it through to the Rockwater Shield semi finals.
Crown1 hosted Bayview1 in a top of the table clash on Monday night in week eight of the 2014/15 Wick & District Pool League season. Colin Banks got the home side off to a great start thanks to a win over Angus Mackay, but great finishing from the Lybster side would see them race into a commanding 5-1 lead.
Wick & District Pool League's 2014/15 season has reached its halfway point, with Crown1 and Queens Hotel sitting top of their respective divisions. The match of the night saw Lybster's Bayview1 host their biggest rivals Camps2, in a highly entertaining affair.