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Meeting 3: Wednesday 20th December at Wallsend Social
Teams not present: Labour A, Gosforth B
Knockout cup preliminary draw has been made with 8 ties on the relevant page and 8 byes going to Gosforth A, Labour A, King St, Liberal A, Meadowfield, Teams, Liberal B and Jubilee B.
The last 32 has been drawn for the singles and doubles and is on the relevant page the deadline for both competitions is tuesday 30th January and the home player/team must make contact on or before January 10th or the opponent may claim home advantage. Players must inform the committee if they wish to do this, any problems in making contact from either side they should inform the committee.
The veterans preliminary round has been drawn with 36 entrants giving 8 ties and 28 byes and is on the relevant page the deadline is tuesday 30th January and the home player must make contact on or before January 10th or the opponent may claim home advantage. Players must inform the committee if they wish to do this, any problems in making contact from either side they should inform the committee.
Missing match cards: Division 1; 10/10 Jub A v Mead, 17/10 Mead v Lib A, 14/11 WSC v Tyne, 21/11 Jub A v Fair A, 5/12 WSC v Lab B, Lab A v Jub A, 12/12 Jub A v Gos A, Lib A v Lab A, WBC v Fair A, Lab B v King St, Mead v Tyne. Division 2; 5/12 Eng A v Soc B, Forest v Salt, Jub B v Fair B, Lib B v Gos B, 12/12 Gos B v Fair B.
Next meeting is at Tynemouth on 31st January at 7.30pm

Peter Heron semi finals are now on the relevant page and the final will be on tuesday 2nd January at wallsend social. For the next meeting can we have the names and payment(£2) for every player wanting to play in the veterans this season as we will be doing the first round draw

Meeting 2: Wednesday 22nd November at Fairholm
Teams not present: N/A
The list of venues has been drawn for all semi final and final venues, the first club on the list that have not had a venue and do not have a participant in said competition will get the tie in question. As Wallsend Social always host the Peter Heron final they start at the bottom of the list. Full list; Wallsend Buffs, Whitley Bay SC, Fairholm, Westholme, Labour, Teams, Meadowfield, Whitley Bay Com, King St, Engineers, Forest Hall, Saltwell, Jubilee, Social.
Peter Heron quarter final has been drawn and due to my mistake in the scheduling the semi finals have also been drawn. The winner of teams v gosforth A will play the winners of tynemouth v fairholm b at wallsend buffs on tuesday 19th december. The winners of liberal B v gosforth b will play the winners of Whitley Bay SC v Saltwell at westholme on tuesday 19th December.The final will be at Wallsend Social on tuesday 2nd January. The Peter Heron page will be updated as and when results come in
The singles first round has been drawn and is on the relevant page, the home player has upto and including wednesday 6th december to contact their opponent or the opponent can claim home advantage. Players must contact the committee if they wish to do this. Also if there is any problems in contacting opponents please inform the committee.
The doubles preliminary round has been drawn and is on the relevant page, there was 49 entries giving 17 ties and 15 byes, the home player has upto and including wednesday 6th december to contact their opponent or the opponent can claim home advantage. Players must contact the committee if they wish to do this. Also if there is any problems in contacting opponents please inform the committee.
Due to parking concerns Gosforth and Forest Hall have removed themselves from list of monthly meetings, Whitley Bay SC have already removed themselves due to a lack of space to hold a meeting. The only change this makes is the meeting scheduled for Wednesday 20th December at Gosforth will now be held at Wallsend Social.
Due to an incident that occurred during the tynemouth v labour b game in the peter heron cup on the 31st october Daniel Patterson has been issued with a caution as to his future behavior another instance of this between now and the end of the season will invoke a 4 week ban from the league.
Maurice Bowman has provided Allan Adams with a more comprehensive and acceptable layout for the balance sheet.
We have missing match cards in division 2 from 10/10 Social B v Fairholm B(no player results received), 14/11 Teams v Fairholm B and 14/11 Saltwell v Social B(no player results received). From division 1 we are missing 10/10 Jubilee A v Meadowfield, 17/10 Meadowfield v Liberal A, 7/11 Tynemouth v Gosforth A, 7/11 Meadowfield v Labour A, 7/11 King St V Whitley Bay SC, 14/11 Whitley Bay SC v Tynemouth, 14/11 King St v Whitley Bay Com, 21/11 Tynemouth v King St, 21/11 Meadowfield v Whitley Bay SC and 21/11 Jubilee A v Fairholm A. Can I remind teams there is a £3 fine for the home team for each missing match card.
The next meeting will be at Wallsend Social on wednesday 20th december at 7.30pm

If any of the home players have yet to make contact with their opponents they should do so before the end of today as there opponent will be able to claim the home venue from tomorrow. If you are having problems making contact inform the committee and they will help where possible

Jubilee b won the replayed frame with westholme farm tonight at wallsend buffs which means that fairholm b will host jubilee b in round 1 on tuesday 31st october

Meeting 1: Wednesday 25th October at Westholme
Teams not Present: N/A
The Peter Heron Memorial Trophy 1st round has been drawn and is on the relevant page with ties played on Tuesday October 31st. The abandoned match from the preliminary round between Jubilee B and Westholme will be completed from the start of the 5th frame between Kenny Wilson and Gordon Reay with Kenny having a 21 point start. This match will be held at wallsend buffs as soon as possible. The winners of this tie will travel to fairholm B in the 1st round.
The singles preliminary round has been drawn and is on the relevant page, there was 95 entries giving 31 ties and 33 byes. The deadline for this round is Tuesday 21st November, the home player has upto and including Wednesday 8th November to contact their opponent otherwise the away player may claim the home venue they must contact the league committee to do this. Any difficulties in making contact/arranging matches players should inform the league committee.
A more detailed balance sheet has been requested and will be produced for the next meeting.
It was put that league meetings should be held at a place where there is adequate parking available and that we should be in a quiet room when possible. Due to parking issues Gosforth offered to take themselves out of the list of meetings, this point will be revisited at the next meeting and taken further from there.
Teams were reminded that results should be sent to John Craig on the night of the match or before noon on the day following the match [Rule 7 a)].
Teams also reminded that match cards should be brought to the monthly meetings immediately following said match or the home team will be liable for a £3 fine per missing card [Rule 7 e)]. Cards currently missing; Division 1 - 10/10 Fair A v King St, Jub A v Mead, 17/10 Mead v Lib A. Division 2 - 10/10 Soc B v Fair B(no player results received), Eng A v Buffs B, 17/10 Jub B v Eng A, 24/10 Eng A v Lib B(no result received). All player/match results have been received unless stated.
Next meeting will be at Fairholm on Wednesday 22nd November at 7.30pm

Registration Meeting Wednesday 13th September 2017 at Teams
Teams Present; Gosforth A, Labour A, Fairholm A, Jubilee A, Buffs A, Labour B, Meadowfield, Tynemouth, King Street, Whitley Bay Snooker Centre, Whitley Bay Comrades, Teams, Forest Hall, Saltwell, Social B, Westholme, Engineers B, Fairholm B, Buffs B and Gosforth B
Teams not present; Liberal A, Engineers A, Liberal B, Jubilee B
New Rule: A doubles team may now be made up of players from different clubs, if this happens the team in question must nominate the home venue before the opening draw is made, both players must also be members of the nominated club.
Registration forms: We are still waiting for the registration forms from Labour A, Liberal A and Liberal B. We are also waiting for the list of players to be registered from Gosforth A and Gosforth B. We must have at least the list of signed players before the league begins otherwise any player who plays will be deemed as unregistered and forfeit their frame (147 points in Peter Heron Cup).
Hylton Wark(King Street) has donated a trophy to go to the winners of the Division 2 only competition which will be run at the end of the season.
The draw for the preliminary round of the Peter Heron Memorial Trophy has been made with 8 ties; Fairholm B v Buffs A, Forest Hall v Labour B, Gosforth A v Liberal A, Teams v Fairholm A, Jubilee B v Westholme, Buffs B v Tynemouth, King Street v Engineers B and Whitley Bay Snooker Centre V Meadowfield with 8 byes going to Liberal B, Gosforth B, Jubilee A, Engineers A, Social B, Whitley Bay Comrades, Labour A and Saltwell.
I will begin to update the website for the new season after the completion of the Jimmy Ramsay super 16ís on Tuesday 19th September.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th October at Westholme, this is the first of the eight meetings in which meeting fees will be taken.

AGM Wednesday 30th August 2017 at Wallsend Engineers
Teams present; Buffs A, Buffs B, Meadowfield, Teams, Labour A, Labour B, Social B, Liberal A, Tynemouth, Saltwell, Gosforth, Fairholm A, Fairholm B, Engineers A, Wallsend Comrades, Whitley Bay Snooker Centre, Forest Hall, King St, Westholme Farm.
Teams not present; Jubilee A, Jubilee B, Whitley Bay Comrades.
Terry Douglas(Chairman), Allan Adams(Treasurer) and John Craig(Secretary) were re-elected to their posts for the forthcoming season, Sean Drew(Website Administrator) has handed over control of the website to the league secretary, so all results for any competitions should now be sent to John Craig. Sean will still continue to be part of the league committee as a nominated member, Billy Armstrong jnr has also been put forward as a nominated member of the committee.
New Teams: Gosforth B.
Lost Teams: N/A.
Moving Teams: Wallsend Comrades are moving to become Engineers B.
League Structure: The league has 24 teams which will be split into 2 divisions of 12 teams playing eachother once at home and once away.
Division 1 will consist of; Gosforth A, Buffs A, Meadowfield, King St, Tynemouth, Labour A, Fairholm A, Jubilee A, Labour B, Whitley Bay Snooker Centre, Liberal A and Whitley Bay Comrades.
Division 2 will consist of; Teams, Buffs B, Forest Hall, Saltwell, Fairholm B, Social B, Westholme, Engineers A, Jubilee B, Liberal B, Gosforth B, Engineers B
The league will commence on the 3rd October with the preliminary round of the Peter Heron Memorial Trophy which will be drawn at the next meeting. The league proper will start on the 10th October.
New Rules: 1. If a player commits threatening behavior towards an opponent he shall be given a warning as to his future conduct, if said player commits threatening behavior again he shall be banned from the league.
2. If a player commits violent conduct towards another player he will be banned from the league immediately.
Amended Rules: 1. The dress code for finals has been expanded to include all semi finals, however the dress code has been changed to, trousers/dark jeans, collared shirt(polo/dress) and shoes or smart trainers. No vests, shorts or flip flops.
2. When a Newcastle United game is scheduled for a tuesday night, a league game may be changed to the wednesday night with the agreement of the two teams in question, however if there is no agreement the game should still be played on the tuesday according to the fixtures.
Registration sheets should be brought to the registration meeting along with any applicable payments.
Points for the next meeting: 1. Would there be any interest in a separate competition to start when the regular season ends that would be specific to each division.
2. Would there be any interest in a billiards knockout competition run by the league
Tickets for the presentation night will be handed out at the next meeting
League fixtures will be ready for the next meeting.
The next meeting will be the registration meeting and will be held at teams club on Wednesday 13th September starting at 7.30pm.