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Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year (Posted 17/12/09)

On behalf of the Committee and the league members I'd like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Frank Callaghan - League Chairman

Congratulations - Hammersmith 'A' - RBCPA 2009 Interleague Champions (Posted 17/12/09)

Congratulations to Hammersmith 'A' Interleague team on winning the RBCPA 2009 Interleague competition. This allows them to have a tilt at the Nationals at Great Yarmouth on April 2010. Also, an esteemed well done to Hammersmith 'B' for their efforts this year.

Congratulations to Giuseppe D'Imperio - 2009 Region 7 Open Junior Champion (Posted 08/12/09)

Congratulations to Giuseppe D'Imperio on becoming the 2009 Region 7 Open Junior Champion on Saturday. After losing a close fought last 32 match (5-4) in the Men's Open competition, Giuseppe recomposed himself to capture the Junior title with a 5-1 win over fellow Berkshire County player Jack Davies in the Semi-Final, then a 6-4 win over Jack Smithers of Surrey in the Final. Well done to Giuseppe

Lee Steer (Posted 20/11/09)

With great regret, we are sad to announce that one of our long standing committee members, Lee Steer, has passed away early this morning. The Hammersmith & Districts Pool League along with all the committee members would like to extend our most sincere condolences to Lee's family for their loss.

Frank Callaghan

Top Scorers (Posted 19/11/09)

Top Scorers are now available. Please note that they will be at least 2 weeks behind the results, as we have to wait for the results cards through the post.

2009 Champion of Champions Men's Individual Semi-Finalist - Maurice Sheehan (Posted 12/11/09)

Congratulations to Maurice Sheehan on his exploits at the Champion of Champions Competition at Great Yarmouth last weekend. After taking a few scalps along the way Maurice eventually lost 5-6 in a nailbiting Semi-Final of the Men's Individual Singles Competition. Commiserations to Alan King and Vikas Sabharwal who went out in earlier rounds of the same event.

Cup and Plate fixtures available (Posted 02/11/09)

Cup and Plate fixtures are now available on the website. They have been updated already to correct who Parish A are playing.

Congratulations - EPA Singles Champion Tim Walters (Posted 01/10/09)

Congratulations to Tim Walters who won the EPA Singles competition on Monday 21st September. After an all Windmill Warriors final Tim can out on top beating Sean Ainsworth 3-0.

Congratulations - World Rules 3-man Team Event winners - The Italian Leprechauns (Posted 01/10/09)

Congratulations to The Italian Leprechauns who won the World Rules 3-man team event in August with a 5-3 win over Riley's West 12 'A' in the Final.

HND Inter-League 'A' team - Great Yarmouth (Posted 01/10/09)

The League wishes the Interleague 'A' team good luck on their exploits at the final stages of the National Interleague Knockout Cup Competition in Great Yarmouth this weekend. Also, we extend the best of luck to those individuals who are participating in the National Amateur Singles Championships held at the same venue this weekend.

WEPF Singles Competition Winner - Tom Beagan (Posted 12/09/09)

Congratulations to Tom Beagan (Leamington 'A') on securing his second Singles title last Monday night. After a see-saw Final against Alan King (Leamington 'B') the honours went to Tom with a 5-3 win

EPA Division 2 - Earl of Derby (Posted 12/09/09)

Captains - Please note that with immediate effect the Earl of Derby have replaced the BYE that was originally in EPA Division 2

Top Scorers final tables available (Posted 18/08/09)

Top Scorers final tables are now available. Please note that there are some results cards missing which are unlikely to surface.

EPA League Winners - White Horse (Posted 09/08/09)

Congratulations to the White Horse for winning the EPA League. Commiserations to the chasing pack who put a gallant fight.

Denis Hyatt Memorial Plate Winners - Windmill Warriors (Posted 09/08/09)

Congratulations to the Windmill Warriors who, after a thrilling Final, captured the Plate with a 7-5 win over the White Horse.

Presentation Night - Friday 16th October (Posted 09/08/09)

Presentation Night will be held on Friday 16th October 2009 at St. Augustine's Social Club, 55, Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith. W6 8AU. Tickets are £4.00 in advance or £5.00 on the door and will be available shortly.

Team Registration Forms - 2009/10 season (Posted 09/08/09)

Those who could not attend the council meeting last Sunday need to send their entries as soon as possible if they wish to be entered for the new season. Entries are to be addressed to John Barry - League Treasurer, Hammersmith and Districts Pool League, c/o St. Augustine's Social Club, 55, Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith. W6 8AU. Entries can left behind the bar or sent via Royal Mail - please do not send cash through the Royal Mail. Entries received after Friday 14th August 2009 will not be entered.

Giuseppe in the Chronicle (Posted 24/07/09)

Giuseppe's success in the Junior World Championships has made it into the Hounslow Chronicle.

Team Registration 2009/2010 (Posted 09/07/09)

Team registration Form for the new season 2009-10 is now available at the bottom of the Important Documents Section.

Junior World Championships - Blackpool (Posted 09/07/09)

An esteemed well done goes to Giuseppe D'Imperio on his achievement of reaching the Junior World Championship Final last Friday night. Although he lost the final 8-6 to fellow qualifier Ben Clark it was an amazing feat to progress as far as he did. We wish him the very best for future where no doubt there will be a title forthcoming. For full results of the championships can be access by following the link.

Junior World Championships - Blackpool (Posted 03/07/09)

Giuseppe is now through to the final with a 7-5 win. The final is to be played at 5pm today.

Junior World Championships - Blackpool (Posted 02/07/09)

Congratulations to Giuseppe D'Imperio who reached the Junior World Championships Semi-Final late last night with a 7-1 victory over Josh Corkett (Eng) in the Quarters. This victory at Blackpool was preceded with wins of 6-2 (Anthony Adams - Aus) in the last 64, 6-5 (Ciaran Fay - Ire) in the last 32 and 6-0 (Dean Anderson - Scot) in the last 16. He now faces Billy Barrett (Eng) in the Semi-final on Friday Morning. All at Hammersmith Pool League and Berkshire County wish him the very best. You can follow or check out his achievement on the World Eightball Pool Federation website, click on 'World Championships' and scroll down to 'Results Junior Singles'. Come on Giuseppe!!
Frank Callaghan

3-man team news (Posted 02/07/09)

First semi-final has been decided with the Parish 'A' at home to Riley's West 12 'A' on Monday 6th July. The second semi-final will now be The Dream Team at home to The Italian Leprechauns. This has been postponed until Monday 13th July. As we are drawing closer to the Summer holidays period the date for the Final of the 3-man team event will be announced in due course after consultation with the winning captains.

Junior World Championships - Giuseppe D'Imperio (Posted 29/06/09)

On behalf of the Committee and Pool League members we would like to wish Giuseppe D'Imperio the very best of luck at the Junior World Championships next week.
Frank Callaghan

3-man team event note (Posted 23/06/09)

First semi-final has been decided with the Parish 'A' at home to Riley's West 12 'A' on Monday 6th July. The other semi-final has yet to be decided as there are a couple of re-arranged matches to be played on Monday 29th June. One in Group B - St. Aug Sands 'B' vs. The Dream Team - and one in Group D - St. Aug Sands 'A' vs. St. Aug B/C.

Berkshire Open (Posted 19/06/09)

Berkshire Open will be on Sunday 19th July. Registration is at 11am. It will be held at Riley's Reading, Cremyll Road. Men £10 in advance, £13 on the day. Women £7 in advance, £10 on the day. Please see the flyer for more details. Anyone who wishes to enter can they please let me know, either by email or PM on the forum, before Friday 17th July.
Frank Callaghan

Giuseppe D'Imperio (Posted 14/06/09)

Congratulations to Giuseppe D'Imp[erio who won the Junior World Championships Qualifying event in Southampton last Saturday to progress through to the final stages of the tournament at Blackpool at the end of June. We wish him good luck in his quest for silverware at the Championships.

Singles Competitions - 2009 (Posted 14/06/09)

The Singles competitions entry forms are now available in the Important Documents section on the site. The competitions will be run over Mondays 17th & 24th August and the Semis and Finals night on Monday 7th September. Entries and monies have to be returned by or on Sunday 5th July. Further details/guidelines can be found in the Singles section.

West London Deaf return home (Posted 12/06/09)

With immediate effect 'West London Deaf' will returning to their home venue of St. Saviours Hall as the refurbishment has now been completed.

Seven Stars expelled (Posted 28/05/09)

The Seven Stars have been expelled from the League after three no shows. As they have been expelled during the second half of the season their first half results will stand and the matches played in the second half so far the results will be expunged from the next published league table. Their remaining fixtures will be shown as void/Bye.

Congratulations Leamington 'A' (Posted 06/05/09)

Congratulations to the Leamington 'A' for winning the World Division and commiserations to the chasing pack who put up a gallant fight right to the end.

3-Man Team Event Details (Posted 02/05/09)

Fixtures, Team details and Event Guidelines are now available under "3-Man Team Comp" in the "Fixtures & Results" menu.

Singles Competition(s) scheduled for August (Posted 02/05/09)

Singles Competition(s) scheduled for August over lapping into beginning of September. Format, Dates, Venue(s), etc. to be confirmed and made available on or before June's Council meeting

World Championship Junior Qualifiers (Posted 02/05/09)

This is your opportunity to play in one of the 4 qualifying events held around the country with one player from each event joining the leading players in the world to compete for The Title of "JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPION" at the Grand Finals in Blackpool.

Area 3 Qualifiers will be held at Q World, 173 High Street, Southampton SO14 2BY on Saturday 6th June 2009. Please see the entry form for full details.

St Augustine's C win KO Cup (Posted 30/04/09)

Congratulations to St. Augustine's 'C' for winning the Frank Reynolds Memorial KO Cup.

Results from 6th April (Posted 10/04/09)

Please note that the results from 6th April are now available. However, in line with the constitution, the tables for the World Rules division will not be updated until the end of the season.

Amended fixtures for Monday 30th March (Posted 22/03/09)

Please note that the fixtures for Monday 30th March have been amended due to a discrepancy in the EPA division and a rearranged game to be played in the World Division. Please follow the Fixtures Section for more details.

World Championship Junior Qualifiers (Posted 04/03/09)

This is your opportunity to play in one of the 4 qualifying events held around the country with one player from each event joining the leading players in the world to compete for The Title of "JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPION" at the Grand Finals in Blackpool.
The Qualifiers will be held at Shades Pool Club, Town Centre, Hatfield AL10 0JW on Saturday 28th March 2009. Please see the entry form for full details.

In house 3-man team event (Posted 14/02/09)

After the World Division's season has ended there will be a 3-man team event during April-July. Forms and guidelines are available in the 3-man team page. The entry forms and fees for this event need to be returned no later than Sunday 1st March 2009.

Congratulations to Hammersmith & Districts 'A' (Posted 09/02/09)

Congratulations to Hammersmith & Districts 'A' who have qualified for the latter stages of the Inter-League competition at Great Yarmouth over the weekend 3rd-5th April 2009. We wish them good luck.

RBCPA Inter-League Knockout Cup (Posted 09/02/09)

RBCPA Inter-League Knockout Cup played on Sunday 22nd February 2009 at Racks, 63 High Street Maidenhead SL6 1JT. 01628 627732.

Inter-League team trials (Posted 06/02/09)

The Inter-League team trials due to take place this Sunday 8th Feb, have been cancelled. Those of you who put their names forward will be contacted shortly.

ALL Today's (Feb 2nd 2009) Matches now on 16/03/09 (Posted 02/02/09)

All matches due to be played tonight will now be played on 16/03/09 & the season lengthened by one week.

ALL Today's (Feb 2nd 2009) Matches Cancelled (Posted 02/02/09)

Due to adverse weather affecting transport ALL of today's, Feb 2nd 2009, matches have been cancelled.

Rearrangements will be arranged in due course.

Inter-League team trials (Posted 01/02/09)

The trials for the Inter-League teams will take place on Sunday 8th February '09 at Chiswick Snooker Club, Power Road, Chiswick. W4. Start 12.30pm. If you are interested or know anyone that is please register at secretary@hammersmithpool.co.uk. There are some of the players in the 'B' that may have to re-trial; they will be informed shortly. Please let me know of your interest as soon as possible.

Frank Callaghan

Seven Stars venue (Posted 21/01/09)

With immediate effect Seven Stars will be playing home games at Lilly Langtree Pub, Lillie Road. This will last until notified otherwise.

County Trial Venue Change (Posted 15/01/09)

Dear All County Trialists,
This is a note to confirm that the venue for the Berkshire County trial is now moved to one of our fellow venues, "Racks", 63 High Street, Maidenhead SL6 1JT. There is car park nearby, please let me know if you have any problem finding it secretary@berkshirecountypool.co.uk . The venue is in the town centre above MacDonalds.

West London Deaf temporary move (Posted 05/01/09)

As from Jan 14th 2009 West London Deaf will be playing home games at The Favourite Pub, St. Anne's Road W10. This is expected to last until Easter while St. Savour's Hall is being refurbished.