2017 NSW Minors Champion Alan McCarthy has added the Newcastle Open to his list of accomplishments defeating Rob Elsley in a close fought final. The final score was 4 frames to 3 in a late finishing, attacking final which saw Alan beat Rob, the defending champion.
A big thanks you to Wangi Workers and Belmont 16′ for co-hosting the tournament and the NDBSA Committee members who helped run the successful event.
The NDBSA is delighted to announce that entries for the 2017 Newcastle Snooker Open have been accepted and the draw has been done. A total of 39 participants will make for an exciting weekend but also a long one with both 3-table venues, Wangi Workers Club and Belmont 16′ Sailing Club hosting a full Saturday of matches. Could participants please be in attendance on time for early matches and 1hr + early for the later matches as often matches can go quicker then planned.
PLEASE NOTE: Previously advertised venue Cessnock Ex-Services Club is no longer available so double check your allocated venue next to your name in the draw.
Draws can be viewed or downloaded:
Wangi Workers Club Draw
Belmont 16′ Sailing Club Draw
A website viewable draw can be seen here – Wangi Workers hosting top half on Saturday and Belmont 16′ Sailing Club the lower half.
Spectators most welcome at both events. Wangi Workers Club will host all Sundays matches.
The NDBSA is proud to announce the 2017 Newcastle Snooker Open for the 18th and 19th of November. This year the tournament will run at Wangi Worker’s Club and Cessnock Ex-Services Club on the Saturday and Cessnock Ex-Services Club on the Sunday. 2017 Newcastle Open Entry Form
Robert Elsley from Mayfield has claimed his second Newcastle Open Snooker title defeating Port Macquarie star Michael Cosh. Rob got better throughout the two day competition culminating in a 4-0 frame defeat in the final of Michael who earlier obtained the tournament’s highest break with a 98 clearance. Praise from both players and spectators was given to a well run tournament by ‘Tournament Director’ Luke Green.
Newcastle Herald’s coverage can be viewed at:
The NDBSA is pleased to announce the return of hugely successfull Newcastle Snooker Open for 2016. The event will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of October and will see local Rob Elsley attempt to defend his local ‘Open’ from other locals and state players vying to hoist this year’s title.
The ever consistant Rob Elsley has taken out the $3000 Newcastle Open beating Central Coast and Sydney challengers. Rob won the best of 7 final 4-2 against Ekachai Hormhuan from the Central Coast. Terry Jennar, also from the Central Coast, took out the high break prize with a 70. Other notable performances were from Luke Green who made the quarter-finals whilst managing tournament director duties, Brad Main who made Rob did deep in his quarter-final match and Steve Miller who also made the quarters. A special thanks to Wangi Worker’s Club and Belmont 16′ Sailing Club for the use of their venues and for the many locals who entered the tournament and turned up to watch the fantastic matches. Well done to everyone involved.
Ekachai Hormhuan & Rob Elsley