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 Important 04 June 2019 ***PLEASE READ***

As I am sure you are all aware the league is running behind its original planned finish date, this is for a couple of reasons first and foremost it is MY error for not accounting for the weeks where Yarmouth events were taking place. So this has put the league back by a couple of weeks. This coupled with the fact many of us have jobs which require travel or shift work, we have children and many other aspects of life which has led to a large number of cancellations and Thursdays that players have not been able to make it.

Having looked at the total amount of remaining games we will be looking at finishing the league at the end of July 25th to be exact. I would like to finish the league with a full night up lanterns and would appreciate it if we can get a full roster of games on 25th July.
The play off will take place on 1st August and we will confirm the next league start date closer to the time.

I know this is not ideal but it is a combination of events. Next season the Yarmouth weeks will be taken out of the schedule along with the addition of catch up weeks (something Ben H did put into the diary).
Should anyone disagree or have alternative suggestions please do not hesitate to let me know.

 New 09 July 2019 Fixtures

7:30 start
Andy Redsull vs Brett Dolbear
Dave Allsopp vs Jan Spinner
Jason Herring vs Kenny Riddell
Andrew Byrne vs Gary Sharp
Stephen Lockwood vs Ricky Pierce
Sean Bell vs Richard Tulloch

Paul Vant vs James Challis
John Barbieri vs Jason Herring
Andy Redsull vs Sean Bell
Harriet Haynes vs Andy Biggs
Dave Goss vs Richard Tulloch
Steve King vs Steve Souter

 Message 04 January 2019 Season 18 Player contact numbers

Sean Bell - 07860846345
Ben Herring -07525832610
Marc Brazier - 07917794736
Andrew Byrne - 07724689390
Andy Biggs - 07463747333
Brett Dolbear - 07583962274
James Challis - 07915056449
Dave Allsop - 07930068117
Dave Goss - 07703325700
Frank Sargent - 07951233074
Gary Sharp - 07733207668
Harriet Haynes - 07577818183
Jan Spinner - 07807210305
Jason Herring - 07595548681
John Barbieri - 07773424070
Kenny Riddell - 07826554331
Stephen Lockwood - 07837264902
Paul Goddard - 07789116021
Paul Vant - 07775517881
Peter Vickerman - 07854541675
Andy Redsull - 07736503940
Richard Tulloch - 07887874100
Ricky Pierce - 07905725768
Steve Souter - 07962929726
Steve King - 07881361296
Steve Quinell - 07773606695

 Message 04 January 2019 Season 18 Prize money and finishing positions

Below is the prize money ladder for the upcoming Season:

1st - 520
2nd - 365
3rd - 290
4th - 235
5th - 200
6th - 175
7th - 150
8th - 125
9th - 115
10th - 100
11th - 90
12th - 80

13th-20th playoff winner 60

21st and 22nd placed will be safe

23rd-26th placed finishers will need to re-trial for Season 19

 Message 04 January 2019 IMPORTANT INFO! PLEASE READ - SEASON 18

FORMAT - All matches will be best of 12 frames. However, the match ENDS if a player reaches 7.
3 points for every win and 1 point for a draw.
Every player will have to pay 3.00 subs per match. If a player is running late it is their responsibility to make contact with the opponent and also Sean Bell. Should this NOT happen a 1 frame penalty per 10 minutes of lateness will be enforced upto a maximum of four frames before a 7-0 win is awarded to the attending player.

If you play your match on any night other than a Thursday, you will be charged for the table light as well as the usual 3 subs. The tables are reserved for this league every Thursday for 5+ hours, it is unfair on Lanterns to do this and then people play their matches on another night.

No games can be played in advance unless agreed by Sean Bell.

Please start early matches at 7:30pm sharp

Players on the same points will be separated by the best frame win/loss percentage.

Prize ladder is based on everybody paying their subs and entry fee so don't try and dodge paying please.

60 to be paid in to LLOYDS account. Sort code : 77-63-25 and Account number: 71763368, put your name as the reference please by 10th January 2019. No extensions on entry fee - You can also pay your entry fee in Cash to either Sean Bell Or Darren/Ingrid at Lanterns.

I don't want to issue any penalties for cancelled matches however, there will be a penalty of -1, then -3 for those who are continually abusing the goodwill of their opponents. No penalties will be imposed until after a formal warning has been given.

The 7:30pm matches will be drawn on the night by the players. Both players must be present when drawing a table.
The late fixtures the same, unless table in use and less fixtures. Then only available tables should be drawn to save time.

If anyone drops out of the league the suspension is 2 seasons long and all entry fee and subs must be paid up front upon return and for all future seasons.

Can all players download the "Whatsapp" app to their phone if you don't have it. I will then add you to the group. We have a results and updates group. It is an easier way to let everyone know of changes. And it's free and tells me if you have read it. I will post updates on the website promptly so if you decide not to join the group please check the website regularly.

The fixture list is purely a guide and may change week to week to accommodate holidays and catchups. Games may be brought forward so always let me know before Tuesday if you are unavailable on the Thursday, even if you have a bye scheduled. You may also be required to play two on a night. This is compulsory if another date can't be agreed between players

Consistent slow players will be put on the late game to avoid delays. NO MOBILE PHONES TO BE USED DURING MATCHES.

Please discuss with me if you are unhappy with anything and I will do my best to accommodate.

League Tables In Brief
League / Handicap


  P  W  D  L  PTS 
 Frank Sargent   25  20  2  3  62
 Paul Vant   24  20  2  2  62
 John Barbieri   24  19  3  2  60
 Jason Herring   23  18  3  2  57
 Andy Biggs   23  14  4  5  46
 Richard Tulloch   21  14  3  4  45
 James Challis   24  12  5  7  41
 Steve Souter   22  12  5  5  41
 Dave Goss   23  12  3  8  39
 Harriet Haynes   21  10  5  6  35
 Steve Quinell   22  10  3  9  33
 Gary Sharp   23  10  3  10  33
 Andy Redsull   22  10  2  10  32
 Ben Herring   24  10  2  12  32
 Sean Bell   22  9  4  9  31
 Marc Brazier   24  8  7  9  31
 Ken Riddell   23  8  3  12  27
 Ricky Pierce   22  8  1  13  25
 Brett Dolbear   23  8  1  14  25
 Dave Allsop   23  7  2  14  23
 Paul Goddard   24  6  5  13  23
 Steve King   24  6  3  15  21
 Andrew Byrne   23  5  4  14  19
 Jan Spinner   23  2  4  17  10
 Stephen Lockwood   24  1  1  22  4
 Peter Vickerman   24  1  0  23  3
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