Victorian Billiards & Snooker Association Inc.

Representing & Developing Billiards & Snooker as a sport in Victoria

VBSA Patron: The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.

VBSA

(Victorian Billiards & Snooker Association Inc.)
VBSA Patron: The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.
Representing & Developing Billiards & Snooker as a sport in Victoria
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Coming events
Australian Open Women's Snooker
Starts: Oct 25, 2018

Queensland Open Billiards
Starts: Nov 09, 2018

2019 Victorian Junior Championships
Starts: Nov 24, 2018

Victorian 150 up Billiards Championship
Starts: Dec 01, 2018

VBSA Season 2 Grand Finals
Starts: Dec 03, 2018

Reventon Masters
Starts: Dec 14, 2018

VBSA News

Peter Jackson - Victorian Referee

On behalf of the VBSA and it's members, heartfelt thoughts and best wishes go out to a wonderful personality and well known Vic Referee Peter Jackson who sadly had a stroke and heart attack last weekend and currently in the Geelong Hospital. We hope for a speedy and full recovery and look forward to having you amongst your snooker friends and family sharing stories and that famous cheeky humour again. Take care and all the best xx

By: Kim Ivett  Fri 28th Sep 2012 - 6:38PM

Victorian State Billiards Championship

Congratulations Steve Mifsud

 

2012 Victorian Billiards Champion  Steve played some inspiring billiards with breals of 382 and 182 he defeated David Collins in the final. Vic Billiards Results

 

Rudy Sulaeman won his first Victorian Minor Billiards Championship . Vic Minor  Results

Thanks go to Jason Colebrook for his efforts in organising and making this tournament a success

By: Alan Croft  Fri 28th Sep 2012 - 4:50PM

Shanghai Masters 2012

JUDD TRUMP and JOHN HIGGINS have produced the most amazing Final for this year's Shanghai Masters! JUDD came out "blazing" and lead 5-0. JOHN, with a new cue this Season, produced a 147 to win his first frame! JUDD immediately bounced back, and lead 7-2 when they took the break before the evening session.

In the evening, JOHN played flawlessly to rattle in breaks and lead 8-7. JUDD was not to be denied and fought back to 9-9! When JUDD failed to obtain position on the black, in with 36, in the last, he was forced to play safe. JOHN HIGGINS slammed in a "do or die" long red, and produced a 61 break which was able to seal his win!

By: Paul Cosgriff  Fri 21st Sep 2012 - 9:42AM

World Rankings after APTC2 &Shanghai Master

After the win by ROD LAWLER at PTC3, he is still in 65th place, and over 9500 points behind the 64th place. Let's hope the new 2-year Ranking List recognises Rod's rich vein of form!

1. Mark SELBY 72780 2. Judd TRUMP 70995 3. John HIGGINS 69600 4. Mark J. WILLIAMS 63480  5. Shaun MURPHY 63340 6.Stephen LEE 59830 7. Stephen MAGUIRE 58760 8. Neil ROBERTSON 57100 9. Mark ALLEN 54560  10. Stuart BINGHAM 11. DING Junhui 12. Graeme DOTT 13. Ricky WALDEN 14. Matthew STEVENS 15. Barry HAWKINS 16. Martin GOULD 17. Ronnie O'SULLIVAN 18. Joe PERRY

Ken DOHERTY is at 31. Steve DAVIS is at 48 & Jimmy WHITE at 50.Pankaj ADVANI is at 73, and Ben JUDGE is up to 92.

By: Paul Cosgriff  Mon 17th Sep 2012 - 12:02AM

Gary Cullen Handicap Tournament

Gary Cullen Handicap Snooker at the Yarraville Club on Saturday 6th Oct. Results

Congratulations to first time Handicap participant Chamnan Mao Winner of Gary Cullen Snooker
defeating Runner-Up Eilon Rapoport 2-0. Both also first time in a final of a Handicap event.
Thanks to all who participated and nice to see a few new ones again. Special mention about
one of Vic's great current Juniors Arthur Lin who done extremely well challenging others and
making a few good breaks, and will only go from strength to strength.
Well done to Joseph Bury who recorded the highest break of 53 followed by Chamnan with a 49.
Thanks to the Yarraville Club for hosting this event. An enjoyable day had by all.
Kim Ivett - Tournament Director
By: Kim Ivett  Mon 3rd Sep 2012 - 8:39AM

Welcome to the new front page

The VBSA website is continually evolving, now all board members may create an item on the front page of the site. While Paul Cosgriff is not a member of the Board he will still be posting information and reports from overseas. These items will not be removed, so you will be able to go back and see any item that has been posted. Naturally, over time, items will become difficult to find so  "Searches" have been include so you can find any particular item either by it's title or a keyword in the content. Items will appear by their date with the newest first, some items will be selected to remain at the top of the front page as they are considered important.

10 Items will be listed on the font page and subsequent pages, just scroll to the bottom of the page and you will see the page navigation links.

Please, if you see anything not working or broken links report them to Alan Croft

By: Alan Croft  Fri 31st Aug 2012 - 8:27PM

Are you a member of the VBSA?

If you are playing in the current season please be aware that you must be a member before play in week 5 (Week 5 starts Monday 10th Sept) if you are not a member and have played more than 2 matches your team WILL be penalised. Please check the list of Unfinancial Members

Membership application forms in word format or pdf

By: Alan Croft  Fri 31st Aug 2012 - 8:21PM

VBSA 2012 AGM

VBSA 2012 Annual General Meeting at the Brunswick Club on Thursday 27th Sept commencing at 7.30pm. Interested in how the VBSA is being run then come along and find out exactly what has happenned in the last year. Interested in being involved in the operation of our sport please nominate for a position. Notice of AGM

By: Kim Ivett  Fri 31st Aug 2012 - 8:15PM

2012 VBSA Scholarship Program

The VBSA is pleased to announce a new Scholarship Program which will provide training and development support to Victorian billiards and snooker players who show potential to achieve success at the national and international level.

The recipients of the VBSA scholarship program for 2012 are:
Level 1: ($2000) Kurt Dunham , James Mifsud
Level 2 : ($1500) Ryan Thomerson , Jason Colebrook
Junior : ($1000) Arthur Lin , Adam Bluemink.
Women : ($1000) Lyndal Ellement , Tania Ahmet

Enquiries or further information about the Scholarship program can be directed to the Scholarship Program Administrator Paul Thomerson on 0400 995 210 or Ron Cole, President, VBSA on 0418 337 878

VBSA Scholarship program

By: George Hoy  Fri 31st Aug 2012 - 8:07PM

IBSF World Under 21s

Two players from CHINA have contested the Final of the IBSF World Under 21 Championships, and 14-y-o LU HAOTIAN has defeated 17-y-o ZHUI YINGHUI 9-6, making the Tournament-high Beak of 139 in the Final. HAOTIAN becomes the youngest-ever Winner replacing RONNIE O'SULLIVAN and DING JUN HUI!

By: Paul Cosgriff  Fri 31st Aug 2012 - 8:06PM

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