Goldfields 8 Ball Association


The Criterion Chooks were the big movers in the Goldfields 8 Ball Summer competition last Thursday night after recording a dominant win over Grand Voodoo. Being only their first season within competitive 8Ball. many experts expected the Chooks to initially struggle, but their 3rd win of the season sees them now sit in 9th position being only outside the top 8 on percentage. In other matches, the Trolley Boys grabbed the mantle as the team to beat after sending the Bridesmaids to their first loss of the season, the Grand Suns recorded a rare victory, while the Tower, Grand Grandies, and Gala Goblins also banked points. In tonight’s match of the round, all eyes will be centred around the Tower Hotel when the home side host the unbeaten Trolley Boys while the Gala Goblins host the Country Club Burrs who will be looking at bouncing back after a loss last week. 8 Ball action continues this Saturday afternoon at the Grand Boulder when the IMFS Summer Singles is held. Nominations will be taken from 1pm with matches to commence at 1.30pm sharp.
Tonight see the resumption of the Goldfields 8 Ball Associations Summer Season with some classic matches awaiting 8 Ball followers. The Full-house sign is expected to be put on the front door early at the Workers Club when the 2 undefeated sides, the Workers Club Bridesmaids and Grand Trolley Boys clash in a match that will determine who really is the Premiership favourites. After the opening 8 rounds leading into the Christmas break, the Bridesmaids and the Trolley Boys were the pacesetters both having not yet tasted defeat. Another match of interest will centre around the Country Club when the 4th placed Tower Misfits hit the road to tackle the 5th placed Burrs with a spot in the double chance top 4 up for grabs, while the Grand Plans improved form leading into Christmas will be tested when the play the Gala Goblins. Matches will be played up until 3rd February with the Grand Final scheduled for Saturday 5th March. In other 8 Ball news, players are gearing themselves up for next Saturdays IMFS Summer Singles which will be held at the Grand Boulder commencing at 2pm.
Jeanette Dimer was crowned Queen of the Goldfields 8 Ball Association after winning the Ladies Open Singles defeating Katrina Vincent 3-2 in an intense final. Dimer, who was the events inaugural winner back in 2016, confirmed her standing as one of the regions top female players and becomes only the second two-time winner joining Mayana Aspinal who was successful in 2017 and 2020. While having to settle with the runner’s up position, Vincent who was a previous winner in 2018, also re-affirmed her standing amoungst the top echelon of local players. Rounding out the top 4 were Ally Mizen and Sandy Gates. Meanwhile in local 8 Ball, undefeated sides the Grand Trolley Boys and Workers Club Bridesmaids continued on their winning ways, the Gala Goblins and Tower Misfits both got the job done while it was a late finish at the Criterion with both the Cannons and the Chooks enjoying victories. Players are reminded of the Dax Wasley Singles which will be held at the Grand Boulder this Saturday afternoon. Nominations will be taken from 1.30pm with matches to commence at 2pm sharp.
The Ladies within the Goldfields 8 Ball Association will take centre stage this weekend when the Ladies Open Singles is held at the Workers Club. In an event that is now fully entrenched within the local 8Ball calendar, the Open Singles is expected to draw the regions leading female players all hoping to add their names within the Associations history books. With close to 15 women currently playing within the Summer Competiton and the level of play and numbers improving each season, 8Ball president Jeff Delbridge was eagerly looking forward to seeing who would be lifting the trophy. “ There is no doubt the standard of women’s 8Ball in the Goldfields has improved dramatically over the past 5 years. The old days of the boys taking it easy on the girls is long gone with the leading female players beating the men on a regular basis on competition night. ” The event is open to all female players with registrations to be taken from 11am with matches to commence at 11.30am sharp. Meanwhile in local competition, banking winning points were the Grand Suns, Country Club Sticks and Burrs, Bridesmaids, Tower and Goblins. In tonights highlight matches, the Tower Misfits will look to continue their winning ways when they host an inconsistent Grand Voodoo while the Bridemaids will be looking at keeping theor unbeaten start to the season in tact when they hit the road to Boulder to take on the Grand Grandies at the Grand Boulder
Grand Boulder Duo Brody Conroy and Rombert Rico were the toast of the Goldfields 8 Ball Association last weekend after claiming the Summer Scotch Doubles title defeating up and comer Brendon Hutchings and Steely veteran Grant Weekly In the final. After combining to win the Winter Scotch Doubles, Conroy and Rico showed their liking for the game after coming through the initial losers draw before raising the trophy. Making up the top 4 were the family combinations of the Dimer Brothers Neil J and Jasely and the Father / Son pairing of Brad and Lockie Smith. Meanwhile in local domestic competition, winning points were banked by the Grand Voodoo and Trolley Boys, C/Club Burrs, Tower Misfits, Workers Club Bridesmaids and the Criterion Cannons. In tonight’s highlight matches, the Workers Club Bridesmaids undefeated start to the season will be tested by an improving Grand Plan side while Grand Voodoo will be out to prove last weeks win over Burrs wasn’t a flash in the pan when they host the Gala Goblins who will be looking to bounce back from last weeks heavy defeat. The Association’s next major event will be the holding of the Ladies Open on Saturday the 11th December at the Workers Club.
The Criterion Chooks initiation into the Goldfields 8 Ball Association was made complete last Thursday night when they recorded their maiden win of the season. After taking a few weeks to settle their squad, the Chooks improved form was finally rewarded with a hard fought win over the Main Reef. In other matches the Grand Voodoo also opened their winning account with a minor upset defeating the Country Club Burrs, the Gala Goblins took care of the Grand Suns while top sides the Grand Trolley Boys, Criterion Cannons and Grand Grandies all continued of their merry way. In tonights match of the Round, the Grand Grandies undefeated start to the season will be put to the test when they face flag favourites the Criterion Cannons while old rivals the Gala Goblins and Workers Club Bridesmaid’s face off in front of an expected large gathering of supporters. The Summer Associations first tournament of the season will be held this Saturday afternoon at the Grand Boulder with the holding of the annual Scotch Doubles. The event is open to the public, with nominations to be taken from 2pm ahead of a 2.30pm start.
After a sluggish start to the Summer 8 Ball season, the Country Club Burrs recorded their first win of the season defeating stablemates Country Club Sticks in the local Derby. After being one of the improving sides over the last few years, the Burrs are expected to be challenging for a double chance top 4 finish come the end of the season. Grand Trolley Boys, Crierion Cannons and Workers Club Bridesmaids all recorded victories while it was a Grand Delight out in Boulder with both the Grand Plan and Grand Grandies recording wins. In tonight’s highlight matches, the Grand Grandies undefeated start to the season will be put to the test when they visit Summer heavyweights the Tower Misfits while the Criterion Chooks host the Main Reef with both sides searching for their opening win.
11/11/21 The Workers Club Bridesmaids have served notice to the rest of the competition that they will be one of the main contenders in this Summers 8 Ball competition after recording strong victories in the opening 2 rounds of fixtures. After a massive first-up win over the Voodoo’s, the Bridesmaids showed they were also prepared to get their hands dirty with a workman like 9-8 victory over the Burrs. Remaining also undefeated were premiership contenders the Tower Misfits, Criterion Cannons and the Grand Trolley Boys. The Grand Plan opening their winning account at the expense of the Country Club Sticks while the Grand Suns overcame a gallant Main Reef. In tonights highlight matches, it’s Derby night at the Country Club when the Burrs and the Sticks clash with both teams chasing their first wins, while it’s a battle of the heavyweights at the Criterion when the Cannons host rivals the Tower Misfits.
Tonight sees the continuation of the Goldfields 8 Ball Associations Summer season after the completion of last week’s opening round of fixtures. Newcomers Grand Grandies served early notice of being one of the teams to beat over the summer months by defeating fellow newcomers the Grand Plan while it looked like business as usual for top sides Grand Trolley Boys, Criterion Cannons, Workers Bridesmaids, Gala Goblins and Tower Misfits. In tonights match of the round, Workers Club Bridesmaid will be trying to emulate last weeks explosive start to the season when they take on rivals the Country Club Burrs, while the Main Reef will launch its summer season with a home game against the Grand Suns. Derby matches will be played in Kalgoorlie and Boulder when the Grand Voodoo and Trolley Boys clash, while the Criterion Chooks will get an early indication as to where they stand in the chopping order when they come up against the might of the Cannons.
Tonight sees the opening round of matches for the much anticipated Summer 8 Ball season. With the shortened Summer season becoming increasingly popular within the playing fraternity, 13 sides will battle it out for premiership glory. Matches will be played up until the 16th December, recommence on the 13th January with the Grand Final scheduled to be played on Thursday 3rd February. In tonights opening set of fixtures, all eyes will be on the Criterion Hotel when new side the Criterion Chooks host perennial Summer Heavy weights the Tower Misfits. Another match of interest will be at the Grand Boulder when the Grand Suns and Grand Trolley boys clash in a Boulder Derby. After a heavy off-season recruiting campaign, the Suns are expected to be the seasons big improvers while two of the Summer’s early season favourites will clash when the Country Club Burrs and Criterion Cannons lock horns at the Club.
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28-10-2021Summer 8Ball Summer 8Ball Active