Roll of Honour 2014-15

Premier League – County Cons

Division One – Cathays Cons

Mac Keenor Handicap Cup – Canton Libs A

Premier League Cup – Savoy

Division One Cup – Taff’s Well

Premier League Rankings – Sam Thomas (Savoy)

Division One Rankings – Kevin Jones (Taff’s Well) & Rob Richards (Canton Libs Z)

League Highest Break – Kishan Hirani (Canton Libs A) 89

Competition Highest Break – Kishan Hirani (Canton Libs A) 76

Cardiff Open – Kishan Hirani (Canton Libs A)

Cardiff Handicap – Sam Thomas (Savoy)

Cardiff Open Pairs – Huw Carpenter & Rhys Carpenter (County Cons)

Cardiff Handicap Pairs – Adrian Jonas & Andy Magill (Rumney British Legion)

 

 

 

Carpenters claim the Cardiff Open Pairs title

Huw and Rhys Carpenter are the 2015 Cardiff Open Pairs champions after defeating their team-mates Kevin Brown and Tom Cross 3-1 at Taff’s Well. They started in dominating fashion winning the first comfortably, and won the second on the colours to open up a two frame lead. Brown hit back in the next though with an excellent 47 break to make it 2-1. The fourth frame was a tense affair, but the Carpenters got snookers up on the colours and sealed the frame to add more silverware to their very successful season.

Kishan Hirani clinches Cardiff Open

Kishan Hirani has won his second Cardiff Open title after defeating defending champion Ryan Rowlands 4-1 in a high quality final at Taff’s Well. The Savoy player took the opening frame and looked like gaining a two frame advantage, but Kishan levelled things at one frame all. A 55 break in the third frame quickly put the Canton Libs A potter ahead, and this then became 3-1 as he began to dominate. He finished things off in style in the fifth, with a 42 and 55 sealing the match and title of 2015 Cardiff Open champion.

Comeback kings Taff’s Well win the Div One Cup

Taff’s Well are the Division One Cup winners after winning an entertaining final 3-2 against Canton Libs Z. Paul Chichester gave Canton the early initiative beating Ron Davies thanks to a 31 break. Taff’s Well levelled things up in the second after Steve Rees beat Roger Lewis, but Canton regained the lead in the next, with Bill Bainton overcoming Richard O’Shea. However, a win for Alex Merchant over Simon Parker set up a great deciding frame between the division’s two best players Kevin Jones and Rob Richards, and it was Jones who won a very good frame to clinch another comeback for Taff’s Well and seal the title.

Canton win a thriller to seal the Handicap Cup

In a night of tension and close frames, Canton Libs A made up for the disappointment of their Premier Cup Final defeat by winning the Mac Keenor Handicap Cup 3-2 against Trecenydd Bandits. The youngsters took control of the match after Macauley Cole beat Terry Garland and Dylan Emery defeated Twm Jones to leave them one frame from victory. The third frame was very close, but Steve Flanagan held his nerve to pot a tricky pink to beat Dan Bridle and keep his team alive. Kishan Hirani then beat Liam Mortimer in a very good frame to set up a decider between Ed Topham and Ethan Chichester. A 30 break by Topham put him in control and was a snooker up on the green. However, a foul when Topham’s shirt touched the black gave Trec a lifeline, with Chichester taking the frame to the pink. However, a great double by Topham sealed to match and title for Canton, leaving Trecenydd to ponder what might have been.